Tag: Sustainability

Adam Sulkowski

Law, Strategy, Sustainability, Social Entrepreneurship: Insights from Experiential Learning

A customizable experiential learning project allowed students to either (1) interview a professional of their choice or (2) partner with founders in MIT Enterprise Forum CEE to learn how legal astuteness can make-or-break an organization. The project was an opportunity to take ownership of their learning, pursue a passion, network, and take a deeper dive…

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Michael Chmura

Babson Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements

Babson College has earned a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System, measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.  “Our STARS rating is a comprehensive measure of Babson’s sustainability (including social…

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Babson Hatchery

Impossibility of Perfectionism

The following post is from Daniel Brassloff ’20, co-founder of Uncontained. Uncontained provides instant and environmentally conscious mug cakes that just happen to be all-natural and gluten free. In working on our venture for an extended period of time, we have come to the realization that perfectionism is impossible in itself. We could never have…

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Johanna Beers

Babson Students Attend UN Sustainable Development Goals Case Challenge

Are you wondering if your passion for social impact and sustainability will fit within a business school education? Do you want to know if there are opportunities to networking and interacting with MBA students at different business schools around Boston? Are you curious how Babson’s Entrepreneurial Thought & Action applies to real world issues? Read…

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Scarce Data: How Aquadat is Pushing the Water Industry to Embrace Data

Post by Ross Chesnick (MBA ’17), Director, Growth & Strategic Partnerships, Aquadat with Prof. Ruben Mancha “Water is not a rational market today. It is daunting for a startup to navigate [it]; the problem is more market-based than technology-based.”1 Brook Porter of Kleiner Caulfield and Byers Green Growth Fund has a point. Water is one of…

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5 Digital Super Powers: An Approach to Sustainability with Digital Technologies

Post by Ruben Mancha and Sinan Erzurumlu Digital technologies such as cloud computing, analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), blockchain, mobile computing, and augmented reality are bringing unprecedented connectivity to the company, its customers, partners, and even competitors. These fast-evolving and increasingly complementary technologies are poised to work together with high efficiency in the…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: DetraPel

Team: David Zamarin ’20: Founder Stephen McKinney: Head of Operations Tom Leary: Head of Marketing Geoffrey Greenhouse ’20: HR and Public Relations Michael Zhang: Data Analytics What’s DetraPel? DetraPel is a super hydrophobic liquid repellent spray that protects any material from any liquid based substance. DetraPel is the only liquid repellent that is non-toxic, biodegradable,…

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Ziyan Liu

2017 SVP Startup Profile: Magnomer

Founders: Ravish Majithia, PhD, MBA’18: Founder and CXO; Vishal Salian, PhD: Cofounder and CTO What’s Magnomer? Magnomer uses cradle-to-cradle principles to redesign plastic packaging for better recyclability. We redesign plastic packaging by adding visual functional magnetizable elements which complement brand designs and enable capture and recovery from waste streams. Watch our video!: What is the…

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Emily Woodward

What makes Donii better

Picture this: You’re rustling through the back of your closet one afternoon on an ambitious effort to de-clutter your room when you reach an overwhelming conclusion… You have way too much stuff. Well, you knew this fact before, but now your things have somehow exploded across your room like a tornado came sweeping through moments…

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Johanna Beers

Babson MBAs Making Changes in Social Enterprises – Calliope Desenberg

If there’s a cause she believes in, she’ll participate with fervent dedication; If there’s a jovial moment floating around, you could be more than certain that it’s because of her. She’s charming, articulate and represents everything that a Babson student is all about. Meet Calliope Desenberg, from the Babson Two-Year MBA Class of 2018. As…

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