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How Can Impact Investment Satisfy both Societal and Business Needs?

4 December 2018

2018 has seen renewed interest in impact investment and its potential for growth in expanding the capital available to address social & environmental issues. On October 10, the annual plenary session co-organized by HEC’s S&O Center, the NGO Action Tank Entreprise & Pauvreté and the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) focused on a theme which has become a (...)

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Les cadres demandent plus d’actions pour réduire l’empreinte carbone

3 December 2018

Alors que l’actualité fait la part belle à la hausse des prix des carburants, symbole pour beaucoup d’une « punitive » contre leur pouvoir d’achat, et alors que la conjoncture économique se détériore en cette fin d’année, l’opinion sur la RSE évolue à la marge parmi les décideurs. Selon le dernier Baromètre « la RSE vu par les décideurs » réalisé par Viavoice, France Info  et le Centre (...)

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HEC Paris Students Grapple with Climate Change

28 November 2018

On November 7, HEC Students for Sustainability welcomed guest speaker Darius Seiller for its first Climate Nights event. This series aims to foster an institution-wide commitment to environmental issues. A June 2018 alumnus, Darius Seiller is the co-founder and CEO of emerging sustainability consulting firm The SASI Co and thus embodies HEC Paris’ dedication to business ventures with a (...)

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Impact Entrepreneurship Night for Inspiration and Taking Action

14 November 2018

On October 11, the MSc Social Innovation and Sustainability and the S&O Center hosted the Impact Entrepreneurship Night, an event aiming to foster social entrepreneurship. Some 80 members of the HEC community, along with representatives from participating organizations, gathered in the Hall d’Honneur for the opening speech given by MSc students from the Hult Prize Organization. As part of (...)

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Sustainability is the New Strategy

18 September 2018

During the “Sustainability is the New Strategy” Challenge on September 6-7, 2018, fifty HEC Paris M1 students learned how sustainability challenges are radically reshaping the way we think and do business. Through various case studies with Veja and Schneider Electric, the students witnessed how enterprises can integrate sustainability at the heart of their business model and strategies. The (...)

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Bringing Pay-for-Success Mechanisms to France

11 September 2018

Pay-for-success (PFS) mechanisms have existed since the 1980s. Over the last decade, they have regained attention through the launch of Social Impact Bond contracts in the UK, the US, and most recently in France. HEC Paris and Fletcher School alumna, Alexandra Chamberlin, summarizes her capstone thesis to describe the triple role Pay-for-Success mechanisms play in the US to engage French (...)

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Le sens de la rentrée dans les entreprises

3 September 2018

L’été touche à sa fin, et la reprise s’amorce pour une grande partie des actifs. Concernant les perspectives de la reprise, une large majorité de cadres se déclarent « heureux » de reprendre le travail (61 %). Cependant, les préoccupations professionnelles restent prégnantes durant les congés. Selon la dernière vague du Baromètre réalisé par Viavoice pour HEC Paris et son centre de (...)

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Three Questions for Hubert Joly

3 September 2018

In a rousing introduction to Hubert Joly at the Matins HEC, H&C editor-in-chief Arthur Haimovici described Best Buy’s CEO as being responsible for developing “a new model for the retail industry in the Amazon era.”  Joly’s ability to transform the  ailing electronics retailer chain into one of the US’s most successful companies confirmed Joly’s reputation as “the man for (...)

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Landmark Agreement between HEC Paris and Hubert Joly to Create Purposeful Leadership Chair

3 September 2018

Best Buy Chairman and CEO Hubert Joly and his Alma Mater signed an agreement on July 4, creating HEC’s first-ever personally endowed Chair, devoted to purposeful leadership. The 1981 graduate, who was recently recognized by Barron’s as one of the top 30 CEOs in the world, is donating €3.7 million ($4.3 million) to finance the creation of the Joly Family Endowed Chair in Purposeful (...)

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HEC Conference on Marketizing Cannabis as a Non-Contested Commodity

23 July 2018

Dozens of academics, researchers and students gathered for the end-of-year conference, organized by HEC’s Society & Organizations Center, on cannabis legalization and lessons to be drawn from this contested market. The June 18-19 event, a first at the business school, brought together specialists from North America and Europe for critical insights into regulation, markets, public policy, (...)

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04Dec2018
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How Can Impact Investment Satisfy both Societal and Business (...)

2018 has seen renewed interest in impact investment and its potential for growth in expanding the (...)

03Dec2018
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Les cadres demandent plus d’actions pour réduire l’empreinte (...)

Alors que l’actualité fait la part belle à la hausse des prix des carburants, symbole pour beaucoup (...)

28Nov2018
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HEC Paris Students Grapple with Climate Change

On November 7, HEC Students for Sustainability welcomed guest speaker Darius Seiller for its (...)

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Appel à propositions - Colloque Politiques et Management Public

15 November 2018

Cet appel à propositions émanant du Colloque annuel de la revue "Politiques et Management (...)

Student posts

Book Review: bolo'bolo: a utopian perspective

Review by Prunelle Bonnard 1 December 2017

What if our civilization were to collapse five years from now? What if money were to become (...)


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