Presidio MBA for Sustainable Management in the USA
With Hunter Lovins GAF’s Walter Link co-created, co-led and co-taught the USA’s first fully accredited MBA in Sustainable Management at San Francisco’s Presidio School of Management, since renamed Presidio Graduate School, since it expanded it’s groundbreaking sustainability education into other postgraduate and certificate programs. Literally starting with a blank page, the design team, Walter, Hunter and Doug Paxton reinvented the MBA curriculum to include both sustainability and leadership development into every of the 16 courses, working closely with the professors they hired. Starting with 22 students the school educates now hundreds of social entrepreneurs and business leaders who recognize the importance of new models in education, which also inspires established universities to evolve their curriculum. Walter Link also taught the post-graduate Rotary Peace Seminar at University of California, Berkeley.