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Bard MBA in Sustainability presents

Sustainable Business Fridays: Corporate America's Slow but Profitable Move from Linear to Circular Economics

Thomas Singer, Principle Researcher in Corporate Leadership, The Conference Board

Friday, December 1, 2017

[Sustainable Business Fridays: Corporate America's Slow but Profitable Move from Linear to Circular Economics]
Thomas Singer is a principal researcher in corporate leadership at The Conference Board. His research focuses on corporate social responsibility and sustainability issues. Singer is the author of numerous publications, including Driving Revenue Growth through Sustainable Products and Services and the comprehensive corporate sustainability benchmarking report Sustainability Practices. Prior to joining The Conference Board, Singer worked with Blu Skye Sustainability Consulting and SustainAbility, helping clients embed sustainability into their core business.

Over his career, he has supported engagements with industry leaders across sectors, focusing on strategy development, opportunity assessment, competitive analysis, and stakeholder engagement. He began his career as a management consultant with Kaiser Associates, advising clients on white space opportunities, competitive analysis, and benchmarking. Singer is a graduate of Tufts University.


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 Spotify. 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.

POSTER AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD BELOW.
Download: BardSBF_Fall2017.pdf

For more information, call 845-758-7900, e-mail Ke1970@bard.edu,
or visit https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bard-mba-sustainable-business/id1160841177.

Time: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Location: Podcast