Are you an entrepreneur? Are you planning to set-up your business with a strong social commitment? Then have a closer look to the IE University Social Entrepreneurship Summer School… Oh! You are not High School student? Sorry… IE University would like to offer high school students a unique experience of taking part in the Social…Details
The 7th edition of the IE Social Responsibility Forum was held on November 23rd and 24th, and welcomed speakers from a number of companies including, Gabi Zedlmayer; Vice President of Global Social Innovation at HP, Maite Arago; VP and Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Grupo Vips, Stephanie Schmidt; Director FEC Mexico at Ashoka, and…Details
IE Business School ranks top 10 worldwide in all categories of this year QS Global 200 Business Schools Report. This report focuses merely on the employability of MBA graduates by region and specialization asking more than 3,300 MBA recruiters. Focusing solely on employers’ views provide a reliable insight as to which business schools produce MBA graduates and alumni that are favored by recruiters.…Details
Have you wondered what is happening at IE on a daily basis – outside of the classroom? Almost everyday you have a corporate speaker, a conference, a book presentation or a networking cocktail happening on our Madrid campus. Unfortunately, you don’t see so much on the the corporate web www.ie.edu. Kerry Parke, associate director of…Details
Students of the IE University BBA program will have to get involved into a Social Impact project during their studies. See some of the examples of their initiatives and feel the impact they created.
IE Impact Weekend is back and once more sets out to share ideas and develop socially responsible business plans by bringing together students from IE Business School with social entrepreneurs from across Spain. The main goal: to reach impact! Created by IE Business School and IE Venture Lab, along with strategic partners such as the IE Net Impact Club and iWeekend, the Impact Weekend experience…Details
In the summer of 2011, sixteen MBA students from IE Business School travelled to South Africa to take part in a 7 week life-changing experience. As fellows of the Leadership Development Program of the Emzingo group they worked on consulting projects for local NGOs.
In recent years the need to close the gap between developed and developing countries has become increasingly urgent, particularly in the shadow of the current economic crisis. The corporate world is aware of its growing role in socio-economic development and increasingly the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement enables it to assume this role in a…Details
Jem Bendell, visiting professor at IE Business School recently participated in TEDx Transmedia and talked about the money myth. Interesting thoughts… a little frightening though.
Global Engagement through Social Entrepreneurship is the topic of the 2012 IB World Student Conference hosted by IE University, Spain. This conference provides to IB Diploma Program students the opportunity to meet students and social entrepreneurs who share a concern about our society’s most pressing problems and want to design an innovative action plan to…Details
IE Business School´s Net Impact Club cordially invites you to the 6th Annual Social Responsibility Forum (SRF), IE´s most widely attended conference as seen by the geographical reach of its speakers, the increasing number of students from other top European MBA programs, and successful professionals who attend the event every year. Mark your agendas, this year´s SRF will…Details
A group of students from the IE Masters in Finance progams assesed the development of microfinance institutions in Ghana. The microfinance initiative “Financieros Sin Fronteras” (FSF) created by an IE fellow in collaboration with IE provides consultancy services to microfinance institutions internationally. Eight students from the Master in Finance and the Executive Master in Financial…Details
The biennial survey is the most important in its field, gauging the level of integration of social, ethical and environmental issues in the MBA and executive education programs of 149 business schools. In this latest edition, IE Business School has climbed from 9th to 3rd place, thereby further consolidating its position as a leading reference worldwide in the integration of corporate social responsibility into management education programs.
The Beyond Grey Pinstripes report examines the extent of each school´s inclusion of issues related to social responsibility, ethics, and the environment in MBA programs, aimed at shaping managers and directors with a sound awareness of how their business decisions impact the environment. The ranking is based on a total of over 80,000 pages of information provided by 149 business schools from 22 countries. Parameters include social, ethical and environmental content in MBA programs, and the level of student exposure to related issues. In this year’s edition, the MBAs of business schools include an average of 33 courses that feature content related to sustainability, while the IE Business School MBA includes over 90. The report also evaluates the opportunities schools provide for their students to devote time to ethical and environmental concerns, along with the number of teaching hours dedicated to such issues, the percentage of students who choose to get involved, and the relevance of MBA course content and research carried out by faculty.Details
Learn in the lastest edition of IE Edutainment about first year IE University BBA student Carolin who spent 2 months at UNICEF – part of IE University’s Social Impact Project – and we go behind the scenes at the First International BIARI Workshop, as participants wrestle with the issue of Climate Policy for World Cities.