The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is one of two grand prize winners for the 2011 Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula. Darden won the award for its Innovation for Sustainability concentration learning objectives and syllabi for qualifying elective courses.
The Page Prize competition is designed to encourage and support business school efforts to increase sustainability coursework in their curricula across three areas: the natural environment, good governance and ethics, and the value exchange between firms and their counterparts in governments and civil society.
The award acknowledged the following faculty for their sustainability-related contributions to Darden’s students through their courses.
- Professor Yiorgos Allayannis, for his contributions to the Darden Capital Management student club’s Rotunda Fund
- Professor Alan Beckenstein, for his contributions in the “Business-Government Relations” course
- Professors Dick Brownlee and Mark White (McIntire School of Commerce), for their contributions in the “Business & Sustainability” course
- Professor Greg Fairchild, for his contributions in the “Business Ethics Through Literature” and “Entrepreneur as Change Agent” courses
- Professors Ed Freeman and Sankaran “Venkat” Venkataraman, for their contributions in the “Workshop on Creative Capitalism” course
- Professor Alec Horniman, for his contributions in the “Leadership and Diversity Through Literature” course
- Professor Bob Landel, for his contributions in the “Systems Design and Business Dynamics” course
- Professor Andrea Larson, for her contributions in the “Sustainable Innovation and Entrepreneurship” course
- Professor Mary Ann Leeper, for her contributions in the “Social Responsibility and Entrepreneurship” course
- Professor Jeanne Liedtka, for her contributions in the “Corporate Innovation and Design Experience” course
- Professor Gal Raz, for his contributions in the “Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Israel” course
- Professor Andy Wicks, for his contributions in the “Leadership, Values and Ethics” course
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