Category Archives: Global Orientation

GSSE Venture Prepares to Scale Up Solar Business in Peru

12/21/16 – The Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program has been educating entrepreneurs since 2007 at Colorado State University. In our very first cohort, a team of students started PowerMundo, which continues distributing off-grid clean energy products in Peru. … Continue reading

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Alumni Spotlight: Get to Know Charitha from Cohort 4

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A Deep Dive into the Waste Problem in the Galapagos

10/3/16 – This blog post was written by students in the GSSE MBA who conducted field work in the Galapagos in regards to overconsumption, waste management, and environmental conservation. The Galápagos Islands have been globally recognized for their high levels … Continue reading

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Impact in Indonesia: Leveraging the Debt for Conservation program

9/30/16 – This post is the second by the team working on agroforestry initiatives in Indonesia this summer for the GSSE MBA field work. Their startup, Mama Bumi, is identifying opportunities in niche industries where they can have an impact. … Continue reading

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A Summer of Firsts: Alex’s Adventure in Africa

9/27/16 – GSSE MBA student Alex Anderson is on the team of students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program who spent their summer conducting market research in Tanzania. This reflection is the 2nd post by this team – you … Continue reading

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Greetings from Rockwell Hall

Since our December newsletter, it’s been busy in the GSSE program.  I thought I’d use this space to answer a few questions that have come from our friends and alumni. Q1: I hear you have changed the venture process – … Continue reading

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Market Research Tips: The Art of the Interview

7/18/16 – This post is a continuation of the update from the team of GSSE MBA students working on energy access in Uganda. You can read their first post here. During this summer of research, we have found that the … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Grit of Cambodian Youth – Continued…

7/11/16 – This post is the second installment by the team of GSSE students conducting field work in Cambodia this summer for their educational startup company. Read their first post here. One of the wonderful aspects of the GSSE MBA … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle the Tanzanian Way

7/5/16 – This post is written by a team of students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program spending their summer conducting market research in Tanzania. Their goal: understand the waste problems and housing issues, the related supply … Continue reading

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Concerning Coffee: Supporting Guatemalan Smallholder Farmers

7/1/16 – The Growing for the Future team has been conducting on the ground research in the coffee farms of Guatemala, in partnership with the non-profit coffee organization, De La Gente. Bishal Kafle, Javier Echeverria, and Austin Bell are focused … Continue reading

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