Firmenich and the IFC Discuss “How Innovation and Partnerships Can Save Lives”

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By Roman Alexander Balin On March 27 2019, IFC’s Young Professional Network and the World Bank Analyst Program hosted Gilbert Ghostine, CEO of Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance & flavor company, at World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC. The informal roundtable discussion focused on how inclusive business models and cultures of innovation within corporate contexts can lead to pioneering …

I4A Co-Chair Dr. Djordjija Petkoski On Sustainable Investment in India

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Watch Ideas for Action Co-Chair and the Wharton School’s Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Senior Fellow and Lecturer Djordjija Petkoski’s full lecture as part of the ICCR Houston-India Conference. ICCR-HIC Djordjija Petkoski from Biyani Photography on Vimeo.   Video by Biyani Photo LLC – 1907 Sabine St #167, Houston, TX 77007 – info@biyaniphoto.com

A Student’s Experience with I4A: Thinking and Acting Outside the Classroom to Extend the Global Conversation in India

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By Pallavi Menon When I started my fall semester Legal Studies course at the Wharton School, I was anticipating a multidisciplinary perspective on corporate responsibility and ethics, as mentioned in the course description. Little did I know that my professor would provide me with the opportunity to work with an initiative shaped by Wharton and the World Bank. Shortly after …

SDGs&Her Learning Round Table Hosted by Franklin Templeton Investments

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The Wharton School’s Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research and the World Bank are thrilled to organize an exclusive learning round table event hosted by Franklin Templeton Investments.  Bringing together various perspectives from the academic and private sectors, the event will focus on providing a rich learning experience for our guests of honor – the winners of the SDGs&Her competition …