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Past P3 Impact Award Winner, Microsoft, Commits to Bring Internet Access to Two Million Rural Americans

By Laura Hennessey Martens Recently, Microsoft announced plans to reach the 23.4 million rural Americans who currently do not have access to the Internet, committing to provide broadband connectivity to two million under-served Americans over the next five years.The announcement is part of the company’s strategy…

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Institute for Business in Society Introduces Mary Gentile, Creator and Director of Giving Voice to Values

The Institute for Business in Society recently welcomed educator and consultant, Mary Gentile, and her Giving Voice to Values (GVV) curriculum to the Darden School. Below is an interview with Professor Gentile about GVV, its approach, and what makes it different from other Business Ethics programs.Q: What is GVV…

By Laura Hennessey Martens-
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P3 Impact Award Recognizes Leading Public-Private Partnerships That Improve Communities and the World

2016 Award Applications Now OpenThe U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships, Concordia and the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Institute for Business in Society have opened applications for the third annual P3 Impact Award, which honors exemplary public-private partnerships (P3s) from…

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This Year’s P3 Impact Award Finalists Illustrate How Public-Private Partnerships Are Improving Our World

 Our world – and its challenges – are becoming increasingly more complex. From global warming and hunger to water scarcity and beyond, our planet faces critical issues that call for businesses, government and non-profits to solve them – together.With this in mind, Concordia, the U.S. Department of State Secretary…

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The Business of Global Water Management in an Era of Climate Change

By Allison Elias, Research Associate, Institute for Business in Society (IBiS) and Erika Herz, Associate Director of Sustainability ProgramsOn Friday, March 21st, organizations from across the University Grounds came together in the Rotunda’s elegant Dome Room to host the U.Va. World Water Day Symposium, in honor of…

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