Schulich School of Business Ranked #2 in the World in Responsible Business
TORONTO, ON – Tuesday, October 17, 2017 – The MBA program at York University’s Schulich School of Business was ranked #2 in the world according to the results of a global survey conducted by Corporate Knights, the world’s largest circulation magazine with an explicit focus on responsible business. The magazine is published quarterly and distributed in Canada through The Globe and Mail and in the US through The Washington Post.
The Corporate Knights survey, called the Better World MBA Ranking, assessed how well business schools from around the world are integrating social, ethical and environmental impact management issues into their MBA programs. The survey results are published in the Fall 2017 issue of Corporate Knights, and are available online at: http://www.corporateknights.com/reports/2017-better-world-mba-ranking/.
Schulich was ranked 2nd in the world, with 94 out of a possible 100 points. Other prominent business schools that placed among the top 20 include: MIT, which ranked 7th with a score of 85.5%; The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, which placed 9th with a score of 81.8%; Wharton, which ranked 11th with a score of 79.4%; Duke, which placed 12th overall with a score of 78%. INSEAD, which ranked 14th with a score of 77.2%; Harvard, which placed 17th with a score of 76.2%; and Stanford, which ranked 19th with a score of 73.5%. ; Other prominent business schools that made the ranking include: London Business School, which ranked 25th; Cambridge, which ranked 30th; Michigan, which ranked 35th; and UC Berkeley, which ranked 39th. Canadian business schools performed well overall in the ranking, with 9 schools making the top 40.
The Better World MBA Ranking measured business schools in four key areas: dedicated institutes and centres, core curriculum courses, faculty research articles, and faculty research citations. Schulich scored 100% in the Institutes and Centres category; 80% in the Core Curriculum category; 100% in the Faculty Research Articles category; and 100% in the Faculty Research Citations category.
“Schulich is pleased to have once again been ranked among the very best schools in the world in Responsible Business,“ said Dezsö J. Horváth, Dean of the Schulich School of Business. Schulich has been ranked #1 in the world in Responsible Business by a major global ranking five times. Schulich was ranked #1 in the world by Corporate Knights for four consecutive years, from 2013 to 2016. Schulich was also ranked #1 in the world in the 2009-2010 Beyond Grey Pinstripes ranking, conducted by the Aspen Institute, a Washington, DC leadership think tank.
Schulich’s Centre of Excellence in Responsible Business (COERB) is a global leader in creating and disseminating new knowledge about the social, ethical, environmental and political responsibilities of business, and is also one of the world’s largest and most influential academic centres dedicated to triple-bottom-line thinking. Last week, the School celebrated the 25th Anniversary of its groundbreaking Erivan K. Haub Program in Business and Sustainability, one of the first programs of its kind at a business school.
Known as Canada’s Global Business School™, the Schulich School of Business in Toronto is ranked among the world’s leading business schools by a number of global surveys. Schulich’s MBA program is ranked #2 in the world by Corporate Knights, the world’s largest circulation magazine with an explicit focus on Corporate Social Responsibility, in a global survey that identifies which schools are doing the best job of preparing future business leaders for the environmental, social and ethical complexities of modern-day business. Schulich’s MBA program is also ranked #1 in Canada and among the world’s leading schools by The Economist, Forbes, CNN Expansión and América Economía. Schulich is also ranked among the world’s top 35 business schools for a career in investment banking in a global survey by eFinancialCareers.com. The Kellogg-Schulich EMBA program is ranked #5 in the world by The Economist and #1 in Canada by the Financial Times of London. For complete ranking details, please visit www.schulich.yorku.ca.
Global, innovative and diverse, Schulich offers business programs year-round at its state-of-the-art complex at York University; at its Miles S. Nadal Management Centre located in the heart of the Toronto’s financial district; and at its new campus in Hyderabad, India. Schulich also operates a number of satellite centres in Beijing and Shanghai, China; Mumbai, India; Seoul, South Korea; Mexico City, Mexico; and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Schulich offers undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate business degrees that lead to rewarding careers in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, and has approximately 30,000 alumni working in over 90 countries. The School pioneered Canada’s first International MBA (IMBA) and International BBA (iBBA) degrees, as well as North America’s first ever cross-border Executive MBA degree, the Kellogg-Schulich Executive MBA. In addition to Schulich’s Master of Finance, Master of Management and Master of Accounting degrees, the School launched one of the world’s first Master of Business Analytics and Master of Real Estate and Infrastructure degrees. Schulich’s Executive Education Centre provides executive development programs annually to more than 12,000 executives in Canada and abroad.
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