Faculty in the News: Pietra Rivoli

on August 1 | in Finance, Global Business | by | with No Comments

Pietra Rivoli, professor and vice dean at the McDonough School of Business, is quoted in a recent BBC News article. Rivoli is part of a team of Georgetown researchers who studied the impact of one of Kate Spade’s suppliers in Rwanda:

Prof. Rivoli says the Kate Spade example offers “a demonstrative case study” of an alternative approach.

“What they have shown is that it can really be a win-win. The factory can pay the company back [for the set-up costs] and the firm can support the worker and their communities.

To read the full article, visit http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40682888.

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