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Social Responsibility

Social responsibility involves economic, legal, ethical, and discretionary actions taken by individuals and organizations to foster the betterment of the community, both locally and globally.

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Sustainability | Civic Engagement | Social Justice

Teaching social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action is one of the educational objectives of the Barney School of Business.

By embracing social responsibility and by examining the ethical implications of knowledge, students learn to evaluate the effects of actions and social policies and seek to make the world we live in a better place.

Barney is Listed Among Schools That Are Making a Difference
Aspen Institute Barney School is one of 150 schools included in The Aspen Institute Center for Business Education‘s new book The Sustainable MBA: The 2010-2011 Guide to Business Schools That Are Making a Difference. The book, published in October 2009, provides highlights of leading MBA programs in 20-plus countries around the world that are integrating social, ethical, and environmental impact into their offerings. Read the full publisher's announcement. Read Barney's pages.

Questions, comments, suggestions, please contact:
Deborah Kidder, Department of Management, kidder@hartford.edu

Evan Wadsworth

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Evan is a May 2012 graduate of the Barney School of Business. During his senior year he was a Human Resourcing Intern for Everybody Wins! CT (local Nonprofit Organization). He also participated in a summer Internship in Fortaleza, Brazil.


Zuri Marin: Teaching English in Rome

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As a sophomore at the University of Hartford majoring in Marketing and minoring in Italian, Zuri studied abroad in the spring semester at John Cabot University in Rome. In addition to her studies, Zuri spent her free time as a volunteer English teacher at a local school.


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