The social side of business…

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…

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Reaching out to the top: QS Global 200

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.…

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IE Impact Weekend: converting ‘Social responsibility’ from two words into one meaning

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…

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Invent your Paradigm – Social Responsibility Forum – Nov 11+12

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…

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IE supports microfinance projects in Africa

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…

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IE Business School, No. 3 worldwide in Aspen Institute´s sustainability ranking

IE Business School holds the No. 3 position worldwide in Aspen Institute’s Beyond Grey Pinstripes ranking.

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.

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