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March 2022 - Volume 8 | Issue 1

Alumna Profile: For Unwanna Etuk, Sustainability is a (Literal) Journey

  • How Can a DIY Paradigm Help Nonprofits Maximize Impact?
  • Highlights from the Business, Environment, and Society Speaker Series
    • Meet Our New Team Members
    • Faculty Spotlight: Andre Calmon
    • Faculty Receive Scheller Awards
    • Sustainability Fellow Wins Award
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December 2021 - Volume 7 | Issue 4

Happy Holidays from the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business

  • The Center Launches the Drawdown Georgia Business Compact!
  • Scheller College a Top School in 2021 Better World MBA Ranking
  • Introducing Our 2021-22 Sustainability Fellows and Ambassadors
    • Alumnus Profile: Meet “Serial Starter” Dave Williams
    • Sustainability Champions' Project Addresses Recycling Challenges
    • Beril Toktay Receives Award from the Global Electronics Council
    • Panelists Discuss Climate Action and Business Leadership
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September 2021 - Volume 7 | Issue 3

Year in Review: The Center’s 2020-21 Annual Report Is Now Available

  • Students Pitch Carbon- and Cost-Saving Measures in the Carbon Reduction Challenge
  • “Take, Make, Waste” No More: How Katherine Huded Is Realizing Her Vision for a Circular Economy
  • Sustainability Faculty Publish Op-Eds
  • Arianna Robinson Completes Georgia Tech’s Inclusive Leaders Academy
    • Basak Kalkanci Receives NSF Award for Sustainable Supply Chains Research
    • Center Contributes “Beyond Carbon” Perspectives to National Academy Publication
    • Affiliated Faculty Spotlight: Tiffany Johnson
    • Abby Brenller a “2021 Best & Brightest MBA”
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June 2021 - Volume 7 | Issue 2

Brigit Joyce Awarded Vivian Nora Lukens Memorial Scholarship

  • Sustainable Business Insights: Read Our Latest Research Brief!
  • “We Need a Bigger Tent”: A Sustainability Spotlight on Alumnus Naveed Ahmad
  • Scheller College Faculty Receive MSOM Society Recognition for Sustainability Research
    • Business, Environment, and Society Speaker Series Highlights
    • A Close-Up on Sustainability Course Infusion
    • Carbon Reduction Challenge Project Implemented at Tech
    • Graduate Sustainability Fellow Amanda Grupp in the News
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April 2021 - Volume 7 | Issue 1

Highlights from the Business, Environment, and Society Speaker Series

  • Alumnus Spotlight: An Interview with John Wells
  • Sustainability Advocates Share Tips for Carbon Reduction
    • Sustainable Business Insights: Read Our Latest Research Brief!
    • New Network Supports Female Entrepreneurs
    • The Story of Scheller’s Blacks in Business Club
    • Sustainability@Tech: “Stickwork” Sculpture
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December 2020 - Volume 6 | Issue 5

Celebrating the Launch of Drawdown Georgia

  • Introducing Our 2020-21 Sustainability Fellows and Ambassadors
  • Scheller College a Top School in Better World MBA Ranking
    • Alumnus Spotlight: Mark Jacobson
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October 2020 - Volume 6 | Issue 4

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Reflecting on the Past Year in Our 2019-20 Annual Report

  • Join the CelebRAYtion!
  • Students Identify Sustainable Workplace Practices in the Carbon Reduction Challenge
  • Scheller MBA Alumnae Share Insights on the Fight for Racial Equity
    • Advocacy in Action
    • Sustainability@Tech
    • How Can Nonprofits Maximize Impact With Limited Budgets?
    • Affiliated Faculty Spotlight: Bradford Baker
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June 2020 - Volume 6 | Issue 3

MBA Alumni Panel Addresses Integrating Personal Values in Professional Lives

  • Center Leadership Contributes to First-Ever Framework for Carbon Reduction in Georgia
  • MBA Student Brings Energy Sector Know-How to Drawdown Georgia
  • Highlights from the Business, Environment, and Society Speaker Series
    • Online Now! Sustainability Fellows’ and Ambassadors’ Projects
    • Alumna Spotlight: Chris Hagler
    • Blais Hickey a “2020 MBA to Watch”
    • Karie Davis-Nozemack Talks Tax and Sustainability
    • Sustainability@Tech: Throughout June, the Scheller College Work Green Committee hosted weekly online discussions for remote workers wanting to make their home offices more sustainable. 
    • Sustainable Business Insights: How Do Social Liberalization Policies Impact Innovation? 
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April 2020 - Volume 6 | Issue 2

Scheller College Recognized as "Transforming" School According to Positive Impact Rating

  • Message from the Directors About COVID-19 Resources
  • The Center Announces Vivian Nora Lukens Memorial Scholarship Recipient
  • President Cabrera Speaks at Scheller College on the Globalization of Trade and Business
  • Climate Change's Impact on Business at Heart of MBA Student Summit
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March 2020 Newsletter
March 2020 - Volume 6 | Issue 1

SPECIAL EDITION Message from Our Leadership

  • Resources for the Community
    • News Roundup: COVID-19's Impact on Sustainability
    • Calls for Research
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December 2019 Newsletter
December 2019 - Volume 5 | Issue 4

The Center Announces 2019-20 Sustainability Fellows and Ambassadors

  • Scheller College of Business Named a Top Three U.S. School in the Corporate Knights 2019 Better World MBA Ranking
  • The Center Participates in Inaugural Sustainability Showcase
  • MBA Students Learn How to Incorporate Sustainability in Careers
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September 2019 Newsletter
September 2019 - Volume 5 | Issue 3

A Welcome Back Greeting From Our Faculty Director

  • Georgia Tech Approves Certificate In Sustainable Business
  • Students Champion Workplace Sustainability in the Third Annual Carbon Reduction Challenge
  • Students Apply Sustainable Business Concepts to Uplift Challenged Community
    • MBA Students Present "Reports from the Future"
    • Center-Affiliated Faculty Recieve Career Awards
    • Tolktay a Finalist for Atlanta E3 Award
    • Oxman Discusses "Sustainability Matters"
    • Faculty Publication Spotlight
    • Sustainability@Tech
    • Sustainable Business Insights:  How Does Car Sharing Interact With Sustainable Product Design?
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June 2019 Newsletter
June 2019 - Volume 5 | Issue 2

Center Celebrates Earth Day With Competition at Delta Air Lines

  • Durability vs. Recyclability: Dueling Goals in Making Electronics More Sustainable
  • Michael Oxman Discusses Sustainable Business at Savannah Council on World Affairs
  • Sustainability Experts Tell Future Change Agents That Flexibility Is Key for Careers
    • We’re Hiring! Help Us Find Our Communications Officer
    • MBA Students Meet Ambassador Andrew Young in South Africa
    • Hales Discusses Evolution of Accounting Toward ESG Issues
    • Publication Spotlight: Chava Discusses Capital Cost Reductions Introduced by SRI
    • Student Spotlight: Murchison Wins Scheller College Dean’s Award
    • Sustainability@Tech: Students Plan Inaugural RCE Conference
    • Sustainable Business Insights:  What Are the Implications of Recycling Technology Choice on Environmental Benefits of Recycling?
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December 2018 Newsletter
March 2019 - Volume 5 | Issue 1

Artists Unite to Tell Story of Sustainable Business

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December 2018 Newsletter
December 2018 - Volume 4 | Issue 4

Scheller College Rises to #2 in the Corporate Knights 2018 Better World U.S. MBA Ranking

  • Industry Leaders Attend the Center’s Inaugural Advisory Board Meeting
  • Announcing Our Largest-Ever Cohort of MBA Sustainability Fellows and Launch of the Undergraduate Sustainability Ambassadors Program
  • The Center Welcomes Two New Staff Members
    • Jeffrey Hales Rings Opening Bell at NASDAQ and London Stock Exchange
    • Greater Atlanta RCE Launches
    • Twelve MBA Students Attend NI18
    • MBA Students Learn How to Engage with Sustainability in Any Role
    • Alumni Spotlight: David Hogan
    • Sustainability @Tech: Work Green Certification
    • Sustainable Business Insights: How Does a Firms Environmental Profile Impact Its Cost of Equity and Debt Capital?
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Dec 2018 Newsletter
September 2018 - Volume 4 | Issue 3

The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

  • Carbon Reduction Challenge Awards Top Prize to Chick-fil-A Intern
  • MBA Students Study How Blockchain Can Benefit Sustainable Business
    • Lessons for a Circular Economy
    • UN RCE Launch Event
    • RayDay Returns to Serenbe
    • Call for Artwork: Interpretations of Sustainable Business
    • Student Spotlight: Marybeth Bucklen
    • Sustainability@Tech
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June 2018 Newsletter
June 2018 - Volume 4 | Issue 2

Center Announces Delta as Inaugural Participant in Corporate Sustainability Program Executive Council

  • Georgia Tech Launches Global Change Program
  • Panel Prepares Undergraduates for Sustainability in Careers
  • Graduating MBA Students Give Sustainable Business Consulting Practicum High Marks
  • Georgia Tech’s Team Full Circle Among Finalists for Biomimicry Global Design Challenge
    • We’re Hiring! Help us find an Industry Engagement Manager Sr.
    • Hales Named Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Chair
    • POM Journal Welcomes Atasu as Department Editor
    • Scheller College MBA Students Attend ClimateCAP Summit
    • Cobb & Toktay: 2018 Innovation in Co-curricular Education Award
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March 2018 Newsletter
March 2018 - Volume 4 | Issue 1

Meet the 2017-18 Scheller College Sustainability Fellows

  • Business Research Brief Series Connects the Dots Beetween Academic Papers and Busy Practitioners
  • Scheller College of Business Engages in New United Nations Regional Centre of Expertise(RCE)
  • Conference Prepares Early-Career Faculty for High-Impact Research
    • Center Supports Global Social Venture Competition
    • Criminal- Or Circular Economy Champion?
    • Michael Oxman Honored by Scheller College
    • Student Spotlight: Kirtan Parekh
    • Sustainability @Tech: Georgia Tech study abroad opportunities
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December 2017 Newsletter
December 2017 - Volume 3 | Issue 4

Scheller College Ranks Among World's Best Business Schools in Sustainability

  • Atlanta Hosts National Net Impact Conference
  • Career Panel Prepares Students to Become Sustainable Business Champions
  • Industry Experts Share Wisdom in "Business, Environmental, and Society Speaker Series."
    • RayDay Celebrates Vision and Hope for a Sustainable Future
    • Can Zhang Wins Prestigious INFORMS Prizes
    • Conference Explores Local Effects of Climate Change
    • Student Spotlight: Will Courreges-Clercq
    • Sustainability @Tech: Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design
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September 2017 Newsletter
September 2017 - Volume 3 | Issue 3

Scheller interns at SunTrust Win Carbon Reduction Challenge

  • Sustainability Experts Share Ideas at Interactive Event
  • Center Receives Inaugural EPICenter Funding
  • Staying the Course: Georgia Tech and Sustainability
    • Competing on Purpose
    • Students Give Kudos to Oxman
    • Center-Affiliated Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Morvarid Rahmani
    • Robinson and Toktay Honored at Diversity Symposium
    • Sustainability @Tech: SLS 2017 Event Series
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June 2017 Newsletter
June 2017 - Volume 3 | Issue 2

Center Launches talk series "Coffee and Conversation: Sustainability-Driven Innovation"

  • Engaging Scheller College in Social Sustainability
  • Partnering for Sustainable Development
  • MBA Fellow Achieves Impact
  • Global Sustainability Through the Eyes of Filmmakers
    • Center Participates in Georgia Tech’s 20th Annual Earth Day Festival
    • Students Get Wasteless With Sustainability Challenge
    • Scheller College Combats Plastic Waste
    • Center-Affiliated Faculty Profile: Basak Kalkanci
    • Sustainability @Tech
    • Call for MBA Consulting Projects
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GT Carbon Reduction Challenge
March 2017 - Volume 3 | Issue 1

Join the GT Carbon Reduction Challenge

  • Net Impact Chapter at Scheller College Hosts Inaugural “NILocal” One-Day Conference
  • Meet the 2016-2017 Scheller Sustainability Fellows
  • Call for MBA Consulting Projects
    • Center Supports and Participates in “Business Sustainability and Social Impact” Virtual Career Fair
    • Have You Read Our Latest Blog Posts?
    • Center-Affiliated Faculty Profile: John McIntyre
    • Sustainability @Tech: 2017 GT Earth Day & Work Green Certification
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GT Alumni Magazzine Sustainability Issue Winter 2016
December 2016 - Volume 2 | Issue 4

Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine Publishes “Sustain+Ability” Issue

  • Center Collaborates with Net Impact Club in Third Annual “Your Career and Sustainability” Panel
  • Center Participates in Environmental Justice Series
    • Scheller College and The Aspen Institute Host CEO Panel on Innovation Leadership
    • Center-Affiliated Faculty Profile: Dr. Frank T. Rothaermel
    • Sustainability @Tech: Greenovation Proposal Showcases
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2016-202 Strategic Plan
September 2016 - Volume 2 | Issue 3

Center Launches 2016-2020 Strategic Plan

  • Center Hosts Executive Roundtable in Advance of Southface Visionary Dinner Center Hosts GRI GOLD Roundtable Program
  • In the Classroom: Sustainability Integration
    • Georgia Tech Becomes Ellen MacArthur Foundation Network University
    • Faculty Publication Spotlight: Huffington Post
    • Center supports GT Booth at 4th Annual RayDay
    • Georgia Tech's Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain (SLS) kicks off Environmental Justice Series
    • Sustainability @Tech: Georgia Tech is hiring a Sustainability Coordinator!
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June 2016 Newsletter
June 2016 - Volume 2 | Issue 2

Michael Oxman Named Managing Director

  • Meet Our First Ever Scheller Sustainability Fellows
  • Omar Rodriguez-Vila Co-hosts Marketing Workshop at Annual Sustainable Brands Conference SB'16
  • Center supports Scheller in "Tech square Takeover" of SXSW Conference
  • Faculty Publication Spotlight
  • Sustainability @Tech: Georgia Tech Is Designated a Green Ribbon School
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March 2016 Newsletter
March 2016 - Volume 2 | Issue 1

Center Contributes to Serve-Learn-Sustain Core Courses

  • Scheller Team takes 3rd Place in 15th Annual Net Impact Case Competition
  • Center Hosts GRI GOLD Roundtable Program
  • Center Announces Search for New Managing Director
  • 2nd Workshop on Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Center Launches Sustainable Solutions Lunch Conversations (SSLC) Series
  • Faculty Profile: Dr. Sudheer Chava
  • Sustainability @Tech: Team Selected to Design the Living Building at Georgia Tech
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December 2015 Newsletter
December 2015 - Volume 1 | Issue 4

Center Co-hosts Exclusive Roundtable Event with Southface Visionary Dinner Keynote Speaker, Steve Curwood

  • Center Featured at 3rd Annual RayDay Celebration
  • Center hosts 2nd "Business Careers and Sustainability" Panel
  • New Faculty Fellows to Advise on Sustainability with BBISS
  • The Ray convening
  • Dr. Beril Toktay honored as 2015 Faculty Woman of Distinction
  • Sustainability @Tech: Bee Campus USA
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John Stasko
September 2015 - Volume 1 | Issue 3

Scheller College is 1st nationally in the 2015 Better World MBA Rankings

  • Center Launches Scheller Sustainability Fellows Program
  • Hirsch Named Director of Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain
  • New Faculty Fellows to Advise on Sustainability with BBISS
  • Georgia Tech Receives $30 Million Grant from The Kendeda Fund
  • Climate Change and Humanitarian Aid: Beril Toktay to Moderate Panel Discussion 10/28
  • Faculty Profile: Dr. Omar Rodriguez-Vila
  • Sustainability @Tech: Game Day Recycling
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June 2015 Newsletter
June 2015 - Volume 1 | Issue 2

Scheller College Draws Leading Sustainable Operations Researchers to Event

  • For the 2nd year, the Center hosted its: Business, Environment, and Society Seminar Series
  • Center Managing Director Facilitates Panel, "Academic Engagement: Business Schools and Sustainability Innovation" at Sustainable Brands Annual Conference (SB'15)
  • Scheller College Organizes Radio Show on Sustainability
  • Center Sponsors Campus Events: Greenovation, Earth Day 2015
  • Faculty Profile: Dr. Jeffrey Hales
  • Sustainability @Tech: Office of Campus Sustainability
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March 2015 Newsletter
March 2015 - Volume 1 | Issue 1

Center Renamed in Honor of Corporate Sustainability Pioneer, Ray C. Anderson

  • Academic Engagement: How Business and Business Schools partner to Drive Sustainable Innovation
  • Scheller Announces Strategic Sustainability MBA Concentration
  • Scheller Ranked 8th in Corporate Knights’ Global 100 Sustainable MBA Programs
  • Faculty Profile: Dr. Manpreet Hora
  • Sustainability @Tech: Serve ∙ Learn ∙ Sustain
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