Vol. III No. 1  November, 2009
Aspen Institute Center For Business Education: Preparing leaders for social and environmental stewardship. E-newsletter
Featured Topic:
Beyond Grey Pinstripes 
On November 6, Aspen CBE held its biennial awards breakfast celebrating the schools ranked among the Global 100 in its Beyond Grey Pinstripes alternative ranking.  This Closer Look gives details about the rationale behind the ranking, the methodology by which coursework is assessed, and some of the reasons why participating schools find the process to be rewarding.
A Closer Look at Business Education: Beyond Grey Pinstripes 
Beyond Grey Pinstripes: The Ranking
Beyond Grey Pinstripes: Courses

Aspen CBE to Hold Web Conference on Low-Wage Workers
Despite playing a critical role in the economy and representing a significant portion of most companies' personnel, low-wage workers often go unaddressed in the business school classroom.  On Friday, November 20 at 12 Noon Eastern time, Aspen CBE will hold a web conference that aims to begin to reverse this trend.   Click here to learn more.
Aspen CBE's Recent Releases
  • Access Teaching Module 
  • A Closer Look at Business Education: Marketing Faculty Reflect on the Economic Crisis
  • Curriculum Library on Employee Ownership
  • Giving Voice to Values Curriculum
Other Announcements
FIR Invites Research Submissions for
Sustainable Finance Award 
Forum Pour L'Investissement Responsable, the French forum for socially responsible investment, is inviting students to submit their research for the FIR "Finance and Sustainability" European Research Award 2010.  Click here to download the call for submissions.
Notre Dame Announces Ethical Business Dissertation Proposal Competition
The Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide at the University of Notre Dame is hosting its sixth annual dissertation proposal competition. The objective of the competition is to recognize and award Ph.D. candidates whose research will further our understanding of the ethical issues facing the business community.  Click here for more information.
UN PRME Opens Survey on Teaching Methods 
In cooperation with the OBTS Teaching Society for Management Educators, the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education initiative is conducting a short survey of business school teaching methods around ethics and sustainability.  Please visit the online survey.
Aspen CBE Holds Awards Event in New York City
On November 6, 2009, in collaboration with our corporate partners Citigroup and Ernst & Young, the Aspen CBE staff hosted an audience of 160 faculty, administrators and corporate representatives for the biennial celebration of the Beyond Grey Pinstripes Global 100 schools and winners of Aspen's Faculty Pioneer and Dissertation Proposal Awards.  Click here to learn more and to view photos from the event.
Aspen BSP Hosts First Annual "Capitalism and the Future" Symposium
On November 3rd and 4th, in collaboration with Bloomberg and the New York Public Library, the Aspen Business and Society Program hosted a two-day public program entitled "Capitalism and the Future," which featured speakers including Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and Co-Founder of Generation Investment Management David Blood.  Click here to learn more and to view photos from the event.
CasePlace.org Partner Announcements
Pitt's Berg Center Develops Scorecard on "Food Deserts"
Students at the Berg Center for Leadership and Ethics at the University of Pittsburg have partnered with the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture to pilot a new scorecard called the Food Abundance Index (FAI), which tracks as large and isolated geographic areas where supplies of nutritious, quality and culturally relevant food are absent or distant.  Click here to learn more.
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The Aspen Institute's Center for Business Education encourages future business leaders to innovate at the intersection of corporate profits and social impacts.  Our goal is bold and long-term: to radically re-orient the MBA degree to embrace the principles of corporate citizenship and sustainability.
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