Business in Society
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.

16 July 2019

UVA Darden Professor Gentile Shortlisted for Thinkers50 Award

UVA Darden Professor Mary Gentile was shortlisted for the prestigious Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards for the second year in a row.

08 July 2019

German University Awards UVA Darden Professor Ed Freeman Honorary Doctorate for Groundbreaking Work

Professor Ed Freeman's research on stakeholder theory continues to be enormously influential in and outside of the academic world.

01 July 2019

From Field to Classroom: Early Peace Corps Experience Foreshadows Professor’s Role Orchestrating Case Method at UVA Darden

Darden Professor Justin Hopkins developed his expertise in accounting not just in academia, but around the world in the Peace Corps and in practice at Ernst & Young.