Our Impact

Our Impact

At IESE Business School, we believe business must contribute to the long-term well-being of individuals and society. For us, genuine and sustainable prosperity can only be achieved through a humanistic approach to business, which puts the focus on people as the primary driver of positive change.

While this approach informs everything that we do, we have identified specific areas of impact where we place particular emphasis.

Jobs creation

Jobs creation

We’re committed to developing the management practices and public policies that generate employment for all ages and career stages.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

We nurture an entrepreneurial mindset which allows our alumni to create their own companies or innovate within existing firms.

Public leadership

Public leadership

Good management is the province of government as well as the private sector, and at IESE we’re dedicated to shaping strong public-sector managers and sound policies.

Women in management

Women in management

Recognizing the unique gender challenges related to employment, we’re committed to ensuring that women flourish in the workplace.

Africa

Africa

We’re committed to the economic development of Africa through strengthening businesses and promoting business education.

Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility

We believe business must make a positive contribution to society, through humanistic and ethical management practices.

Corporate governance

Corporate governance

We work to build companies with diverse and healthy boards of directors able to effectively oversee their policies and operations.

Sustainable firms

Sustainable firms

We believe the success of a company is measured by its long-term positive impact on its community and environment.