As little as a decade ago, sustainability was just a word that didn’t have a lot of impact in the business world. The idea was really just beginning to bubble to the surface.
CU Denver caught onto this trend while it was still in its infancy in 2006. The Managing for Sustainability (M4S) program started small with one class offered the fall semester for 25 students. The program quickly bulked up its offerings by adding five more courses that following year. Read more
Many business leaders recognize that sustainable practices increase their company’s competitive advantage and enable it to attract and retain the best employees. However, they constantly face a major challenge: overcoming the misconception that it’s almost impossible for a business to improve its environmental and social impact while still increasing its bottom line. Read more
The atmosphere seemed more like old friends catching up than business leaders gathering at the Managing for Sustainability Advisory Council meeting last Wednesday. The Managing for Sustainability Advisory Council consists of 42 sustainability leaders in and around Denver alongside Business School faculty.
The advisory council keeps the CU Denver Business School in touch with the people spearheading sustainability best practices here in Denver. Read more
Current MBA student Christina Volpi recently shared her experience working for Sustainable Collaborations Group (SCG) with CU Denver Business School’s Managing for Sustainability Advisory Council. She spoke on her completed research on SCG’s Sustainability Performance Measurement software and shared her findings with the council.
SCG, a third party Sustainability Performance Measurement and Management services organization, has created software that gives clients an automated way to capture, maintain and manage sustainability activities, data, and information via an all-inclusive, integrated system. Read more