Students can get involved in a variety of sustainability activities within and beyond the classroom.

Engaging with Berkeley Centers

The Center for Responsible Business: Student Engagement and Advisory Board

Incorporating more, and more innovative, sustainable and socially responsible principles into everyday practice is one important element of redefining how business gets done. That is what Berkeley Haas students have the opportunity to learn and experience by engaging with the CRB.

Sustainable & Impact Finance Initiative: Student Advisory Board

As student leaders from across Haas, our board members are a critical part of our initiative, driving forward our innovation and going beyond themselves to promote impact investing and sustainable finance in our community.


Student-Led Clubs

Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC)

BERC connects, educates and motivates students, alumni, faculty and industry professionals to address the world’s energy and resource challenges.


Food@Haas is the home for those interested in careers in the food industry as well as those who love food! The club partners with organizations across Berkeley and the greater Bay Area to tackle systemic food challenges.

Net Impact

The Net Impact club is a community that equips Haas students to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world.

Engaging with Industry

Berkeley Innovative Solutions Consulting Program

BIS Consulting program is run between the Center for Responsible Business and the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative. BIS links company projects with teams of interdisciplinary graduate students from the UC Berkeley campus. This student-led program partners with companies of all sizes on energy and sustainability-related projects.

Strategic and Sustainable Business Solutions (Course)

The Strategic and Sustainable Business Solutions course, led by the Center for Responsible Business, explores the application of sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and creating shared value through team-based student consulting projects with industry clients. Representative companies from past semesters include: Patagonia, Microsoft, Adobe, Airbnb, Nike, Cisco, Levi Strauss & Co., and General Mills Natural & Organic.

Cleantech to Market (Course)

Clean Tech to Market (C2M) –the First Cleantech Accelerator–is a capstone course where UC Berkeley graduate students from a wide range of disciplines help innovators commercialize emerging clean technologies.

Impact Investing Practicum (Course)

The Impact Investing Practicum course, led by the Sustainable and Impact Finance initiative, pairs teams of MBA students with impact investing firms and organizations. Projects generally include market analysis or investment strategies for leading impact investing organizations.


Additional Opportunities

Haas Sustainability Task Force (HSTF)

The Haas Sustainability Task Force (HSTF) is a group of students, staff and faculty that work together to identify ways that Haas can operate more sustainably and achieve its zero waste goals.

Careers in Sustainability

Career Management Group (CMG)

Looking for internships or career opportunities in sustainability?  Connect with the Career Management Group.

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