Bard MBA in Sustainability presents

Sustainable Business Fridays: Sustainability in the Name of Innovation & Awareness

Podcast Series

Maureen Kline, Vice President, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America

Friday, October 7, 2016

Bard MBA in Sustainability spoke with Maureen Kline, Vice President, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America on the role that innovation and technology plays in the present and future of the tire industry.

In addition to her work with Pirelli, Maureen also writes a weekly column on sustainability for  She also chairs the board of the Tire and Rubber Association of Canada and sits on the advisory board of the Corporate Responsibility Association where she co-chairs a Thought Leadership Council on Brand and Reputation Management.


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.
Read a transcript of the podcast at

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

 SBF poster available for download below. 

Download: BardSBF_Fall2016.pdf

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Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EDT/GMT-4

Location: Podcast