Saint Petersburg State University Graduate School of Management

VTB LAUNCHES ESG INITIATIVES

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:29pm

VTB Group is set to launch a Russia-wide ESG platform.

Key Points: 
  • VTB Group is set to launch a Russia-wide ESG platform.
  • In total, the ESG platform's perimeter includes about 20 areas of VTB Group's activities.
  • The new ESG strategy will be adopted by the end of 2021 and will include the following priority areas: responsible financing, including advising clients on improving the ESG side of their business, engaging clients in ESG projects and initiatives, investing in socially significant projects, sponsorship and philanthropy, organisational development, and building an ESG governance model, including related risk management.
  • VTB Group offers ESG products across all business segments, including placing green bonds, financing green industries, Russia's first open-ended mutual funds for responsible investment, and retail eco-projects.

Dave & Buster's Announces CEO Transition

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:15pm

By mutual agreement with the Companys Board, Mr. Jenkins will continue to serve as CEO and a Board director through September 30, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • By mutual agreement with the Companys Board, Mr. Jenkins will continue to serve as CEO and a Board director through September 30, 2021.
  • To ensure a seamless transition of responsibilities, he will become a Senior Advisor to the CEO until November 30, 2021.
  • Concurrent with this announcement, effective October 1, 2021, the Board has appointed Kevin M. Sheehan, Chair of Dave & Busters Board, as interim CEO until a permanent successor is named.
  • With those objectives achieved, Brian and the Board felt this was a good time to initiate this transition.

The St Petersburg Graduate School of Management has improved its position in the FT rankings again

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 9:00am

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Petersburg State University (SPbU) has improved its place in the Financial Times European Business School ranking 2020, published on December 7, 2020.

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  • SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Petersburg State University (SPbU) has improved its place in the Financial Times European Business School ranking 2020, published on December 7, 2020.
  • The Graduate School of Management SPbU (GSOM SPbU),founded with the supportof thePresident of the Russian FederationVladimir Putin,took a record 51st position in the overall European ranking, having risen by eight points compared to last year.
  • We are delighted with the high result and are ready to pursue new ambitious goals," said Nikolay Kropachev, Rector of St. Petersburg State University.
  • said Olga Dergunova, Deputy President and Chairman of the Management Board of VTB Bank, Director of GSOM SPbU.