Five ways to launch your climate career in B-school

By Jessica Wingert, Associate Director and Program Lead, ClimateCAP Initiative It’s an exciting time to be getting an MBA, especially if you are passionate working on climate solutions. The beauty—and, admittedly, sometimes the challenge—of embarking on a climate career right now is the diversity of career opportunities available to students—from clean energy to sustainable agriculture, […]

“What Every MBA Needs to Know” – Announcing our new content platform

Outside the classroom, business is happening in a complicated world.  Social and environmental issues are bombarding businesses with new risks, costs, and challenges—as well as new investment and innovation opportunities.  What do today’s MBA students need to know to get up to speed?  Our new thought leadership platform—MBA EDGE—features a series of briefing papers specifically […]

Eighteen business schools to host global MBA summit on climate change & business

As businesses and investors increasingly turn their attention to the topic of climate change, 18 business schools prepare to host an event aimed at educating the next generation of business leaders—today’s MBA students—about the business implications of climate change. Industry experts, scholars and MBA students from around the globe will convene on Feb. 21–22, 2020 […]

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 […]

Will “purpose” be the new mantra for business? Or just a buzzword?

Katie Kross

by Katie Kross, Managing Director, EDGE To train leaders who “make a decent profit—decently.” That was Harvard Business School’s stated goal when it was founded in 1908. One hundred years later, as we pick up the pieces of the most recent financial and housing market collapse, it seems that few people would believe that business […]