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Woody Tasch Master Class teaches impact investing as a solution to ending the disparity between profit and progress

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“One of the biggest challenges we face in our economy is the separation of money from things of true value.” When PresidioPRO Faculty Director Ryan Cabinte, said this on Wednesday, May 8th it certainly wasn’t the first time the sentiment had been raised at Presidio Graduate School. In fact, the Outgrowing GDP Symposium just a …

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Daylong course teaches energy efficiency assessment and implementation

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Increasingly, leaders in different business functions will be called to apply sustainability practices to their work. And an upcoming daylong intensive course on energy efficiency from PresidioPRO could be a valuable skill for a diverse range of jobs. Terry Shire, from EcoFactor will be teaching the course running June 18. Energy Efficiency: Fundamentals and Job …

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David Bennett picked for prestigious sustainability leadership program

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For David Bennett, it makes perfect sense that an upcoming sustainability leadership program exploring the potential for large-scale collaboration will take place while white water rafting down Idaho’s Salmon River. “What I like is this leadership program is taking the conversation into the outdoors, which is creating the context for people to think about ecology …

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MBA Alumnus fascinated by nexus of conservation and finance

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Having worked for more than a decade in the parks and conservation industry, Ryan Gerlach is passionate about protecting nature. Now, as he prepares to graduate from Presidio with his MBA, Ryan is excited to see how he can apply his business skills to sustainable land use. Ryan will be able to explore what he …

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HIP Investor’s CEO R. Paul Herman shares trends, opportunities

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International impact investing expert R. Paul Herman recently taught a Master Class at Presidio Graduate School to help executive-education students better understand how their money can build a better world. We caught up with Mr. Herman, who invented the “HIP” scorecard methodology (HIP = Human Impact + Profit) to learn more about what’s happening in …

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HIP Investor CEO R. Paul Herman teaches how to be an impact investor

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HIP Investor’s CEO R. Paul Herman has an inspiring message for young people: you don’t have to choose; you can do good and make money. It’s this message Mr. Herman recently underscored when teaching a PresidioPRO Master Class on Impact Investing April 16. Paul is an internationally recognized expert in impact investing. In 2004, he …

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MBA Grad inspired to be working on sustainability shift

Sustainability, Community

Sara Kennedy had a very clear goal when she signed up for the Presidio Graduate School MBA program: to work with or consult large corporations on sustainability. With one month left before she graduates, Sara is already acting on her vision working as a consultant at the boutique sustainability consulting firm BrownFlynn. Based in Cleveland, …

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Closing the Gender Gap through Summer Camp

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Phenomenally underrepresented behind the camera, women make up only about 20% of key roles in the motion picture and television industry.  This translates to roughly 4.8 males working behind-the-scenes to every one female. Sadly, in media aimed at children the gender gap is even worse. From 2006 to 2009, not one female character was depicted …

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Outgrowing GDP: An Imperfect Measure Misses What Matters

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In sports, it’s easy to figure out whether a team is ahead or behind: You just need to look at points, runs or goals scored. If only another score keeping measure—the one used to determine a country’s economic well-being—gave us such clear results. Instead, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) provides a “score” that’s inaccurate or incomplete …

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Impact investing panel is mobilizing mainstream capital and more!

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Impact Investing – More to the Story! On March 20th, Presidio Presents featured a panel of entrepreneurs at the leading edge of impact investing in conversation with Presidio President and CEO, William Shutkin. Prior to attending, I assumed the panel would indicate that traditional philanthropy and government resources alone will be unable to fully address …

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