Social Enterprise News
April 18, 2008
CBS student Melissa D’Agostino was featured in a panel discussion hosted by Columbia University’s World Leaders Forum and moderated by President Lee C. Bollinger the evening of April 16.
March 06, 2008
CEO Lloyd Blankfein said the firm pledges $100 million to provide 10,000 underserved women with education and mentoring in business, management and entrepreneurship.
February 08, 2008
Joel Klein, David Saltzman and Russell Carson ’67 discuss how business skills can transform urban public education.
January 11, 2008
Making the distinction between isolated philanthropic acts and sustainable practices, the conference’s featured speakers emphasized the need for making corporate social responsibility integral to long-term planning.
October 31, 2007
Unilever group chief executive Patrick Cescau, awarded the Botwinick Prize for Business Ethics, delivered the keynote address on the importance of corporate social responsibility.
May 10, 2007
Thanks to a generous gift from Russ Carson ’67 and the Carson Family Charitable Trust, the School will collaborate with nationally acclaimed education nonprofit Harlem Children’s Zone.
May 15, 2006
Current MBA students donated close to $60,000 to the Columbia Outreach Programs (CORPS) Fellowships, helping to sponsor 14 of their peers in summer internships at nonprofit and public-sector organizations around the world.
April 21, 2006
A company cofounded by Jordan Tongalson ’06 won first place at the 2006 Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC), the first competition in the world to reward business plans that demonstrate both financial and social returns.
March 27, 2006
Policy experts, business leaders and students came together at the School
on March 24 for “Meeting Tomorrow’s Energy Needs: Opportunities and Challenges in the Renewable Energy Sector.”
February 16, 2006
Students, alumni and faculty members gathered at Christie’s auction house on February 6 for the Social Enterprise Program’s annual reception.
July 19, 2005
Recognizing the value of MBA talent to the public and nonprofit sectors, the class of 2005 pledged its class gift of $502,593 to the School’s Loan Assistance Program.