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Investment Key to Climate Change Challenge

By Sophie Reagan (MBA’16) and Jim Ryan (MBA’17)

“The solution to climate change is not generations away” US Secretary of State John Kerry assured international investors, corporate...

meaningful failure discussion
Discussion on Meaningful Failure
If you are going to fail, fail forward and fail fast. That’s the advice of Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation and co-founder of AOL. “Failure teaches, and it’s important to learn from it,” Case...
Patricia Stupp at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

What are you looking at? In all likelihood, you’re looking at a computer; half of which is made of plastic. What are you sitting on? A plastic computer chair? Maybe a cushioned seat, or mattress....

Nicholas Werner Intern at World Business Council for Sustainable Development

October 26, 2015

This summer, I had the opportunity to work as an intern with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), an NGO that collaborates with its member...

Stakeholder Engagement Key to CSR Success

By Rhett Smith (MBA'17)

On Wednesday GSEI was honored to host, in partnership with Bank of America and McDonough’s Net Impact chapter, a panel discussion with Andrew Plepler, the Global...

Evolution of CSR

By Brynn Lampert, McDonough School of Business

A robust and meaningful corporate social responsibility (CSR) platform is a journey, according to Andrew Plepler, global corporate...

Modeling Strategies
Modeling Successful CSR Strategies

A growing number of companies are realizing their philanthropic goals by scaling their business operations; enabling them to implement global solutions that address some of the toughest social,...

Andrew Plepler speaks with Bank of America Student Leaders
GSEI Hosts Bank of America Student Leaders

For the past decade, Bank of America has devoted a portion of its resources to cultivating and developing the next generation of community leaders through its Student Leaders® Program. Over 200...

Alan Andreasen
Social Marketing in a Changing World - A Celebration of Alan Adreasen

By Brynn Boyer and Natalia Rankine-Galloway*

After more than two decades as a marketing professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, Alan Andreasen retired in June 2015...

Daniela Fernandez
Igniting a Millennial Movement to Save the World's Oceans.

By: Natalia Rankine-Galloway*

Daniela Fernandez, a junior government and economics major and founder and president of the Georgetown Sustainable Oceans Alliance, has been named the...

Preserving the World's Oceans

By: Min Xiong (MBA’15)*

The Sustainable Oceans Summit, held at the McDonough School of Business on April 25, began and concluded with a call to action and the start of a movement...

Smart Home
Innovative Design, Education May Lead Baby Boomers to Embrace In-Home Technology

By Brent Shafer and Bill Novelli*

Where do you want to live as you age? For most of us, the answer is, “In my home.” In fact, 90 percent of Americans between the ages of 50 and 80...

Healthy Weight
Food and Beverage Companies Unite to Cut Calories in the American Diet

By Lisa Gable, President of Healthy Weight Commitment*

In May 2010, the sixteen major food and beverage companies who make up the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation voluntarily...

Sustainable Oceans Alliance
Major Oceans Summit in April Aims to Activate Millennials

By: Daniela Fernandez and Sebastian Nicholls

The ocean is on average 2.29 miles deep. It provides food and income for over 1.5 billion people. It is the source of 30% of the oxygen...

Melissa Bradley
Melissa Bradley Named MSB Professor of the Practice

By: Natalia Rankine-Galloway

With more than 20 years of entrepreneurship, investment and leadership experience, ...

Natalia Rankine-Galloway
Natalia Rankine-Galloway Joins GSEI as Associate Director

Joining GSEI staff full-time as the Initiative’s new Associate Director, Natalia will be responsible for the operational management of the initiative, assisting both Executive Director Ladan...

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