Friday, October 14, 2022

Blue Ridge
ESG Seminar

A vital framework for today’s corporations to assess climate disruption, risk, and ethical practices

Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG)

The Blue Ridge ESG Seminar will explore how companies are realizing that a values-driven strategy provides strong returns, builds resiliency, and increases employee retention. The conference will help develop socially responsible leaders, benefiting all students seeking to position themselves for careers in this emerging area. Keynote speakers, panel discussions, and ample networking opportunities will provide valuable and timely insight into all aspects of ESG.

The seminar will be hosted in person at the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce on October 14, 2022.  

The McIntire School is located at 140 Hospital Drive, Charlottesville, VA, 22904 in Rouss & Robertson Halls.  Parking and visitor information will be posted on this website closer to the event.  The event is open to all UVA students and students from across the Commonwealth are also invited to attend.

Hosted by the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia

University of Virginia

The University of Virginia encompasses 12 schools in Charlottesville. In 2019, the University was ranked the #3 best public university by U.S. News & World Report. In the 20 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, UVA has ranked in the top three and continues to rank in the Top 30 among the best of all national universities, public and private.

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McIntire School of Commerce

At McIntire, we believe commerce can change the world. Providing excellence in business education for a century, McIntire is committed to inspiring our students to become ethical leaders, fearless pathfinders, and impactful visionaries in the global marketplace. Our ability to do so lies in the constant evolution of our programs, a renowned innovative spirit, and an inclusive and global mindset. Our teaching is driven by our commitment to use commerce as a force for good.

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UVA Office for Sustainability

Established in 2013, the Office for Sustainability (OFS) supports university-wide collaborative governance, leadership, and implementation of sustainability across Grounds. By partnering with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community,  OFS is able to infuse and develop a culture of environmental, economic, and social stewardship in alignment with the educational, research, health care, and public service mission of the University.  We focus on pan-university strategic planning, program and project implementation across impact areas, engagement, and communication.

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