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Electrifying the Future of Sustainability With Presidio Alum Elena Olmedo

Sustainability, Community, Student Experience

Presidio MBA in Sustainable Solutions alum Elena Olmedo discusses building electrification, renewable energy, and working as a Building Electrification Advocate National Resource Defense Council (NRDC). Thank you so much for talking with us, Elena! Until recently, you worked as a Climate Advisor for National Resource Defense Council. Can you explain what that position does and …

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Presidio’s Career Services Presents: Case Competitions

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At Presidio, we aim to prepare students for a professional life that lives at the intersection of their knowledge and passions. Whether you’re embarking on a new chapter in your career journey or restyling an existing career, our Office of Career Services looks forward to helping you identify and pursue opportunities that are both fulfilling …

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How Presidio’s MBA in Sustainable Solutions Curriculum Responds to Changes in the Sustainability and Social Justice Business Sphere

Presidio News, Sustainability, Student Experience

Maggie Winslow, Presidio Graduate School’s Academic Dean and Chief Academic Officer, sat down with us to explain how recent revisions to Presidio’s MBA program curriculum ensure that students have access to a degree program that mirrors rapid and real-time changes in the sustainable business sphere. In the spring of 2021, an initiative to review and …

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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

Management consulting is one of the many impactful career outcomes one may pursue after receiving an MBA in sustainability. 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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