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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

NEW YORK — 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

Press Release | October 05, 2016

NEW YORK— 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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Why Socially Responsible Companies Pay Less for Top Talent

Media Mentions | September 14, 2016 | Fortune

Research by Professor Vanessa Burbano found that employees were willing to accept lower pay when informed of a company’s strong CSR policy.

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Can Our Need for a Carbon-Free Future Override Our Fears of Nuclear Energy?

Media Mentions | September 12, 2016 | The Guardian

Professor Geoffrey Heal discusses the pros and cons of using nuclear energy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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