Net Impact: Path to Purpose

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By Mackenzie Pedersen, Staff Writer If you’re ever looking to be incredibly inspired about environmental and business sustainability opportunities, attend a Net Impact Conference! I had the opportunity to experience this inspiration. During the two-and-a-half-day conference, a variety of events were hosted, including an opening reception at The World of Coca-Cola, keynote speakers, a career […]

Holiday Economics: The Narratives that Got Us Shopping

By Youfeng (Gloria) Pan, Staff Writer Halloween is coming. All the department stores are decorated Halloween-themed. All the pumpkins are in place. Cookies are colorful and cutely iced. They are ready to serve all the visitors and customers. How did Halloween storytelling, dancing and singing become a shopping festival? Did you know Santa Clause actually […]

GCF: Marketing a la sustainability

If you were on campus this Friday, chances are high that you were at least at one of the array of events at the Global Citizen Forum (GCF) by Net Impact. While the GCF was  intended to inspire and educate T-birds about using the power of business to create a social and environmentally sustainable benefits, a […]

Global Citizen Forum: Know Your Panels!

With the Global Citizen Forum coming up this Friday, we at Das Tor are taking a sneak peek into who will be on the panels this week. Up first is the Sustainability Panel. Moderated by Prof. Tom Hunsaker, this panel will host a wide range of leaders from the industry, with organizations such as MillerCoors, […]

Global Citizen Forum 2014

  Inspired by Thunderbird’s mission of educating global leaders who create sustainable prosperity worldwide, the 4th Annual Global Citizen Forum will give students, alumni, industry leaders, and professors an opportunity to engage in candid discussions about how for-profit companies are changing the face of global business. The focus of this year’s conference (and the 2 […]