Schulich ranked among world’s best in responsible business

The Seymour Schulich Buildiing, home of the Schulich School of Business
Schulich School of Business
The Schulich School of Business

The MBA program at York University’s Schulich School of Business was ranked second in the world according to the results of a global survey conducted by Corporate Knights, one of the world’s largest circulation magazines with an explicit focus on responsible business.

Schulich had an overall score of 89.9 per cent. Other prominent business schools that made the 2019 global ranking include MIT Sloan School of Management, which placed sixth, as well as INSEAD, Cambridge, U.C. Berkeley and Wharton. To learn more, visit

The Better World MBA Ranking measured business schools in the following key areas: dedicated research institutes and centres, core curriculum courses, faculty research articles and faculty citations, and faculty gender and racial diversity.

Schulich ranked first in the world for the number of sustainability-related publications in top journals and second overall in terms of sustainability-related citations per faculty member.

York U Schulich Dean Deszo Horvath
Dezsö J. Horváth

“Schulich is pleased to have once again been ranked among the very best schools in the world in responsible business,” said Dezsö J. Horváth, dean of the Schulich School of Business. “We also take great pride in our strong results in the main category of research publications and citations. Schulich faculty are not only prolific researchers in the area of responsible business, but their research is also widely cited by other academics around the world.”

Since responsible business rankings first emerged in the early 2000s, the Schulich School of Business at York University has been a global leader. The school has routinely been ranked first globally or among the top three in the world in rankings conducted by Corporate Knights and the Aspen Institute, a Washington, D.C. leadership think tank.