Georgetown University launched a program to transform the lives of a highly select group of District of Columbia residents released from the city’s correctional facilities who show strong potential to become successful leaders and role models in their communities.
Quarterly earnings serve as a report card to investors. Georgetown McDonough experts discuss how the earnings reporting landscape has changed, as well as examine evolving metrics that denote success beyond the bottom line.
Alumni gathered Feb. 25 in San Francisco to hear a panel of executives in finance and social entrepreneurship discuss impact investing with Bill Novelli, founder of McDonough’s Global Social Enterprise Initiative and distinguished professor of the practice.
While many technology companies enjoy lighter regulation than the industry incumbents against whom they compete, even the newest of start-ups may have trouble skirting disability law without facing legal action, according to Thomas Cooke, a professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
Gilles Hilary, accounting professor with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, agreed with the white paper’s conclusions. “Blockchain technology will help you to deal with the plumbing—the mundane transactions,” Hilary told Bloomberg Tax. “But there is a strategic aspect to financial reporting that will probably not be affected by this.” Subscription required.
If you look at spending patterns, pretty much everybody who walks into Chipotle is buying just a burrito or a burrito bowl — and maybe guacamole,” said Jason Schloetzer, a professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “There is a huge opportunity to add to their sales, whether that’s by offering combo meals or new items” like nachos.