Over the past decade, many leading businesses have applied the principles of environmental sustainability and social responsibility to "do the right thing" for the planet and for people and still remain highly profitable. The question is, "How?" Through this five-day, intensive summer program, you'll learn the design, organization and management principles and practices that make an enterprise sustainable and profitable. But even more importantly, you'll apply what you've learned. The spectacular summer setting of Burlington, Vermont – nestled on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain and consistently ranked one of the nation's best cities for quality of life, the arts, and doing business – provides an ideal location for inspiration, insight, and immersion in creative thought led by recognized leaders in business and faculty at top-ranked University of Vermont. Like no other school, UVM leads the way in integrating green and environmentally responsible practices and has received numerous high rankings in ratings of green colleges by organizations that include Forbes Magazine, the Sustainable Endowment Institute, and Kaplan College Guide.