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Panel Highlights Need to Increase Diversity in Corporate Leadership
Ethics and Leadership News | October 13, 2011
The Student Leadership and Ethics Board brought together industry leaders and activists to discuss diversity on corporate boards.
Henry Kravis '69: Meaningful Success Requires Integrity
Ethics and Leadership News | May 17, 2011
Henry Kravis '69 urges the School's newest alumni to take responsibility for shaping society.
Columbia's Future Leaders Gather to Discuss Revolutionizing the Future
Ethics and Leadership News | May 03, 2011
The Columbia Future Leaders symposium convened 120 students from across the University for a day-long event centered around Building Leaders: Revolutionizing the Future.
Rebuilding Trust & Restoring Confidence: Students Complete Leadership and Ethics Events Series
Ethics and Leadership News | May 02, 2011
The Student Leadership and Ethics Board hosted a series of events under the emerging theme of Rebuilding Trust & Restoring Confidence.
Students Initiate Teaching Prize Highlighting Leadership, Ethics, and Governance
Ethics and Leadership News | April 05, 2011
The Individual, Business, and Society (IBS) Teaching Prize will honor a Columbia Business School faculty member for outstanding teaching of leadership, ethics, and governance within the core and flex core curriculum.
Governance, Executive Compensation, and Excessive Risk: A Research Report
Ethics and Leadership News | December 15, 2010
The Sanford C. Bernstein Center, in conjunction with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, has produced a research report on Governance, Executive Compensation, and Excessive Risk in the Financial Services Industry, which addresses the latest academic research and industry best practices on corporate governance and compensation in the financial industry as well as the latest proposals for reform and regulation of these practices.
Changing Finance to Financing Change: Peter Blom Sets Precedent in Responsible Banking
Ethics and Leadership News | November 16, 2010
Peter Blom Receives Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics for his leadership in responsible banking.
How Social Entrepreneurship Can Bridge Cultural Divides
Ethics and Leadership News | October 11, 2010
Social entrepreneurship can be a powerful force for bridging cultural divides.
Program for Social Entrepreneurs Encourages Muslim-Jewish Dialogue
Ethics and Leadership News | July 22, 2010
The Ariane de Rothschild Fellows Program, organized in part by the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center, provided executive education for social entrepreneurs and encouraged cross-cultural dialogue between the Muslim and Jewish communities.
Bernstein Center Hosts Conference on Governance, Executive Compensation and Excessive Risk in the Financial Services Industry
Ethics and Leadership News | June 14, 2010
The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics co-hosted the May 27 event with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.
Research Insights on Leadership and Ethics
Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics
"Banks in India...the accounts are not well used...This may be because they have to walk the 3km to the bank; or it may be due to other obstacles, such as procrastination.”
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Jack R. Anderson Professor of Business
"The industry has developed general principles on which portfolio risk should be decomposed but actually determining the risk contributions can be difficult in complex portfolios.”
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Senior Vice Dean and Paul Calello Professor of Leadership and Ethics
"Those in a homogeneous group put much less effort into the task at hand in part because they were more interested in avoiding conflict. Diverse environments allowed people to focus on the task instead of their social relationship."
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Professor of Finance
“What makes countries rich is how productively they use their resources…Once a (more productive) technology is introduced, do people use it? Why aren’t people using the most improved technologies to begin with?”