Sustainable Global Enterprise

Sustainable Global Enterprise Immersion at Work

Rizwan Ahmed Quraishi, MBA’16

From Hydrocarbons to Refrigerators: How the Johnson MBA prepares you for exploring different industries

by Rizwan Ahmed Quraishi, MBA’16.

Rizwan Quraishi reflects on how Johnson’s MBA has prepared him for his summer internship as he transitions into a new industry.


Erin Popelka, MBA ‘16

Girls Just Wanna Have Drum

by Erin Popelka, MBA ‘16.

Drumming, brainstorming, and business strategy are all part of a regular day for Erin Popelka during her summer internship in Japan.


SGE Immersion Team

In the Field: Saving Cheetahs One Bushblok at a Time

by SGE Immersion Team.

Working with the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia to improve their Bushblok business, one of several businesses established to complement their holistic approach to saving cheetahs. 


Sierra Stewart, MBA ‘15

Making Sense of it All: Consulting, SGE & the MBA Experience

by Sierra Stewart, MBA ‘15.

Sierra Stewart reflects on her summer internship with Deloitte’s consulting practice, life in the Bay Area and the importance of staying true to who you are – no matter what career you pursue.

Ace Stryker, MBA ‘16

Is It Enough to Make a Buck?

by Ace Stryker, MBA ‘16.

On a trip to NYC SGE students heard from startups and Fortune 50 companies, from entrepreneurs and investment bankers, from real estate developers and ice cream makers, all of whom shared a passion for finding opportunity at the intersection of financial return and social/environmental impact.

Brennan Duty, MBA ‘15

Wild about COMACO

by Brennan Duty, MBA ‘15.

Cornell MBA students describe their experience working with the Zambian social enterprise, COMACO as part of the SGE immersion in the spring of 2014.

Damian Kearney, MBA ‘15

Calm Before (and after) the Storm: A Summer in Disaster Management

by Damian Kearney, MBA ‘15.

Interning with Accenture Development Partnerships in the Philippines, Damian Kearney worked with clients trying to improve the disaster preparedness and recovery sectors.

Claude Rosen, MBA ‘15

Saving Nemo

by Claude Rosen, MBA ‘15.

Claude Rosen describes his deep dive into the sustainability challenges of the aquarium fish industry this summer as a Packard Environment Fellow.

 Mark A. Ramos, MBA’15

Made In China: New Perspectives about Chinese Manufacturing

by Mark A. Ramos, MBA’15.

SGE Immersion team learns about Chinese manufacturing and culture firsthand while working on supply chain optimization with Team Planet.