Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise

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How the global pandemic changed a small business in a big way

MBA students in BR Microenterprise recap their experience advising a local business, which included pivoting their strategy in response to COVID-19.

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Interning at PepsiCo: More than a can of soda (pop)

Taylor Hogenkamp, Two-Year MBA ’20, reflects on his time as a supply chain and procurement intern at PepsiCo and its connections to the SGE immersion.

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Cornell team places among winners in U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Solar District Cup

A multidisciplinary team of Cornell students placed third in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition.

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Laughing Goat Fiber Farm: From fiber to finished goods

What do MBA students, goats, and sustainability have in common? An amazing opportunity for growth. MBAs recap their experience helping a local business.

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Cornell helps forge a new field: finance sustainability

In a climate change issue of the Review of Financial Studies, spearheaded by co-editor Professor Andrew Karolyi, research by Dyson faculty have staked new territory for study: finance sustainability.

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My Oceana experience: Moving toward a career in environmental sustainability

Ocean plastic pollution is a global crisis, and it will probably get worse before it gets better. MBA student Russell Grandin is speaking out to affect positive change.

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Execs: Consumers pushing companies toward sustainability

The virtual Cornell Business Impact Symposium was organized by several student clubs under the guidance of Monica Touesnard, associate director of the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise.

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Fisk Johnson, CEO of SC Johnson: A champion in the crusade against plastic ocean waste

SC Johnson CEO Fisk Johnson talks about why ending plastic ocean waste is important to him, his company, and human life on this planet.

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An internship with impact at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland

Feam recaps his internship with the United Nations Office at Geneva where he evaluated progress toward the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and more.