Stanford Tops Sustainability Rankings

A new report finds dramatic growth in "business and society" programs in many business schoolsdriven by student demand

Sustainability is not a vague pie in the sky concept for students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Last year, students worked to make the business-school cafeteria a nearly entirely sustainable operation with biodegradable forks and an extensive composting system. Their schedules are filled with classes such as Environmental Entrepreneurship and Frontiers of Social Innovation, while winter and spring break service trips to countries including Guatemala and Thailand have become so popular they are routinely overbooked.

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