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Most Discussions on Climate Change Ignore These 10 Basic Facts about Human Nature

Media Mentions | June 14, 2015 | Vox

Professor Elke Webber says people perceive and respond to risk through their emotions more than analyzing the facts.

Topics: Risk Management, Social Enterprise | Read Article

8 Investments That Make a Difference

Media Mentions | June 03, 2015 | U.S. News & World Report

Investors should look for compelling financial and ethical stories when seeking socially responsible investments, according to Professor Geoffrey Heal.

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

15 Ways to Powerfully Communicate Climate Change Solutions

Media Mentions | May 05, 2015 | The Guardian

Professor Elke Weber says the best way to promote positive climate change action is to communicate effective and credible solutions that cumulate and scale up.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Strategy | Read Article

Damon Phillips to Serve as Co-Director of Tamer Center

School News | April 14, 2015

Topics: Social Enterprise | Read Article

Summit on Sustainable Food Sets the Table for Innovation

School News | April 08, 2015

The summit drew roughly 75 attendees and featured keynoter Ethan Brown ’08, co-founder and CEO of Beyond Meat, and four food-expert panelists.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Donation to Expand Social Enterprise at Columbia

Media Mentions | February 02, 2015 | Poets & Quants

The article features the creation of the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise and includes commentary from Professor Bruce Usher on the significant impact of this landmark gift from Sandra and Tony Tamer. 

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Boston Nonprofit Ceres Stresses Green Effort

Media Mentions | February 01, 2015 | The Boston Globe

Professor Geoff Heal says Ceres, a non-profit environmental advocate, was one of the first to articulate the economic advantage in investing to prevent damage to the environment.

Topics: Organizations, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Columbia Business School Receives Generous Donation to Establish the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise

Press Release | January 28, 2015

The new center will create a cross-disciplinary epicenter of social enterprise and social entrepreneurship activities at Columbia

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise | Read Article

The Next Energy Revolution Won't Be in Wind or Solar. It Will Be in Our Brains.

Media Mentions | January 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

Professor Elke Weber says when making energy choices, economic cost is not the only motivator.

Topics: Risk Management, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Valuing Carbon: One Size Doesn't Fit All

Media Mentions | January 06, 2015 | Eco-Business

Professor Bruce Usher advocates for the use of a single, global carbon market.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Social Enterprise | Read Article