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Steve Carriere, MBA student
A Millennial’s Search for a Meaningful Career: Reflections From the 2019 National Net Impact Conference
This year, [Net Impact] offered me the chance to attend the national Net Impact conference in Detroit. The annual conference brings together educational and professional chapters, leaders and innovators in the sustainability space, and social entrepreneurs for workshops and presentations on how we can move the planet forward in a more sustainable way.
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Blais Hickey, MBA student
The Challenge of Incorporating Sustainability Into Corporate Strategy
The topic of climate change has been particularly charged recently. To name just a few newsworthy items of late: the UN’s Climate Change Summit took place on September 23, students around the world have been organizing climate strikes, and over 170 news outlets signed on to the Covering Climate Now project.
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Ella Stewart, EAS ’23, gets her book signed by author John Lanier.
Passion First, Influence Next: A Talk by John Lanier Strikes a Chord With First-Year Undergraduate
An inspiring book talk by John Lanier reminds our undergraduate blogger, Ella Stewart, that we have to use our best efforts to spread the message of sustainability. She writes, “It’s not just what we say but how we say it.”
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Center Faculty Director Beril Toktay
A Welcome Back Greeting From Our Faculty Director
We started this year with a lot of momentum! One month into the semester, we have celebrated the Third Annual Carbon Reduction Challenge, hosted the RCE Greater Atlanta book club talk on Mid-Course Correction: Revisited, picked our new cohort of MBA Fellows and Undergraduate Ambassadors, announced the Certificate in Sustainable Business (open to all Georgia Tech majors), and supported the launch of the University Global Compact (UGC), a collective impact initiative for universities committed to achieving sustainable development goals, hosted by Georgia Tech President Ángel Cabrera in New York.
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Dayna Grigsby, BSBA ’21
Don’t Just Sit There: Making a Plan to Tackle E-waste
Read how Dayna Grigsby turned a life passion for sustainability and environmental science into an experience with the 2019 Carbon Reduction Challenge with the intentions on impacting e-waste.
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by Victoria Dean
To Be Sustainable or Not To Be Sustainable: That Is the Question
Sustainability is one of the big buzzwords of today. Major corporations are constructing internal employee groups to help identify how they can make more sustainable decisions ...
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by Kate Berg
Making a Difference in Atlanta: A Vlog
Watch this spunky spin on Mailchimp Director of Corporate Citizenship Lain Shakespeare’s talk about corporate citizenship strategy. Kate Berg, Student Communications Assistant of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Scheller College of Business, interviews...
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Carbon Reduction Challenge first-place winner Casey Erb urges a new cohort of students to become sustainability ambassadors at companies where they are interning.
Losing Carbon to Win Big at Chick-fil-A
The best sustainability solutions bring cost savings and environmental benefits together. A company’s first responsibility is to keep the lights on. Forward-thinking companies are philanthropic and environmentally conscious, but they can’t be those things effectively without first being a profitable business...
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