SASB Unifies Accounting and Sustainability

Max Platoff, Sustainable Business Club, ’15 Early morning on a recent Friday, while most of my graduate classmates are contentedly dozing, our group streams¬†into the expansive meeting room on Bloomberg’s 6th floor.¬†Organized by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the event marks the 4th release in an ambitious series of reports that will eventually provide … Continue reading

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity: A Q & A with Associate Director Matt LePere

by Dan Boardman ’14, Zicklin School of Business After eight years at the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity,¬†Associate Director¬†Matt LePere answers questions and shares his thoughts on American debate and¬†special programs at Baruch.   Matthew, thank you so much for taking the time to talk about your work and that of the Center.¬†For those … Continue reading

Does MBA at Baruch Give You Good Contact . . .

Originally posted on Feb 15th, 2011 by Lemuel Morrison One of the evil sides of administering a blog is the addictive availability of statistics on the site.¬† There is a steady diet of¬† junk: how many hits, where viewers came from and where they went to.¬† A steady drip for a data junkie to get … Continue reading

Integrity in the arena

Ethics at Baruch

By Bhavin Patel I recently attended an on-campus panel, titled ‚ÄėEthics in Financial Services‚Äô. The experience left me with a renewed optimism about the industry that many argue has lost its way. Each of the featured guests had current insights related to the demands on ethical systems and managers, as well as the recent west … Continue reading

Danny Meyer: Do it here in NYC

May 9th, 2012 brought the inimitable Danny Meyer of the Union Square Hospitality Group to the Newman Library for the last Zicklin Leadership luncheon of the semester. Mr. Meyer spoke with a breezy comfort and started with a perennial topic — leadership. It is everything you learned as a kid: picking a winning team.¬† Who’s … Continue reading

GDay -4 Weeks

Only a month away!¬† Everyone, your correspondent included, has got that end-of-semester hang dog look. The big capstone presentation is done and only one presentation remains.¬† What does remain are the woulda, coulda, should haves and a fair amount of grumpiness.¬† Hurts that¬† a little sunshine and my garden spade can’t heal. Of course, it’s … Continue reading

G Day -11

This week marks graduation minus 11 weeks to go. And what a week it has been.¬† For anyone hiding under a rock here are the biggies for the week: Dean Elliott announced his departure, Greg Smith quit Goldman with a thunderbolt, and TEDxGramercy held their event at BPAC. . . . and your correspondent jumped … Continue reading

TEDx Gramercy at Baruch

Saturday March 10th brought a special treat to the Engleman Recital Hall here at Baruch¬† College. Costa Michailidis (a Baruch alumnus), Katie Tracy, and¬† their team (TEDxGramercy), put together a morning of presentations to Upgrade Your World. Local communities of doers and thought-leaders independently organize TEDx events.¬† TED simply lends the name and offers some … Continue reading

Spring 2012 Mixer

by Danielle V Hemsley MS Statistics Candidate On February 16th, 2012 Zicklin Women in Business (ZWIB) hosted a Spring Mixer co-sponsored by the Operations Management Club (OMC) & HCM I/O club.¬† Students gathered in room 2-125 of the Newman Vertical Campus to enjoy conversation, laughter, relaxation, coffee, tea, cookies, and other snacks in between classes.¬† … Continue reading

Gaming Sustainability

by Helen Serebin, MBA Operations Management & Sustainability 2012 A day after everything was red for Valentine‚Äôs Day, on February 15th a panel talked about greening the world through ‚Äėgamification.‚Äô Green Gamification: Combining Social Media & Game Mechanics to Promote Sustainability presented by the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity and co-sponsored by one of … Continue reading