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Environment & Sustainability

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  • Environment & Sustainability

  • “Sustainability represents some of the most challenging risks facing businesses today, as well as some of the most exciting opportunities. From climate change to income inequality, the success of business in the future will depend on how companies address these challenges and align themselves with the needs of society and the environment.” —Todd Cort, Faculty Director, Sustainability, Lecturer in Sustainability

    Students interested in the space explore roles as ESG Leaders, Sustainable Finance Managers, Enivronmental Consultants, Sustainable Supply Chain Managers and Sustainability Analysts, among others.

    Sample employers include: Accenture, BNP Paribas, Cervest, CT Green Bank, CVS Health, EDF Cimate Corp., Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), Eversource, Marathon, McKinsey, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Pepsico, PVH, PWC and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

What is Sustainability?

The interest in sustainability has grown over recent years and is shared among a variety of national and international organizations, special interest groups and corporations around the world. Sustainable business practices are becoming a worldwide business requirement.

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By Mike Minutoli
Mike Minutoli Director, Career Education and Coaching
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7 Fast-Growing ESG Career Paths to Consider

In an era marked by pressing environmental concerns, it’s more important than ever to find ways to contribute to a sustainable future. One way to do so is to choose one the many exciting, challenging, and fast-growing ESG-related career paths

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3 Great ESG-Related Career Paths

ESG in the U.S. is not a novel idea. In the 1600s and 1700s, religious groups such as the Quakers and the Methodists recommended certain guidelines to their followers regarding the types of activities that were appropriate for investing. And …

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7 Climate Change Organizations You Should Know

Illustration by Marian Blair

Climate change, global warming, and extreme weather events seem to be prominent fixtures in the news cycle every day, everywhere you look. Scientists and government leaders around the world agree the planet is in a state of …

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MBA Virtual Career Fair: Consulting Careers in Sustainability Panel Discussion

On Friday, February 11, Firsthand held its first annual MBA Virtual Career Fair. The fair was geared toward first- and second-year MBA students looking to prepare for and find internships and full-time positions. The fair allowed students to connect with top …

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