• Institute for Business in Society academic directors, affiliated faculty and staff often appear in the media to provide commentary and expertise.

    2014 News

    Ethisphere  | Q4  |  2014

    100 Most Influential in Business Ethics

    Executive Director Dean Krehmeyer and Academic Director Professor Greg Fairchild were featured in Ethisphere’s 2014 List of the 100 Most Influential in Business Ethics.

    WUNC North Carolina Public Radio | December 11, 2014

    Charlotte, Raleigh, Wilmington Wrestle with b&b vs. airbnb

    Academic Director Greg Fairchild discusses regulatory issues within the context of peer-to-peer businesses.

    Virginia Magazine | Winter 2014

    We Come From Old Virginia

    Academic Director and University Professor R. Edward Freeman discusses changes at the University of Virginia since he began teaching at the institution in 1986.

    BusinessWire  | September 29, 2014

    Hershey Wins P3 Impact Award

    On 29 September 2014, the Darden School’s Institute for Business in Society, Concordia and the U.S. Department of State Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships announced the winner of the inaugural P3 Impact Award at the 2014 Concordia Summit in New York City.

    2013 News


    Washington Post | November 1, 2013

    Case in Point: Finding the Right Market for a New Product Launch
    Assistant Professor Jeremy Hutchinson-Krupat examines how a company like Eastman Chemical should decide which customers and markets to target first when introducing a new product.

    Washington Post | October 18, 2013

    Case in Point: Working Together to Save the Lives of More Children
    Academic Director Mary Margaret Frank and Research Associate Allison Elias discuss the mission-driven alliance between Save the Children and GlaxoSmithKline. | October 11, 2013

    Business Is About Innovation, So Why Do We Teach It In The Same Old Way?
    Academic Director R. Edward Freeman explains why massive open online learning courses can be a beneficial form of pedagogy.

    Richmond Times-Dispatch | September 27, 2013

    Focus on Diversity can Drive the Bottom Line, Speaker Says
    Academic Director Greg Fairchild speaks about "pockets of opportunities" in finding and solving health disparities among racial and ethnic groups.

    CNBC | September 3, 2013

    What's Next for Yahoo?
    Academic Director R. Edward Freeman discusses how Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has positively changed the company's culture and interaction with customers.

    CNBC | September 3, 2013

    The Concordia Summit Announces Select Participants in Third Annual Forum
    Academic Director Mary Margaret Frank was among those selected to speak at the forum to discuss instrumental role of public-private partnerships.

    The Economist | August 24, 2013

    A New Toolkit
    Work cited by affiliated faculty Frank Warnock and Veronica Warnock on capital flows and interest rates.

    CNBC | August 14, 2013

    Sorry...But You're Still Fired
    Academic Director R. Edward Freeman is interviewed regarding CEO's public firing of employee at AOL.

    Agenda: A Financial Times Service | July 29, 2013

    Is Legal Tax 'Dodging' Worth the Risk?
    Academic Director Mary Margaret Frank is quoted about corporate governance guidelines.

    Washington Post | July 26, 2013

    Washington Post Case in Point: In Bethlehem, Pa., a Road Map for Detroit
    Affiliated faculty Richard Brownlee and June West discuss lessons for Detroit in the closing of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania's steel plants.

    BBC Capital | July 16, 2013

    When Corporate Cultures Breed Dishonesty
    Academic Director R. Edward Freeman provides insight on creating honest, transparent business environments where employees and managers can trust one another. | July 2013

    Emerald Announces Winners of 17th Annual Citation of Excellence Awards
    Academic Director Mary Margaret Frank and Professor Luann Lynch are awarded a distinguished Citation of Excellence from Emerald Group Publishing Limited for their 2009 paper in The Accounting Review.

    Roanoke Times | June 26, 2013

    UVA Announces Competition for Virginia's Small Businesses
    Executive Director Dean Krehmeyer and Academic Director Greg Fairchild are quoted. (France) | June 11, 2013

    De l'Importance des Stakeholders et de l'Imagination (in French)
    Academic Director R. Edward Freeman is guest of honor at the Institute of Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship at ESSEC outside of Paris.

    Azimut UniCredit Bank Magazine (Slovenia) | June 25, 2013 

    How Can the Business World Can Immediately Contribute to a More Ethical Society? 
    Director Lisa Stewart authored article and participated at the Slovenian conference.

    Financial Times | May 26, 2013

    MBA Students Learn that All the Business's World's a Stage
    Academic Director R. Edward Freeman is quoted about his leadership and theater course.

    Bloomberg Businessweek | May 13, 2013

    MBA Summer Reading: Darden's Gregory Fairchild
    Recommendations for summer reading from Academic Director Greg Fairchild, who teaches the popular "Business Ethics through Literature" course.

    Wall Street Journal | April 29, 2013

    If You Want to Beat 'Em, Join 'Em
    Academic Director Greg Fairchild explains that small businesses can benefit through cooperation with competitors.

    Washington Post | April 13, 2013

    An Opportunity to Communicate
    Professor Richard Brownlee discusses the importance of communication, particularly corporate sustainability reporting, as part of the "Case in Point" series.

    Richmond Times Dispatch | March 24, 2013

    Time for a New Era of Leadership
    Executive Director Dean Krehmeyer explains the need for a new era of leadership in business, government and society.

    Chronicle of Higher Education | March 18, 2013

    Business Schools' Programs Turn Felons Into Entrepreneurs
    Academic Director Greg Fairchild and Dean Robert Bruner on benefits of using prison-entrepreneurship programs in the Virginia penal system.

    Washington Post | March 14, 2013

    A business model to save the black rhino?
    Academic Director R. Edward Freeman and Professor Jared Harris on how a for-profit game reserve might help save the black rhino in the "Case in Point" series. 

    2012 News

    Washington Post | December 1, 2012

    Marketing the female condom 
    Academic Director Mary Margaret Frank on how to create a life-saving product when potential users cannot afford it in the "Case in Point" series.

    CNNMoney | October 30, 2012

    Top 10 B-school professors in the world 
    Academic Director Greg Fairchild selected as one of world's top 10 business school professors.

    Washington Post | October 13, 2012

    Knowing a business's role in society helps build the brand 
    Executive Director Krehmeyer on how business can positively affect society in the "Case in Point" series.

    Virginia Business | October 1, 2012

    Five Resilience Award winners are named  

    Financial Times | September 10, 2012

    Tending the local entrepreneur 
    Feature on Academic Director Greg Fairchild and the Resilience Awards.

    Virginia Business | September 6, 2012

    Five Resilience Award Winners Are Named

     Virginia Business | August 24, 2012

    11 finalists named for Tayloe Murphy Resilience Awards