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Panelists speak to Scheller MBA students about sustainability in careers.
MBA Students Learn How to Incorporate Sustainability in Careers
The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business and the Net Impact – MBA Chapter co-hosted the sixth annual panel on sustainability in careers on October 9. Speakers shared insights with nearly two dozen MBA students eager to hear how their careers could be aligned with their environmental and social values.
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Michael Oxman moderates the ”Business & Policy Panel Discussion” at the Global Climate Action Symposium.
Scheller College Faculty Discuss Sustainable Business in Climate Symposium
The faculty affiliated with the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business participated in the Global Climate Action Symposium. The event brought together engineers, government delegates, business and policy experts, activists, and students from around the world. It was jointly sponsored by Georgia Tech and six European consulates during European Climate Diplomacy Week.
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From top left, Tim Lieuwen, Beril Toktay, Lynn Durham, Lizanne DeStefano, Mary Frank Fox, President Ángel Cabrera, Shatakshee Dhongde, Debra Lam
University Global Compact's (UGC) Inaugural Meeting Highlighting UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Includes President Cabrera, Other Georgia Tech Participants
Six universities and higher education organizations including Georgia Tech participated in the University Global Compact’s (UGC) inaugural “17-Rooms-U” at Rutgers University. Georgia Tech President Dr. Ángel Cabrera and Beril Toktay, Scheller professor among attendees.
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Basak Kalkanci receives prestigious ARCS award.
Basak Kalkanci Named 2019 ARCS Emerging Sustainability Scholar
The Alliance for Corporate Sustainability (ARCS), an organization advancing rigorous academic research on corporate sustainability issues, has selected Basak Kalkanci for its Emerging Sustainability Scholar Award.
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Students at the Scheller College of Business
Georgia Tech Approves Certificate in Sustainable Business
Beginning in Fall 2019, Georgia Tech undergraduates from any major will have the opportunity to pursue a Certificate in Sustainable Business.
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Left to right: Bob Lax, Stephanie Streaty, Karis Hackmann, Jillian Bolak, Caitlin Ryan, William Thompson, Eric Overby, and Judy Adler. Photo courtesy of Selen Beduk.
“Time-Traveling” MBA Students Discuss Progress Solving Global Sustainability Issues
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business entered a time machine on August 20, 2019—and came out ten years in the future. During the “Reports from the Future” symposium, MBA students, pretending it was the year 2029, spoke about the progress society has made addressing global issues related to environmental and social sustainability.
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Students Champion Workplace Sustainability in the Third Annual Carbon Reduction Challenge
Students Champion Workplace Sustainability in the Third Annual Carbon Reduction Challenge
How do you stop millions of pounds of heat-trapping Carbon Dioxide from ever being emitted? In Georgia Tech’s Summer 2019 Carbon Reduction Challenge, student interns used their ingenuity to identify opportunities for scalable carbon reduction projects at a wide variety of partnering organizations.
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How Does Car Sharing Interact With Sustainable Product
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How Does Car Sharing Interact With Sustainable Product Design?
Although car sharing has the potential to cannibalize car sales, it can boost auto manufacturers’ profitability. Manufacturers can reach more customers and increase the selling price of products because car sharing allows for better market segmentation. Higher-end manufacturers benefit more from providing this type of service
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