Bites & Insights: Finance

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We were so happy to continue our Bites and Insights Series last week with Finance. Our students had a great time connecting with everyone who came out!

A huge thank you to company representatives from Alert Innovation, Duff & Phelps, …

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Blue Harbour’s Cliff Robbins: CEOs will eventually tout social impact score alongside bond rating – CNBC

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Written by Kevin Stankiewicz

Blue Harbour Group CEO Cliff Robbins said Thursday on CNBC that CEOs will eventually discuss their social impact score alongside other important investment metrics such as analyst ratings and bond ratings.

“I see a situation down …

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Impact investing is hot right now. Here’s why – MIT Sloan

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Written by Tracy Mayor

Last month, leaders at some of the world’s largest companies took the notable step of redefining the purpose of a corporation, adopting a “modern standard” for corporate responsibility that promotes “an economy that serves all Americans.”

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Economics in Brief: Zero-Carbon Cities Could Be Worth $24 Trillion, Report Says – Next City

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Zero-Carbon Cities Could Be Worth $24 Trillion, Report Says

A new report finds that if cities worldwide transitioned to zero-carbon, the worldwide benefits would be enormous: nearly $24 trillion in economic returns, millions of jobs, and better health.

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Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 – The Guardian

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Written by Fiona Harvey

Greenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small number of current technologies and behavioural trends are ramped up and adopted more widely, researchers have found, saying strong civil society movements are …

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MBA Networking Event

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Thank you to all our students, employers, and alumni that helped make this a great event!

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Inside Scoop

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Thank you to our MBA students for a fantastic event! On Tuesday, 1st and 2nd years came to chat, network, and enjoy ice-cream together.

         

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Fall 2019 Career Fair

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Thank you to all the students, employers, and alumni who participated and helped make this career fair a success!

   

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Growing Impact Investing Club Seeks to Transform Food System

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WASHINGTON – September 24, 2019 – ( Newswire.com )​

Today, Arabella Advisors and its food-system investment team announced the launch of “Good Food Ventures III.” Good Food Ventures (GFV) is a private impact investing club that provides members with access to hard-to-find, …

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The Social Impact of Economic Inequality – Inter Press Service

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Written by Blerim Mustafa

GENEVA, Sep 23 2019 (IPS) – Increasing economic inequality is a defining challenge of our time. In recent years, it has triggered analysis and reflection by many scholars, politicians and others on its causes and consequences …

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