Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise

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Renewables are the future: Sustainable infrastructure and technology are how we get there

Frank Nicklaus, MBA ’12 and partner at Greentech, discussed the future of renewable energy as part of SGE’s Leaders in Sustainable Global Enterprise series.

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Investigating the business of recycling and its carbon footprint

Social Impact Internship Fund (SIIF) recipient, Nikunj Raithatha, reflects on the impact of his summer internship and his client’s carbon footprint.

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Sharing the marketing love with CosmicLove Creations

MBA students in Big Red Microenterprise worked with the owner of Ithaca’s CosmicLove Creations to establish a digital marketing strategy for handmade, upcycled clothing.

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Ethical Fashion

A global fashion revolution calls for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the industry. Cornellians are stepping up to drive change.

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The yin and yang of social activism

Social activists boost social entrepreneurs’ success but provoke “green hush” among established companies, according to research by Professor Wesley Sine.

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Turning the page: MBAs help NY publishers balance passion with profit

Big Red Microenterprise took on a primary challenge of many small business owners—the desire to balance profit with passion—with Larson Publications.

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How Chinese citizens’ activism curbs pollution

Research by Professor Christopher Marquis finds that, in China, civil protests are more effective than petitions in bringing about environmental reform.

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Arc Finance: Increasing access to clean energy in the developing world

Nicola Armacost discusses Arc Finance’s approach to giving vulnerable populations greater access to clean energy and water via microfinance.

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Green for green: Funding sustainable property upgrades

Nicholas Zuba of the Connecticut Green Bank gives students a glimpse of the considerations at play in the world of green energy finance.