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Business Administration: GMGT 7350

GMGT 7350

This guide will help you:

  1. Locate resources for your assignment on sustainability and the board of directors.
  2. Locate resources for the real-world sustainability audit assignment.

If you require assistance, please contact the librarian in this guide.


Company Information

To download company data as an Excel file from Mergent, click the Download button on the right-hand side of the screen.
Reports (annual, analyst reports) will load in pdf format that can be downloaded to your computer.
News stories will pop up in a new window and can be printed to pdf to be saved to your computer.

On the homepage, enter company name or ticker symbol in the search box then click "Go".

“Executives” tab > select “Directors” for board make up > select “Committees” (e.g. corporate governance committee)

“Annual Reports” tab > Look for annual report or 10k


  1. From the homepage, select “Company Profiles” link.
  2. Enter a company name in the search box. 
  3. Select “MarketLine Report” pdf. 

Company information includes:

  •   Company overview 
  •   Key facts 
  •   Key employees 
  •   Key employee biographies 
  •   SWOT analysis

From the homepage:                                      
- “Search Database”                                                
- “Search for Company Documents”               
- Enter name of company in the search bar

Click on the company name to see their profile.
Document types include Management Discussion & Analysis documents, news releases, filings, financial statements, etc.

Sample search string: [Company name] AND (environment* OR sustainability)

Boolean operators:
 Use AND to search multiple key words
 Use parentheses to combine key words together
 Use * for truncation (e.g. searches “environment”, “environmental”, etc.)
 Use OR to look for instances of one keyword or another

Industry Information

Other UML Databases

Sample search string: [Company name] AND sustainability AND "board of directors"

Use filters to limit search (e.g. published in the previous two years)

Access to Bloomberg Lab

The Bloomberg Lab is operated independently from the Libraries.

Contact the lab advisor Jack (Meng) Jiang ( for lab access or visit the Department of Accounting and Finance page for more information.


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Database E-learning Modules

Business Librarian

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Afra Bolefski
To make an appointment, email or use the Schedule Appointment button.