Monthly Archives: March 2013

Reflecting on our time in Antarctica

Sitting back at my desk in London having traveled 18,000 miles there and back, I realized I had completely underestimated the impact Antarctica would have on me.  As I sat on a beach surrounded by penguins on my final day … Continue reading

Sustainability through an emerging markets lens

“After camping, cruising and a survival skills workshop, a puzzled penguin audience observed Prateek Majumdar of questionable sanity, plunge into 2°C Antarctic waters…” so reads the certificate that the ship crew gave me after I jumped into the sea for … Continue reading

Shaping the change the world needs

As the snow covered tops of the Antarctic landscape recede into the distance I have been overcome by a sense of how far we have come and, more importantly, how far we still have to go. Hopefully the team’s prior … Continue reading

Inspiring change

Busy with preparing for the program and participating in the expedition (as well as spending time getting to know the amazing people on the ship with us), this is my first chance to sit down and write about what we … Continue reading

Making a mark in Antarctica and beyond…

It has been difficult to share all of our experiences while on the boat – but we plan to share more once we are back on land.  I can say with certainty, however, that Antarctica has left an indelible impression … Continue reading

Inspirational leadership

For the past week, it has been Climate Week in my home country of Britain.  Thousands are taking up the challenge to combat climate change.  To say that it has been inspirational to be in Antarctica on a journey for sustainability during … Continue reading

Land, ho! We have arrived in Antarctica

At first it was a little white one looming in the distance. Just big enough to catch your interest and get you snapping away on the zoom lens. Soon enough, we were right up next to these giant towering monsters, … Continue reading

Antarctic departure day!

While we work to establish an internet connection with the Bainies on the boat, please enjoy these photos from 2041 of the 2013 International Antarctica Expedition group on the day of departure and of Prateek and several members of the … Continue reading

Bain Antarctica team is ready to set sail!

First official Bain & Company team picture – just before embarking. Our next post will be from the boat!

Who’s on the ship? Helping drive change with inspiring individuals

As we flew in over the rugged, snow-capped Ushuaia mountains this whole experience, and everything we’ve been working toward, seemed to get a whole lot more real.  It looked as if we were about to land on the glistening water … Continue reading