Estuardo Porras, Starbucks and Pepperdine

August 14, 2006

Great article from Inc. Magazine on Estuardo Porras, a sustainable coffee farmer in Guatemala and a supplier to Starbucks. Early in, the article mentions Porras’ mid-nineties business education at Pepperdine. VCLL intends to track down Mr. Porras and ask for his insights on building a sustainable, responsible business.

Contact VCLL!

August 14, 2006

Please contact co-founders Cameron Madani and Jeff Rozic with any questions, feedback, or involvement interest.

Cameron Madani
(310) 430-2938
Jeff Rozic
(419) 290-1507ff

For questions about the November 17 Case Competition, please contact:
Naveen Jethwani at

Upcoming VCLL events

August 14, 2006

The first VCLL meeting of the 2006-07 school year will take place ______

The first major event of the 2006 school year will be the VCLL Ethics Case Competition on Friday, November 17, at the Malibu Drescher campus.

Please contact Naveen Jethwani for details: Naveen.Jethwani@pepperdine.ed

VCLL introduced to new Graziadio students

August 14, 2006

Welcome to all new Graziadio students for the coming 2006-07 school year.

On August 12, the incoming students of the FEMBA program learned about VCLL during the orientation at Malibu, and on August 21, the incoming full-time students heard about it during their orientation.
Best of luck during your program at Graziadio to all new students, and please contact us with any questions about the VCLL, or anything else relating to life as a Graziadio student!