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Summer 2022 Paid Internships with the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Applications will be accepted until March 31.

Apply Now: Virtual Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

The training will review pressing issues related to agricultural investments and introduce practical skills.

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Leaving No One Behind? How Development Finance Can Better Reduce Poverty

Investment projects often promise to reduce poverty, but they can have the opposite effect. To improve outcomes, communities need more support and information.

by Erin Kitchell and Sam Szoke-Burke |October 26, 2021
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Fall 2021 Internships at the Center for Sustainable Investment

A variety of internships are available, with applications due on September 15. Remote work may be possible.

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Biden Must Nix Treaty Provisions That Allow Fossil Fuel Companies to Sue Governments Directly

Provisions that allow investors to sue countries are being used to undermine climate goals. The latest example: A $15 billion lawsuit from the Keystone XL energy company.

by Ella Merrill and Martin Dietrich Brauch |July 14, 2021
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New Remote Summer 2021 Internship at Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

The center is looking for bilingual students to translate documents from English to French and vice versa.

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Should the European Union Fix, Leave or Kill the Energy Charter Treaty?

The outdated treaty is an obstacle to addressing climate change. A legal expert weighs the pros and cons of several pathways around it.

by Martin Dietrich Brauch |February 12, 2021
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Apply Now for Virtual Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held online in June 2021.

As Agribusiness Sustainability Initiatives Face Flak, Here’s How They Can Do Better

Despite certification initiatives having the objective of sustainability, sugar plantations from Cameroon to Cambodia continue to ignite controversy and conflict.

by Sam Szoke-Burke |September 14, 2020
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Fall 2020 Remote Internships With the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Internships are available in the center’s three core areas of research: sustainable investments in extractive industries, land and agriculture, and investment law and policy.