Category Archives: Antarctica

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

Gearing up for Antarctica

The team has just boarded the ship on their way to Antarctica! They recorded their thoughts as they traveled to Argentina, the first stop in the journey. Stay tuned to the blog over the next week as we share their … Continue reading

One year after Antarctica – Sid’s reflections

The second of last year’s participants, Sid in India, shares his reflections on how the expedition affected him.  Stay tuned for the final reflection next week, followed by the real-time experience of this year’s team!  This time last year, I … Continue reading

One year after Antarctica – Diego’s reflections

Over the next two weeks, as this year’s group of Bainies prepares to head to Antarctica, last year’s participants will share their reflections on how the expedition affected them. Here is the first in the series, from Diego in Mexico.  … Continue reading

Reflections on Antarctica

The 2041 Antarctica Expedition ended last week. Read on for reflections on the trip from Bain expedition members, as well as their favorite photos from the adventure. Luba: Antarctica re-opened my eyes to the wonders of our planet, and reminded … Continue reading

An Antarctic lunch at Bain Buenos Aires

After a life-changing adventure, the Antartica Bainies stopped by the Bain office in Buenos Aires for lunch on Friday. We gathered around some typical empanadas, spread a geo-political map over the whiteboard, and waited for the ice layers to invade … Continue reading