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University of Exeter Business School tops the global rankings 

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Never has ‘bleed green’ been a more appropriate phrase at the University of Exeter, as the university’s Business School has successfully captured the number one spot in the 2017 Better World MBA rankings for sustainability.

business schools are key players when it comes to introducing sustainable practices to future corporate and government directors

The rankings, which recognize the environmental initiatives and research of business schools around the globe, were created by the Canadian publication Corporate Knights. Self-described as ‘the most prominent brand in the clean capitalism media space,’ the magazine believes that business schools are key players when it comes to introducing sustainable practices to future corporate and government directors.

the University of Exeter’s Business School beat strong international competition from institutions such as Harvard University, MIT and Oxbridge to top Better World MBA rankings table with a near-perfect score of 95.6%

As a result of its sustainability-oriented modules and faculty research, the University of Exeter’s Business School beat strong international competition from institutions such as Harvard University, MIT and Oxbridge to top Better World MBA rankings table with a near-perfect score of 95.6%. The reason why is clear – from energy sources and circular economies to the very philosophy of the movement, the Business School offers a wide array of sustainability-focused research clusters for MBA students to explore. It has also hosted a variety of events concerning the subject, with past lectures discussing topics such as slavery in the 21st century, the responsibility of the Fairtrade foundation and sustainable food production in the South West. With this new international accolade under its belt, the University of Exeter’s Business School is certainly shaping up to be a pioneering force in the future of green business.

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