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Alternative earnings dislosures are high-quality if women are on board

Monday, 3 October 2022 2:55pm

Firms are likely to be more transparent about their alternative earnings if there are at least three women on their board, new research shows.

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Dr Sebastian Gehricke develops New Zealand’s first Stewardship Code

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 8:54am

Dr Sebastian Gehricke shares his experience of being on the Development Committee that created New Zealand’s first-ever “Stewardship Code” and why this code will be hugely significant for investors.

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Talented early career researchers recognised

Thursday, 1 September 2022 2:31pm

Six researchers working in areas ranging from the prevention and treatment of heart attacks to the social effects of religion have had their efforts recognised with Early Career Researcher Awards.

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Study ‘adventure’ capped with degree

Friday, 19 August 2022 10:39am

Taking a chance on a faraway university has paid dividends for Rufaro Chengeta.

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Restarting studies brings passionate master’s graduand full circle

Thursday, 18 August 2022 3:20pm

This week’s graduation is a case of back to the future for Master of Accounting and Finance graduand Muhammad Zahid Hanif.

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Businesses’ bottom lines suffer from extreme heat

Thursday, 11 August 2022 2:30pm

Extreme heat spells have detrimental effects on businesses, reducing customer sales and increasing costs, new research shows.

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KPMG kōrero and new scholarships announced at Otago Business School

Tuesday, 9 August 2022 2:11pm

A recruitment event held at the Otago Business School recently was also an opportunity to announce two new scholarships for finance and accounting students.

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Three more Otago supervisors receive international recognition

Tuesday, 26 July 2022 2:29pm

Three University of Otago supervisors have gained United Kingdom Council for Graduate Education certification.

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Otago researchers provide new insight into sustainable investing

Tuesday, 15 March 2022 10:48am

Sustainable investing is largely driven by expected value, not ethical values, a new report from University of Otago’s Climate and Energy Finance Group (CEFGroup) has found.

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Accounting students partner with Māori and Pasifika businesses

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 1:56pm

From the blackboard to the boardroom, Business School students have taken their learning into the real world during the pandemic by supporting roughly 50 Māori and Pasifika businesses.