Study Finds That Stakeholder-Oriented Companies Yield Higher Returns

Boston, January 18, 2022—FCLTGlobal, a not-for-profit research organization, and the ESG Analytics Lab at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, today published a new study that finds that companies that prioritize a multi-stakeholder approach generate higher returns than those who do not. The study, Walking the Talk: Valuing a Multi-stakeholder Strategy, analyzes the annual ...Read More

Gwendolyn Gordon

It is with great sadness that the Wharton School announces the passing of faculty member Gwendolyn Gordon. Gordon, 41, joined the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics as an assistant professor in 2013 and was also affiliated with the Department of Anthropology at Penn. She earned her BA in…Read More Read More

Steppingstone Scholars New Partnership with The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Global Youth Program Creates Critical Access to College Courses for Socioeconomically Underserved Students

PHILADELPHIA, December 6, 2021—Steppingstone Scholars (Steppingstone) today announced a new partnership with the Wharton Global Youth Program that will offer socioeconomically underserved students in Philadelphia a pathway to college and business education. The partnership initially focuses on three specific areas: Dual Enrollment Courses: High school students will enroll in college-level courses at Wharton, free of cost. Students ...Read More

Wharton Professor Dean Knox Recipient of 2021 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award

PHILADELPHIA, November 4, 2021—The lack of progress in identifying and addressing the racial disparities in law enforcement stems in part from inconsistent record-keeping and misleading statistical analyses of incomplete data, according to Dean Knox, the winner of the 2021 NOMIS & Science Young Explorer Award. His prize-winning essay illustrates the value of applying new tools and ...Read More

Wharton Launches Economics of Blockchain and Digital Assets Executive Education Online Certificate Program, Becoming First Ivy League School to Accept Enrollment Payment in Crypto via Coinbase

PHILADELPHIA, October 28, 2021—The Aresty Institute of Executive Education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania is proud to announce the launch of its newest online program, Economics of Blockchain and Digital Assets. Developed in partnership with Prysm Group, a leading blockchain economic consulting firm, this six-week Wharton…Read More Read More

Wharton School Dean Erika James to Host “Beyond Business” Lecture Series on ESG

Three-part series to feature conversations with Wharton faculty and industry-leading experts PHILADELPHIA, October 13, 2021—Dean Erika James of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania announced today the continuation of “Beyond Business,” an annual, semester-long lecture series exploring some of the most pressing issues impacting individuals and organizations around the world.  Following its successful introduction in ...Read More

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