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Vigeo Eiris News - 13/03/2014

Professor Andrew C. Wicks joins the Vigeo’s Scientific Board

Professor Andrew C. Wicks joins the Vigeo’s Scientific Board since April 2014 for 3 years. Chaired by M. Aldo Cardoso and the Professors Craig Smith and Luc Liedekerke, the Board welcomes M. Andrew C. Wicks who will replace Mrs. Halina Ward.

Andrew C. Wicks is the Ruffin Professor of Business Administration at Darden (University of Virginia, USA). He is director of the Olsson Center for Applied Ethics, director of the doctoral program, academic advisor for the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics.

As a reminder, the Scientific Board defines the code of ethics, guarantees ‎it is being respected and guides our methodology in a scientific way.‎ Its missions are the following:

  • To examine the principles and rules of the methodologies applied to the different products ‎before their marketing
  • To ensure the scientific monitoring of the rating activity and particularly of the effectiveness with which the methodology is applied
  • To express an opinion in case of any conflict related to the implemented methodology ‎between Vigeo and another rated company.‎
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