Blog Posts in Environment

  • Better Your Day with Better Bowl and the Newman's Own Foundation Challenge

    Locally sourced, seasonal, organic creation by Better Bowl

    We caught up with UC Berkeley's Better Bowl to ask a few questions about the story behind the business idea, as well as how the Newman's Own Foundation Challenge has changed the project. ...Read More »

  • 3 Earth Day Resolutions for 2016

    Net Impact employees volunteering at a beautification project in San Francisco

    Just as January 1st provides an excuse to examine yourself and make a few New Year’s resolutions, Earth Day on April 22 provides the perfect time to check in with your greenness and decide where to make some changes. ...Read More »

  • Liz Maw talks career advice, values and #NI16

    Liz Maw with some of Net Impact's 2015 Diversity Scholars

    This week, Net Impact CEO, Liz Maw spoke with Angela Copeland on her Copeland Coaching Podcast.  Angela was a founding member of both the Pepperdine University Graduate Net Impact Chapter and Memphis's Professional Net Impact Chapter and is currently a career coach. ...Read More »

  • What's your plan for Earth Day?

    Happy Earth Day!

    We're highlighting a few of our favorite 2016 Earth Day events, including our own in-house upcycling challenge, so you really have no excuse but to act. ...Read More »

  • Students make a Local Impact with the help of NIx

    Local Impact NW attendee asks question

    This year we’re bridging the gap between our annual conference and the many independent events hosted by our chapters. We’re calling it NIx and providing our chapters with the tools and skills they need to put on bigger and better regional events. ...Read More »

  • Reducing Energy Consumption with PG&E

    We teamed up with PG&E to create a program through which anyone could make an impact in their local community’s energy consumption, even without an advanced degree.  ...Read More »

  • Net Impact Updates for January 2016

    Join us this November in Philadelphia for #NI16

    A note from our CEO, Liz Maw: 2016 has been anything but boring here at Net Impact. We’re committed to doing more for our members and chapters than ever before, whether that’s bringing our annual conference on the road through our NIx initiative, bringing new people into the mix with our Impact Design expansion, and redoing our website. ...Read More »

  • Collaborating to Nourish 9 Billion

    Students and industry discuss the future of STEM and Food at NI15

    At Net Impact's 2015 Conference, students and industry came together to discuss the future of food.  Thought leaders at Google, Starbucks and Monsanto directly engaged with students from across the world during the Nourishing 9 Billion Challenge session.  Read on to see what Monsanto Economist, Mac Marshall thought of the event. ...Read More »

  • Net Impact & Toyota's Next Generation Mobility Challenge

    One month into the Foster MBA program I found myself at the Toyota and Net Impact Next Generation Mobility Challenge. On my team there was a transportation engineer, industrial engineer, human centered design engineer, a construction manager and me, the MBA. I signed up for the event because it reminded me of the engineering challenges I did as an undergraduate in mechanical engineering. I jumped at the opportunity to work with engineers again, perhaps subconsciously seeking the comfort of the familiar in this whirlwind of an adventure that has been my first month as an MBA student. ...Read More »

  • 3 Ways You Can Make Your Commute Eco-Friendly in 2016

    It’s no surprise that the way we choose to travel can have an effect on the health of our environment. We know that transportation has an immense carbon footprint, impacting climate as well as air, water, and soil quality. ...Read More »

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