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March 21, 2004

Spring Newsletter - Social Enterprise Captures the Media Spotlight

Many social enterprise stories have been featured in the media recently.

Recent news stories:

Greyston Bakery and Foundation, 60 Minutes, January 11, 2004
“Today, the Greyston Bakery has become a role model for companies that want to inject some social action into their business.”

“The Top 20 Social Capitalists,” Fast Company, January 2004
“Every so often our expectations of what is possible change…”

“How to Save the World? Treat It Like a Business,” New York Times, December 20, 2003
An article on the powerful and growing breed of social entrepreneurs who combine market savvy with social conscience.

“Hip Professor Meets Hip Businessman,” New York Times, December 28, 2003
An article about Kenneth Cole’s recent visit to Columbia to discuss the subject of his book, Footnotes: What You Stand For Is More Important Than What You Stand In.


2014 Social Enterprise Conference

Millennials Rising: What's Next for Sustainability?

When: October 31, 2014,
8:30 am-6:00pm

The Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Between 45th and 46th Streets
New York, NY 10036

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The annual Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia Business School brings together thought leaders from across private, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors to share best practices, debate critical issues, and collaborate on innovative concepts to inspire change. Through interactive sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, a pitch competition, and networking opportunities, the conference presents guests with the opportunity to partake in the most important business and societal conversation of this new era. For updates on speakers and sessions, please visit the conference website.

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Summer Fellowship Program

Microfinance models help women of Burkina Faso

Read about the experiences of our summer fellows as they help create social and environmental value.


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