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Mark Jacobson (MBA ’18)
Forging a Career at the Intersection of Sustainability and Energy: A Conversation with Microsoft’s Mark Jacobson (MBA ’18)
Michael Oxman speaks with Mark Jacobson (MBA ’18), an energy project manager for Microsoft’s data center and energy sustainability team. Mark shares his career trajectory, thoughts on the intersection of sustainability and the energy sector, and advice for students looking to incorporate their passion for sustainability into their careers.
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2020-21 Sustainability Fellows and Ambassadors
The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Announces 2020-21 Scheller College Graduate Sustainability Fellows and Undergraduate Ambassadors
The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business is delighted to announce the 2020-21 Graduate Sustainability Fellows and Undergraduate Sustainability Ambassadors. This year, 25 graduate and 14 undergraduate students will deepen their engagement in sustainability by working on projects and participating in activities related to sustainable business.
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Pathway to Carbon Neutrality Unveiled during Drawdown Georgia Launch Week
Pathway to Carbon Neutrality Unveiled during Drawdown Georgia Launch Week
What will it take for the state of Georgia to reach a point of carbon neutrality? How can the state work towards this goal in an equitable way? These questions were at the heart of a research component of the Drawdown Georgia initiative.
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Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Ranks No. 4 in Sustainable Business by the 2020 Better World MBA Ranking by Corporate Knights
Georgia Tech Scheller College Ranks Top Five in Sustainability Education Six Years in a Row
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Ranks No. 4 in the 2020 Better World MBA Ranking by Corporate Knights.
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Dean Maryam Alavi has formed the Scheller College Diversity & Inclusion Council which includes undergraduate, MBA, and PhD students, along with faculty and staff members.
Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business Forms Diversity & Inclusion Council
The Georgia Tech Scheller College Diversity & Inclusion Council has been created to foster organizational change and create equal access to opportunities for educational and professional growth and advancement.
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Equity Implications of Drawdown Georgia’s Carbon Solutions Presented at Just Energy Summit
Equity Implications of Drawdown Georgia’s Carbon Solutions Presented at Just Energy Summit
From September 28 to October 2, the Just Energy Summit gave individuals working against environmental injustices the opportunity to gather virtually to discuss equity as it relates to clean energy and climate action. One panel, “Drawdown Georgia—Future Carbon Solutions and Their Equity Implications,” featured Michael Oxman, Marilyn Brown, and Garry Harris.
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Center-affiliated faculty Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran.
Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran Publish Op-ed on How Nonprofits Can Maximize Impact With Limited Budgets
In an op-ed published on the NonProfit PRO website, Center-affiliated faculty Morvarid Rahmani and Karthik Ramachandran share their research that suggests nonprofits with limited budgets can create greater social impact by focusing on a few key services—instead of trying to do “everything for everyone.”
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Elina Ebby, first-place winner in the 2020 Carbon Reduction Challenge.
Covid-19’s Teachable Moment: Students Identify Sustainable Workplace Practices Worth Continuing in Carbon Reduction Challenge
Since 2017, students from Georgia Tech and other colleges and universities in the state have competed in the Carbon Reduction Challenge (“Challenge”), a program that supports summer interns and co-op participants in becoming sustainability ambassadors in their workplaces. This summer, the Challenge was restructured around Covid-19, with participants developing projects on behaviors and operations that have changed at their organizations during the pandemic.
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