5 Steps Boards Can Take to Be ESG-ready for 2021

Amongst the many dramatic challenges global businesses faced in 2020, one that had been simmering for years bubbled up and promised to stay at a high boil in 2021 is ESG: Environment, Social, Governance. Signs… Read more »

With Bans on Gas-Powered Vehicles, Here Are Key Steps to Increase EV Equity

In September, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that, by 2035, sales of all new passenger vehicles will be zero-emission—significantly reducing demand for fossil fuels in California’s fight against climate change. Some Californians are thrilled: “Electric… Read more »

How a Sustainability Graduate School Is Reducing Single-use Plastic

Last year I ran into Molly Moore, who graduated with her MBA from Presidio Graduate School in 2014, at a conference where I spoke on a panel. She told me about SUPER, the first single-use plastic… Read more »


For the Adoption of EV Charging, Workplaces are in the Driver’s Seat

You and I can make decisions that significantly reduce our individual carbon footprints. For example, we can choose not to drive cars that run on fossil fuels, and instead opt only for electric vehicles (EVs)—especially… Read more »

Presidians and a Renewable Energy ‘Co-spiracy’ at VERGE

These renewable energy stories are as frustrating as they are typical: At last, the company’s executives are on board for installing solar panels on location, but the company leases its facilities from a landlord who… Read more »

Cecily Joseph

Meet Cecily Joseph, Expert in Residence for Spring 2020

We’re happy to have Cecily Joseph join our community as an Expert in Residence (EIR) for the spring 2020 semester. She will offer her expertise to PGS students on the latest sustainability thinking, based on… Read more »

Meet Bill Weihl, Expert in Residence for Fall 2019

Our fall 2019 Expert in Residence, Bill Weihl, will bring his expertise as a sustainability consultant and his passion to “create new ideas to accelerate climate action” to the community.   As the Director of… Read more »

Presidio Graduate School Partners with Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Silicon Valley businesses thrive on an unrivaled concentration of enterprising and innovative talent. Now Presidio Graduate School (PGS) and Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) have formed a partnership to apply some of this expertise to… Read more »

Presidio Graduate School Welcomes Gil Friend as Expert in Residence

Sustainability pioneers have long found the students and faculty of Presidio Graduate School a welcoming, vital community. In time for the first Residency of the new year, Gil Friend joins the community as the Expert… Read more »