Next Generation of Business Leaders Aim to Build a Sustainable Future

Thursday, August 16, 2007

Thousands of MBAs and Professionals To Descend on Nashville in November. NASHVILLE and SAN FRANCISCO – August 16, 2007 ? This November, graduate business students, faculty and administrators from B-schools around the globe will join with corporate and nonprofit professionals for the 2007 Net Impact Conference, the world?s largest such gathering focused on corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, international development, and nonprofit and environmental management.Entitled “Building a Sustainable Future: What Will You Do Next?” the event will be hosted by the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management on November 1-3, 2007.
With an enhanced curriculum and plans for an enriched participant experience, the forum promises to be among the most successful in the organization’s history and a sell-out for the fourth year running. In addition, Net Impact will demonstrate its own commitment to environmental responsibility through a “green” experience for participants that will include organic meals, extensive recycling options and an overall carbon-neutral event.

“The next generation of business leaders is poised to use their skills and ideas to effect tremendous change in the world today,” said Elizabeth Maw, executive director of Net Impact, the San Francisco-based international nonprofit organization now entering its 15th year. “The Net Impact conference provides an unparalleled opportunity for business school students and professionals to engage in the issues and jumpstart their own ideas on sustainability and responsible business practice.”

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Source: CSR Wire (link opens in a new window)