Deanna Bratter, Director of Sustainable Development Strategy, Danone North America

Deanna Bratter, Senior Director of Sustainable Development Strategy for Danone North America, led the company’s B Corp initiative.  Deanna drives the company's sustainability strategy and programs to support the interconnectivity between the health of people and the health of the planet, and works to amplify the positive impacts of sustainability within business.


Bard MBA’s Sarah Hutcherson spoke with Deanna about Danone North America’s trailblazing sustainability efforts including their B Corp journey and the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance.   


Deb Johnson, Founder & Executive Director, Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator (BF+DA)

Deb Johnson is the Founder and Executive Director of the Pratt Institute/Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator. Deb also founded the Center for Sustainable Design Strategies at Pratt Institute and has been leading the integration of sustainability into Pratt’s art, design and architecture programs for over 15 years.  Johnson chaired Pratt’s Industrial Design program from 1997-2005.

Bard MBA’s Lindsey Strange spoke with Deb about BF+DA, how it is a a hub for ethical fashion and responsible technology that promotes triple bottom line values linking financial success to an ethical and sustainable supply chain.

The BardMBA in Sustainability fully integrates sustainability into a core business curriculum.