Anant K. Sundaram
VISITING PROFESSOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Professor Anant Sundaram is on the finance faculty at Tuck. His areas of expertise are business valuation, M&A, corporate governance, and financial strategies for profitable growth. Recently, his interests have broadened to examining the financial impact of climate change on companies.
He works with senior managers of companies on how their financial fundamentals and performance metrics drive market values and P/E ratios, and has led director forums on corporate governance. He has published widely in law, finance, and management journals, as well as in the popular press.
Pioneered numerous MBA and executive education courses, including the first course on business and climate change in a leading U.S. business school, Back In Business, a program to facilitate the career re-entry of women who had 'off-ramped' from their corporate careers, and company-based programs.
Created the Fossil Fuel Beta (FFß), a metric to measure the stock price impact of a company's exposure to fossil fuel price changes and CO2 emissions risks. Read Wiki article. CFO magazine now uses this metric to score companies on their FFß and its consequent EPS impact.
Numerous appearances in global media outlets on issues of valuation (e.g., Nightly Business Report), corporate governance (e.g., New York Times), M&A (e.g., Financial Times), and climate change (e.g., Forbes).
'Honorable Mention' from Page Prize for Environmental Sustainability Curriculum, awarded by the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina for my MBA course Business and Climate Change, December 2009