Business in Society
27 January 2020

How an Innovation Mindset Breaks Mammoth Societal Problems Down to Human Scale

From the UN to to NASA to foreign governments, the reach of Darden ideas around innovation and design thinking have expanded dramatically as alumni seed ideas into the world and global organizations reach out to the School.

17 December 2019

How 5 UVA Darden Alumni Are Transforming Societies by Pursuing Their Purpose to Deliver Inclusive Growth

A recent alumni panel on inclusive growth and inclusive societies discussed how their organizations are working toward inclusion — particularly in education, training, employment and investment.

06 December 2019

Venture Capitalists Raise Unique Fund With Profit and Purpose to Benefit UVA, Darden

A pair of Darden classmates and fellow venture capitalists have completed the first close on the new fund, meeting its preset threshold to begin operating and making investments.

28 October 2019

Opportunity Zones Aim for Social Impact, Investor Returns

Virginia state officials came to the Darden School on 22 October for the launch of Opportunity Virginia, a state initiative intended to coordinate efforts to tap into the federal “opportunity zones” program.

25 October 2019

New Documentary From UVA Darden Faculty Explodes Myths on the Purpose of a Corporation

Fishing With Dynamite, the new documentary from Darden Professor Bobby Parmar, Senior Researcher Jenny Mead and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Wagner, will premier at the Virginia Film Festival on 27 October.