SI-MBA events

The Sustainable Innovation MBA (SI-MBA) program hosts open events throughout the year. Join us for a SI-MBA event and become a force for good. Explore upcoming events below, and check back for additional events that will be added to this schedule.

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Join us on the road at a city near you and learn about how you can use business as a force for good with a Sustainable Innovation MBA (SI-MBA) from the University of Vermont's Grossman School of Business.

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SI-MBA Open House

May 1, 2024 | noon - 1 p.m. | Grossman School of Business | Register

We welcome you to join us on campus at the Grossman School of Business to hear firsthand from current students on their experience.


"A Force for Good" Webinar: Investing your values in support of social justice and mitigating climate change - opportunities and pitfalls

May 6, 2024 | 7 p.m. | Featuring Chuck Schnitzlein | Register

What is Socially Responsible Investing? How does it differ from ESG Investing and Impact Investing? Why has ESG investing become so controversial with both the U.S. House and Senate voting to prohibit funds in retirement plans (e.g. 401Ks) from considering Environmental/Governance/and Social factors in investing decisions? Does divestment from fossil fuels by individuals and institutions help move us towards a greener future? What is the strategy of the SI-MBA fund, a real-money stock fund managed by SI-MBA students and what opportunities are there to learn about investing ESG and Impact Investing in SI-MBA? These and your questions will be addressed by Chuck Schnitzlein, Grossman Endowed Chair, Professor of Finance, and Academic Director of The Sustainable Innovation MBA Program.


"A Force for Good" Webinar: New Ideas in Sustainable Innovation

May 15, 2024 | Noon - 1 p.m. | Featuring Stu Hart | Register

Stuart L. Hart will be discussing topics from his new book Forging a Sustainable Capitalism. In an era where humans face existential threats, Hart argues business leaders "must redefine value to mean profit in service of societal purpose." Hart is the Sustainable Innovation MBA Co-Founder and Former Grossman Chair in Sustainable Business at the University of Vermont.