Evening MBA 2008
"Working in international development convinced me that the private sector has a vital role to play in poverty alleviation. "
"By linking the core competencies of the firm to a triple bottom line, a company has the opportunity to design creative solutions to their problems while mitigating environmental and social risks. "
"To ensure sustainability, managers need to assess the value and long-term impact of each of the five capital assets: natural, human, social, manufactured and financial — not just the economic value added by the project. "
"I couldn't have asked for a more perfect real world application of my academic pursuits than my summer internship Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas analysis for Wal-Mart. "
"During [a CSR] audit, I saw thousands of young girls (some underage) working in harsh conditions. I told myself if I could run a company in the future I would never let this happen. "
"Kenan-Flagler attracted me for it’s robust Net Impact chapter, depth of sustainability-related course offerings, and culture that encourages teamwork and collaboration."
"Business school is an opportunity for each of us to identify and explore what values are most important to us and how we can achieve them through our careers. "
"Kenan-Flagler stood out because it was team-oriented in its approach. "
"Sustainability will influence a company's ability to generate profits, attract top talent, and create an effective business model. "
"I believe the vast majority of people want to live in a cleaner and more-just world, yet we all know how perspectives can sometimes change when people act from behind the walls of a corporation. "
"Business has the incredible power to cause great harm, or do great good. That is why I believe it is vital for today's business people to consider the footprint of their business decisions on the global community. "
"I decided to pursue an education in sustainability in order to make it my first professional priority, rather than a secondary project. "