Climate Corps Alumni Discuss Internship Struggles & Triumphs: Citing the Business Case for Sustainability Isn't Enough - A blog by Aman Singh

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Climate Corps Alumni Discuss Internship Struggles & Triumphs: Citing the Business Case for Sustainability Isn't Enough - A blog by Aman Singh

Aman Singh is the CSR Editor at Vault.com, where she focuses on how corporate diversity practices and sustainability translate into recruitment and strategic development. Her blog, In Good Company, discusses on many of these issues.
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Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 5:52pm

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Today was day two of training for the 26 of the 51 fellows selected by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) for the 2010 class of Climate Corps, a unique internship program that connects business schools students with companies who want to initiate the discussion of sustainability internally, with an emphasis on energy efficiency. The highlight of today's agenda was a panel of Climate Corps alumni who discussed their experience as well as gave practical and relevant tips to the new class of interns.

As they addressed several aspects from their individual internships—at a bunch of technology, IT and utility companies—several key observations stood out. These observations/suggestions should be particularly helpful for those of you who want to initiate discussion on sustainability and corporate responsibility at companies, or whose roles are increasingly seeing more and more overlap with talks of transparency, energy efficiency and environmental metrics as key performance indicators. 

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Keywords: CSR | Consumers | Corporate | Culture | Economy | Ethics | MBA | Sustainability | blog | business ethics

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