Teaching sustainability: how MBAs are combining mainstream with green-stream

Meir Wachs understood ahead of he applied to Oxford university’s Saïd Company School that he would almost certainly launch a business following finishing the MBA programme. “I started my to start with firm when I was 20,” claims the 32-yr-old American. “One of my aims heading into Saïd was to come across a different option.”

What Mr Wachs did not anticipate was that his new venture would be a social enterprise. Routemasters, the firm he co-founded with a classmate, works by using anonymised info from cellular cellphone alerts to aid municipalities in creating countries boost their public transportation devices.

For that he credits Saïd’s training on the UN’s Sustainable Advancement Plans (SDGs) by way of a core course on its MBA programme referred to as “Global Possibilities and Threats: Oxford” (Goto).

Mr Wachs claims the strategy was sparked by a dialogue with a fellow MBA university student, a Nigerian: “[He]

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