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5 Qualities Sustainability Grads are Looking for in an Employer

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With climate and social sustainability clearly shifting from a niche in the market to a significant driving force, graduates of sustainability programs are being entrusted with significant roles in companies across all sectors. Those adopting circular economy perspectives in their work are in demand and working as leaders to drive change in their industries. As …

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Building Sustainable Momentum Ahead of COP26

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A look at positive tipping points ahead of COP26. In the past year, the world has reached several “positive tipping points” in the shift to building more sustainable systems. These constructive trends reflect progress relating to net-zero commitments, biodiversity, a rise in EVs, cross-sector collaboration, green energy, social justice, and equality. The coming decades will …

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Top 10 Careers with an MBA or MPA in Sustainability

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You want a career that makes an impact. One that satisfies your drive to tackle the environmental, economic, and social challenges our world faces today and changes them for the better. At Presidio Graduate School, our unique master’s degree programs empower students for careers as organizational change-makers with an emphasis on sustainable solutions. Below, we …

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Top 10 Reasons to Pursue an MPA Focused in Sustainability

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At Presidio Graduate School, our Master of Public Administration (MPA) program combines our passion for social justice, climate change, and sustainability with instruction on what it means to be an effective leader in the 21st century. Our coursework is grounded in the study of equity and sustainability, preparing students with the knowledge they need design …

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How Presidio Graduate School Prepared Me for My Dream Job

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Mighty Buildings is an Oakland-based construction technology startup that delivers sustainable housing built with unique 3D printing technology. Along with my three co-founders (CEO Slava Solonitsyn, COO Alexey Dubov, and CTO Dmitry Starodubstev), we bring a diverse set of backgrounds that allows us to approach the housing and climate crises with a unique perspective to …

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Refrigerants Explained: How Supermarket Fridges Can Help The Planet Stay Cool

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Author’s note: Ratio Institute taps Presidio Graduate School’s students and alumni for sustainability research in the food industry. Through our partnership, we’re able to communicate to a broader audience about best practices in engaging with the food industry around sustainability.  Today I went and looked inside my fridge — not for veggies, but for the label …

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Building A Sustainable Construction Company From The Ground Up

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3D-printed homes have been hitting the market. One company, Mighty Buildings, can 3D print structures twice as fast with 95 percent fewer labor hours and 10 times less waste than conventional construction. Started in 2017, the construction technology company spent a few years in “stealth” mode proving out its technology and working with compliance and regulatory …

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From Presidio Graduate School to Sustainable Business Champion

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Jason Walter’s LinkedIn profile doesn’t feature that his job—Director of Business Development for Fleets at EVgo—is a lot of work. Now that EVgo, the nation’s largest public EV fast-charging network, has gone public, Jason’s role has quickly expanded from realizing future growth potential to include all of the complex details that come with positioning the …

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Top 5 Sustainability Issues in 2021

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It can be very hard to keep up with the ever-emerging sustainability research ranging from climate to our personal health to the health of entire communities. For those with an interest in the sustainability field or who are looking to enroll in our Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Sustainable Solutions, Master of Public Administration …

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How a Presidio Graduate School Degree Prepares You for a Career in Sustainability Consulting

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It isn’t uncommon for students to come to Presidio Graduate School with a desire to pursue sustainability consulting careers. Consulting is an excellent career choice in the realm of sustainability for a multitude of reasons. First, it’s never boring! If you’re interested in a variety of subjects, learning about new fields, and contributing to multiple …

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