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Fulfilling your personal mission: Advice for the sustainability and CSR job search

Mackenzie Sullivan, Sector Director for Social Impact & Sustainability Careers, Career Management Center, Duke University's Fuqua School of Business

When it comes to careers, one of the areas of growing interest among MBAs is the sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) sector. Over the past 10 years, corporations have been increasingly focused on managing their social and environmental impacts and understanding the cost and revenue implications of initiatives that range from managing the human […]

New book on sustainability careers from EDGE’s Katie Kross

Profession and Purpose book

A revised and updated second edition of Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability by EDGE managing director Katie Kross was released in July 2014 by Greenleaf Publishing.  Katie is a frequent speaker and contributor on the topic of sustainability career trends. The book highlights insights gained from interviews with MBA […]

Energy industry offers promise for MBAs: 5 tips for successful recruiting

Career fair

by Malcom Riley, Sector Director: Energy & Technology, Career Management Center, Fuqua School of Business The energy industry is in the midst of unprecedented transformation and growth worldwide.  Mature markets are aggressively pursuing solutions that will reduce their foreign oil dependency as well as their environmental impact.  Developing nations are focused on cultivating the natural […]

Are sustainable business jobs on the rise?

Katie Kross

by Katie Kross, Managing Director, EDGE Are sustainable business jobs on the rise?  From my vantage point, it seems the answer is yes.  As an advisor to MBA students, I’m always on the lookout for job and internship openings that I can pass on to our students.  Sustainability job openings cross my desk daily and […]