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Beedie team takes home win in SFU Net Impact Sustainability Challenge

Mar 31, 2017

A team of Full-Time MBA students recorded a memorable win for the Beedie School of Business at the fourth annual SFU Net Impact Sustainability Challenge, overcoming strong competition in the final round from American University’s Kogod School of Business (finishing second), Oregon’s Lundquist School of Business (third) and Western’s Ivey (fourth).

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Beedie hosts panel event on role of investors in addressing inequality

Mar 3, 2017

The widening gap between rich and poor is a global phenomenon affecting both developed and developing economies, and has been identified by the World Economic Forum as the single most important risk facing the world over the next decade in its annual Global Risks Report. But how can we reverse this trend, and to what extent can – or should – investors be responsible for instigating that change? This question was at the heart of a lively panel […]

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Beedie named in top 50 business schools for Environmental Sustainability Programs

Feb 22, 2017

Beedie School of Business has secured a place in the Top 50 Environmental Sustainability Programs ranking in the 2016 Guide to Business Schools for Social & Environmental Impact report, published by Net Impact, a non-profit empowering transformational change in the workplace. Beedie is the only Canadian school named in the list, which features leading business schools from around the world.

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The Embedding Project brings leading sustainability professionals to Vancouver

Jan 30, 2017

Earlier this month, leading sustainability professionals from across North America met in Vancouver to share their successes, challenges and insights at the Embedding Project’s North American Peer-to-Peer Network event. Over the two-day session, members engaged in facilitated peer-coaching sessions, reflected on their past year as Change Agents and piloted new research and new resources. Highlights included research insights on workplace sustainability-oriented initiatives by Beedie PhD student, Simon Pek, and new research coming out of the […]

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Beedie graduate programs ranked among world’s best for integrating sustainability

Oct 18, 2016

The Beedie School of Business has been ranked as one of the top 25 graduate business schools in the world for its dedication to integrating sustainability into the education of future business leaders.

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Beedie’s Co-Laboratorio Peru initiative facilitates planning dialogues

Aug 11, 2016

Series of working sessions discuss collaborative governance in Peruvian natural resources.

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Sustainability success for Beedie MBAs at Net Impact competition

Apr 13, 2016

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Stephanie Bertels honoured with SFU President’s Award for Leadership in Sustainability

Mar 31, 2016

Beedie School of Business associate professor Stephanie Bertels has been awarded the SFU President’s Award for Leadership in Sustainability, recognizing her efforts in advancing the cause of sustainability both within and beyond the University.

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SFU Net Impact Sustainability Challenge 2016 offers real-world sustainability experience

Mar 17, 2016

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Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability: The role of investors in building sustainable capital markets

Mar 1, 2016

Despite recent success in making responsible investing more attractive to investors, more support is required from governing bodies to continue the momentum. Though a prevalent attitude that sustainable investment is not profitable continues to exist, money managers are proven to respond to demand – meaning that pressure from clients to consider environmental, social and governance factors in investment strategies would be a huge step towards progress.

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