Dual MBA MPA Degree Crosses Public-private Divide

More professionals are recognizing that the future requires collaboration between the public and private sectors, and that’s why students are choosing the Dual MBA/MPA Degree program at Presidio Graduate School, says Arif Hasyim. “I have… Read more »

Why Pay Attention to Life Cycle Assessment?

Sustainability work (and life) is full of vexing questions for which we have incomplete data but need to make decisions about today. As a consumer, do I hand wash or machine wash my dishes? As… Read more »

Impact investing panel is mobilizing mainstream capital and more!

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… Read more »

Heylin does business in bugs

John Heylin is the first to smile at his own idea of a bug-based protein powder, but he says the idea is gaining momentum in the food industry. The genetic alteration of meat and soy… Read more »

Katie Kross Delivers Sound Career Advice to Presidians

Sustainability careers consultant Katie Kross joined us at our HUB offices on March 7th and 8th for a series of sessions with Presidio students and alumni looking to further their understanding of how to find… Read more »

PGS students at the Hult San Francisco Regional: 24 hours of little sleep, hard work, and lots of fun

  Our team (made up of Presidio MBA candidates Sarah Cabell, Mara Slade, Megan McDonald, David Stripling and Shaun Webb) walked into the Friday afternoon registration and information session a little nervous. Not because we… Read more »

Solving Food Insecurity through Efficient Food Distribution …

Our team came together last spring informally deciding that we wanted to compete in a case competition before graduating from business school. We are as varied in our backgrounds as in our reasons for wanting… Read more »

On farm energy and impact investing

Over the fall semester, I interned with New Island Capital Management, an impact investing firm dedicated to helping its clients find ways to achieve financial returns while transforming the way natural resources are used, businesses… Read more »

PGS Students Finalists in Global Social Venture Competition

In 2012, after completing his MBA at Presidio Graduate School, Pai Somsak Boonkam returned home to Thailand, where he began working with the hill tribe villagers at Baan Suan Par and 4000 Rai campsite in… Read more »

Rewards of Social Impact Bonds

Presidio Graduate School MBA alumnus Dave Groves, 32, admits the idea is “whimsical,” but is convinced it is important enough to embrace — social impact bonds for environmental change or a system whereby private investors… Read more »

Women’s Empowerment: From Good Intentions to Real Impact

It seems to be common knowledge in today’s dialogue around sustainable international development that empowering women and girls in communities and allowing for their participation in the social and political economy will, in the most… Read more »