SC Johnson College of Business / Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise (PROF)
Mark Milstein is a professor of management and director of the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. He serves on the Faculty Advisory Board of the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. Milstein conducts applied research in and oversees the center’s work on market and enterprise creation; business development; clean technology commercialization; and sustainable finance. He specializes in framing the world’s social and environmental challenges as unmet market needs which can be addressed effectively by the private sector through innovation and entrepreneurship, thereby allowing companies to achieve financial success by creatively addressing problems such as climate change, ecosystem degradation, and poverty. He has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation the S.C. Johnson Foundation, SEvEN, the World Bank, the University of Queensland, and the Water Resources Institute.