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On Thursday, January 21, the Rustandy Center continued its "Perspectives in Sustainability" series, which is designed to help students examine key issues at the intersection of business and sustainability and explore career paths in the sustainability field. 

This session took the form of a fireside chat with Booth alumnus Jim Fish, '98, the CEO of Waste Management (WM). Moderated by Rustandy Center Executive Director, Caroline Grossman, '03, this conversation explored climate change mitigation and sustainability efforts at Waste Management, including its waste reduction initiatives, investments in new technology, and its sustainability decision-making process.


  • Caroline Grossman, '03, Executive Director, Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Strategy, Chicago Booth School of Business

Guest Speaker:

  • Jim Fish, '98, President and CEO, Waste Management

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  • Check out this recap from current Booth student, Sarah Presant, recapping her main takeaways from the fireside chat and case study discussion. Read more. 
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