A UC Davis study finds that it pays to be green, as companies that are open about their greenhouse gas emissions and carbon reduction strategies see stock values rise.
Graduate School of Management Professor Paul Griffin and his co-author, Yuan Sun of UC Berkeley, tracked stock prices of firms around the time these companies voluntarily issued press releases disclosing carbon emission information. In the days after the press releases were issued, the companies saw their stock prices increase significantly, Griffin and Sun found.
Voluntary disclosure theory predicts that an optimal disclosure decision should produce an overall net benefit for shareholders, and that such net benefit should decrease in public information availability.This study by Professor Paul Griffin and co-author Yuan Sun from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business supports the predictions of disclosure theory in the context of climate change.
This article cites Professor Paul Griffin’s recent study, “Going Green: Market Reaction to CSR Newswire Releases” and compares the study’s findings with efforts to put pressure on companies to disclose greenhouse emissions and to develop strategies to reduce them.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management and the Princeton Review are offering a special GMAT Prep Course in February and March 2012. The course includes 21 hours of GMAT preparation instruction, delivered over seven weekly three-hour sessions. Instruction will take place at the School’s Sacramento campus, or at the Bay Area campus in San Ramon.
This article about the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cites Professor Brad Barber’s 2000 study “Trading is Hazardous to Your Wealth: The Common Stock Investment Performance of Individual Investors” in which he and co-author Terrance Odean from U.C. Berkeley looked at 10,000 investor accounts and found that the average retail trading decision is usually ‘wrong’ over the course of the following year.
Carnelian by the Bay (on the Embarcadero)
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At this unique networking event, Professor Kimberly Elsbach, the Stephen G. Newberry Endowed Chair in Leadership, will share her expertise in effective leadership through examination of two different cases.
Following the dynamic discussion, we will honor the UC Davis Graduate School of Management Alumni Association’s 2012 Distinguished Achievement and Outstanding Service Award winner, Mark Otero ‘07.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Part-Time MBA program offered in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area is ranked among the top 9% in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.
At No. 29, this is the fourth consecutive year the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program is among the top AACSB International-accredited part-time MBA programs surveyed. This year, there were 323 part-time MBA programs surveyed.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Full-Time MBA program is ranked among the premier business schools in the nation for the 20th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.
U.S. News’ latest ranking places the Full-Time MBA program at No. 48, placing it among the top 10% of the 464 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s accredited full-time MBA programs surveyed.
Key statistics from the School’s Full-Time MBA ranking include:
(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.
What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?
My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.
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.