• On May 9, 2016, NYU Stern's Center for Sustainable Business and The Huffington Post co-hosted a conversation with Paul Polman, CEO of Unilever, and Center Director Tensie Whelan on the next generation of capitalism: how companies, in providing value to society, provide more value to themselves. Panelists discussed both how sustainability embedded in corporate strategy yields financial results, and the challenges the current financial system presents. The event was moderated by Jo Confino, Executive Editor of The Huffington Post.  Dean Peter Henry delivered opening remarks and highlighted the importance of the Center’s mission: A Better World Through Better Business. 
  • At the conclusion of an eight-month competition, NYU’s most promising innovators received a combined $200,000 in start-up cash at the annual $200K Entrepreneurs Challenge, held by NYU Stern’s W. R. Berkley Innovation Lab (iLab). The four winning teams – composed of students, faculty and alumni from across the University – were chosen after pitching their ideas and enduring Q&A by judges from venture capital, technology and design, and social enterprise sectors.
  • – Research Center Events

    The Eighth Annual Volatility Institute Conference

    April 29, 2016
    The Eighth Annual NYU Stern Volatility Institute Conference will bring together academics, practitioners and regulators to discuss the latest research and ideas on "Commodities and Emerging Market Risks."
  • – Research Center Events

    NYU Urban Seminar Series - Spring 2016

    April 26, 2016
    Street view of the Henry Kaufman Management Center
    The NYU Urban Seminar Series focuses on research with implications for urban policy.
  • On April 20, 2016, the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights hosted a discussion between Dean Peter Henry and Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. Topics included the business case for human rights, Ms. Kennedy's history of human rights activism and how investment can be a game changer with respect to human rights in the business context.
  • NYU Stern's Center for Real Estate Finance Research hosted the Fifth Annual Spring Symposium, "Commercial Real Estate Development in NYC: A Golden Age or a Cooling Market?" The symposium featured leading real estate experts, four different panels and explored recent development activity in several major sectors.
  • – Research Center Events

    Measuring Human Rights Performance: Metrics that Drive Change

    April 20, 2016
    Street view of the Henry Kaufman Management Center
    NYU Stern's Center for Business and Human Rights and RFKennedy Compass Program at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights will host a workshop, Measuring Human Rights Performance: Metrics that Drive Change, 20 - 21 April at NYU in New York City.
  • Seema Saifee, staff attorney for the Innocence Project, delivered the 11th annual Haitkin Lecture, hosted by NYU Stern’s Business & Society Program, to an audience of undergraduate Stern students.
  • University Professor Steven Koonin delivered a lecture on "Can We Ever Get to a Zero-emissions World?" to the NYU community on April 18.
  • – Research Center Events

    Big Data and Sustainable Development

    April 14, 2016
    Students, academics and practitioners from the non-profit and business communities gathered at NYU Stern on April 14 for a discussion on “Big Data and Sustainable Development,” co-hosted by Stern’s Center for Sustainable Business and The Sustainability Practice Network.
  • – Business and Policy Leader Events

    Diversity in Business: A Fireside Chat with Karen Peetz, BNY Mellon President

    April 14, 2016
    NYU Stern’s Leadership Development Program welcomed Karen Peetz, BNY Mellon president and founder of its women’s network, for an interactive dialogue on diversity in business as part of the School’s Leadership Development Speaker Series.
  • Robert Frank, research scholar at NYU Stern and the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management at Cornell University, delivered the 2016 Ashok C. Sani Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Lecture on April 12.
  • NYU Stern Executive Education is pleased to offer one of the premier courses on global political risk and its impacts on business. Taught by Ian Bremmer, a preeminent thought leader on foreign policy and global political risk, and a team from the prestigious Eurasia Group, this course offers an executive-level assessment of the global risk environment and the basis for determining how politics influences a variety of economic concerns.
  • – Business and Policy Leader Events

    Philip Krim, Co-founder & CEO of Casper, Joins MBAs for Langone Speaker Series

    April 8, 2016
    Philip Krim, co-founder and CEO of Casper, joined Professor Jeffrey Carr, MBA students and alumni for a 2015-2016 Langone Speaker Series event.
  • – Student Club Events

    2016 MBA Media & Entertainment Conference

    April 8, 2016
    On Friday, April 8, NYU Stern and Columbia Business School will co-host the 2016 MBA Media & Entertainment Conference.
  • Henry Kaufman Management Center
    On April 4 and 5, the NYU Stern Urbanization Project and UN-Habitat released the preliminary results of Monitoring Global Urban Expansion, a research program exploring the characteristics of the world’s 4,230 cities, at the Habitat III Thematic Meeting on Public Space in Barcelona, Spain. 
  • – Business and Policy Leader Events

    New York Blockchain Workshop

    April 4, 2016
    On April 4 and 5, NYU Stern hosted the sixth edition of the Blockchain Workshops series, which brought together more than 100 scientists, investors and legal experts to understand the upcoming challenges and opportunities provided by blockchain technologies, and their impact on financial services and entrepreneurship, as well as on the broader social, economic and political order.
  • Experts from academia, the finance sector, regulatory agencies and legal and accounting professions gathered at NYU Stern on April 4 for a roundtable discussion on "Assessing Materiality: The FASB's Proposed Accounting Standards Update," hosted by the Vincent C. Ross Institute of Accounting Research.
  • – Research Center Events

    Future Jobs Fair

    March 30, 2016
    NYU Stern’s Center for Sustainable Business, VICE Media and Collectively co-hosted the Future Jobs Fair on Wednesday, March 30. NYU and Stern students had the opportunity to share their ambitions on the future of work, design their perfect job of the future, and gain insights and skills into what the world of work will look like. 
  • – Business and Policy Leader Events

    A Conversation with Lord Mervyn King

    March 23, 2016
    Lord Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, Baron King of Lothbury, Alan Greenspan Professor of Economics, and Professor of Economics and Law at NYU, addressed students, faculty and alumni from NYU Stern and NYU School of Law during a fireside chat on his new book The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy this March.  
  • – Business and Policy Leader Events

    US Attorney Preet Bharara Examines When Firm Culture Can Lead to Trouble

    March 8, 2016
    United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara recently addressed an auditorium of students and faculty from NYU’s Stern School of Business and Law School, as well as Stern alumni.
  • The NYU Stern Private Equity Club (SPEC) will host the 11th Annual Stern Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference, themed "Changing Gears to Create Value: Outperforming the Benchmark," on Friday, March 4.
  • – Student Club Events

    Latin America: Navigating Uncertainty

    February 26, 2016
    On Friday, February 26, the Latin American Business Associations (LABA) of NYU Stern and Columbia Business School will host their inaugural joint conference, themed “Latin America: Navigating Uncertainty.”
  • NYU Stern's Center for Global Economy and Business will welcome Dr. John C. Williams, President and CEO, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for a talk with the Stern community on Thursday, February 25.
  • – Research Center Events

    $200K Entrepreneurs Challenge Venture Showcase & Reception

    February 24, 2016
    NYU Stern's W.R. Berkley Innovation Lab will welcome alumni, angel investors, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and industry innovators to the 2016 New Venture Showcase.  Attendees will have a chance to meet startups from across NYU who are competing in the $200K Entrepreneurs Challenge.  This year's startups range from software and consumer product ventures to medical device technologies.