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Inciting Social Change Through Bold Strategy and Partnership

Professor Kara Palamountain '04 and her NEST teammates reached the final round of the MacArthur Foundation's 100&amp;Change grant competition.

MacArthur Foundation, 20 Dec 2017

Fridays from the Frontline: So You Want to Be a Social Entrepreneur at Kellogg

Today’s Friday from the Frontline post comes to us from Saumya, a recent graduate of the two-year MBA program at Kellogg School of Management. With her MBA degree, Saumya’s plans are to return to India, where she worked as a social entrepreneur before coming to Kellogg for business school.

Clear Admit, 03 Nov 2017

IPA Congratulates Dean Karlan on His Move to Northwestern

Dean Karlan will join his frequent collaborator and fellow IPA-affiliated researcher Chris Udry, who will also be moving there, as well as IPA affiliates Lori Beaman & Seema Jayachandran.

Innovations for Poverty Action, 03 Nov 2017

B-School Bulletin

Article highlights insights from Professor Sarit Markovich on the issues that surround cryptocurrencies. Article also highlights as the NEST project, which Professor Kara Palamountain is a member of, and how the project recently won $15 million to help even preventable newborn deaths in Africa.

Poets & Quants, 10 Feb 2018

RELEASE: New Report Shows That Actually, Money Does Grow on Trees

New research finds businesses are making money from planting trees and growing sales as rapidly as 10 times per year.

World Resources Institute, 18 Jan 2018

$1.25M Kresge Investment In Chicago Startup Drives New Model For Midwest Climate Change Resilience

The article features Fresh Coast Capital, an impact investment firm co-founded as a Kellogg start-up by Nicole Chavas ’15 (Youn Impact Scholar), Laura Brenner Kimes ’15 (Youn Impact Scholar), and April Mendez ’15.

My Social Good News, 11 Jan 2018

The Spectrum of Impact Investing

Article by Adjunct Professor Tasha Seitz, on impact investing.

09 Jan 2018

Can We Escape Trade Disaster In 2018?

Article discusses the 11th annual One Acre Fund, which had more than 400 supporters from the business, academic and philanthropic communities and raised over $2.1 million to support smallholder farmers in Africa. The event honored Kellogg and its community for serving as a "critical catalyst" to the launch and growth of One Acre Fund.

Chicago Tribune, 04 Jan 2018

Our Favorite MBA Startups Of 2017

Article discusses P&Q’s favorite MBA startups coming out of 2017, highlighting the Kellogg social impact startup, Front Row Education, on page 2.

Poets & Quants, 28 Dec 2017

More companies find spending on corporate responsibility increases the bottom line

Article takes a look at major companies rolling out corporate social responsibility plans, quoting Adjunct Lecturer Shannon Schuyler. “For large companies, investing in a corporate social responsibility plan, as Kraft Heinz just did, is the minimum of what’s expected.”

Chicago Tribune, 08 Dec 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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