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Social Media and the Board: Why #Hashtags Matter to Directors

With Facebook now claiming more than 840 million active users around the globe – and other social networks surging as well – it’s increasingly clear that boards of major companies need to factor the social media phenomenon into the governance equation. Digital “dashboards” are one way of staying abreast of what’s going on. Another is for the board to recruit a “digital director” – but they’re in short supply.

MBA Programs Increase Focus on Environmental and Social Impact

Social and environmental impact is increasingly being integrated into the curricula of leading international MBA programs, according to the latest survey by Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program. “The core curriculum is changing,” reports the survey. “There is a striking increase in content on social, ethical and environmental issues in required courses across departments.”