Tag Archives: Sustainability

Week-in-Cities with MBA Net Impact Club

Many of Fuqua’s student-run clubs organize “Week-in-Cities” trips to different regions of the country to network with businesses and alumni. As a cabinet member of the Net Impact Club, I had the pleasure of co-organizing this year’s trek to the … Continue reading

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Social Impact Meets Business Conference

I have a confession to make — I like the taste of insects. OK, so it’s not quite the same thing as eating an ant off the ground, but I recently had a snack bar made of powdered cricket flour, … Continue reading

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Gaining New Perspectives at TEDxDuke

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A couple months ago, I had the awesome opportunity to attend a TEDx event – TEDxDuke! Having watched numerous TED talks online during the last couple of years, I really wanted to attend a TED event. I just didn’t think one … Continue reading

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Fuqua Clout Supports Sustainability Conference

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Fuqua is run by students, which works better here than in Lord of the Flies. All around, throughout the week, there are events of every variety, sponsored by student clubs ranging from luxury goods and asset management to outdoor adventure … Continue reading

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How an International MBA Helps Indian Family Businesses

To state it plainly, there is no greater entrepreneurial environment than India. And whether in country or abroad, Indians have a demonstrated talent for starting and running successful businesses. Yet once Indian businesses reach a certain level of size and … Continue reading

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How to Get a Job Saving the World

Like many former Peace Corps volunteers, I hope to save the world someday. I don’t have any brilliant, poverty-ending business ideas at this point (mosquito net that doubles as a fishing net? or generator that runs on sand?), but I’d … Continue reading

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It’s Easy Being Green!

This week was Green Week at Fuqua! Events were organized by the Net Impact Club to raise awareness and promote sustainability at Fuqua. There were various events throughout the week, including speakers, a movie screening, and a sustainable business fair. … Continue reading

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The Power of Change

Today, Fuqua hosted the seminar “Hydropower, Pipelines, and Petroleum: The U.S. – Canada Energy Relationship.” With a collection of scholars and energy executives, the speakers and panelists were well versed in discussing the increasing reliance of the United States on … Continue reading

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Learning to Fly

Boeing CEO Speaks at Fuqua Fuqua beams with pride at the characterization of its students as ‘high flying,’ but this description took on a literal meaning when Boeing CEO Jim McNerney arrived on campus to theorize on leadership and innovation … Continue reading

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Sustainable Business & Social Impact

In early February, the Duke MBA Net Impact Club hosted its annual Conference on Sustainable Business & Social Impact. The event drew scores of concerned and interested Fuqua students, and also attracted Nicholas School students, as well as numerous undergraduates. … Continue reading

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