Business for a Better World Center News

  • September 7, 2022

    For some, working on their taxes can be an anxiety-riddled experience, but for Anne Magro, co-executive director of the Business for a Better World Center (B4BW) and associate professor of accounting, tax is where she thrives. She’s so exceptional, in fact, that Anne was honored as the top tax educator in the nation, receiving the prestigious Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award from the American Taxation Association (ATA) at the organization’s mid-year meeting earlier this year.

  • July 11, 2022

    Rashed Hasan, executive-in-residence at George Mason University’s Business for a Better World Center (B4BW), is working to make transparent metrics and benchmarks that accurately represent stakeholder value a reality. Alongside a group of researchers and business advisors, he’s developing the Stakeholder Value Index (SVI), which he hopes will be a reliable framework for measuring business impact across the five stakeholders mentioned in the BRT Statement, as well as two additional stakeholders: the company itself and the planet.

  • June 15, 2022

    The Impact Fellows Program, which is run through the School of Business’s Business for a Better World Center, focuses on helping students learn about how to help businesses achieve sustainable goals,

  • May 4, 2022

    Impact Fellows, a flagship B4BW initiative is focused on this central mission. The students selected participate in collaborative cohorts, partake in experiential learning, and receive mentorship and networking opportunities—all with the goal of helping them become problem solvers, addressing the key issues facing our planet. Ji Eun Kim, who was recently hired as the student communications assistant for Mason’s Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE), is one such Impact Fellow.

  • April 21, 2022

    Sponsored by the Institute for a Sustainable Earth (ISE) and the Business for a Better World Center, the 17 Rooms-U produced dozens of ideas, some of which were combined during follow-up conversations. Groups championing those ideas are now receiving up to $5,000 in seed money to implement their sustainability plans.

  • April 20, 2022

    The School of Business and College of Health and Human Services at George Mason University teamed up this holiday season to donate over $1,500 in gift cards to the Culmore Family Resource Center.

  • February 22, 2022

    The United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) North America and George Mason University’s Business for a Better World Center in the School of Business are excited to host the PRME North America Biennial Meeting April 21-23 in Arlington, Virginia, USA, just outside Washington, D.C.

  • October 7, 2021

    On Thursday, October 7, 2021, the Business for a Better World Center welcomed Perry Chen, founder of Kickstarter, as part of the Stakeholder Capitalism Discussion Series. Watch on-demand.

  • October 27, 2021

    On Wednesday, October 27, 2021, the Business for a Better World Center welcomed Joshua Specht, author of Red Meat Republic, as part of the Ideas to Impact Speaker Series. Watch on-demand.

  • November 19, 2021

    On Friday, November 19, 2021, the Business for a Better World Center welcomed leaders from a wide range of disciplines and communities who outlined a framework by which the United States can empower the American people, in partnership with government, business, and civil society, to act on the climate crisis. Watch on-demand.