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Social Enterprise

‘Broken Windows’ Is Good in Theory, Troubling in Practice

Media Mentions | July 27, 2014 | The New York Times

Donnel Baird ’13 argues that instead of more policing and criminalizing of minorities, the NYPD should offer alternative ways of protecting the community, such as providing training and employment to offenders of minor violations.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Trying to Be a Nice Guy in Small-Business Lending

Media Mentions | July 10, 2014 | Bloomberg Businessweek

Prof. Steven Mandis says that in order to facilitate small business growth, create jobs, and truly help distressed borrowers, small-business lenders need to put principles above profit.

Topics: Organizations, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Incubating Impact: Why a New York City Program's Pairing MBAs and Social Enterprise

Media Mentions | June 11, 2014 | Forbes

Nell Debevoise ’12 and Yael Silverstein ’13 founded Inspire Impact, a 10–week program that pairs MBA students with nonprofits and for–profit mission–driven companies, provides a business advisory service and a competitive boost to social enterprise.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Adjunct Faculty Members Recognized for Teaching

School News | May 22, 2014

Topics: Corporate Finance, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Biz-School Courses Focus on Giving Back

Media Mentions | March 19, 2014 | Crain's New York Business

Donnel Baird ’13 and Jon Saunders ’14 talk about how Columbia Business School helped them learn the business skills needed to start their own socially conscious ventures.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Business Alum’s Midtown Sandwich Shop Can’t Be Tamed

Media Mentions | March 07, 2014 | Columbia Daily Spectator

Untamed Sandwiches, started by Andy Jacobi ’12, uses grass–fed meat and 100% sustainable ingredients.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Morgan Stanley Launches Sustainable Investing Fellowship at the School

School News | November 01, 2013

The program will offer a select group of students the opportunity to combine research and practice to design efforts that seek to drive capital toward investments that promote sustainable economic growth.

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

Ellen B. Strickler '78 Loan Assistance Fund Established

School News | June 06, 2013

Elizabeth B. Strickler ’86 and Mark T. Gallogly ’86 have made a generous gift to Columbia Business School to establish the fund in honor of Ms. Strickler’s mother.

Topics: Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

School Remembers Senator Frank R. Lautenberg

School News | June 03, 2013

A 1949 Columbia Business School graduate and a member School’s Board of Overseers, the senior senator from New Jersey died on June 3 due to complications from viral pneumonia.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership | Read Article

What Is the Best Way of Innovating for Social Change?

Media Mentions | May 05, 2013 | Financial Times

Profs. Fisman and Usher, co-directors of the Social Enterprise Program, discuss the importance of equipping student entrepreneurs with the framework and ideas that will help them in innovating for social change.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Entrepreneurship, Leadership | Read Article