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Now more than ever, individuals, state & local governments, small businesses, and large corporations need educated business & finance professionals to plan for the future. A finance degree prepares future professionals to guide individuals, corporations, government agencies and other firms or organizations through financial struggles and uncertainty but also with short term and long term planning responsibilities. Finance majors complete a balance of theoretical and practical courses in a myriad of areas including business development, economics, organizational management, marketing, risk management, accounting, investments, supply chain, statistics and IT. If you choose to complete a finance degree in 2023, know that [...]

In Newsweek’s fourth annual Green Rankings report, Brazil’s financial-banking company Santander Brasil, India’s IT company Wipro and Brazil’s financial-banking company Bradesco were the top three environmentally-friendly companies in the world. Newsweek ranked IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Sprint Nextel as the three greenest companies in the U.S. for that same year (IBM also ranked fourth globally). In an October 2012 Newsweek article introducing the rankings, author Ian Yarrett comments on how politicians seemed less concerned about environmental issues compared to previous years, but that major businesses were still valuing the relationship between finance and sustainability. “Just look at Walmart, the biggest company [...]