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Social Enterprise

Risk, Innovation, and Social Value

Ethics and Leadership News | January 30, 2013

Bruce Kogut, the director of the School's Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, discusses the center's latest perspective about making the financial sector work for Wall Street and Main Street after the financial crisis.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

A New Approach to Funding Social Enterprises

Ethics and Leadership News | March 06, 2012

Professor Bruce Kogut recently co-authored an article describing how bringing philanthropic and investment capital together effectively could increase capacity to address pressing social challenges and how savvy financial structuring would be necessary to make this work.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Why do we need social capital markets? Sir Ronald Cohen at the 2012 Klion Forum

Ethics and Leadership News | February 29, 2012

Sir Ronald Cohen, chairman of The Portland Trust and Bridges Ventures, spoke at the annual Stanley R. Klion Forum.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

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.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Capital Markets and Investments, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, World Business | Read Article

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.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Social Enterprise, World Business | Read Article

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.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Rothschild Fellowship Brings Jewish and Muslim Social Entrepreneurs Together at Business School

Ethics and Leadership News | September 04, 2009

Topics: Social Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article

Business Ethics in the 21st Century

Ethics and Leadership News | December 11, 2008

In a new 30-minute documentary program on public television, William F. Baker, Executive-in-Residence at Columbia Business School and President Emeritus of WNET.ORG, parent company of public media providers THIRTEEN and WLIW21, leads a timely discussion about the future of American corporations and how they are redefining their approach to achieving success.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Leadership | Read Article

New social entrepreneurship program aims to foster dialogue among Jewish and Muslim communities

Ethics and Leadership News | December 01, 2008

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations Partner with Columbia Business School and Scholars from Cambridge University

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Organizations, Social Enterprise, Strategy | Read Article

IBM Executive Discusses CSR and Profitability

Ethics and Leadership News | November 29, 2007

Annual Klion Forum discussion. Article by Gillian Core '08.

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Financial Innovation: A Risky Business?

Watch the trailer for our interactive debate exploring the value of financial markets, the interaction between government and innovation, and what role markets should play in society.

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This event was presented by Fred Friendly Seminars in partnership with the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, and was part of Columbia Business School’s Individual, Business and Society (IBS) curriculum.

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2014 Klion Forum

When: April 15th, 2014 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Where: 3022 Broadway
Calder Lounge, Uris Hall (1st Floor)
New York, NY 10027

Register Now >

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Join Ms. Denise Morrison, CEO of Campbell Soup, and Ms. Ellen Kaden, chief legal and government affairs officer of Campbell Soup, for a fireside chat moderated by Professor Bruce Kogut on board governance and maintaining high ethical principles in a competitive market.

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Featured Video

With rapidly changing consumer tastes, many food companies are looking to expand their markets at home and overseas. How does an iconic American company stay relevant?

Featured Research

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.


Program Brochure

View the Bernstein Center brochure, Ethical Challenges in Business