The Graduate School of Management is advising CalPERS, the nation’s largest public pension fund on standards for integrating environmental, social and governance issues across its internally and externally managed $250 billion portfolio. Senior Portfolio Manager Anne Simpson heads up the initiative in partnership with Dean Steven Currall.
Business schools are at a crossroads of relevancy. While it is important to our mission, we can no longer settle simply for teaching undergraduate and MBA students how to be better managers and leaders. We must take a lead role in accelerating innovation and inspiring entrepreneurship toward new business development. We must act as an engine of economic prosperity in our regions and globally.
An internationally renowned banker, financial industry leader and philanthropist with more than five decades of experience, Weill retired as CEO of Citigroup on October 1, 2003, and served as non-executive chairman until April 18, 2006. Founded 200 years ago, Citigroup is currently the third largest bank holding company in the United States by assets and has the world’s largest financial services network.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.