State of the Planet

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  • Partnering for Change: Columbia Water Center Collaborates on World Water Day

    Partnering for Change: Columbia Water Center Collaborates on World Water Day

    In celebration of World Water Day 2014, the Columbia Water Center is partnering with several companies to bring attention to water stress and discuss innovative solutions to global water challenges.

  • National Grid Joins the Corporate Circle

    National Grid Joins the Corporate Circle

    The Earth Institute is pleased to welcome National Grid into the Corporate Circle, a collective partnership of leading corporations from across the globe committed to pursuing sustainable development objectives. Through a generous gift, National Grid will support sustainable energy research at the Earth Institute.

  • Extraordinary Support for Sustainable Development

    Extraordinary Support for Sustainable Development

    Visit the interactive digital Earth Institute 2012 Annual Donor Report to see some of the remarkable projects, initiatives and achievements that have been made possible through the support and advocacy of donors, students, faculty and staff in fiscal year 2012.

  • New Software Speeds Carbon Footprinting

    New Software Speeds Carbon Footprinting

    Taking a big step towards helping companies accurately label the carbon footprint of their products, researchers at the Earth Institute have developed new software that can calculate the carbon footprints of thousands of products simultaneously.

  • IKEA Foundation Pledges $2.5 Million to Earth Institute Project in India

    IKEA Foundation Pledges $2.5 Million to Earth Institute Project in India

    In partnership with Earth Institute researchers, the IKEA Foundation has pledged over $2.5 million to help improve the quality of education through pilot projects in two Indian states.

  • Extraordinary Support for Unprecedented Global Challenges

    Extraordinary Support for Unprecedented Global Challenges

    The Earth Institute’s annual donor report for fiscal year 2011 is now available in an interactive digital format. We remain committed to finding extraordinary support to unprecedented global challenges, many of which are outlined in this report. We have highlighted some of our innovative projects in research, policy, and education, as well as the partnerships…

  • Eni Brings New Energy to the Corporate Circle

    Eni Brings New Energy to the Corporate Circle

    In keeping with its corporate and social responsibility goals, Eni, an Italian energy company, recently renewed its Strategic Partnership with the Earth Institute’s Corporate Circle.

  • JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang Tours Millennium Villages in East Africa

    JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang Tours Millennium Villages in East Africa

    JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang visited Millennium Villages in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda to see the impact of clean and reliable water systems made possible through his company’s donations.

  • Good to the Last Drop: Mobile Tech to Advance Water Infrastructure in Africa

    Good to the Last Drop: Mobile Tech to Advance Water Infrastructure in Africa

    The Earth Institute, in conjuction with several corporate partners, hopes to use mobile technology to revolutionize the way utilities are monitored, metered, and maintained to ensure clean water supplies and reliable energy.

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • Partnering for Change: Columbia Water Center Collaborates on World Water Day

    Partnering for Change: Columbia Water Center Collaborates on World Water Day

    In celebration of World Water Day 2014, the Columbia Water Center is partnering with several companies to bring attention to water stress and discuss innovative solutions to global water challenges.

  • National Grid Joins the Corporate Circle

    National Grid Joins the Corporate Circle

    The Earth Institute is pleased to welcome National Grid into the Corporate Circle, a collective partnership of leading corporations from across the globe committed to pursuing sustainable development objectives. Through a generous gift, National Grid will support sustainable energy research at the Earth Institute.

  • Extraordinary Support for Sustainable Development

    Extraordinary Support for Sustainable Development

    Visit the interactive digital Earth Institute 2012 Annual Donor Report to see some of the remarkable projects, initiatives and achievements that have been made possible through the support and advocacy of donors, students, faculty and staff in fiscal year 2012.

  • New Software Speeds Carbon Footprinting

    New Software Speeds Carbon Footprinting

    Taking a big step towards helping companies accurately label the carbon footprint of their products, researchers at the Earth Institute have developed new software that can calculate the carbon footprints of thousands of products simultaneously.

  • IKEA Foundation Pledges $2.5 Million to Earth Institute Project in India

    IKEA Foundation Pledges $2.5 Million to Earth Institute Project in India

    In partnership with Earth Institute researchers, the IKEA Foundation has pledged over $2.5 million to help improve the quality of education through pilot projects in two Indian states.

  • Extraordinary Support for Unprecedented Global Challenges

    Extraordinary Support for Unprecedented Global Challenges

    The Earth Institute’s annual donor report for fiscal year 2011 is now available in an interactive digital format. We remain committed to finding extraordinary support to unprecedented global challenges, many of which are outlined in this report. We have highlighted some of our innovative projects in research, policy, and education, as well as the partnerships…

  • Eni Brings New Energy to the Corporate Circle

    Eni Brings New Energy to the Corporate Circle

    In keeping with its corporate and social responsibility goals, Eni, an Italian energy company, recently renewed its Strategic Partnership with the Earth Institute’s Corporate Circle.

  • JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang Tours Millennium Villages in East Africa

    JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang Tours Millennium Villages in East Africa

    JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang visited Millennium Villages in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda to see the impact of clean and reliable water systems made possible through his company’s donations.

  • Good to the Last Drop: Mobile Tech to Advance Water Infrastructure in Africa

    Good to the Last Drop: Mobile Tech to Advance Water Infrastructure in Africa

    The Earth Institute, in conjuction with several corporate partners, hopes to use mobile technology to revolutionize the way utilities are monitored, metered, and maintained to ensure clean water supplies and reliable energy.