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Achieving Sustainable Entrepreneurship from the Base of the Pyramid & Up

By Stuart Hart We have come a long way since 2002 when along with my colleague, C.K. Prahalad, I first identified the Base of the Pyramid (BoP). This term encompasses the more than four billion people — approximately 60 percent of all humanity — who earn $8/day or less, and who comprise the very bottom […]

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Arran Joyce Shares His Experience as a UVM Business Student

Arran, from Annapolis, Maryland, graduated from UVM on Sunday. He talked to us about his experience as a UVM business student, his passion for numbers, negotiating his allowance as a kid, and what he thinks it takes to succeed. While at UVM, you were a member of Beta Gamma Sigma (the business honors society), led […]

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A Future Entrepreneur Soars to New Heights at UVM

To call Tyler Brown motivated is a serious understatement. The 22-year-old is the former director of operations at the Vermont Flight Academy. Now he’s a full-time student at the UVM School of Business Administration with a 4.0 GPA. He’s running for student government and recently joined the accounting club. Oh, and he plays a little […]

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Sustainability in Business: Seventh Generation Brings Sustainability Home

Nurturing nature, enhancing health, building communities, and transforming commerce, those are the four aspirational goals for sustainability leader, Seventh Generation. Learning from examples similar to Seventh Generation is what makes UVM’s online Leading Sustainable Innovation Professional Certificate so relevant in today’s marketplace. Combine that with a unique simulation-based approach that will teach participants how to […]

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Professor’s Research Connects Career Skills with Volunteering

For almost a decade, David Jones, Ph.D., associate professor of business administration at the University of Vermont, has studied how company-supported volunteer programs increase employee loyalty, happiness and retention. Starting in 2006 with his study of a Green Mountain Coffee Roasters program to support and encourage its employees to volunteer and serve their communities, Jones […]

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