Current projects pipelined for this year are listed below. If you are interested in any of the projects, email us at [email protected]
Project 1: PG&E and Net Impact Energy Ambassador Program
Easy-to-use energy efficiency assessment, you’ll discover ways business owners can reduce their energy usage and utility costs.
Why you should get involved
•Expand your knowledge: Learn more about energy efficiency and green business practices through hands-on experience •Boost your resume: Gain marketable professional skills to reference in interviews •Get certified: Earn program certifications you can share on LinkedIn and your resume •Get rewarded: Receive a one-year premium Net Impact membership for completing an assessment •Be part of something bigger: Support local businesses in your community and throughout California to reduce their carbon footprint
Project 2: Walmart Better Living Business Plan Challenge
Pitch your idea to some of the top business and sustainability leaders in the United States
Earn seed money to help launch your business:
Grand Prize : $20,000 · First Prize : $10,000 · Second prize: $5,000
More details on guidelines for the challenge will be published in October 2014.
We are gathering ideas for this challenge; Email [email protected] if you are interested.
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Project 3: Board Fellows Program
Interested in learning how non-profit organizations work, email us at [email protected] .
In this program, MBA students will be part of non-profit organization board as non-voting member for 6 months to 1 year. The student needs to attend all board meetings and do project work for minimum of 10 hrs a month.
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Project 4: Hult Challenge
Past Projects (2012)
Past Projects (2012) Members of Net Impact Saint Mary's College collaborated with members of the Trans Global Executive MBA Program on Social Service Management Program Projects: 1) Pads for Peace Project- Identify worldwide the most successful low-cost sanitary pad products selling to women at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) in developing countries. Identifying strategies for production, marketing and distribution in Narobi, Kenya. 2) Boosting Extended Stay Eco Tourism in Rwanda- Project goal- to build a business plan that strategically leverages Rwanda's unique offerings and places them at the top of the world's most sought after eco-tourism destinations. 3) The Small Hotel and Small Business Network Project- Understand the worldwide best practices in small hotel network and the appurtenant small business network development and implementation as well as the best practice business models developed in Asia, Latin America and Africa as well as Europe and North America, particularly in the latter two continents. Provide a detailed business, marketing and partnership plan to create a financially viable and sustainable network of small hotels and related small businesses in Thailand. 4) The Hemp Supply Chain Project- Understand the worldwide best practices and supply chain solutions for hemp and related agricultural products in addressing the livelihood needs of rural households at the BOP in Thailand and exploiting global market opportunities for supply of these products.