Social Enterprise

Tamer Center Honors Shaiza Rizavi ’96, Jon Friedland ’97 for Their Dedication to Social Enterprise

School News | April 16, 2017

The second annual Tamer Center for Social Enterprise Awards Breakfast drew more than 250 attendees and raised a record-breaking $1 million.

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Columbia Business School’s Tamer Center Bestows 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Award

Press Release | March 24, 2017

Columbia Business School’s Tamer Center for Social Enterprise recently honored Justine Zinkin ’02, CEO of Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, with the 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Award at its annual reception.

Recognized for her ongoing dedication to driving social impact, Zinkin has inspired and overseen the dramatic growth of Neighborhood Trust, cultivating the organization as a national leader in financial empowerment and asset development.

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The Tamer Center For Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School Awards Seed Grants in Third Round of Funding

Press Release | December 21, 2016

The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School announced the winners of its most recent round of funding. Three new social ventures, including the first nonprofit organization and first all-undergraduate founding team, received $25,000 each from the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures.

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Columbia Business School joins The Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS)

Social Enterprise News | September 28, 2016

Columbia Business School is pleased to announce that it has joined The Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) as an Institutional Member.

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On the Heels of a Boom, a Foggier Future for Solar

Social Enterprise News | August 4, 2016

This story was originally published in Columbia Ideas at Work.
Matt Schiavenza

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THE TAMER CENTER FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AT COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL AWARDS $100,000 IN SEED GRANTS IN SPRING ROUND OF FUNDING

Social Enterprise News | July 7, 2016

NEW YORK — To help advance causes like childhood education and waste management, four entrepreneurs received $25,000 for their ventures in the latest round of funding from the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures. In addition to funding, these entrepreneurs also gain access to the social enterprise resources the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School provides.

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IN HANDS-ON PHILANTHROPY COURSE, STUDENTS GIVE BACK TO LOCAL COMMUNITY

Social Enterprise News | June 3, 2016

The brainchild of Andrew Gundlach '01, Professor Ray Horton, and adjunct professors Melissa Berman and Doug Bauer, Effective Philanthropy in Urban Communities puts students in the driver's seat when it comes to making an impact on local neighborhoods.

By Agatha Bordonaro

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THE TAMER CENTER FOR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE ANNOUNCES FIRST SOCIAL VENTURE FUND PORTFOLIO RECIPIENTS

Social Enterprise News | November 20, 2015

The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School has awarded grants to five up-and- coming social innovators

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COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL WELCOMES SIX NEW BOARD MEMBERS

Social Enterprise News | June 19, 2015

In May, Columbia Business School welcomed six new members to its esteemed Board of Overseers.

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UP IN SMOKE

Social Enterprise News | March 31, 2015

As countries around the world roll out climate change mitigation policies, carbon divestment moves from moral high ground to financial imperative.

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