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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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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…

By Allison Elias-
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Senator Warner Visits Darden, Meets With IBiS Elective Class

On January 21st, Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) spent the afternoon at the Darden School of Business, meeting with administrators, faculty, and students as part of a trip to the region.  In particular, he met with IBiS Academic Director Mary Margaret Frank’s students who are part of her groundbreaking…

By Allison Elias-
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Mary Margaret Frank Provides Insight on National Debt

 The Generational Equity Tour is a nationwide series of public engagement events presented by The Can Kicks Back, a non-partisan and millennial-led campaign to defeat the national debt.  The Tour came to the University of Virginia on October 28th.  The screening of the nonpartisan documentary about the…

By Allison Elias-
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IBiS Shares Knowledge of Stakeholder Theory, Sustainability Practices in Copenhagen

The Scandinavian region has a strong history of sustainability.  As a whole, its businesses have a shared vision of balancing environmental, societal, and economic performances, as well as ensuring that operations positively impact surrounding communities.  Scandinavian companies are disproportionately well-represented in the major sustainability performance indicators including the Dow…

By Allison Elias-
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Strengthening Latino Communities

IBiS Academic Director Greg Fairchild’s interest in community development finance has led him to explore the social impact of opening new credit union branches in “unbanked” Latino communities.  This work was recognized in December 2012 by the Jesse Ball duPont Fund as exemplifying how partnerships between universities and community…

By Allison Elias-