Social Enterprise

Columbia Business School’s Tamer Center Bestows 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Award

Press Release | March 24, 2017

Columbia Business School’s Tamer Center for Social Enterprise recently honored Justine Zinkin ’02, CEO of Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, with the 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Award at its annual reception.

Recognized for her ongoing dedication to driving social impact, Zinkin has inspired and overseen the dramatic growth of Neighborhood Trust, cultivating the organization as a national leader in financial empowerment and asset development.

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The Tamer Center For Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School Awards Seed Grants in Third Round of Funding

Press Release | December 21, 2016

The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School announced the winners of its most recent round of funding. Three new social ventures, including the first nonprofit organization and first all-undergraduate founding team, received $25,000 each from the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures.

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Five Questions on Innovative Finance With Georgia Levenson Keohane

Media Mentions | December 06, 2016 | Council on Foreign Relations

Professor Georgia Levenson Keohane

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Capital and the Common Good: How Innovative Finance Is Tackling the World's Most Urgent Problems

Media Mentions | November 18, 2016 | Philanthropy News Digest

Professor Georgia Levenson Keohane

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Why For-Profit Education Fails

Media Mentions | November 01, 2016 | The Atlantic

Professor Jonathan Knee

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For-Profit Education Makes Class Clowns of Even Great Businesspeople

Media Mentions | October 20, 2016 | TheStreet

Professor Jonathan Knee

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Capital And The Common Good: An Interview With Georgia Levenson Keohane

Media Mentions | October 19, 2016 | Forbes

Professor Georgia Levenson Keohane

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A New Book from Columbia Business School Professor Explains How Innovative Financing Is Tackling the World’s Most Urgent Problems

Finance Press Releases | October 05, 2016

Many widespread, global issues like poverty and disease remain unaddressed because governments often lack financial resources to make the needed long-term investments. But a just-released book from Columbia Business School Professor Georgia Levenson Keohane has found a solution to the financial shortfall: using innovative financing, a creative way to find more money to tackle these global challenges and encourage smarter use of resources we deploy for social change.

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As Millions Die, the Time to Enforce Air Pollution Standards Is Now

Media Mentions | September 28, 2016 | The Huffington Post

Research by Professor Geoffrey Heal found that to cut today’s carbon emissions by 80% by 2050 will cost $5.28 trillion.

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Annual Social Enterprise Conference At Columbia Business School Highlights Urbanization And Social Innovation

Press Release | September 23, 2016

On September 30, 2016, the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School will host the annual Social Enterprise Conference. This year's one-day conference will focus on urbanization and how it is shaping the human experience in powerful ways. Top Fortune 500 companies participating in the event include: Microsoft, Propel, IBM, Vizalytics Technology, and Neighborly, among others.

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