The faculty members overwhelmingly agree that climate change and its impact on business and society should be incorporated into the core MBA curriculum. They also agree that climate change poses a material risk to businesses.
A total of 737 students participated in our most recent Global Network Week hosted by 17 schools. Students traveled to other business schools to study topics that included sustainable tourism, strategic innovation, emerging market issues, managing across cultures, financial investments, the behavioral science of management, innovation, and globalization.
Capital Y, the competing team from the Yale School of Management, took home the $3,500 security analysis prize as part of the Global Network Investment Competition. MBA 44, the team from Italy’s SDA Bocconi School of Management, won the $1,500 runner-up prize.
A research partnership collaboration between EGADE, INCAE, and Yale SOM has resulted in The Labyrinth of Sustainability: Green Business Lessons from Latin American Corporate Leaders, a book that looks at issues in the Latin American corporate sustainability.
In October, 571 students from 15 Global Network schools traveled for Global Network Week to member schools for modules covering consumer market strategies, entrepreneurship, and other business topics. Schools and students captured their experiences on social media using the #GNW2018 hashtag. A sampling of their journeys is featured below.
Students at the Haas School of Business traveled to Ireland, the Philippines and other Global Network locations to increase their knowledge of different sectors and regions during Global Network Week in June.
The case, developed in a collaboration between NUS Business School and the Yale School of Management, investigates the marketing and operational challenges to sustainability at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. It debuted at the Aspen Institute’s Business & Society International MBA Case Competition.