These days harnessing the power of business to make the world a better place is defined by three letters: ESG. The Environmental, Social and Governance movement demands commercial and creative thinkers of all kinds, who are helping to reshape corporate priorities, design innovative new products, and drive policy changes – in a variety of industries.
What does that work look like? Wharton Global Youth caught up with a few undergrads at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, who are laying the foundation for careers as ESG business changemakers.
Internships and Wharton ESG Initiative for her junior year. She is currently an inaugural Senior Fellow at the Wharton ESG Initiative. “The beautiful thing about working for these companies is that they’re all leaders in ESG finance,” says Sapphira, who is especially passionate about impact investing that builds wealth, while also helping society and the environment. “As someone who came in kind of idealistic about using business for impact, my experiences over the past few summers have made me even more confident that investing and finance can truly support positive ESG impact.”
Along the way, Sapphira founded the Penn Innovation Network, an ESG greenwashing. “During the pandemic I learned about ghost flights, empty airplanes that were flown and landed around Europe by multiple airlines to secure route usage and gate allocations. I feel it’s extremely hypocritical for airlines to say they’re ESG-friendly and then turn around and do something like this. It’s a prime example of climate hypocrisy risk.”
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