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Announcing the first winner of the Rockefeller Foundation & Kellogg School of Management Sustainable Investing Fellowship

CampoColombia, a Sustainable Investing Challenge finalist, will receive a year’s worth of intensive support

01 Jul 2017

Kellogg announces 2017 Social Impact Awards winners

Two Kellogg social entrepreneurs receive a total of $140,000 to launch and develop their startups after graduation.

01 Jul 2017

Kellogg EduIndia Team Wins Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Making the World a Better Place While Also Making Money

ClearAdmit, 17 Apr 2017

Kellogg welcomes seven tenure-line faculty members for the 2017-18 academic year

Tenure-line faculty members join the departments of marketing, finance, operations, managerial economics and more

18 Oct 2017

Northwestern unveils first-ever plan for sustainability

Northwestern University has unveiled its first Strategic Sustainability Plan, a five-part policy for its Chicago and Evanston campuses, including a 20% reduction in energy consumption and halving landfill waste by 2020, and achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Crain's Chicago Business, 11 Oct 2017

Wintrust Business Lunch 9/21/17: A $100M Grant, Teddy Ruxpin Reboot, & Chicago Half Marathon

Radio segment features Professor Kara Palamountain discussing being a finalist for the MacArthur Foundation’s 100andChange program that grants $100 million to the winner, which will be announced in December. Palamountain works with N.E.S.T, which is an organization that helps to improve newborn survival in Africa.

WGN Radio, 21 Sep 2017

Ingredion CEO is latest Chicago-area female CEO to leave post

Article discusses how Ilene Gordon, the Ingredion CEO, will retire from the company next year, further thinning the amount of top female executives of large corporations in the Chicagoland area. Although this trend may be occurring in Chicago, across all Fortune 500 companies the number of female CEOs increased this year; however, Professor Megan Kashner said it’s too early to say whether the increase this year is a trend reflecting any real progress.

Chicago Tribune, 18 Sep 2017

The Pioneering MBAs In The Class Of 2019

Article takes a look at the MBAs in the Class of 2019 who are pioneering in their respective areas of expertise. Incoming Kellogg student Alyssa Forman is profiled on page 21. Forman chose Kellogg for its collaborative culture and hopes to be a leader in the social impact community.

Poets & Quants, 27 Aug 2017

Here's what it's really like to switch to nonprofit work

Quotes Professor Liz Howard on the uptick in senior executives seeking a “mission phase” to their careers, noting that MBA students in their late 20s and early 30s are also increasingly showing interest in social impact-focused career paths.

Crain's Chicago Business, 17 Aug 2017

This Northwestern Alum’s ‘Greenhouse-in-a-Box’ Protects Farmers From Climate Change

Profile of Kellogg startup Kheyti. Started by Zell Fellow and Youn Impact Scholar Saumya ’15, Kheyti is a social enterprise working with small farmers in India.

Chicago Inno, 20 Jul 2017

    Social Impact Highlights

    Kellogg’s approach to social impact learning — at all levels — is a collaborative one in which we reinforce the relationship between private and public sectors to improve the lives of people around the world. Explore recent milestones in the Social Impact space at Kellogg.

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