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Undergraduate
Undergraduate | Nov 28, 2017 |

From the runway to the UN: Gabelli School student shows sustainability’s in style

What if someone told you it takes 2,700 liters of water to grow enough cotton for one T-shirt, an amount equal to one person’s drinking water for 900 days? This was just one of the statistics about the fashion industry’s …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Jul 31, 2017 |

UN Global Forum shapes future of business education

Earlier this month, seven Fordham faculty and staff members attended the 2017 Global Forum for Responsible Management Education—10 Years of PRME. Held at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus, the forum gathered together more than 300 education leaders from around the …

Global
Global | Jun 24, 2016 |

Sustainability education gets boost at Fordham meeting

Changing the culture of global business to one that embraces sustainability principles depends in part on a generational change in leadership. Making sure that next generation of business leaders is well-versed in social innovation is one of the goals of …

Faculty
Faculty | Feb 01, 2016 |

Pirson honored for work to reframe purpose of business

Michael Pirson’s efforts to reshape global businesses as catalysts for improving society and solving some of its ills have brought him a new honor and responsibility. Pirson, an associate professor of management systems at the Gabelli School of Business, has …

Faculty
Faculty | Nov 06, 2015 |

Pirson to address gathering at World Bank

Associate Professor Michael Pirson will address a gathering at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., on November 9 as part of the organization’s Internal Justice Week. Pirson will also talk with Yvonne Tsikata, the chief of staff to World Bank …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Jun 29, 2015 |

Fordham community makes impact at U.N. sustainability events

Members of the Fordham University community made their presence known in the international community this month during events designed to discuss and promote sustainable business and development. Provost Stephen Freedman led a team of faculty and administrators at a joint …

Featured Events
Featured Events | Dec 22, 2014 |

U.N. official: Technology can aid with crisis prevention

The spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa is an example of how a lack of investment in innovation and technology has a huge impact on the global community, the chief information technology officer for the United Nations said …

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