Evening MBA 2008
"Working in international development convinced me that the private sector has a vital role to play in poverty alleviation. "
"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. "
"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. "
"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. "
"Kenan-Flagler attracted me for it’s robust Net Impact chapter, depth of sustainability-related course offerings, and culture that encourages teamwork and collaboration."
"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. "
"The sustainability space is kind of hard to get a hold of... The knowledge pool is always changing, which is actually what makes it so interesting. "
"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. "
"Sustainability will influence a company's ability to generate profits, attract top talent, and create an effective business model. "
"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. "
"I decided to pursue an education in sustainability in order to make it my first professional priority, rather than a secondary 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. "