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Students in sustainable business at Stern build the knowledge and skills to address our most pressing global issues.

At a time of indisputable societal and environmental change, students studying at Stern will position themselves at the forefront of thought leadership on the future of business.

As part of the Business and Society Program, the Center for Sustainable Business provides students in any degree program with opportunities to:
> Examine the unique role and shifting expectations of the corporate and finance sectors
> Understand how embedding sustainability into business strategy benefits financial performance and management practices
> Develop a mindset for proactive citizenship and an expertise in today’s most pressing global issues
> Increase their academic and professional competitiveness by understanding how to create economic value in tandem with social and environmental value

Argentina Global Study Tour

For Professionals

In addition to electives in the Executive MBA program, CSB offers Executive Certificate Programs including in-person courses "Sustainability Training for Business Leaders" and "Sustainable Finance and ESG Investing," as well as an online course in "Corporate Sustainability."
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Stern MBA students in Indonesia

For Graduate Students

MBA students enrolled in the Sustainable Business and Innovation Specialization can choose from 25+ electives. Plus, CSB offers co-curricular opportunities such as Stern Signature Projects (SSPs), case competitions, research fellowships, panel discussions and alumni networking events.
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Costa Rica Consulting Course

For Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students enrolled in the Sustainable Business Concentration can choose from 20+ electives. Co-curricular opportunities at CSB include our annual Sustainability Career Boot Camp, lunchtime events and panel discussions, and research positions through SPUR.
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MBA students visit New Bedford to learn about commercial fishing

Preparing Future Business Leaders

Putting classroom lessons to the test, NYU Stern students develop the knowledge and skills to tackle our most pressing global issues through case competitions, career treks, and corporate consulting projects.