Category Archives: Pursue your passions

Celebrating Five Years as a CarbonNeutral® Company

By: Steven Tallman Today, on behalf of Bain’s global Green Teams and in honor of World Environment Day on Sunday, we celebrate Bain’s fifth year as a 100% CarbonNeutral® company. The designation applies to all of our global operations—every flight, … Continue reading

Aussie Babywearers for Refugees – My Social Impact

My name is Kirstin and I am a Consultant working in the Bain Sydney office. In addition to my work as a consultant, I wanted to talk about an important social impact initiative in which I am running called Aussie … Continue reading

Bain recruiting event collects 350 books for charity!

On September 14 and 15 the South America Social Impact group together with the recruiting staff of the São Paulo office piloted a Social Impact class at two universities in São Paulo. We asked the students interested in attending the lecture to bring … Continue reading

Creating a New Story for Haiti – GDEV chat with the founder of a YC-backed non-profit

Bain’s Global Development Network (GDEV) is a forum for colleagues to discuss and share information and experiences in global economic development, and to support organizations making an impact in the field. Atlanta’s GDEV chapter recently spoke to one such organization. … Continue reading

Bain London at the JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge

Last week, despite a London tube strike, 30 die-hard Bain employees made it to Battersea Park to take part in the annual JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge.  Read more about the event below. For the past three years, Bain has … Continue reading

Celebrating World Environment Day

In celebration of World Environment Day and Bain’s continued certification as 100% CarbonNeutral®, Green Teams around the globe held special office events this week. We’ll celebrate on the blog by sharing a few additional pictures from the Antarctica expedition.

Final thoughts after the 2015 Antarctica expedition

It has been two months since the expedition – and Thalia, an AC from Mexico, reflects on what she learned and what will stay with her from her time in Antarctica. She also shared the below picture from the team’s … Continue reading

Deception Island – a place for hope

Three Bainies set out on a life-changing expedition to Antarctica in March.  They have now returned and we will be publishing their final posts, favorite pictures and reflections on our blog over the next few weeks.  Thalia, an AC from … Continue reading

Creating a sustainable, abundant and joyful world

Many young leaders and entrepreneurs brought their projects onboard. The projects are diverse, but all of them aim to create a sustainable, abundant and joyful world for everyone. Our Bain team has spent the time between lectures, workshops and Antarctic … Continue reading

Living on the edge

When you plan to visit Antarctica with a mix of people, young and old from all corners of the globe, and you will be spending loads of time together in close quarters on a boat – you know that you … Continue reading

What is your story going to be?

Here in Antarctica it is all about building your story. What is that story? A story is taking everything you learn on this ship from the mentors, the inspirational people that you meet and the activities we take part in … Continue reading

First land sighting

To anyone who goes to the Antarctic, there is a tremendous appeal, an unparalleled combination of grandeur, beauty, vastness, loneliness and malevolence – all of which sound tremendously melodramatic – but which truthfully convey the actual feeling of Antarctica. Where … Continue reading

Ready to set sail

Final comments from Galyna on the days leading up to the expedition. This was the last post from them before they made contact from the ship.  Check back to read about their experiences on the ship (and in Antarctica!) over the … Continue reading

Climate change: sit up, listen and take a stand

Kate, an MA from Sydney, shares her thoughts before embarking on the expedition, along with the application video that helped her get there. Antarctica. There are no polar bears there. Surprising, right?! When I found out that I was lucky … Continue reading

Expedition training: the first glacier hike!

Thalia, an Associate Consultant from Mexico City, shares a bit about the days of training in Argentina with the rest of the expedition participants – before the ship set sail. It is said that happiness is a way of travel … Continue reading