Discover past features covering topics like our 100 years celebrations, sustainability, and globalisation.

Piloting Ambitious Projects

Wendy Loretto reflects on the business pioneers of the past and looks forward to our 100 year anniversary.

Entrepreneurial Spirit at the School
Blowing Away the Smokescreen

Our alumni explain how they are tackling the smokescreen of carbon accounting.

The Smokescreen of Carbon Accounting
Alumni Story

Innovation and Energy

Miriam 'Mamie' Leah Shenkin

Mamie used her BCom (1937) to contribute to the family business before running her own, selling kilt wear to the Scottish diaspora overseas market.

Mamie's Story
Alumni Story

Fixing Gender Inequality

Alan Jope

Since being appointed CEO of Unilever in January 2019, Alan has been working hard on gender diversity.

Alan’s Story
Alumni Story

Persistent Courage

David Bell

Despite losing both his hands as well as his sight while clearing mines in North Africa, David Bell (BCom, 1955) went on to be an inspiration to many.

David Bell's Story
Alumni Story

A 'People First' Digital Revolution

Stephen White

Stephen White, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer at Yorkshire Building Society, talks about his approach to digital transformation.

Stephen's Story
Alumni Story

The Valley of Opportunity

Grace Kermani

Graduating in 2006, and currently a Programme Manager with Google, Grace Kermani firmly believes that in the tech industry the possibilities are endless.

Grace's Story
Alumni Story

The City of Potential

Andy MacMillan

Andy MacMillan (MBA 2003) discusses what drew him back to Edinburgh from the States when developing his company's European base.

Andy's Story

Fostering Connections with Fans

Evie Chamberlain (MSc Marketing, 2014) talks about her move from Murrayfield Curling to global brand FIFA.

Evie's Story
100 Years

Future Gazing

Can we gaze into the future and imagine what the next 100 years will look like? We asked 3 experts from the School to tell us what they see.

The Next 100 Years
100 Years

Writing the Future

Our students have been writing the future since 1919. Now a cross-section of our 2019 graduates tell us how they hope to write the future.

Our Newest Graduates
Sport and Sponsorship
Commercialising Sport

Calum Ross, MA (Hons) Business Studies and Accounting (2013) explains how the commercial side of sponsorship has changed.

Calum's Story
Sport and Sponsorship
Advocating for Student Sport

Meet the man responsible for increasing participation in sport at the University of Edinburgh, Ross Simpson (MSc Management 2011).

Ross' Story
Teaching Business
Developing Students for Their Future

Rona Doig, Head of Student Development, and Professor Mary Brennan, Director of UG Programmes, tell us how they support students' personal and career development.

Personal & Professional Development
Teaching Business
Past, Present, Future

We brought together a trio of academics (also alumni) to discuss how the School's approach to teaching business has changed over the years.

100 Years of Teaching
100 Years
Celebrating Alumni Impact

Our Dean, Professor Wendy Loretto (BCom 1990) shares how your active involvement supports the student experience and sense of community among the alumni network.

Supporting Students Since 1919
100 Years
Our First Alum

Margaret Stevenson Miller graduated in 1920, and would become both a distinguished academic and an influential campaigner for gender equality in the workplace.

Margaret's Story
Carbon Accounting
Carbon Impact in Construction

MSc graduate Damien Canning discusses the strategic partnership between Costain and the Business School.

Partnerships in Carbon Accounting
Carbon Accounting
Leading the Way on Global Warming

Michele Zarri and Darius Tolkein-Spurr discuss the opportunities for business emerging from the challenge of climate change.

Business Opportunities & Climate Change
Food Sustainability
Sustainability On a Plate?

Our faculty explains how research being conducted at the Business School hopes to improve the sustainability of food supply to schools.

Sustainability of Food Supplies
Food Sustainability
From Theory to Practice

Laura Nisbet, Development Officer–Food and Health at City of Edinburgh Council discusses putting food supply theories into practice in schools.

Sustainability in Practice
Food Sustainability
Offering Food for Thought

Alumna Vivian Maeda talks about the national education initiative aiming to improve food education and develop partnerships.

Food for Thought
Emerging Markets
Here Come the Surging Emerging Markets

Dr Mehdi Safavi discusses how the potential of emerging markets has not been fully realised by multinational companies from the West.

Embracing Emerging Markets
Emerging Markets
Alumni Accessing Emerging Markets

Three Business School alumni share their experiences working across the world to help companies access emerging markets.

Alumni on Emerging Markets
Conservation Projects
Unfolding the Conservation Map

Justin Lotak (MBA, 2011) discusses his latest continent-hopping venture, taking him around the world to discover different approaches to conservation.

Conservation Across Continents
The Power of Sponsorship

Women are over-mentored and under-sponsored. Olive Darragh explains why we should embrace the power of sponsorship.

Promoting Sponsorship
The Path I Followed

Alumna Bridget McCarthy describes her self-development journey since completing her MSc at the Business School.

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