Undergrads Present at Sustainability Conference

December 12, 2011 Sustainability Conference

 Five Georgetown McDonough School of Business undergraduates recently presented at the Corporate & College Collaborative for Sustainability conference hosted by The College of William & Mary’s Mason School of Business in Williamsburg, Va. The conference is designed to connect today's leaders in business and sustainability with student and faculty leaders on college campuses. Georgetown was one of 12 schools represented at the conference.

The attendees, seniors Colleen Gibson and Nehal Shukla, and sophomores Joan Grubb, Javier Arguello, and Kelsey Zehentbauer, gave a presentation on “Sustainability with Profitability: The Georgetown Example.” 

The group also heard speakers from IBM’s Smarter Cities initiative, Maersk shipping company’s marketing team, and Harvard Business School professor Mary Gentile. In addition, they participated in roundtable discussions with other students, faculty, and business leaders on the topic of sustainability.