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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Forbes 30 under 30 Entrepreneur Tells How She Borrows from Tech to Help Food Start Ups

Media Mentions | January 06, 2015 | Forbes

The article highlights Krysia Zajonc ’12, founder of Local Lab Food, as part of the Forbes’ 2015 30 Under 30 List of Social Entrepreneurs.

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Some Good News for a Change: Mark Clifford's the Greening of Asia

Media Mentions | December 30, 2014 | Forbes

Columbia Business School Publishing recently released the book, The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency, which adopts a case study approach to charting Asia’s green path forward.

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Making Climate Change Matter To Americans: Comprehensive Guide to Effective Climate Change Communication

Media Mentions | December 11, 2014 | Reuters

Professor Elke Weber, co-director of the University’s Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED), comments on its recent release of a guide on ten principles for climate change communication based on research that is effective.

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We Can Build a Better Climate Solution Today

Media Mentions | November 12, 2014 | The Daily Climate

Professor Elke Weber suggests that simply putting more ambition into the default options guiding many of our decisions can lead to great strides on climate change.

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Your Brain on Climate Change: Why the Threat Produces Apathy, Not Action

Media Mentions | November 10, 2014 | The Guardian

Professor Elke Weber says society fails to act on climate change because our brains aren’t wired to respond long–term risks.

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