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Lights, Camera, Climate Action: How Presidio Alumni are Pioneering Sustainable Change in Entertainment

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The Imperative for Sustainability in Entertainment In an era where the spotlight shines ever brighter on the harsh realities of climate change, the entertainment industry stands at the intersection of both challenge and opportunity. From the glitz of Hollywood blockbusters to the pulsating energy of live music concerts, the industry churns out millions of climate-warming …

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The 9 In-Demand "Green" Jobs in 2024

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In a world increasingly focused on sustainability and combating climate change, environmental careers have become some of the most sought-after professions. From renewable energy to conservation efforts, individuals are turning their passion for the environment into fulfilling careers that make a tangible difference. As we step into 2024, the demand for “green” jobs continues to …

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What Does a Sustainability Consultant Do?

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In an era where environmental consciousness and corporate responsibility have become paramount, the role of a sustainability consultant has emerged as a pivotal force in guiding businesses towards more sustainable practices. Presidio Graduate School, known for its focus on sustainability and social impact, offers insight into the multifaceted responsibilities of these professionals. But what exactly …

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10 Reasons Why an Environmental Career is For You

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Defining your career trajectory is an exciting time in your life. If you’re interested in helping to care for and protect the planet and be a part of solutions for sustainability, an environmental career may be the perfect path to explore. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), thousands of jobs will be added in …

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Top 8 Issues in Sustainability in 2023 and How You Can Make an Impact on Them

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For four days in a row at the beginning of August, Earth recorded its highest average global temperature ever, a fact that — coupled with some devastating storms — has pushed climate change back into the national news cycle. But for many of us, the focus on sustainability and long-term environmental change isn’t just a …

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ESG’s Moment

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Knowledge is only powerful if you earn the trust of your stakeholders. This was a key theme of Presidio alum and 2023 commencement keynote speaker Sunya Norman’s commencement address to Presidio’s graduating class of 2023. Norman, the VP of ESG Strategy and Engagement at Salesforce and a Presidio MBA in Sustainable Management graduate, shared advice …

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Presidio Alums Are Making Waves At South Pole

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South Pole, founded in 2006, began as a carbon offset project developer and has expanded into offering a wide variety of sustainability consulting services, impact investments, digital solutions, and more. The even cooler part? It currently employs a group of Presidio alums! Read more to learn about the incredible work happening at South Pole and …

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How A Greenhouse Project Is Supporting The Resurgence Of Small-Scale Agriculture In The Ozarks

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Alum John Chiles on how, alongside his father – also a BGI/Presidio alum – he became involved with Ozarks Renewal and the Hope’s Garden Project. Read more to learn about the incredible work taking place at Ozarks Renewal and what it means for the future of regenerative farming. Hello, John! Thanks for connecting with us. …

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Electrifying The Future Of Sustainability With Presidio Alum Elena Olmedo

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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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