Date Added: Nov 2009
In an event held at Columbia Business School, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates spoke on opportunities in alternative energy. Gates identified energy - including renewable sources, like solar - healthcare and IT as the three sectors he sees as having the most opportunity for transformative growth in the foreseeable future. Buffett highlighted the high energy-efficiency and low environmental impact of rail transport as one of the key drivers of Berkshire Hathaway's recently announced purchase of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. More MBAs than ever are looking for career opportunities in developing and investing in renewable energy. Where can they be found? This discussion explores career opportunities in areas of alternative energy.