Creating Social Value Blog / Tag: Sustainability

Cheryl Kiser

From Day One: Tradition Taking Root

In reflecting back to the first From Day One 7 years ago, I see it was the beginning of a tradition, the beginning of a way that we orient new members of the Babson community around values, purpose and intent. Traditions are so important because they locate us in a particular time, space and meaning.…

Rachel Greenberger

5 Questions for an Eater Entrepreneur: Jack Barber

An eater entrepreneur begins by assessing his desire in terms of what’s on his plate right now, what’s not, and what he want to change. Next, he considers what he knows, who he knows, and his skills and personal strengths as tools to help him collect more information. Then, he takes a small step to…

The Lewis Institute

Fifteen Shades of Green

By Vikram Sokkalingam, a graduate student at Babson College and Co-President for the Babson Energy & Environmental Club. With a background in the business of coal based power plant construction, I saw first hand the need for a systemic shift in our approach to energy and the environment. I decided to get an MBA to…

The Lewis Institute

Sustainability’s Dirty Little Secret: Most Customers Don’t Care.

By Lynnette McIntire, CEO of Silver Birch Communications, Former Director of Sustainability at UPS, and Lewis Institute Senior Fellow in Social Innovation. The Lewis Institute is proud to give thought leaders, innovators and risk takers in their fields a platform to share their perspective with our community. The opinions expressed here are their own. First,…

The Lewis Institute

Food for Thought on Farms and Food II: Europe, Asia, the World

By Bradley Googins & Philip Mirvis A monthly installment from two of The Lewis Institute’s Social Innovation Fellows: Bradley Googins and Philip Mirvis. Our prior blog took us on a tour of innovations in sustainable food and farming in the U.S.  Here the foodies’ tour continues with what’s new in these regards in Europe, Asia,…

The Lewis Institute

Babson @ Net Impact 2013

From October 24-26th, Emily Weiner from the Lewis Institute and 25 MBAs from both our Wellesley and San Francisco campuses traveled to the Net Impact Conference in San Jose. Check out our Storify of the experience! To continue the conversation, join us at a Lunch & Learn around the conference this Monday, Nov 18th at…