The Sustainable MBA

The Bard MBA in Sustainability program in New York City holds regular Sustainable Business Fridays conversations. Meet the sustainability leaders stepping forward.

Mission possible: Impossible Foods' sustainability manager discusses how the startup built a plant-based burger that may revolutionize fast food.
How a city bike shop fosters job training, environmental education and community engagement while earning $400,000 annually.
Jon Meyersohn, co-executive producer of National Geographic series "Years of Living Dangerously," discusses the challenge of climate change reporting.
Books are a $28 billion industry in the U.S. One employee-owned publishing house is turning the public conversation towards sustainable living.
Cary Krosinsky discusses the shift towards value-first impact investing.
The "Affluenza" director discusses decoupling economic growth from consumption and reaching out across the political aisle.
Agriculture is the "most destructive industry" in history, but Allan Savory reveals ancient practices that can enrich the future.
Fereshteh Forough, founder and president of Code to Inspire, aims to bring Afghan women into the tech industry — while empowering their economic and social advancement.

The following Q&A is an edited excerpt from the Bard MBA’s Sustainable Business Fridays podcast. Sustainable Business Fridays brings together students in Bard’s MBA in Sustainability program with leaders in business, sustainability and social entrepreneurship.

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