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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

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise | Read Article

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.

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

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.

Topics: Marketing, Social Enterprise, Strategy | Read Article

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.

Topics: Operations, Social Enterprise | Read Article

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.

Topics: Social Enterprise | Read Article

China's Wealthy Look to Make 'Social Impact' on Education

Media Mentions | November 07, 2014 | China Daily USA

Professor Raymond Horton discusses the training program for Chinese entrepreneurs who want to engage in impact investing hosted jointly by the School’s Social Enterprise Program and Shenzhen Innovation Corporate Social Responsibility Development Center.

Topics: Social Enterprise, World Business | Read Article

Can Art Inspire Climate Change Action? An Ice Installation Aims to Do Just That

Media Mentions | October 23, 2014 | The Guardian

Professor Elke Weber co-authors an article about how art and culture not only connects people, but can inspire them to take action against climate change.

Topics: Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Real Progress on Emissions Can Lead to a Global Pact

Media Mentions | September 29, 2014 | The New York Times

Social Enterprise Program Co-Director Bruce Usher says that a global climate treaty will happen, but it’s a two-track process as nations will first need to realize that they can reduce emissions without compromising economic growth.

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

The US as a Climate Change Leader?

Media Mentions | September 23, 2014 | The Huffington Post

Professor Bruce Usher argues that while the US has made progress in recent years on reducing emissions, climate change is an international problem requiring action by all countries to arrive at sustainable solution.

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

Can Eco-Conscious Travelers Do Anything to Fly Green?

Media Mentions | August 11, 2014 | Smithsonian

Professor Geoff Heal comments on the legitimacy of airlines carbon offsetting programs.

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