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Sustainability Impact and Challenges at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP)

22 December 2012

The research workshop "Sustainability and Impact Challenges at the Base of the Pyramid" took place on 16th November 2012 in Paris. This conference was jointly organized by Ecole Polytechnique, ESSEC Business School and HEC Paris (Social Business / Enterprise and Poverty Chair). It is the second edition of a workshop aimed to discuss and share ideas, research results and practical (...)

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Three HEC Paris Professors awarded by the CEMS community

14 December 2012

At the CEMS Graduation and Awards Ceremony 2012 that took place in St Gallen (Switzerland) on December 1st, three HEC Professors were awarded by the CEMS Community for their teachings. HEC Paris has also been ranked #2 CEMS School of the Year. A combined ranking that evaluates both the academic excellence as well as the services provided. 

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The Qatari Ambassador welcomes HEC students who were selected to participate in Doha Goals

5 December 2012

Before flying to Doha to take part in the first edition of the Doha Goals, 15 HEC students (Grande Ecole and MBA) were honoured to be welcomed by his Excellency Mohamed Jeham Al Kuwari, at  on December 3rd 2012.

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When piracy drives capitalism's evolution, by HEC Professor Rodolphe Durand

4 December 2012

First published in French to great critical acclaim and commercial success, The Pirate Organization: Lessons from the Fringes of Capitalism, is now published by Harvard Business Press Books (December 4, 2012).

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Nation Goodwill Observer study results are in!

23 November 2012

Financial capital is easy to measure – just look at a country’s statistics. But “immaterial” capital? It’s much harder to gauge, yet it’s just as important in determining how a country is doing. This November, together with W, Havas Design+, Ernst & Young, Cap, HEC Paris presented a fresh take on country rankings: the Nation Goodwill Observer study. This index takes into account both a (...)

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Two HEC research projects on Sustainable Energy and Airline Industry funded by the Qatar National Research Fund

19 November 2012

Two large research projects led by HEC professors have been awarded funding by the Qatar National Research Fund.

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Business and the fight against poverty: A conference with Muhammad Yunus

12 November 2012

Muhammad Yunus, winner of the 2006 Nobel peace prize, founder of Grameen bank and co-president  of the HEC “Social Business: Enterprise and poverty” Chair was the exceptional guest at a conference held October 29th 2012 at HEC, on the theme “How can firms help to alleviate poverty”. More than 500 people, including students and HEC graduates, young entrepreneurs of the “Youth we can” (...)

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Jean Paul Larçon receives the Doctorate Honoris Causa of the Warsaw University of Technology

24 October 2012

On October 23rd and 24th, Warsaw University of Technology Business School celebrate its 20th anniversary. To mark the anniversary, Warsaw University of Technology granted the Doctor Honoris Causa to Prof. Jean-Paul Larçon, co-founder of the School and chairman of the School's Council (2002-2012), and bestowed the distinction of honorary professorships on Rolf Brunstad (Economics – NHH), Eric (...)

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Strategies for Russian and International MNCs, a joint conference of GSOM SPbU – HEC Paris in Moscow

19 October 2012

October 4th 2012 saw St. Petersburg University Graduate School of Management (GSOM SPbU) and HEC Paris jointly hold an international management conference and debate on "Strategies for Russian and International MNCs following on from Russia’s recent and momentous accession to the WTO" under the Patronage of H.E. French Ambassador to the Russian Federation Mr. Jean de Gliniasty at the (...)

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Charles H. Rivkin, The Ambassador of the United States, opens the American week HEC campus

19 October 2012

During this year, crucial for US elections, MBA students, the HEC Debating association, the International Students association (IS) and Best Program launched the first American week on the HEC campus with the support of the French American Foundation - France.

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