Business in Society
09 October 2019

Heart of a Champion: Darden Professor Uses NBA Legends to Teach Leadership

Darden Professor Sean Martin's case study “Heart of a Champion" analyzes the contrasting leadership styles of Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan, and he is now using his findings in the courses he teaches.

07 October 2019

Bioko Island Malaria Elimination Project Wins 2019 P3 Impact Award

A malaria elimination project won the P3 Impact Award, which recognizes leading cross-sector collaborations that feature public, private and nonprofit organizations addressing societal challenges.

03 October 2019

UVA Darden Leadership Communication Council Explores Business Roundtable Statement on Purpose of Business

Darden's Leadership Communication Council discussed the media frenzy around the Business Roundtable's statement on the purpose of business, the changing relationship between media and business, and what communication skills are critical for future leaders to develop.

08 August 2019

Following Footsteps of Famed Farming Family, Darden Alumnus Leads Niman Ranch Into Future of Sustainable Livestock

Chris Oliviero (MBA ’07) recently took on the role of general manager of Niman Ranch, which sources beef, lamb and pork from independent family farmers and ranchers across the U.S. who treat animals humanely and farm in environmentally sustainable ways.

29 July 2019

Darden Students’ Consulting for Bakery Nonprofit Provides Sweet Rewards for Community

Members of the Community Consultants of Darden worked with Breadworks, a local nonprofit bakery and deli that employs persons with disabilities, to help promote its mission in the community and increase revenue.

22 July 2019

Brand Citizenship: Consumer Expectations and Societal Shifts Drive Brands Taking Stands

The brand promises made between consumer and company in the 20th century typically pertained to aspirational experiences the consumer could expect to receive. In the 21st century, the brand promise has become more nuanced, and more complicated.