Individuals who earn a nonprofit MBA can acquire the knowledge that is necessary to run charitable and service organizations. Meanwhile, a green MBA can help students learn how they can implement environmentally responsible practices at companies.
However, large corporations are not the only entities that can adopt sustainable business strategies. Nonprofit organizations are also taking steps toward greener day-to-day operations.
For instance, the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties recently held its 4th Annual Nonprofits Going Green Contest. A total of five organizations were awarded for their efforts at the 3rd Annual e4 Sustainability Summit, which was held on April 16 in Florida.
"The foundation assists nonprofits across the region to decrease their environmental footprint by continually providing technical support to other nonprofits seeking to become green certified," said Royall Victor III, chair of the Community Foundation's Environmental Advisory Committee.
Award recipients received grants that ranged in value from $1,650 to $7,500.
Faith Farm Ministries, for example, was honored with the Barbara Groves Eco-Impact Award and $7,500. This recognition is for an organization that has taken steps to reduce its energy dependence, limit waste and conserve water in ways that are cost-efficient.