USF Net Impact makes green improvments to Malloy Hall

February 18, 2010 at 11:50 AM Leave a comment

Yesterday, the “Campus Greening Initiative” spearheaded by the USF Net Impact graduate program came to fruition. The goal of the initiative, launched back in the fall semester, was to install new water fountain applications which would enable students to fill reusable water-bottles, cutting down on the some 3,000 bottles thrown away on the USF campus everyday.  Approved by Dean Mike Duffy in the fall, Malloy Hall has officially become the pilot site for this environmentally friendly project. Co-chaired by MBA students Arash Bayatmakou and Sabeen Ahmad, Net Impact is planning to hand out USF custom reusable water-bottles to incoming students in the fall to encourage the success of the program and promote and expand organization’s ideas.

The movement is one of several initiatives that USF Net Impact, an organization dedicated to the merging of social and environmental responsibility with business, is tackling. The group is also currently working on implementing a composting program and a recycling education/awareness campaign in Malloy as well.

Net Impact

Net Impact’s mission is to improve the world by growing and strengthening a network of new leaders who are using the power of business to make a positive net social, environmental, and economic impact. With more than 125 student and professional chapters on 4 continents in 75 cities and 80 graduate schools, a central office in San Francisco, and partnerships with leading for and nonprofit organizations, Net Impact enables members to use business for social good in their graduate education, careers, and communities.

USF Chapter Mission:

Net Impact at USF is organized for and by USF graduate students to inspire social and environmental stewardship amongst the University’s future business leaders. This is accomplished by:

  1. Exposing students to corporate, social, and environmental responsibility issues.
  2. Introducing concepts of sustainability that are applicable in all sectors of industry.
  3. Creating a network of businesses, organizations, and professionals for students to broaden their business education, refine their leadership skills, and pursue their professional goals.

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