Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise

Learn more about our research, faculty and staff, and the exciting experiential learning opportunities we provide to students.

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Dyson BusinessFeed

Maxine Bédat Lays Bare the Fashion Industry’s Impacts and How We Can Change It

Author and Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Maxine Bédat traced the life cycle of a pair of jeans to help illustrate the fashion industry’s impact.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Capitalizing on Quality Healthcare for Mexico’s Forgotten Cities

Nixon International Internship Fund recipient Sebastian Garcia interned at Orion Capital, where he focused on healthcare for Mexico’s middle class.

Kehkashan Basu, MBA '24, stands on stage holding a microphone.
Johnson BusinessFeed

Climate Week NYC 2023 with Kehkashan Basu, MBA ’24

Kehkashan Basu, MBA ’24, founder of the Green Hope Foundation and a UN Human Rights Champion, led two events at Climate Week NYC 2023.

Hailee Greene in one of her fields of hemp.
Johnson BusinessFeed

Seeing a Bright Future for Hemp in New York State

Hailee Greene, MBA ’24, wants to build the first industrial hemp processing facility in the Northeast.

A picture of Shivani Mulji and Femi Olonilua in front of a poster board in Sage Hall.
Johnson BusinessFeed

AficaPure: Where Beauty Meets Nature

Big Red Microenterprise members Sivani Mulji and Femi Olonilua helped beauty products company AficaPure identify ways to increase its brand presence.

A group of 18 students poses on the stairs at the Breazzano Center.
SC Johnson College BusinessFeed

New Green Technology Innovation Fellowship Accepts First Cohort

Nineteen Cornell MBA students, PhD candidates, and postdoctoral fellows have joined the inaugural cohort of Green Technology Innovation Fellows.

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Johnson BusinessFeed

Adaptation and Transparency Lead Discussions at ESG Investing Research Conference

Scholars and investors shared their perspectives on ESG finance at the second Environmental, Social, and Governance Investing Conference.

A picture of Mark Betancourt, Saikant Kamble, Ka Wa Sharon Lau, and Kevin Grathwohl talking with members from PFS Energy in front of torn trees and broken logs.

Energy Grows in Trees

Mark Betancourt, MBA ‘24, shares his experience with PFS Energy in Puerto Rico for his Spring 2023 Sustainable Global Enterprise Immersion Project.

Courtney is standing to the left of a COP27 Entrance masthead which reads “COP27 Sharm El-Sheikh Egypt 2022”.

Student Delegate Takeaways from COP27: Successes and Failures

Courtney Schneider, MPA ’23, was among a small group of Cornell students selected to attend the 27th annual Conference of the Parties (COP27).