Social Enterprise

The Tamer Center For Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School Awards $100,000 in Seed Grants in Spring Round of Funding

Press Release | July 07, 2016

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15 Top Takeaways from the Centennial Symposium

School News | May 18, 2016

A look at the biggest ideas from Columbia Business School’s 100th-anniversary event.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Centennial, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Leadership, Media and Technology, Organizations, Social Enterprise, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

Millennial Entrepreneurs Driven by Purpose as Much as Profits

Media Mentions | April 28, 2016 | CNBC

Instructor/Mentor Maneesh Sagar and Derek Lee, entrepreneur-in-residence discuss the approach and interest of millennials to entrepreneurship noting their desire to make an impact in addition to money.

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Tamer Center Honors Carson Family for Longtime Social Enterprise Work

School News | March 24, 2016

The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise recognized the Carson family with its inaugural Horton Award.

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Deepak Chopra Helps M.B.A.s Get in Touch with Their Spiritual Side

Media Mentions | February 02, 2016 | The Wall Street Journal

Dean Michael Malone says a good number of Columbia MBAs have an interest in bringing social well-being into the DNA of their organizations. Students Andrew Asnes ’16 and Gabrielle Slome ’15 share their

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Order Take-Out to Help Fight Hunger in New York This Holiday Season

Media Mentions | December 18, 2015 | Village Voice

Sharebite, a new food-ordering app dedicated to making a social impact and founded by Mohsin Memon ’14, has partnered with City Harvest to help feed New Yorkers battling hunger.

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Facebook CEO's Donation Is a Game-Changer

Media Mentions | December 03, 2015 | CNBC

A byline by Professor Melissa Berman, president and CEO, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors says the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which allows various ways to fund social change, represents an important milestone in the new global culture of giving.

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Matthew Levey’s Charter School Quest

Media Mentions | September 11, 2015 | The New York Times

Matthew Levey ’99 efforts to open the International Charter School of New York is chronicled.

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A Changing Climate Threatens Our Productivity and Effectiveness and, Unchecked, Could Lead to an Endless Recession

Media Mentions | August 18, 2015 | The Daily Climate

Professor Geoffrey Heal co-authors byline discussing the correlation between climate change and productivity loss, posing a possible future economic impact equivalent to an endless Great Recession.

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Ten Socially Responsible Startups That Are Changing the Way New York Does Business

Media Mentions | August 11, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

Bloc power, founded by Donnell Baird ’13, is featured as a socially responsible startup changing the way New York does business. Professor Damon Phillips, co-director for the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise, says interest in social entrepreneurship has grown over the past decade.

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