The 2023 Executive MBA ranking, issued on October 16th, 2023, by the Financial Times, ranks the Executive MBA of emlyon business school as #36 worldwide. The program achieves distinction for its orientation on environment, society and governance, carbon footprint and participants' profiles.

The Executive MBA of emlyon business school continues to progress by going up 11 ranks as compared to 2022, and stands out most especially on differentiating characteristics in keeping with the School's mission:

  • Professional experience (#5 worldwide): participants to the Executive MBA of emlyon provide high-quality profiles with solid professional experiences (seniority, length of service, international careers).
  • Environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria (#11 worldwide): in order to reinforce the participants' competences in anticipating and addressing the issues of ecological transition, social sustainability and ethics, social and environmental commitment permeated all the program modules (strategy, finance, leadership, supply chain, marketing and communication...), in accordance with the SDGs inside method, based on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Carbon footprint (#14 worldwide): the carbon footprint is calculated using the net zero target year for carbon emissions determined by the School, and a publicly available audit report about carbon emissions.
Christine Baldy-Ngayo, Doyenne Associée de l’Executive Education d’emlyon business school

« This result goes to show our collective commitment to train and support throughout their lives, responsible managers and directors who will transform organizations efficiently, for a fairer society, with more solidarity and respect for the planet. This ranking stands as a recognition of the strength of our Executive MBA program, of the talent of our participants and alumni, our world-class Faculty and top-tier staff. »

About the Financial Times Executive MBA ranking:

The Financial Times ranking is an independent assessment of the world's best Executive MBA programs. This ranking is built over two sources: data from an independent survey of EMBA alumni who have graduated three years prior (50% of the overall ranking) and data provided by the schools, about the program, the Faculty and the school (50% of the overall ranking).
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