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Prospective student questions answered

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Are you a prospective MBA student interested in energy and/or sustainability issues?  Want to know more about how to get involved with EDGE and our related clubs? In this video Q&A, EDGE Managing Director Katie Kross and MBA student Alex Wein discuss all things Energy & Environment at Fuqua. … AND, if you are interested […]

“Roadmap” of energy sector employers helps students clarify career interests

Example Employers along the Energy Value Chain

There are exciting job opportunities for MBAs in the energy sector, but making sense of where these jobs fit in a sector as complex as this one can be difficult. To help students visualize employers along the energy value chain, EDGE has developed a “roadmap” of example employers in the energy sector—from energy production (upstream) to […]

Planning underway for 2020 ClimateCAP Summit

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EDGE executive director Dan Vermeer has joined the Program Committee for the 2020 ClimateCAP Summit.  Conceptualized and first hosted at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, ClimateCAP is a partnership between 16 top-tier business schools, including Wharton, Harvard, Stanford, Michigan, and MIT, along with Duke and others. The 2020 Summit will be hosted by the University […]

Alumni gather in SF for joint business & sustainability networking

Alumni reception 2019

Alumni from Duke’s MBA and MEM/MBA programs joined counterparts from Stanford, MIT, Michigan, Yale, and Cornell for a joint business and sustainability networking event in San Francisco in July 2019.  This annual event, co-hosted by the six partner business schools, alternates between the West Coast and East Coast each year, bringing together alumni with interests […]

Standing out from the b-school crowd: Fuqua’s academic centers make an impact with prospective students

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“One of my goals in choosing a business school was to surround myself with colleagues who would both complement and challenge my thinking around the role of business in driving change,” reflects Fuqua student Rana Marks (MBA’19).  For Marks, the school’s academic centers played an important role in convincing her that Fuqua was the right […]

Fuqua recognized for energy & sustainability

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Previously recognized by FINDMBA as one of the “Top Business Schools for Energy & Natural Resources” and by BusinessBecause in its list of “The 7 Best Business Schools For Careers In CleanTech,” Fuqua made another BusinessBecause list this month: “The 11 Best US Business Schools For Sustainability.” “It’s terrific to see external audiences recognizing what […]

Fuqua hosts first ClimateCAP Summit

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The effects of climate change–from supply chain disruptions to real estate and infrastructure impacts–are expected to present trillions of dollars of direct and indirect impacts to businesses in coming years.  With investors like BlackRock and Fidelity calling on corporations for increased disclosure of climate-related risks, climate change is increasingly on the radar of executives as […]

Business schools start preparing graduates for a world of climate risks

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NEWS RELEASE DURHAM, North Carolina—Feb. 26, 2018 Risks related to climate change are some of the most significant threats facing the global economy, according to the World Economic Forum, which recently released its Global Risks Report 2018.  In a report that scans a spectrum of economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal, and technological risks, extreme weather events, […]

Katherine Neebe, Director of Sustainability, shares Walmart’s take on climate change & business value

Katherine Neebe - EDGE Chats video

Katherine Neebe, Director of Sustainability at Walmart, discusses how sustainability drives business value for Walmart, why Walmart is acting on climate change, and why every MBA needs to be thinking about social and environmental risks to business in this EDGE Chats video.   — RELATED ARTICLES: Watch more EDGE Chats videos with executives  

Fuqua recognized among Top 10 business schools for energy

FIND MBA Top Business Schools for Energy 2017

Just eight years after the launch of its first course on energy for MBAs, Fuqua School of Business is earning a national reputation as a powerhouse among MBA programs for energy.  FIND MBA added Fuqua to its list of Top 10 Business Schools for Energy and Natural Resources in 2017, placing Fuqua in the company […]