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The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics is the umbrella for all activities and research on leadership, ethics and governance at Columbia Business School. Engaging students, faculty members, and the external community in collaborative efforts, the Bernstein Center seeks to integrate ethics into the core classes taught to all MBA and Executive MBA students at Columbia. Through funding research and developing new teaching materials, the Bernstein Center provides faculty members and students with frameworks and tools to think critically about ethical and governance conflicts so that they will be better prepared for their future careers.
The Bernstein Center supports faculty-research projects on such topics as socially responsible investing, the role of private equity and sovereign wealth funds, corruption and bribery in developed and developing countries, governance of and by financial institutions, and the global evolution of boardrooms to encompass more women and diversity.
Watch the trailer for our interactive debate entitled “Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?”
April 30, 2014
Retirement Reception for Prof. David Beim
April 22, 2014
The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil
The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance
Identifies "structural breaks" — privatization, for example, or globalization — and assesses why powerful actors across countries behave similarly or differently in terms of network properties and corporate governance.
View the Bernstein Center brochure, Ethical Challenges in Business