25 Aug '11, 6am

Business Studies Become Environmentally Friendly

Business Studies Become Environmentally Friendly By JIM WITKIN “Through the roof” is how Adam Zak, an executive recruiter , describes the demand for workers with sustainability-related job skills. “We estimate about a 40 percent increase over last year in the search assignments we are asked to conduct for these kinds of individuals,” said Mr. Zak, whose clients include companies like Coca-Cola , Andersen Windows and Del Monte . To meet this demand will require qualified workers. So a growing number of graduate business programs are offering electives in topics like carbon accounting, corporate social responsibility and lean manufacturing techniques to reduce waste and environmental impact. Net Impact , a membership organization for sustainability professionals and students, publishes an annual “Business as Unusual” guide to programs like these. The group released its 2011 ...

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