Bard MBA News

Breaking Open Access Points for Youth Entrepreneurs — By Martin Freeman

Breaking Open Access Points for Youth Entrepreneurs — By Martin Freeman

Republished from GreenBiz By 2030, the target date for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, the number of youth aged 15-24 years will reach nearly 1.3 billion globally, up 7% from […] Posted on 8 September 2017 | 1:01 pm

Three Enter the Ring: Bard Graduate Program Alumni Running for Office

Three Enter the Ring: Bard Graduate Program Alumni Running for Office

The recent election of Donald Trump to the US presidency, along with his divisive agenda, has ignited a wave of new entries into the political process by those who might […] Posted on 18 July 2017 | 1:30 pm

Reimagining Our Food Systems with Impossible Foods: The Secret is in their Roots

Reimagining Our Food Systems with Impossible Foods: The Secret is in their Roots

By Reagan Richmond, Cindy Wasser and Stephen Williams In March, Bard MBA students spoke with Rebekah Moses, the sustainability and agriculture manager of Impossible Foods, to learn about the company’s […] Posted on 19 May 2017 | 6:00 am

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Fostering Job Training, Environmental Education, and Community Engagement

Recycle-A-Bicycle: Fostering Job Training, Environmental Education, and Community Engagement

By Meghan Altman and Katie Ellman On average, New York City’s Recycle-A-Bicycle salvages 1,800 bicycles each year from the waste stream, diverting a total of 45,000 pounds of waste from […] Posted on 5 May 2017 | 6:00 am

How “Years of Living Dangerously” Communicates the Urgency of Climate Change

How “Years of Living Dangerously” Communicates the Urgency of Climate Change

By Katie Ellman “Climate change isn’t stopping with the second season”—that’s Jon Meyersohn, co-executive producer of the Emmy-award winning television series Years of Living Dangerously, on why he hopes it extends […] Posted on 21 April 2017 | 6:00 am

Publishing as a Tool for Effecting Cultural Change

Publishing as a Tool for Effecting Cultural Change

By Alex FitzGerald, Jennifer Joseph, Jennifer Shelbo and Katie Ellman Book publishing is a $28 billion industry in the United States. While there has been growth in e-books and audio […] Posted on 7 April 2017 | 6:00 am

Value-First Impact Investing: Cary Krosinsky on Driving Change by Doing Well

Value-First Impact Investing: Cary Krosinsky on Driving Change by Doing Well

By Eban Goodstein and Katie Ellman Values-first versus value-first investing. Cary Krosinsky argues that the “s” that differentiates the two represents a significant shift in the impact investing field. Krosinsky […] Posted on 17 March 2017 | 8:49 am

Consumption, Climate and Community: Filmmaker John de Graaf on Achieving Social and Environmental Sustainability by Buying Less

Consumption, Climate and Community: Filmmaker John de Graaf on Achieving Social and Environmental Sustainability by Buying Less

By Heather Bowden, Lauren Hill, Nick Shore, Catherine Tedrow and Katie Ellman President Trump built his personal brand on wealth, using tag lines like, “You have to be wealthy in […] Posted on 3 March 2017 | 5:00 am

The Answer is in the Soil: Allan Savory on Holistic Management

The Answer is in the Soil: Allan Savory on Holistic Management

By Alexander Lykins and Katie Ellman Allan Savory—Zimbabwean ecologist, farmer, soldier, exile, environmentalist, international consultant, and president and co-founder of the Savory Institute—has a message on how to save the […] Posted on 15 February 2017 | 1:19 pm

Bard MBA Team for the Win: How the “Bard Difference” Made the Difference

Bard MBA Team for the Win: How the “Bard Difference” Made the Difference

By Reuben Goldstein, Reagan Richmond, Emily Robichaux and Nina Tschinkel This past Friday our Bard MBA team won first place at the Columbia University Energy Symposium Case Competition. It is […] Posted on 6 February 2017 | 8:26 pm

Learn, Code, Inspire, Teach: Fereshteh Forough on Empowering Afghan Women

Learn, Code, Inspire, Teach: Fereshteh Forough on Empowering Afghan Women

By Esra Elshafey and Katie Ellman There are 3.6 million female students in Afghanistan today, compared to 0 in 2001. However, social limitations for women still exist—women make up only […] Posted on 3 February 2017 | 10:39 am

Sustainability Consulting: Looking Back at FWD Impact

Sustainability Consulting: Looking Back at FWD Impact

Two features of the Bard MBA curriculum aimed at preparing students to excel at jobs in the sustainability sector are the NYCLab course and the Capstone Project. In the experiential […] Posted on 25 January 2017 | 1:14 pm

Whoopi & Maya’s Maya Elisabeth on Sustainable Cannabis

Whoopi & Maya’s Maya Elisabeth on Sustainable Cannabis

By Jennifer Shelbo and Katie Ellman Listen to this interview and others on the BardMBA Sustainable Business Fridays  podcast on an Apple or Android device. Over half the US population […] Posted on 20 January 2017 | 9:53 am

Danielle Vogel is Making Progress “One Bite at a Time”

Danielle Vogel is Making Progress “One Bite at a Time”

  Listen to the live interview on the SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS FRIDAYS PODCAST: Apple or Android Danielle Vogel of Glen’s Garden Market on Combatting Climate Change at the Local Level By Emily […] Posted on 6 January 2017 | 9:35 am

Community Finance: Providing Access to Capital for Local Businesses

Community Finance: Providing Access to Capital for Local Businesses

  By: Amy Campbell Bogie Prior to enrolling in the Bard MBA in Sustainability, I founded and led a shop-local program in Durham, NC and worked with Slow Money NC, […] Posted on 5 January 2017 | 10:30 am

Wendy Gordon Wants to Incentivize You to Make More Sustainable Choices

Wendy Gordon Wants to Incentivize You to Make More Sustainable Choices

By Amy Campbell Bogie and Katie Ellman Wendy Gordon never set out to become a tech entrepreneur. But after several decades working with environmental organizations, she saw an opportunity. Wendy […] Posted on 16 December 2016 | 6:00 am

Giving Props When Props Are Due: Adam Kearney on Entrepreneurship and Giving Before Taking

Giving Props When Props Are Due: Adam Kearney on Entrepreneurship and Giving Before Taking

By Martin Freeman and Katie Ellman Adam Kearney is “really, really comfortable with the unknown.” Without any experience in the HR space, he founded Props, a peer recognition startup that […] Posted on 2 December 2016 | 6:00 am

TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky on Making Garbage the Hero

TerraCycle’s Tom Szaky on Making Garbage the Hero

By Alistair Hall and Katie Ellman What is garbage? It’s a question that Tom Szaky, founder and CEO of TerraCycle, has been working to solve. Tom and TerraCycle start from […] Posted on 18 November 2016 | 5:00 am

Beyond Four Walls and a Roof: Hudson River Housing’s Elizabeth Celaya on Building Resilient Communities

Beyond Four Walls and a Roof: Hudson River Housing’s Elizabeth Celaya on Building Resilient Communities

By Sven Thiessen and Katie Ellman Resilience is increasingly a key objective as leaders seek to ways to help communities weather economic and environmental challenges. Hudson River Housing, based in […] Posted on 4 November 2016 | 11:07 am

Creating Impact with Bard’s Career Coach in November (and not just by voting for Hillary…)

Shannon Houde, Sustainability Career Coach Though it’s crazy how quickly we seem to be moving through the fall, I am getting excited for November as we start ramping up for some […] Posted on 27 October 2016 | 8:51 am

Three Takeaways from Bloomberg’s Sustainable Business Summit 2016

October 5 and 6, 2016 By Gwenyth Jones Learnings from conferences in the sustainability field are almost always numerous, and that was the case with this second Bloomberg event.  To […] Posted on 25 October 2016 | 9:48 am

CSRHub’s CEO: Dark Data in Sustainability Reporting

CSRHub’s CEO: Dark Data in Sustainability Reporting

Reagan Richmond and Katie Ellman Sustainability professionals are inundated with surveys, reporting frameworks and guidelines. As reporting metrics evolve, the industry needs accessible and consistent ways to evaluate performance. With more than […] Posted on 21 October 2016 | 2:01 pm

CSRHub’s Bahar Gidwani on Corporate Sustainability Reporting and Dark Data

CSRHub’s Bahar Gidwani on Corporate Sustainability Reporting and Dark Data

By Reagan Richmond and Katie Ellman Sustainability professionals are inundated with surveys, reporting frameworks, and guidelines. As reporting metrics evolve, the industry needs accessible and consistent ways to evaluate performance. […] Posted on 21 October 2016 | 11:05 am

Sustainability in the Name of Innovation & Awareness

Sustainability in the Name of Innovation & Awareness

Katie Ellman, MBA in Sustainability Candidate, Bard College Bard MBA spoke to Maureen Kline, Vice President, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America on the role that innovation and technology plays […] Posted on 10 October 2016 | 11:56 am

MBA Faculty Spotlight: Gilles Mesrobian

MBA Faculty Spotlight: Gilles Mesrobian

“What is the link between social responsibility and environmental sustainability?” you might ask. The answer is leadership. However, for most, leadership isn’t simply something you come by or you were […] Posted on 30 September 2016 | 10:01 am

Alumni Spotlight: Libby Zemaitis MBA/MS ’14

Alumni Spotlight: Libby Zemaitis MBA/MS ’14

Libby Zemaitis is one of the few who have experienced the full spectrum of Bard’s Graduate Programs in Sustainability. She is a dual-degree graduate, earning both her MBA in Sustainability […] Posted on 20 September 2016 | 1:25 pm

MBA Faculty Spotlight: Laura Gitman

MBA Faculty Spotlight: Laura Gitman

If you’ve wondered what it means to merge sustainable development with business strategy, look no further than Bard MBA’s own Laura Gitman, professor of the innovative NYCLab course and Strategy […] Posted on 8 September 2016 | 10:51 am

Women Changing the World: Bard MBAs Impact Energy, Affordable Housing, and Poverty

Women Changing the World: Bard MBAs Impact Energy, Affordable Housing, and Poverty

Chelsea Mozen is building solar energy at scale. Bernell Grier’s work is helping hundreds of low and moderate-income people buy houses. And Jessica King is committed to cutting the poverty […] Posted on 27 May 2016 | 9:56 am

Bard MBA Alum Spearheads Innovative Climate Push at Etsy

Bard MBA Alum Spearheads Innovative Climate Push at Etsy

Brooklyn, NY– Chelsea Mozen joined the inaugural class of Bard’s MBA in Sustainability program in the fall of 2012 because she wanted to help rewire the world with clean energy. […] Posted on 22 April 2016 | 11:12 am

Bard MBA Winter Newsletter

Bard MBA Winter Newsletter

We’ve had an exciting fall and winter at the Bard MBA in Sustainability and are happy to bring you our latest updates in our quarterly newsletter. Enclosed you’ll find lots of great […] Posted on 7 March 2016 | 10:19 am

COULD EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT REBUILD THE CONNECTICUT ECONOMY?

COULD EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT REBUILD THE CONNECTICUT ECONOMY?

  “Uniting big companies with small green businesses, community by community, will infuse our state with new energy and excitement.” A look at some striking rankings for Connecticut’s economy offers insight for a […] Posted on 4 March 2016 | 1:43 pm

Why Plan a Conference? – What the Poughkeepsie Community Wealth-Building Summit is all about

Why Plan a Conference? – What the Poughkeepsie Community Wealth-Building Summit is all about

During the Spring 2015 semester, Ted Howard, the Executive Director of the Democracy Collaborative, joined one of the online evening classes at the Bard MBA in Sustainability. The last thing that I […] Posted on 2 March 2016 | 12:52 pm

The Carbon Pawprint

While gauging my carbon footprint with an online calculator, I look down at my bluetick coonhound, Elvis, and wonder what his carbon pawprint is. Nearby, his buddy Alice, a black and […] Posted on 29 February 2016 | 2:03 pm

On the Trail of The B Team

On the Trail of The B Team

Two years ago, 14 titans of industry came together and vowed to overcome the massive global challenges standing in the face of prosperity — theirs and everyone else’s. They called themselves […] Posted on 23 February 2016 | 1:45 pm

Alumni Spotlight: Jessica King, MBA ’15

Alumni Spotlight: Jessica King, MBA ’15

Before joining Bard’s second class of MBA students, Jessica King had an already accomplished career in community economic development. In addition to her work cultivating future generations of community leaders […] Posted on 22 February 2016 | 11:52 am

Paper Company Fibria on Rethinking Forest Use

By Mariana Souza MBA ’16 The following Q&A is an edited excerpt from a Sustainable Business Fridays conversation Nov. 20 by the Bard MBA in Sustainability program, based in New York City. This […] Posted on 9 February 2016 | 11:35 am

What’s Old is New Again: The Future of Mass Transit in New York City

What’s Old is New Again: The Future of Mass Transit in New York City

When New York City was incorporated into the five boroughs in 1898, Manhattan was the heart and business and economic center of the metropolis. As mass transit and other infrastructure […] Posted on 5 February 2016 | 9:06 am

Everyone Can Be a Sustainability Manager

Everyone Can Be a Sustainability Manager

By Alistair Hall MBA ’17 The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) is developing a formal certification process to provide “some definition and standardization of the competencies employers and seekers of consultants can come […] Posted on 2 February 2016 | 11:29 am

Method’s Saskia Van Gendt on Honing Operations

Method is setting the standard for clean manufacturing. On Oct. 2, Bard MBA in Sustainability spoke with Saskia van Gendt, greenskeeping manager for Method Home. Method designs cleaning and personal care products that […] Posted on 12 January 2016 | 11:10 am

The Road to a Sustainability Career: Grad school or Work First?

The Road to a Sustainability Career: Grad school or Work First?

By Eban Goldstein, Director of the Bard Center for Environmental Policy and Bard MBA in Sustainability To pursue a sustainability leadership career, eventually you will need a graduate degree: typically […] Posted on 6 January 2016 | 4:47 pm

Catherine Sheehy of UL Environment on Careers

Statistically speaking, about 120 products in your home have the UL certification. UL is a testing, inspecting and certification firm that launched UL Environment to help manufacturers capture value for […] Posted on 4 January 2016 | 12:00 pm

Paris, 2020, and the Return of Bipartisan America COP21 Blog 2/3

By Eban Goodstein  Much of the focus in the Paris climate talks has been on a process supporting deeper cuts in global warming pollution. Should the nations of the earth […] Posted on 8 December 2015 | 12:52 pm

From Paris, a Big Kiss to Nixon and (Anthony) Kennedy COP21 Blog 1/3

By Eban Goodstein In the three years leading to the ongoing Paris climate negotiations, the world has witnessed a truly big pivot. Back in 2012, business as usual global warming […] Posted on 7 December 2015 | 8:10 am

Big is Beautiful

Big is Beautiful

By Eban Goodstein republished from TriplePundit.com The big question about business sustainability has always been: Can it scale? In her highly readable and well argued new book, “Green Giants,” Freya […] Posted on 1 December 2015 | 11:38 am

A Conversational Approach to Systems Thinking

A Conversational Approach to Systems Thinking

Maria Seddio is an executive coach and organizational development consultant who works closely with senior leaders and their organizations to define and put into practice a self-managed model for growing […] Posted on 23 September 2015 | 8:36 am

Baldev Duggal in His Encore Career: Solar Street Lighting

Baldev Duggal in His Encore Career: Solar Street Lighting

Five decades ago, Baldev Duggal arrived in America with only two things, $200 in his pocket and a passion for photography. Today, his photo imaging company, Duggal Visual Solutions, employs over 300 […] Posted on 16 September 2015 | 8:15 am

Carbon War Room’s Peter Boyd on the ‘entrepreneurial NGO’

Carbon War Room’s Peter Boyd on the ‘entrepreneurial NGO’

After serving as launch director for the Richard Branson-backed climate think tank Carbon War Room in 2009, Peter Boyd went on to serve as the organization’s chief operating officer until late 2014. […] Posted on 7 September 2015 | 8:18 am

Bard MBA Summer Newsletter

Bard MBA Summer Newsletter

  We have had a busy summer here at the Bard MBA in Sustainability and are happy to bring you our latest updates in our quarterly newsletter. Enclosed you’ll find news on our big […] Posted on 1 September 2015 | 12:48 pm

NRDC: How We Can Transform ‘The Building Blocks of Life’

NRDC: How We Can Transform ‘The Building Blocks of Life’

This is edited excerpt from a Sustainable Business Fridays conversation held April 27 by the Bard MBA in Sustainability program in New York City. This twice-monthly dial-in conversation features sustainability leaders. The previous interview […] Posted on 16 August 2015 | 8:39 am

Shake Shack’s Supply Chain Guru on Sourcing Better Burgers

Shake Shack’s Supply Chain Guru on Sourcing Better Burgers

Jeffrey Amoscato is vice president of supply chain and menu innovation at Shake Shack, which describes itself as a modern day roadside burger stand company, known for selling fresh, locally […] Posted on 7 August 2015 | 8:47 am

Biking for change

Biking makes people happy. It’s proven by science, and this fact is at the root of why biking makes so much sense at every level. Even two centuries after its […] Posted on 27 July 2015 | 12:07 pm

Locally Sourced Menus: More flavor, More Nutrition and Better for Your Community

Is there anything better than a fresh, ripe, juicy tomato? Yes. When it’s used to make your favorite dish and it tastes better, costs less, and contributes up to 4x more […] Posted on 20 July 2015 | 12:38 pm

Four Multinationals Shifting Their Business Models for Sustainability

Four Multinationals Shifting Their Business Models for Sustainability

By Lindsay Clinton, Director, SustainAbility and Rochelle March Bard MS/MBA in Sustainability ’15 and Analyst, SustainAbility republished from The Guardian. Last year, the CEO of Fortune 250 energy provider NRG […] Posted on 22 June 2015 | 2:27 pm

Want a Sustainable Future? Educate for it!

Jaimie Cloud, Founder of the Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education, with other education reformers, is looking to change K-12 education to create citizens ready for the challenges of the 21st […] Posted on 16 June 2015 | 10:38 am

Impact Investing, A Brief Overview

What is known as the current Impact Investing movement emerged in the mid-to-late 2000s. A driving force behind this emergent field has been the Rockefeller Foundation with investments of more […] Posted on 12 June 2015 | 2:51 pm

Public-Private Partnerships and Community Engagement Creating a More Resilient New York City

Public-Private Partnerships and Community Engagement Creating a More Resilient New York City

Superstorm Sandy was a wake-up call for New Yorkers. Since the storm, terms like resiliency and sustainability have become pillars of both Mayor Bloomberg and de Blasio’s programs. For me, […] Posted on 1 June 2015 | 4:28 pm

Four Bard Graduate Students Join EDF’s Climate Corps

Four Bard Graduate Students Join EDF’s Climate Corps

Bard graduate students will be helping companies and colleges save money and slow down global warming this summer.  The Environmental Defense Fund has selected two students from the MS programs […] Posted on 4 May 2015 | 1:54 pm

Bard MBA Spring Newsletter

Happy Spring! The Bard MBA in Sustainability Team is thrilled to launch our quarterly newsletter to keep you informed of our latest student, faculty and program updates+partnership opportunities. Enclosed you’ll […] Posted on 1 May 2015 | 10:22 am

Good Food Takes Manhattan, BardMBA in NYC @TEDx

Good Food Takes Manhattan, BardMBA in NYC @TEDx

By Amy Davila-Sanchez MBA ’15 BardMBA in NYC. March marks the start of spring– the season when visions of fresh greens, rhubarb and spring berries excite locavores across the nation. Over […] Posted on 27 April 2015 | 11:57 am

Feeding the Starving Artist

I had the pleasure of joining a recent, open-ended panel discussion about alternative models for the arts, at the Dance/NYC Junior Committee‘s meeting on April 7th. The group had invited […] Posted on 27 April 2015 | 11:33 am

How Becoming a B Corporation Helped Etsy Further Align their Social and Environmental Ethos

How Becoming a B Corporation Helped Etsy Further Align their Social and Environmental Ethos

By Mariana Souza BardMBA ’16 A group of Bard MBA students and friends toured Etsy HQ in Dumbo, Brooklyn, and learned how being certified as a B Corp helped Etsy […] Posted on 20 April 2015 | 11:01 am

Speaking Truth About (and To) Power

Speaking Truth About (and To) Power

By Sue Hall originally posted April 17, 2015 on www.gbig.org Join the Power Dialog: why students visits to their capitols can help #seizethegrid As Sierra Club’s Anastasia Schemkes fires off her clarion […] Posted on 20 April 2015 | 9:56 am

Do What You Love

Do What You Love

The work we choose to do is a manifestation of personal intention, something we will into existence through hard work, creativity and perseverance. Work is an extension of our character […] Posted on 16 April 2015 | 12:04 pm

Big Ideas Needed for Small Enterprises

Big Ideas Needed for Small Enterprises

By Jessica King BardMBA ’15, originally published Tuesday, March 31, 2015 via LancasterOnline. I have failed at my job. I am Executive Director of an Economic Development organization whose root mission is […] Posted on 7 April 2015 | 11:09 am

The Brooklyn Navy Yard: A Hub for Innovative and Mission-Driven Business

The Brooklyn Navy Yard: A Hub for Innovative and Mission-Driven Business

Written by Simon Fischweicher BardMBA ’16 If we want to create a more sustainable economy, disruptive change is needed across all business sectors. When imagining how to disrupt traditional business practices […] Posted on 1 April 2015 | 2:13 pm

The True Cost of Education

Over the past few months, I have been increasingly frustrated by the rhetoric in the press and government debate around science in the context of climate change and natural resource […] Posted on 27 March 2015 | 11:53 am

Show Land the Money

Show Land the Money

By: Amy Davila-Sanchez Bard MBA ’15 As a society, we are approaching crucial times as it pertains to food. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations projects that by […] Posted on 27 March 2015 | 11:21 am

A Conversation with Clifford Rosenthal

A Conversation with Clifford Rosenthal

A conversation with Clifford Rosenthal former Chief Executive Officer of the Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (the Federation) and Director at the Consumer Protection Finance Bureau (CFPB) written by Bernell […] Posted on 17 March 2015 | 2:47 pm

What’s the True Impact of the Alternative Economy? Researchers Decide It’s Time to Find Out

What’s the True Impact of the Alternative Economy? Researchers Decide It’s Time to Find Out

And they found that successful initiatives are investing in human relationships, not faceless call centers or centralized headquarters. Eban Goodstein & Robin Hahnel posted Mar 03, 2015 on YES Magazine […] Posted on 16 March 2015 | 2:42 pm

Libby Murphy BardMBA ’14: The Climate Scientist Turned Sustainable Entrepreneur

Libby Murphy BardMBA ’14: The Climate Scientist Turned Sustainable Entrepreneur

Warning! This is not a traditional Career 2.0 story. This woman did not plunge into a new profession after years pursuing another career. This is a story about doing what […] Posted on 13 March 2015 | 12:11 pm

Wangari Maathai Is My Sustainability Hero

Wangari Maathai Is My Sustainability Hero

by Jacqi Rose, Bard MBA ’15 Wangari Maathai was my kinda lady. When my teen sisters and their friends prattle on and on about Miley Cyrus and how excited they […] Posted on 9 March 2015 | 2:58 pm

talk Sustainability, but speak Business

talk Sustainability, but speak Business

Katie Mencke, Bard MBA 2015 Try to talk about “natural capital” or “ecosystems services” to business leaders. Their eyes get glazed. Not only are these terms too academic and scientific […] Posted on 3 March 2015 | 10:24 am

At Work – When Women Prefer Gents

At Work – When Women Prefer Gents

Written by Kerry Sinclair, BardMBA ’15 originally published via LinkedIN Recently, I was surprised to learn of findings from a 2014 Gallup report, concluding that women still prefer to work […] Posted on 25 February 2015 | 10:18 am

Entrepreneur Derek Handley: How The B Team Aims to Transform Business

Entrepreneur Derek Handley: How The B Team Aims to Transform Business

This Q&A is an edited excerpt from a Sustainable Business Fridays conversation Sept. 26 by the Bard MBA in Sustainability program, based in New York City. This twice-monthly dial-in conversation features sustainability […] Posted on 23 February 2015 | 9:10 am

Bard MBA Featured on Green Gotham

Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director of the Bard MBA was a recent featured guest on the NY City talk show, Green Gotham. Goodstein and the host of Green Gotham, Lew Blaustein, […] Posted on 18 February 2015 | 11:29 am

Fear-Based Marketing Has No Place in the Mainstream Climate Change Debate

Fear-Based Marketing Has No Place in the Mainstream Climate Change Debate

originally published by Ian Edwards BardMBA ’15 on TriplePundit The underwhelming launch in August of Milton Glaser’s new graphic campaign — “It’s not warming. It’s dying” — The prolific graphic design genius […] Posted on 10 February 2015 | 4:13 pm

Bard MBA Students Featured in Regular GreenBiz.com Column

Bard MBA Students Featured in Regular GreenBiz.com Column

These days, heroines and heroes are just a phone call away. Amy Davila Sanchez ’15 and Sarah Bodley ’15 are the latest Bard MBA students to host a sustainable business […] Posted on 6 February 2015 | 2:36 pm

ASK SHANNON: MBA CAREER ADVICE AT BARD

ASK SHANNON: MBA CAREER ADVICE AT BARD

When the Bard MBA launched three years ago, we had the luxury of scouring the globe for the best career person in the business to work with our students. Luckily, […] Posted on 29 January 2015 | 12:52 pm

JetBlue’s Secret for Sustainability Liftoff: People

By Sarah Bodley, Amy Davila Sanchez, Rochelle J. March and Stephanie Milbergs originally published on January 23rd, 2015 in www.greenbiz.com as part of the Sustainable MBA series. This Q&A is […] Posted on 27 January 2015 | 9:47 am

Pitfalls in Measuring Corporate Sustainability

Pitfalls in Measuring Corporate Sustainability

By Amy Kalafa originally published January 21st, 2015 on www.TriplePundit.com Are you one of those people who gets excited when the price of a Tesla    becomes almost affordable, or when […] Posted on 21 January 2015 | 1:24 pm

Is It Time to Stop Hating the Car? Maybe Not

Originally published on www.triplepundit.com, Jan 7th, 2015   By Reuben Jaffe Goldstein Bard MBA ’16 With electric cars finally making it to the market — at prices that are cost […] Posted on 8 January 2015 | 1:24 pm

Bard MBA ’15 Candidate’s Brooklyn-Based Aquaponics Startup Fully Funded!

As if finishing up year 2 of your MBA in Sustainability wasn’t enough work, @BardMBA ’15 candidate Miles Chrettien decided 2015 was also the year to launch a startup, Verticulture. […] Posted on 6 January 2015 | 3:42 pm

Could 3-D Printing Bring the World Closer to the Circular Economy?

By Simon Fischweicher Bard MBA ’16 The movie “Wall-E” portrays a dystopian future in which humanity has abandoned an Earth covered in skyscrapers of waste. Sci-Fi cartoon? Yes. A plausible vision […] Posted on 7 November 2014 | 3:00 pm

Trucost shows companies the dollar value of natural capital

Trucost shows companies the dollar value of natural capital

This post was originally published on Nov. 17th, 2014 at www.GreenBiz.com and was written by Christine Kennedy and Katie Menke both BardMBA ’15 candidates. Libby Bernick’s job is to put numbers […] Posted on 6 November 2014 | 11:29 am

Author Christine Bader explains corporate idealism

Author Christine Bader explains corporate idealism

  This post was originally published on Sept. 19th, 2014 at www.GreenBiz.com and was written by Eban Goodstein.  After working for close to a decade for BP on projects in Indonesia and […] Posted on 5 November 2014 | 11:10 am

Lew Blaustein: Bringing the passion of sports fans to sustainability

This Q&A is an edited excerpt from a Oct. 31 Sustainable Business Fridays conversation held by the Bard MBA in Sustainability program, based in New York City. This twice-monthly dial-in conversation […] Posted on 31 October 2014 | 12:09 pm

BARD GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN SUSTAINABILITY SUPPORT THE PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH IN NYC!

Featured on the homepage of the New York Times 410,000 peaceful protesters descended on New York City to demand world action on climate change as part of the People’s Climate March. […] Posted on 23 September 2014 | 5:16 pm

Sustaining profits: Going green can improve the bottom line, even for small businesses

Sustaining profits: Going green can improve the bottom line, even for small businesses By Brett Johnson September 8, 2014 at 12:45 PM (Originally posted on www.njbiz.com) Transitioning to Green CEO […] Posted on 16 September 2014 | 1:23 pm

“What Skills Do You Need to Work in Sustainability?”

“What Skills Do You Need to Work in Sustainability?”

What Skills Do You Need to Work in Sustainability?  Written by and posted on behalf of Rochelle March (Master’s in Environmental Policy and MBA in Sustainability Candidate 2015) I remember […] Posted on 25 July 2014 | 4:06 pm

Three Transformative Business Sustainability Trends

Emerging trends that can re-shape standard business practices. Written by Jeana Wirtenberg, Ph.D., President & CEO, Transitioning to Green, LLC and Bard MBA in Sustainability Professor (originally posted in Stanford […] Posted on 24 July 2014 | 4:21 pm

New Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Cost Taxpayers Very Little

New Greenhouse Gas Rules Will Cost Taxpayers Very Little

This post was originally published on talkingpointsmemo.com on June 2nd, 2014 and was written by Eban Goodstein. As director of a graduate program in climate science and policy, every day […] Posted on 4 June 2014 | 1:05 pm

How Tom Polton CARES about sustainability at Pfizer

How Tom Polton CARES about sustainability at Pfizer

This post was originally published on GreenBiz.com on May 15th, 2014 and was written by By Eban Goodstein, Christine Kennedy, Rochelle J. March and Christina Wildt At the $51 billion pharmaceutical company Pfizer, sustainability starts with […] Posted on 28 May 2014 | 7:40 pm

Dave Stangis stirs in sustainability at Campbell Soup

Dave Stangis stirs in sustainability at Campbell Soup

This post was originally posted on GreenBiz.com on April 17th, 2014 and was written by  Eban Goodstein, Ian Edwards, Meghan Ryan and Christina Wildt Through Campbell Soup Company’s iconic soup division alone, the $8 billion business […] Posted on 18 April 2014 | 1:17 pm

Women in CSR: Dr. Jeana Wirtenberg, Transitioning to Green

Women in CSR: Dr. Jeana Wirtenberg, Transitioning to Green

This piece was originally published by TriplePundit on February 27th, 2014 by, Andrea Newell Welcome to our series of interviews with leading female CSR practitioners where we are learning about […] Posted on 3 March 2014 | 12:38 pm

EcoDistricts: Revitalizing Cities From the Neighborhood Up

EcoDistricts: Revitalizing Cities From the Neighborhood Up

As populations have grown and societies have developed, there has been a global shift towards urban centers. This creates new environmental and social challenges as people are living closer together […] Posted on 3 March 2014 | 8:23 am

Domtar’s Journey as “The Sustainable Paper Company”

Domtar’s Journey as “The Sustainable Paper Company”

One might expect a paper company to be resistant to evaluating their environmental impact and to welcoming criticisms from  environmental NGOs. A paper company’s job is to cut down forests […] Posted on 27 February 2014 | 8:17 pm

New York Times features Bard MBA in Sustainability

The New York Times featured the Bard MBA in Sustainability on the Green Blog in January. New York Times writer Jim Witkin highlighted the growing demand for sustainability-focused MBA programs […] Posted on 22 February 2014 | 4:20 pm

Business as a Movement: Social Consciousness in the Fashion Industry

Business as a Movement: Social Consciousness in the Fashion Industry

Amy Hall, the Director of Social Consciousness for Eileen Fisher joined the Bard MBA in Sustainability for a Sustainable Business Fridays Conversation. Hall, who has now been at Eileen Fisher […] Posted on 21 February 2014 | 1:31 pm

Inspired by colleges, Chevrolet rethinks carbon investing

Inspired by colleges, Chevrolet rethinks carbon investing

This article was originally posted on GreenBiz.com on February 17th, 2014 by, Eban Goodstein and Sue Hall Beyond the launch of carbon trading in California, the last couple of years have […] Posted on 17 February 2014 | 11:44 am

MPOWERD Lantern Brings Affordable Solar to Sub-Saharan Africa

MPOWERD Lantern Brings Affordable Solar to Sub-Saharan Africa

This article was originally posted on Triple Pundit on January 7th, 2014 by, Kerry Sinclair Jacques-Phillippe Piverger likes to say that his company, MPOWERD, is “eradicating energy poverty through solar justice.” He is […] Posted on 11 February 2014 | 8:23 am