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Banking On Social Enterprise
Social Enterprise News | May 02, 2011
Managing a successful turnaround was just the first step for Neighborhood Trust CEO Justine Zinkin '02, who is proving that's possible for banks to serve New York City's poorest individuals, and help them achieve long-term financial stability.
Bridging the Gap Between Nonprofits and Traditional Businesses
Social Enterprise News | June 25, 2010
With recent talks in Albany on benefit corporations, the SEP and Grameen Creative Lab are organizing a Social Business Lab.
Social Enterprise Rising
Social Enterprise News | August 17, 2009
The Social enterprise field and Program at Columbia Business School examined, by Kimberly Kinchen, Hermes, Summer 2009.
Professors Ray Fisman and Edward Miguel Propose a Form of Foreign Aid
Social Enterprise News | October 20, 2008
Faculty opinion piece on "How To Prevent War And Famine" in Forbes.com
Social Enterprise Summer Internship Experiences
Social Enterprise News | September 11, 2008
MBA students report on their social enterprise summer internships
New Yorkers' perceptions of global warming
Social Enterprise News | March 06, 2008
“Recent vivid and memorable media coverage of climate change impacts around the world and domestically have brought global warming onto the radar screen of the residents of New York, elevating it to a risk worth worrying about,” said Elke U. Weber, a psychologist and professor of international business who is co-director of the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions at Columbia.
Mayor Cory A. Booker - Playing on the front line
Social Enterprise News | February 27, 2008
When Cory Booker assumed the mayoral seat of the city of Newark in New Jersey, he did not anticipate patrolling the streets with police officers at night as part of the job. But he soon learned that redefining how people perceived one of the most controversial cities in America required the same work ethic that made him an all-star college football player: an eagerness to get right in the action and never sit on the bench.
Credit Markets for the Poor: A Symposium on Current Topics in Microfinance
Social Enterprise News | May 01, 2007
Article by By Katie Leonberger '08, cofounder of Microlumbia, the student-run microfinance investment fund.
Ben Thomases and New York City
Social Enterprise News | March 06, 2007
Ben Thomases '03, New York City's first food policy coordinator, talks about fighting poverty and the versatility of the MBA
Spring Newsletter - Stiglitz Speaks on Business for Social Responsibility and Development
Social Enterprise News | March 21, 2005
"Adam Smith's invisible hand often seems invisible because it’s not actually there" said Professor Joseph Stiglitz in his keynote address to the annual Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) conference.
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