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.

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The Sustainable Global Enterprise student team meets then Prime Minister of Georgia, Mamuka Bakhtadze
December 23, 2019

Combatting modern slavery in the Republic of Georgia

Cornell Sustainable Global Enterprise immersion students went to Tbilisi, Georgia to learn about how to address modern slavery in supply chains.

Illuminated highway at night
December 20, 2019

Delivering sustainably: An internship tackling big questions in transportation

MBA student Austin Blais discusses working in a corporate sustainability role at a prominent consumer packaged good company during his summer internship.

A wind turbine stands amid rolling hills.
November 7, 2019

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.


Center Projects Spanning the Globe

See how we build global business opportunities by addressing environmental and social problems through innovation and enterprise.

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