Sustainability Events

Upcoming Events

National Screening and Discussion: Putting a Price on Global Warming Pollution

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 394 Broadway, New York, NY, and Online
The Bard Center for Environmental Policy is sponsoring a national screening of “Priceless”, an episode of the National Geographic Series Year of Living Dangerously. The episode focuses both on pricing global warming pollution, and also the extinction threat to priceless species from climate change. A webcast panel with the film’s producer and other guests will follow the screening.  The event will be live at 394 Broadway in NYC, and webcast for a national audience on-line.

Contact Eban Goodstein (ebangood@bard.edu) to RSVP.
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Informational Webinar: Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Online
Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability holds online informational webinars for prospective students to learn more about graduate school options in our MBA and CEP programs.

Webinar Link: https://bluejeans.com/497947914
Code: 497947914

What will be covered?
Webinars include a program overview for the Bard MBA in Sustainability and the Bard Center for Environmental Policy programs as well as detailed admissions information, course requirements, tips to make your application strong, and financial information. 

Details on attending a webinar...
No registration is required. To join simply click on the webinar link 5 minutes before the start time of the webinar you wish to attend, and enter your Full Name. A $65 application fee waiver is available to those who participate in the webinar at the end of the session. Email Caitlin O'Donnell for further details.

Degree Options Include:
MS in Environmental Policy
MS in Climate Science and Policy
MBA in Sustainability

Dual Degree Options Include:
MS/JD with Pace Law School
MS/MAT with Bard's Master of Arts in Teaching
MS/MBA with Bard's MBA in Sustainability

Peace Corps Programs Include:
Master's International (before you serve)
Peace Corps Fellows (after you serve)
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Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability:
Open House in New York City

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, New York City
Join us in New York City for an Open House hosted by the Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability. Admissions staff, faculty, and current students will be on hand to provide an overview of the programs offered, answer questions, and share tips on how to make your application stand out. 

REGISTER HERE

This event will be held in our New York City classroom located at LMHQ, 150 Broadway, New York, NY 10038.

Email Caitlin O'Donnell with any questions.

 
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Sustainable Business Fridays: Media as a Call to Arms to Combat Climate Change

Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:00 am – 7:00 am, Podcast
Jon Meyersohn is the Co-Executive Producer of "Years of Living Dangerously", a cinematic television series about the effects of climate change airing on National Geographic. Some of his past work experiences include Senior Producer of ABC News "Nightline", Producer/Coordinating Producer of ABC News "20/20", Senior Producer of ABC News "i-Caught", Producer of ABC News "Primetime", Senior Producer of ABC News "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings", and Senior Producer of ABC News "Good Morning America". Seven Emmy Awards for various CBS News and ABC News stories and programs. Meyersohn has received multiple Emmy nominations for individual stories and programs, including 10 Emmy nominations for Nightline for 2013.

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS FRIDAYS:

Sustainable Business Fridays (SBF) is the first podcast of its kind bringing together students in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability Program with leaders in business, sustainability and social entrepreneurship. Twice monthly, these conversations go live via iTunes and Googleplay. Past SBF featured guests have included top sustainability leaders from Unilever, HSBC, GM, Campbell’s Soup, PepsiCo, Green Mountain Energy and many more.
 
BARD MBA in SUSTAINABILITY:

The Bard MBA in Sustainability is one of a select few graduate programs globally that fully integrates sustainability into a core business curriculum. In the Bard MBA every class is organized around one critical question: How can we build or transform our businesses so that they are in business to solve the pressing social and environmental problems of our time? Graduates of the Bard MBA are transforming existing companies, starting their own, and pioneering a new paradigm of doing business that meets human needs, protects and restores the Earth's systems, and treats all stakeholders with justice and respect. To learn more, visit www.bard.edu/mba.
 
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Sustainable Business Fridays: Media as a Call to Arms to Combat Climate Change

Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:00 am – 7:00 am, Podcast
Jon Meyersohn is the Co-Executive Producer of "Years of Living Dangerously", a cinematic television series about the effects of climate change airing on National Geographic. Some of his past work experiences include Senior Producer of ABC News "Nightline", Producer/Coordinating Producer of ABC News "20/20", Senior Producer of ABC News "i-Caught", Producer of ABC News "Primetime", Senior Producer of ABC News "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings", and Senior Producer of ABC News "Good Morning America". Seven Emmy Awards for various CBS News and ABC News stories and programs. Meyersohn has received multiple Emmy nominations for individual stories and programs, including 10 Emmy nominations for Nightline for 2013.

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS FRIDAYS:

Sustainable Business Fridays (SBF) is the first podcast of its kind bringing together students in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability Program with leaders in business, sustainability and social entrepreneurship. Twice monthly, these conversations go live via iTunes and Googleplay. Past SBF featured guests have included top sustainability leaders from Unilever, HSBC, GM, Campbell’s Soup, PepsiCo, Green Mountain Energy and many more.
 
BARD MBA in SUSTAINABILITY:

The Bard MBA in Sustainability is one of a select few graduate programs globally that fully integrates sustainability into a core business curriculum. In the Bard MBA every class is organized around one critical question: How can we build or transform our businesses so that they are in business to solve the pressing social and environmental problems of our time? Graduates of the Bard MBA are transforming existing companies, starting their own, and pioneering a new paradigm of doing business that meets human needs, protects and restores the Earth's systems, and treats all stakeholders with justice and respect. To learn more, visit www.bard.edu/mba.
 
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Bard MBA in Sustainability: April Residency 

Friday, April 21, 2017 – Monday, April 24, 2017, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, Bard College Campus
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

PUBLIC EVENTS:
Friday, April 21, 6-8PM
Sustainable Business Series
Speaker TBD

Saturday, April 22, 12-4PM
Attend Bard MBA Classes! 
On Saturday's we invite prospective students to eat lunch with current students, attend a class, ask questions of admissions staff, and have coffee with Director Eban Goodstein.  

Prospective students please email Caitlin O'Donnell with any additional questions and to RSVP to Saturday's classes.
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Sustainable Business Fridays: Environmental Education By Way of Bicycles 

Friday, May 5, 2017, 7:00 am – 7:00 am, Podcast
Karen Overton is the Executive Director of Recycle a Bicycle. Recycle-a-Bicycle started in 1994 when Overton, then working at the transit advocacy group Transportation Alternatives, commandeered a middle school classroom to teach kids how to fix bikes, from patching flat tires to overhauling clunky handlebars. The focus is on recycling and youth job training. Recycle A Bicycle offers programs such as Earn-A-Bike, Green Jobs Training Programs, High School Internships, Recycled Arts Workshops, Summer Youth Employment Program, and Kids Ride Club. In the past year alone, more than 1,000 RAB youth collectively refurbished 500 bicycles, pedaled 24,000 miles, and burned 1,750,000 calories. On average, RAB salvages 1,800 bicycles each year from the waste stream, diverting a total of 45,000 pounds of waste from NYC's landfills. Every purchase from directly supports our youth programs and environmental initiatives.

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS FRIDAYS:

Sustainable Business Fridays (SBF) is the first podcast of its kind bringing together students in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability Program with leaders in business, sustainability and social entrepreneurship. Twice monthly, these conversations go live via iTunes and Googleplay. Past SBF featured guests have included top sustainability leaders from Unilever, HSBC, GM, Campbell’s Soup, PepsiCo, Green Mountain Energy and many more.
 
BARD MBA in SUSTAINABILITY:

The Bard MBA in Sustainability is one of a select few graduate programs globally that fully integrates sustainability into a core business curriculum. In the Bard MBA every class is organized around one critical question: How can we build or transform our businesses so that they are in business to solve the pressing social and environmental problems of our time? Graduates of the Bard MBA are transforming existing companies, starting their own, and pioneering a new paradigm of doing business that meets human needs, protects and restores the Earth's systems, and treats all stakeholders with justice and respect. To learn more, visit www.bard.edu/mba.
 
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Sustainable Business Fridays: Environmental Education By Way of Bicycles 

Friday, May 5, 2017, 7:00 am – 7:00 am, Podcast
Karen Overton is the Executive Director of Recycle a Bicycle. Recycle-a-Bicycle started in 1994 when Overton, then working at the transit advocacy group Transportation Alternatives, commandeered a middle school classroom to teach kids how to fix bikes, from patching flat tires to overhauling clunky handlebars. The focus is on recycling and youth job training. Recycle A Bicycle offers programs such as Earn-A-Bike, Green Jobs Training Programs, High School Internships, Recycled Arts Workshops, Summer Youth Employment Program, and Kids Ride Club. In the past year alone, more than 1,000 RAB youth collectively refurbished 500 bicycles, pedaled 24,000 miles, and burned 1,750,000 calories. On average, RAB salvages 1,800 bicycles each year from the waste stream, diverting a total of 45,000 pounds of waste from NYC's landfills. Every purchase from directly supports our youth programs and environmental initiatives.

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS FRIDAYS:

Sustainable Business Fridays (SBF) is the first podcast of its kind bringing together students in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability Program with leaders in business, sustainability and social entrepreneurship. Twice monthly, these conversations go live via iTunes and Googleplay. Past SBF featured guests have included top sustainability leaders from Unilever, HSBC, GM, Campbell’s Soup, PepsiCo, Green Mountain Energy and many more.
 
BARD MBA in SUSTAINABILITY:

The Bard MBA in Sustainability is one of a select few graduate programs globally that fully integrates sustainability into a core business curriculum. In the Bard MBA every class is organized around one critical question: How can we build or transform our businesses so that they are in business to solve the pressing social and environmental problems of our time? Graduates of the Bard MBA are transforming existing companies, starting their own, and pioneering a new paradigm of doing business that meets human needs, protects and restores the Earth's systems, and treats all stakeholders with justice and respect. To learn more, visit www.bard.edu/mba.
 
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Informational Webinar: Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Online
Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability holds online informational webinars for prospective students to learn more about graduate school options in our MBA and CEP programs.

Webinar Link: https://bluejeans.com/362560338
Code: 362560338

What will be covered?
Webinars include a program overview for the Bard MBA in Sustainability and the Bard Center for Environmental Policy programs as well as detailed admissions information, course requirements, tips to make your application strong, and financial information. 

Details on attending a webinar...
No registration is required. To join simply click on the webinar link 5 minutes before the start time of the webinar you wish to attend, and enter your Full Name. A $65 application fee waiver is available to those who participate in the webinar at the end of the session. Email Caitlin O'Donnell for further details.

Degree Options Include:
MS in Environmental Policy
MS in Climate Science and Policy
MBA in Sustainability

Dual Degree Options Include:
MS/JD with Pace Law School
MS/MAT with Bard's Master of Arts in Teaching
MS/MBA with Bard's MBA in Sustainability

Peace Corps Programs Include:
Master's International (before you serve)
Peace Corps Fellows (after you serve)
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Bard MBA in Sustainability 5/15 Application Submission Deadline

Monday, May 15, 2017, Online
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Sustainable Business Fridays: Inclusive Capitalism That Works for Everyone 

Friday, May 19, 2017, 7:00 am – 7:00 am, Podcast
Former hedge fund trader Sam Polk is a writer; co-founder and CEO of Everytable, a social enterprise that sells fresh, delicious meals at prices everyone can afford; and the founder and executive director of Groceryships, a nonprofit that helps low-income families struggling with obesity. Polk graduated from Columbia University in 2002 with a BA in English and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Designation. His writing has been published in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, and CNBC.com. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their daughter. For the Love of Money is his first book.

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS FRIDAYS:

Sustainable Business Fridays (SBF) is the first podcast of its kind bringing together students in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability Program with leaders in business, sustainability and social entrepreneurship. Twice monthly, these conversations go live via iTunes and Googleplay. Past SBF featured guests have included top sustainability leaders from Unilever, HSBC, GM, Campbell’s Soup, PepsiCo, Green Mountain Energy and many more.
 
BARD MBA in SUSTAINABILITY:

The Bard MBA in Sustainability is one of a select few graduate programs globally that fully integrates sustainability into a core business curriculum. In the Bard MBA every class is organized around one critical question: How can we build or transform our businesses so that they are in business to solve the pressing social and environmental problems of our time? Graduates of the Bard MBA are transforming existing companies, starting their own, and pioneering a new paradigm of doing business that meets human needs, protects and restores the Earth's systems, and treats all stakeholders with justice and respect. To learn more, visit www.bard.edu/mba.
 
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Sustainable Business Fridays: Inclusive Capitalism That Works for Everyone 

Friday, May 19, 2017, 7:00 am – 7:00 am, Podcast
Former hedge fund trader Sam Polk is a writer; co-founder and CEO of Everytable, a social enterprise that sells fresh, delicious meals at prices everyone can afford; and the founder and executive director of Groceryships, a nonprofit that helps low-income families struggling with obesity. Polk graduated from Columbia University in 2002 with a BA in English and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Designation. His writing has been published in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, and CNBC.com. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their daughter. For the Love of Money is his first book.

SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS FRIDAYS:

Sustainable Business Fridays (SBF) is the first podcast of its kind bringing together students in Bard College’s MBA in Sustainability Program with leaders in business, sustainability and social entrepreneurship. Twice monthly, these conversations go live via iTunes and Googleplay. Past SBF featured guests have included top sustainability leaders from Unilever, HSBC, GM, Campbell’s Soup, PepsiCo, Green Mountain Energy and many more.
 
BARD MBA in SUSTAINABILITY:

The Bard MBA in Sustainability is one of a select few graduate programs globally that fully integrates sustainability into a core business curriculum. In the Bard MBA every class is organized around one critical question: How can we build or transform our businesses so that they are in business to solve the pressing social and environmental problems of our time? Graduates of the Bard MBA are transforming existing companies, starting their own, and pioneering a new paradigm of doing business that meets human needs, protects and restores the Earth's systems, and treats all stakeholders with justice and respect. To learn more, visit www.bard.edu/mba.
 
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Bard MBA in Sustainability: May Residency 

Friday, May 19, 2017 – Monday, May 22, 2017, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, LMHQ. 150 Broadway, 20th Floor, New York, NY 10038
The Bard MBA program is structured around monthly Weekend Residencies with regular online instruction in between. This low-residency design allows full-time Bard MBA students to continue working up to 30 hours a week or to complete multiple internships over the two-year course of their study. The part-time program, completed over three years, accommodates students working 40 hours a week or more. Residencies are held once a month over four-day (Fri-Mon) weekends for full-time students and three-day weekends for part-time students.

PUBLIC EVENTS:
Friday, May 19, 6-8PM
Sustainable Business Series
Speaker TBD

Saturday, May 20, 12-4PM
Attend Bard MBA Classes! 
On Saturday's we invite prospective students to eat lunch with current students, attend a class, ask questions of admissions staff, and have coffee with Director Eban Goodstein.  

Prospective students please email Caitlin O'Donnell with any additional questions and to RSVP to Saturday's classes.
Website
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