Wharton Stories: Energy/Environment

“I’m thrilled for (students) to be able to more formally pursue what is a passion for so many with the creation of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion major.” – Corinne Low, Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

Wharton Welcomes Two New Majors and Concentrations: DEI and ESGB

“We have a read to admit philosophy, which means that in every application we are looking for reasons to admit you and not reasons to deny you. We are looking for your best day and not your worst.” – Blair Mannix, Director of Admissions

Application Tips from the MBA Admissions Committee

Undergraduate teams across the country were challenged to review the Biden administration’s pledge to clean up coal mine pollution, involving Indigenous land, sustainability, and climate.

Wharton Hosts the 2022 Diversity Case Competition

“If we want to create a world that’s a better place, we need people who can bring that sense of social justice and combine it with some practical Wharton toolkits so that they can be more impactful.”

From Peace Corps to Wharton

Arthur van Benthem, associate professor of business economics and public policy at Wharton, discusses key findings from his research on vehicle air pollution and emissions standards.

Research Spotlight: Prof. Arthur van Benthem on New Cars, Old Cars, and Air Pollution Today

Sabrina Chann, W’23, C’23, and Julie Xu, WG’22, discuss what they learned about sustainability after interning at rePurpose Global.

Sustainability and Impact: Wharton Students Reflect on an Environmental Startup Internship

As senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office, Joe Andronaco, WG’01, is tapping into the Wharton network for innovative solutions to global warming.

How Wharton is Helping this Alumnus Tackle Climate Change

Chez Uzoh, WG’20, whose kids were 5 and 2 when he came to Wharton’s EMBA program, said the keys to success are planning, communication, and prioritization.

How this Energy Expert Managed Work, School, and Kids with a Commute from Texas

Wharton Social Impact Vice Dean Katherine Klein interviews Thilan Tudor — a Penn Med student — about why he joined an impact investing program and what he learned from researching a promising electric vehicle startup.

Integrating Medical School, Impact Investing, and Electric Vehicles

Bioengineering PhD student Ana Peredo spent much of her academic career researching regeneration in the human body. Through WIVA (Wharton Social Impact’s impact investing program), she sought out companies that applied this concept towards addressing the climate crisis.

Why This Bioengineering PhD Student Pursued Impact Investing