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Jeffrey Hales (center) and members of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board ring the opening bell at the London Stock Exchange.
Scheller College of Business Professor Jeffrey Hales Rings Opening Bell at NASDAQ and London Stock Exchange
Scheller Professor and Chair of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Jeffrey Hales recently rang the opening bell at NASDAQ and the London Stock Exchange as part of a worldwide tour to celebrate the launch of 77 sustainability accounting standards for global markets.
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Alumni Spotlight: David Hogan
Alumni Spotlight: David Hogan
David Hogan, a Georgia Tech alumnus who majored in Management and minored in Engineering & Management through the Steven A. Denning Technology & Management Program, says he “will always cherish the accessibility and willingness of faculty to teach us how to learn…and how to be accountable for the education we received.” In 2017, he received his MBA from the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. David says his educational journey has led him to some of his strongest connections— a network that has provided him with invaluable business input over the years.
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Carbon Reduction Challenge (CRC) Poster Expo and Celebration at Scheller College of Business.
Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Reflects on the Past, Present, and Future of Atlanta Sustainability
Michael Oxman and L. Beril Toktay of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business highlight achievements in Atlanta’s sustainability efforts.
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Scheller College of Business MBA students "shine" in Poets & Quants 'Meet the Class of 2020.'
Scheller College of Business MBA Students Profiled in Poets & Quants ‘Meet the Class of 2020’
Each year, Poets & Quants selects top business schools to feature for an incoming MBA class profile. For the first time ever, Scheller College of Business MBA was selected, providing an opportunity for members of the incoming 2020 class to highlight their life journeys, why they’ve chosen Scheller, their career goals, and more.
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Scheller College of Business is highly ranked in the 2018 Corporate Knights Better World MBA Ranking.
Scheller College of Business Rises to #2 in the U.S. and #6 Globally in the Corporate Knights 2018 Better World MBA Ranking
The Better World MBA Ranking is recognized as the only major ranking that evaluates accredited MBA programs’ commitment to equipping graduates with the skills necessary to solve pressing business and social challenges in order to succeed in a rapidly evolving global business climate. The ranking evaluates curriculum, research, and centers related to sustainability, as well as faculty diversity, across the top 100 schools on the Financial Times’ Global MBA Ranking.
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How Does a Firm’s Environmental Profile Impact Its Cost of Equity and Debt Capital?
How Does a Firm’s Environmental Profile Impact Its Cost of Equity and Debt Capital?
How do a firm’s environmental strengths and concerns influence the interest rate it receives when borrowing money from financial institutions? How does a firm’s environmental footprint (its environmental strengths and concerns) affect the return required by investors? Is a firm’s environmental profile simply a substitute for unaccounted default risk? Do environmental concerns influence the number of institutional investors a firm has or the number of banks from which they borrow money?
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Study Reveals “Greenwashing” Does Not Appear to be Prevalent
Study Reveals “Greenwashing” Does Not Appear to be Prevalent
Academic researchers at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business recently studied whether companies that make positive discretionary environmental announcements in the press improve their overall environmental performance more than companies that do not.
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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business Celebrates Fifth Anniversary
This year, the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business (“Center”) celebrates its fifth anniversary. It launched in 2013 as the Center for Business Strategies for Sustainability. In January 2015, after receiving a $5 million commitment from the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, the Center was renamed for Anderson, a sustainable business visionary and Georgia Tech alumnus (IE 1956, Honorary PhD 2011).
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