Introduction: Off to Montreux!

Hello, hello, hello! My name is Stanley Li, and I am a student, a history lover, and the elusive 10th member of the Lancaster University group that is attending the 2017 World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Montreux. I am a second year student working towards obtaining a degree in Management and Information Technology….

The Intersection of Finance and Sustainability

Hi everyone! My name is Dan Jaeck and I am a fourth year International Business and Finance student studying at Lancaster as part of an expatriate year from the US. I also have completed coursework in International Affairs and Political Science, concentrating in developing nations. I grew up in the Midwest of the United States surrounded…

Intro: A traveller in search of a sustainable, impactful future

Hello everybody! I am Pietro, a final year Italian management student at Lancaster University. This is me, with a heart-shaped potato. With a study abroad experience in Montreal and a placement year at IBM in my back pocket, I’m edging ever closer to the final stages of my student career, before taking the big step…

Introduction: My interest in a sustainable lifestyle

Hi everybody! I just wanted to start this first blog by expressing that I am unbelievably excited to have been chosen for this trip, and to be joining such an amazing group of students and staff to the 2017 World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Liaison Delegate Meeting, which this year, will be taking place…

Introduction: Sustainability from all corners of the World

Hey Everyone!! I’m Sammi and I’m currently in my second year at Lancaster University studying BBA Management. I’m originally from York and are moving to London in July to begin my industrial placement with IBM where I will be adopting a sales and marketing role. My great desire to work with IBM, is due to…

Forward Together: Harnessing the Power of Shared Perspective

Hi All! I’m Ryan Casey, a third-year Marketing and Finance student in a dual degree program with Lancaster University, and Northeastern University (Boston, USA). I am thrilled to be joining the team for the 2017 World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Liaison Delegate Meeting, and look forward to chronicling our experiences along the way. As we…

Introduction: Technology and Sustainability

Hi guys! My name is Ed and I am a fourth-year BBA Management student having just returned from a placement year at Deloitte in London. I am originally from Halifax in Yorkshire so I didn’t move very far to come to University! On my placement year, I was working in Technology Consulting with a particular…

D-10: WBCSD, passionate students are coming!

“The opposite of poverty is not wealth. In too many places, the opposite of poverty is justice.” ― Bryan Stevenson    NOE… “Sorry how do we pronounce your name”? Hi everyone! I’m Noé Cichy (don’t bother if you cannot pronounce my name properly, nobody really can: not even me!) and currently in the third year of…

Intro: How I Transitioned from Finance to Sustainability

Hi everyone! My name is Kristen and I am an international business student on my expatriate year from the US. Before my trip abroad, my background was purely in international affairs and finance. I spent the last three years of my undergrad in Boston both studying and working in the finance sector. So I’ll tell…