Day: February 19, 2014

Doing Well and Doing Good: The Business for Good Summit

The McCombs School of Business Net Impact Chapter is hosting its 6th annual summit on business and social impact. Formerly called the Sustainable Business Summit, The Business for Good Summit has broadened its scope to address some of the more meaningful questions about how business can be used as a platform to affect social and environmental change. Panelists at the Summit will discuss topics such as the role of technology in education, energy innovation and climate change, sustainable and responsible investment, and the role of entrepreneurship in international economic development. The Summit comes at a time when those involved...

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Barbara Jordan: Trying to Be Big

Barbara Jordan lived a life that was both inspiring and instructive. As a community we have much to gain from reflecting on her character and contributions to our public history. In word and action, she advocated for acceptance, compromise and the inclusion of all citizens in the democratic process — principles that are more relevant than ever in our current political climate. The annual Barbara Jordan Forum allows us to honor her legacy and come away strengthened by her example of lifelong dedication to fairness, acceptance and democracy. As the LBJ School kicks off Barbara Jordan Week, we invite you to familiarize yourself...

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