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Presidio Alumni Spotlight: Priyanka Srinivasan

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One of the powerful benefits of a Presidio education is the opportunity to tap into a community of change. At Presidio, we welcome our students to join and benefit from the insight of our talented and highly driven alumni, who are working to make a positive impact across both borders and sectors. Some Presidio alumni …

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A Day in the Life of a Sustainability Consultant

Sustainability, Social Justice, Community

One of the many impactful careers you can get with an MBA in sustainability is as a management consultant. But what exactly does a career as a sustainability consultant look like? We sat down with Pamela Gordon, Managing Director of PGS Consults, the expert consultancy firm at Presidio Graduate School, to talk about her typical …

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The Top Four Things Every Climate Activist Needs to Know About Banking

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Those fighting for a livable future on Planet Earth have long focused on science and technology – and, of course, politics – as tools for understanding and addressing the climate crisis. Understanding the economic and financial systems that have brought us to this crisis is equally important – especially since these systems can also help …

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7 Ways to Start Building a Career in Sustainability

Sustainability, Social Justice, Community

Whether sustainability is a lifelong passion of yours or a brand-new interest, making it part of your career is more viable than ever. More and more businesses and organizations are looking to recruit sustainability specialists as consultants, team leaders, and executives across professional sectors — from healthcare to commerce, manufacturing to technology to public policy, …

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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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