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  • Steering Wealth Towards Sustainable Investing

    Steering Wealth Towards Sustainable Investing

    Sustainability Management student Dazzle Bhujwala has over 15 years of global Wealth Management experience with leading international banks. He believes financial institutions need to incorporate sustainable investing.

  • MSSM Alum Named to 2017 GreenBiz ’30 Under 30′

    MSSM Alum Named to 2017 GreenBiz ’30 Under 30′

    Sustainability Management alum Courtney Small has been identified as a rising leader in the field of sustainable business and has been named to the Green Biz “30 Under 30” list.

  • With a Little Software Magic, Students Create Pollution Solutions

    With a Little Software Magic, Students Create Pollution Solutions

    Undergraduate sustainability students explored innovative software and 3D printing to create a set of possible solutions to help Singapore cope with a big problem: haze and air pollution drifting over the city state from burning forests in neighboring Indonesia.

  • An Integrated Approach to Sustainability

    An Integrated Approach to Sustainability

    Master of Science in Sustainability Management student Celine Gaasrud was attracted to the opportunity to combine courses in different areas to explore and solve sustainability challenges. She intends to maintain an international perspective and work on implementing solutions to achieve sustainable development.

  • Columbia Alumni Making Sense of Sustainable Investing

    Columbia Alumni Making Sense of Sustainable Investing

    While more institutional investors are factoring sustainability in their investment decisions, there is little agreement about what sustainability means, or how to measure it. Interviews with three sustainable investment professionals—all graduates of Columbia University’s Sustainability Management graduate program—indicate a growing demand for investing that accounts for sustainability performance, but also obstacles to discerning the best…

  • Sustainability Bonds: a Personal and Professional Network

    Sustainability Bonds: a Personal and Professional Network

    Energy efficiency, corporate sustainability reporting, and investor relations piqued Charlotte Peyraud’s interest and became her focus, and ultimately, her career.

  • Veterinarian Joins MPA-ESP to Work for Wildlife Conservation

    Veterinarian Joins MPA-ESP to Work for Wildlife Conservation

    “Reading of species after species declared extinct, like the west African black rhinoceros, made me realize that if I ever want to take part in wildlife conservation efforts, the time to take action and to take part in conservation efforts is now.”

  • Participatory Design and Management in Housing: by Women for Women

    Participatory Design and Management in Housing: by Women for Women

    Julia Nethero explores the shortcomings of urban low-income housing, which fall particularly on women who are responsible for the household’s well being, and how participatory design and management ameliorate those challenges.

  • Environmental Peace-Building in the Middle East

    Environmental Peace-Building in the Middle East

    The next part of our tour provided an excellent example of the challenges people working toward environmental peace-building in Israel, Jordan and Palestine face: a site that we were unable to visit.

Columbia campus skyline with text Columbia Climate School Class Day 2024 - Congratulations Graduates

Congratulations to our Columbia Climate School MA in Climate & Society Class of 2024! Learn about our May 10 Class Day celebration. #ColumbiaClimate2024

  • Steering Wealth Towards Sustainable Investing

    Steering Wealth Towards Sustainable Investing

    Sustainability Management student Dazzle Bhujwala has over 15 years of global Wealth Management experience with leading international banks. He believes financial institutions need to incorporate sustainable investing.

  • MSSM Alum Named to 2017 GreenBiz ’30 Under 30′

    MSSM Alum Named to 2017 GreenBiz ’30 Under 30′

    Sustainability Management alum Courtney Small has been identified as a rising leader in the field of sustainable business and has been named to the Green Biz “30 Under 30” list.

  • With a Little Software Magic, Students Create Pollution Solutions

    With a Little Software Magic, Students Create Pollution Solutions

    Undergraduate sustainability students explored innovative software and 3D printing to create a set of possible solutions to help Singapore cope with a big problem: haze and air pollution drifting over the city state from burning forests in neighboring Indonesia.

  • An Integrated Approach to Sustainability

    An Integrated Approach to Sustainability

    Master of Science in Sustainability Management student Celine Gaasrud was attracted to the opportunity to combine courses in different areas to explore and solve sustainability challenges. She intends to maintain an international perspective and work on implementing solutions to achieve sustainable development.

  • Columbia Alumni Making Sense of Sustainable Investing

    Columbia Alumni Making Sense of Sustainable Investing

    While more institutional investors are factoring sustainability in their investment decisions, there is little agreement about what sustainability means, or how to measure it. Interviews with three sustainable investment professionals—all graduates of Columbia University’s Sustainability Management graduate program—indicate a growing demand for investing that accounts for sustainability performance, but also obstacles to discerning the best…

  • Sustainability Bonds: a Personal and Professional Network

    Sustainability Bonds: a Personal and Professional Network

    Energy efficiency, corporate sustainability reporting, and investor relations piqued Charlotte Peyraud’s interest and became her focus, and ultimately, her career.

  • Veterinarian Joins MPA-ESP to Work for Wildlife Conservation

    Veterinarian Joins MPA-ESP to Work for Wildlife Conservation

    “Reading of species after species declared extinct, like the west African black rhinoceros, made me realize that if I ever want to take part in wildlife conservation efforts, the time to take action and to take part in conservation efforts is now.”

  • Participatory Design and Management in Housing: by Women for Women

    Participatory Design and Management in Housing: by Women for Women

    Julia Nethero explores the shortcomings of urban low-income housing, which fall particularly on women who are responsible for the household’s well being, and how participatory design and management ameliorate those challenges.

  • Environmental Peace-Building in the Middle East

    Environmental Peace-Building in the Middle East

    The next part of our tour provided an excellent example of the challenges people working toward environmental peace-building in Israel, Jordan and Palestine face: a site that we were unable to visit.