Businesses have a vital role to play in solving social and environmental issues through innovation, market development, and entrepreneurship.
Faculty who work with the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise are at the forefront of research, teaching, and engagement related to helping businesses address these problems. We provide students distinctive experiential learning opportunities and collaborate with organizations to help to tackle the grand challenges of our time, such as climate change, ecosystem degradation, and poverty.
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.
A global fashion revolution calls for greater transparency, sustainability, and ethics in the industry. Cornellians are stepping up to drive change.
Social activists boost social entrepreneurs’ success but provoke “green hush” among established companies, according to research by Professor Wesley Sine.