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Antonette Ho

Future of Fashion

The following post is from Sara Wu ’17, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. As part of Babson’s Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Fashion Entrepreneurial Initiative hosted a panel: The Future of Fashion. The panelists included Jay Adams, Co-Founder and CEO of BRASS, Dan Marques, Director of Online Marketing at Talbots, Aman Advani, CEO of Ministry…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson among Top Colleges for Green Curriculum

Babson College has been selected as a top college with a green curriculum, according to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) 2016 Sustainable Campus Index. Babson has a long commitment to sustainability, including the 2008 signing of the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment setting Babson on a path…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Featured in ‘The Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges: 2016 Edition’

Babson is one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review. The education services company known for its test prep and tutoring services, books, and college rankings features Babson in the 2016 edition of its free book, The Princeton Review Guide to 361 Green Colleges. The report was published October 4,…

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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.…

Posted In Creating Social Value Blog

Lily Awad

A Lesson in Green Careers: Leveraging Business Skills for the Greater Good

This February 23rd marked Babson’s 10th Annual Green Careers Summit sponsored by Mark Donohue, Chairman & CEO of Sheffield Pharmaceuticals and Senior Fellow in Social Innovation at Babson College, and The Graduate Center for Career Development. Students interested in “Green Careers” were granted the opportunity to connect with professionals from Clean Tech, Energy, Impact Investing…

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Patricia Berens

New: E-books about Sustainability in Greenleaf Online Library

Horn Library is pleased to announce the availability of the Greenleaf Online Library which has a strong focus on sustainability, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, environmental policy and management, and more.  You can access this new e-book collection on the Library website, alphabetical list of databases. Some features of this collection are: Unrestricted access for…

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Jennifer Eng

Live Green: Your Campus Map to a Healthy and Sustainable Semester

Babson is pretty proud of our school colors of white and green. In fact, our student population and campus emulate these colors every day. Outside, there’s foliage and evergreens hidden behind the mountains of snows; inside, we are energy efficient in implementing hand driers, smart light switches, and using eco-friendly materials. Since the semester has…

Posted In Undergraduate Blog

Michael Chmura

Babson Scholars Among Best 40 Under 40 Business Professors

Babson Professors Vikki Rodgers and Sinan Erzurumlu are among the World’s Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors, according to Poets & Quants. “We based our calculations on indicators related to the primary areas of teaching and research. We factored in student feedback, awards and honors, quantity and reach of research, public speaking, and educational qualifications,” explained…

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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…

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