Karen Spohn is an Associate Professor of Economics and Finance in the Division of Business at Rivier University. She has over 17 years of teaching experience in higher education. Karen was named the 2013 Business Educator of the Year at the New Hampshire Excellence in Education Awards. Prior to academia, she worked as an economic forecaster for a private consulting firm and an economic researcher at a public university. Karen’s current research focuses on sustainable value, ESG metrics and integrated reporting trends.