Haas MBA student team nabs $75,000 for supply chain startup at Impact Pitch Competition
The Haas newsroom reports on the 4th Invest for Impact Pitch Competition and the 15th Sustainable Investment Fund Report.
The Era of Markets ended in 2019. What comes next?
The relationship between business and society is shifting. A world threatened by climate change, pandemics, and war is a world in which the state is likely to intervene more aggressively in business. “I don’t think it is correct to say that we no longer have markets, but the neoliberal idea of markets is no longer what dominates,” said Laura Tyson, Faculty Director of SAIF, in the Financial Times.
Business leaders on how they navigate ESG backlash: ‘The language needs to change’
Laura Tyson, Faculty Director, is quoted in Fortune on how focusing more on the “environmental” component of ESG will help avoid criticism that comes with a general, catch-all term. “I like the idea of a distinguishing ‘E’ and talking about climate-led investing,” she said. She added that some investors who oppose social and governance corporate policies may be willing to support more climate-conscious investing decisions.
Ensuring the Community Reinvestment Act addresses the racial wealth gap, as intended
Bulbul Gupta authors for Impact Alpha.
Why the SEC is right to make climate risk disclosure mandatory
Anne Simpson writes for the Financial Times.
U.S. to spend $10 billion to boost small businesses
Adair Morse, Faculty Director, is quoted in Wall Street Journal.
Joe Biden must take a global lead on climate risk disclosure
Laura Tyson, Faculty Director, writes for the Financial Times.
Social purpose: how business schools around the world measure up
SAIF is mentioned in the Financial Times.
Haas unveils revamped sustainable and impact finance program
Haas Newsroom details the revamped SAIF program.
In the News
Demand grows for student-led impact investment funds – Financial Times [December 2020]
Social purpose: how business schools around the world measure up – Financial Times [October 2019]
Haas unveils revamped sustainable and impact finance program – Haas Newsroom [September 2019]
Sustainable Finance Goes to Business School – Wall Street Journal [June 2019]
Haas Pilots Impact Investing Practicum – Poets & Quants [June 2018]