The Aspen Institute has again recognized the Fisher International MBA Program as one the best business schools in the world at incorporating broader social perspectives into the curriculum.
For the fourth straight year, Entrepreneur magazine named the Institute’s Fisher International MBA program one of the top 15 graduate school programs in the country.
Bruce Paton teaches courses on sustainable business, corporate social responsibility, and global business strategy.
His research focuses on business strategies and public policies for sustainability. A major emphasis in this research is development of methods for designing and evaluating voluntary and collaborative initiatives to address social and environmental issues in management.
Sustainable business, corporate social responsibility, global business strategy, social and environmental issues in management.
B.A., Environmental Science, Wesleyan University; MBA, Stanford University; Ph.D., Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz.
Paton, B. and Halme, M. (2007) “Bringing the needs of the poor into the BOP debate”. Business Strategy and the Environment 16(8): 585-586.
Paton, B. and Halme, M. (2007) “Reframing the BOP Debate in GIN.” Business Strategy and the Environment 16(2): 169-170
Paton, B. (2006) ‘Collaboration among industry, civil society, and government for sustainability:a framework for identifying opportunities’, Progress in Industrial Ecology – An International Journal, Vol. 3, Nos. 1/2, pp.148–162.
Paton, B. (2006) “Dynamics of Voluntary Product Labeling Programs: An Energy Star Case Study” in T. deBruijn and V. Norberg-Bohm (eds.), Industrial Transformation: Environmental Policy Innovation in the United States and Europe, MIT Press.
Paton, B. (2005) “Efficiency Gains within Firms under Voluntary Environmental Initiatives”, in K. Hargroves and M.H. Smith (eds), The Natural Advantage of Nations - Business Opportunities, Innovation and Governance in the 21st Century, EA Press, Crows Nest, NSW Australia.
Paton, B. (2005). “Mental Models of Voluntary Environmental Initiatives”, in K. Hargroves and M.H. Smith (eds), The Natural Advantage of Nations - Business Opportunities, Innovation and Governance in the 21st Century, EA Press, Crows Nest, NSW Australia.
Howarth, R.B., Haddad, B. and B. Paton (2004). “Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Correcting Market Failures Using Voluntary Participation Programs” in P. Thalman and A. Baranzini, (eds) Voluntary Approaches in Climate Policy Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK.
Monterey Institute alumni end up in the most interesting – and varied – places.
Jennifer Schneider (MBA '09) is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Uzbekistan '03-'05) and had also interned at USAID with the Bureau of Europe and Eurasia. Currently, she is an adviser with the Emerging Markets Development Advisers Program in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Twenty students traveled to Chile last January to research the human rights, transitional justice, and environmental issues facing indigenous Mapuche communities.
Graduates of the Fisher MBA in Global Impact Management pursue careers with a wide variety of corporate, non-profit, and government organizations.
The Business Foundations Certificate is offered by the Fisher International MBA Program to students interested in general business knowledge. The certificate is designed to better prepare graduates for management positions within areas of language education, international policy and translation or interpretation careers. The Business Foundations Certificate (BFC) will build skill sets in various areas of business disciplines.