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The Mark Allen Group is committed to using environmentally friendly and sustainable materials, wherever possible.
Currently most of our magazines are posted using oil based recyclable plastic wrapping, which can be recycled (along with carrier bags)
at recycling points and with other household plastic in some local authorities. You may have noticed that some publishers have moved
their poly wrap to starch based plastic wrapping, which can be included with food waste and decomposes after 10 days in the correct environment.
However, it’s still unclear if this is a significant improvement on the current solution, as not all households compost food waste and a large number
of our items are sent to business addresses, where recycling using this method may not be practicable.


After extensive research, we have concluded that the best alternative to recyclable plastic wrapping is a paper-based alternative.
We are working with our suppliers to

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New Quantitative Finance Major and Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Professorship and Scholars Mark New Chapter in Quantitative Finance Research and Education at the Wharton School

PHILADELPHIA, April 2, 2020 — Wharton Dean Geoff Garrett is delighted to announce a new chapter in finance research and education at the Wharton School. The MBA program is launching a new quantitative finance major within the Finance Department. New courses will be offered, bolstered by the establishment of the Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Professorship in Quantitative Finance and the new Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Scholars in Quantitative Finance. The Jacobs Scholars funding will provide top caliber students with the opportunity to compete for a second year financial academic award. The new professorship and scholars funds have been made possible by an $8 million gift from Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs, G’79, GRW’86. Together, they will usher in a new era of opportunities for students and faculty at Wharton.

Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs, G’79, GRW’86

The Dr. Bruce I. Jacobs Professorship in Quantitative Finance will support the appointment to Wharton’s Finance

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