Johnson’s SGE Club Receives Net Impact’s Silver Chapter Standing

(8/20/14)

Johnson's SGE Club is award Silver standing by the national Net Impact organization.

Net Impact National has awarded the Sustainable Global Enterprise (SGE) Club of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management its prestigious Silver rating, in recognition of the club’s professional and educational support to MBAs seeking socially and environmentally impactful careers. Out of more than 300 Net Impact chapters around the world, 86 achieved Gold or Silver standing this year. 

"The 2014 Gold and Silver chapters are true leaders on campus and in their communities," says Net Impact CEO Liz Maw. "They are empowering their peers to create positive social and environmental change every day and leading the way to a more sustainable future."

These chapters go above and beyond basic requirements, offering their local members a wide variety of unique opportunities to drive transformational change in the workplace and the world. Johnson’s club actively supports students for diverse career opportunities.

“Our chapter and our academic advisers provide ongoing support to members through capacity training and knowledge dissemination,” said club leader, Brennan Duty, MBA ’15. “In addition we work with other clubs to host numerous activities and events such as Johnson Energy Connection, Cornell’s premier energy event that attracts alumni working in the energy field back to campus.”

Gold and Silver chapters will receive special designation in Business as UNusual, Net Impact’s annual publication showcasing how MBA programs incorporate social and environmental responsibility into their offerings.

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