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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

Social Enterprise Summer Internship Experiences

Social Enterprise News | September 11, 2008

MBA students report on their social enterprise summer internships

Topics: Social Enterprise, Business Economics and Public Policy, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Marketing, Healthcare, Operations, Organizations, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

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.

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

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.

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

Connecting Financial Markets to a Changing World

Social Enterprise News | June 24, 2004

A report released at the United Nations Global Compact's Leaders Summit on June 24, 2004, details recommendations by the financial industry to better integrate environmental, social and governance issues into investment analysis, asset management and securities brokerage.

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

Spring Newsletter - CORPS Fellowship Profile - Kathleen Gunn

Social Enterprise News | March 21, 2004

A CORPS fellowship enabled Kathleen Gunn '04 to spend the summer between her first and second years at Columbia helping the Robin Hood Foundation to promote child literacy.

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

Spring Newsletter - Alumni Profile - Laura Goodman '03: Public-private partnerships

Social Enterprise News | March 21, 2004

Laura Goodman works at Reading Is Fundamental, the nation's oldest and largest children's literacy organization.

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

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