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.