José Ceballos (MBA ’15) reflects on transforming Mexico’s energy system

Jose Ceballos

José Ceballos graduated with an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in 2015. After graduation, he joined Accenture Strategy in Mexico City as a Strategy Consultant in the energy practice, bringing a business focus as an analyst to projects, and leading client relationships. For José, working in the energy practice has been an […]

Sustainability at Land O’ Lakes: Q&A with Jessica Wingert (MBA ‘14)

Jessica Wingert

When Jessica Wingert came to Fuqua for her MBA (Class of 2014), she knew from the outset that she wanted to transition into a corporate sustainability career after graduation.  Through diligent networking, she landed a position as the first Sustainability Manager for Land O’ Lakes.  Now, she runs the company’s sustainability programs for facilities and […]

Jack Beutell (MEM/MBA ’14) reflects on entrepreneurship & sustainable agriculture

Jack Beutell

After graduating from Duke’s 3-year Master’s of Environmental Management/MBA joint degree program in 2014, Jack Beuttell followed his passion for entrepreneurship and sustainable agriculture.  He is now the CEO of Kunoa Cattle Company, a vertically integrated, regenerative cattle company co-founded by Jack and several partners in Hawaii.  Like most entrepreneurs, Jack does a little bit […]

Introducing young business leaders to sustainability: Fuqua and Forte Foundation collaborate

Video: Sustainability: The Next Wave of Growth

The Forte Foundation, which encourages young women to enter into business careers, approached Fuqua and asked for help creating new content on corporate sustainability for its “Rising Stars” program for undergraduate women.  Together, Fuqua and Forte created a new video titled “Sustainability: The Next Wave of Growth.” Duke student Amanda Bushell (MEM/MBA’18), EDGE Managing Director […]

Mattox Hall (MEM/MBA ’16) carves out a renewable energy career with Vestas

Mattox Hall

When Mattox Hall graduated from Duke’s 3-year Master’s of Environmental Management/MBA joint degree program with a focus on Energy & Environment, he knew he wanted to work in the power sector.  After weighing options, he decided to join the wind energy company Vestas in Portland, Oregon, where he now works in its Strategy & Market […]

Diana Rowe reflects on her energy-focused experience at Fuqua and her role at BASF

Diana Rowe

Alumna Diana Rowe graduated from Fuqua in 2016 with a Daytime MBA and a Master’s of Environmental Management in Duke’s 3-year MEM/MBA joint degree program.  She had a strong focus on energy while at Duke, including serving as Co-President of the MBA Energy Club and helping coordinate the school’s inaugural Energy in Emerging Markets Case […]

Burt’s Bees’ Paula Alexander discusses the past and present of sustainability

Video: Paula Alexander, Burt's Bees

Paula Alexander (Duke MBA ’98), Director of Sustainable Business at Burt’s Bees, shares her thoughts on the evolution of corporate sustainability and challenges ahead in this EDGE Chats video. — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives      

Advancing a more sustainable energy industry: Alumna Liz Turnbull shares her work at PG&E

Liz Turnbull

Elizabeth (Liedel) Turnbull graduated from Duke’s 3-year MBA/Master of Environmental Management joint degree program in 2011. Since then, she has worked for Pacific Gas and Electric Company, California’s largest investor-owned utility. Passionate about environmental and social responsibility, Liz started with PG&E in their Corporate Sustainability department. Today, she works in the Office of the Vice […]

Alumna Jana Holt discusses the challenges and rewards of a career in sustainability consulting

Jana Holt

When Jana Holt graduated from Duke’s business and environment MEM/MBA joint degree program in 2013, she took her passion for business and environment to Context, a boutique sustainability consultancy with offices in New York, London, and Los Angeles. Jana is now a Client Director with the firm, where she works with clients including JetBlue, Morgan […]

Rotimi Thomas proves how the right skills can lead to a rewarding and impactful career

Rotimi Thomas

After two years in a management rotation program with the industrials giant Siemens AG, Rotimi Thomas is now working in a role that marries his passions for energy, environment, and emerging markets.  As a Development Fund Investment Manager for Siemens Power & Gas, he helps steer the company’s investment in development funding investments in Africa. […]