Social Enterprise News
April 18, 2008

Social Enterprise Student Speaks on Leadership at World Leaders Forum

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. Read more...

March 11, 2008

Boot Camp for Curators Who Want the Top Job
The New York Times

March 06, 2008

Goldman Sachs Announces Global Women's Education Initiative and CBS Partnership

CEO Lloyd Blankfein said the firm pledges $100 million to provide 10,000 underserved women with education and mentoring in business, management and entrepreneurship. Read more...

February 08, 2008

Social Enterprise Reception Highlights Power of Cross-Sector Collaboration

Joel Klein, David Saltzman and Russell Carson ’67 discuss how business skills can transform urban public education. Read more...

January 11, 2008

Second Annual India Conference Imagines Future of Corporate Social Responsibility

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. Read more...

October 31, 2007

Social Enterprise Conference on Value Creation Breaks Participation Record

Unilever group chief executive Patrick Cescau, awarded the Botwinick Prize for Business Ethics, delivered the keynote address on the importance of corporate social responsibility. Read more...

May 10, 2007

The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

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. Read more...

May 15, 2006

MBA Students Give Nearly $60,000 to CORPS

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. Read more...

April 21, 2006

MBA Student's Team Wins First Place at GSVC

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. Read more...

March 27, 2006

Energy Club Hosts Symposium on Renewable Energy

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.” Read more...

February 16, 2006

Social Enterprise Program Holds Annual Reception at Christie's

Students, alumni and faculty members gathered at Christie’s auction house on February 6 for the Social Enterprise Program’s annual reception. Read more...

July 19, 2005

Class of 2005 Pledges More Than $500,000 to the Loan Assistance Program

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. Read more...