Social Impact at Wharton
The Wharton Social Impact Initiative is excited to join forces with several Wharton research centers and labs to form the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Initiative. The ESG Initiative will expand the boundaries of business research and education to deliver essential insights for academics, students, and industry professionals.
DOLLARS AND CHANGE PODCAST
The greatest insights into the world of social impact and business.
We talk with leading industry experts who are changing the world through social enterprises, impact investing, corporate social responsibility programs, social impact research, and more.
SOCIAL IMPACT STORIES
“The value in Professor Phillips’ course and Resilience Education: Wharton WORKS is just as much in the act of empowering these justice-impacted individuals as it is changing our own views and preconceived notions about prison in this country.” – Alec Shah, WG’24
Unlocking Potential Through Resilience Education: Wharton WORKS
“I’m excited to bring more of what I’m learning at Wharton to the Make the World Better Foundation (MTWB) to refine our community building process and share it with other cities around the country.” – Connor Barwin, WG’23
Connor Barwin, WG’23, on the Intersection of the NFL, Wharton, and Making the World a Better Place
“Penn is a shockingly supportive place for an adventure like this. The plethora of resources for the whole community is staggering. If they can’t get something directly, the second-degree connections will take care of it. It surprised me in the best way possible.” – Ryan Torres W’25