Sustainable Global Enterprise

The Sustainable Global Enterprise (SGE) Immersion

A focus on sustainability will give you a competitive edge and prepare you to be a leader in any industry.


Sustainability is a perspective relevant to any industry, making the SGE immersion a great option for any student regardless of career path. In the SGE immersion, you’ll learn to develop competitive, profitable solutions built on rigorous business analysis of social and environmental sustainability challenges.

Career Paths

  • General management
  • Leadership positions
  • Careers in technology

A Sample of Companies Recruiting Here

Recent sustainable global enterprise immersion students secured MBA internships and full-time employment at prestigious companies such as:

  • Apple
  • Chevron
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • E & J Gallo Winery 
  • Harvest Power
  • Intel Corporation 
  • Mountain Hardware
  • National Parkers
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Unilever 

And more.


Bloomberg BusinessWeek in 2013 (its most recent survey) ranked Johnson the #2 business school for sustainability, recognizing the SGE immersion’s requirement for students to address a sustainability-related challenge for a real company.

Curriculum Details

Students enrolled in the SGE immersion learn how to address some of the world’s most pressing problems related to the environment. SGE’s dynamic curriculum includes:

  • Core courses focused on strategies for sustainability 
  • Electives can be tailored to specific interests and career goals
  • Consulting engagement

Key Skills Developed

The sustainable global enterprise immersion cultivates and strengthens your skillsets with a special focus on:

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Data collection
  • Analysis
  • Creativity and innovation

Clubs & Associations

Take advantage of clubs, associations, and networking opportunities related to the semester in strategic operations immersion, such as:

Sustainable Global Enterprise Immersion at Work

Anna Poplasky, MBA ‘17


Anna Poplasky, MBA ‘17

Miles Archer, MBA ’18 and Environmental Finance and Impact Investing Fellow


Miles Archer, MBA ’18 and Environmental Finance and Impact Investing Fellow

Shantanu Naidu, MBA '18


Shantanu Naidu, MBA '18

Patrick Grumley, MBA ’17


Patrick Grumley, MBA ’17