A soon-to-be graduate of the Climate and Society program, Lopez hopes to continue building a financial system that works better for people and the planet.
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Investment projects often promise to reduce poverty, but they can have the opposite effect. To improve outcomes, communities need more support and information.
According to Wissell, sustainability and finance require the same skills, including innovative thinking, problem solving, and public education.
Last month, the Earth Institute celebrated the publication of a new book and heard from panelists on the role of harnessing financial acumen to achieve long-run sustainability.
What we’re missing is an activist federal government working hand in hand with the finance industry to incentivize green finance at a massive, national scale.
Pivoting from a career in high school science education, Sid Tulsiani hopes to engage with issues of climate change and energy.
The redesigned course focuses on the ethical challenges, pathways, and practices of sustainability in its intersections with the financial sector.
In Fall 2018, this course will examine traditional and emerging financial and cost accounting practices, non-financial sustainability performance metrics, and more.
Financial markets are the primary directors of economic activity in a capitalist global society, but they also have an important societal role in encouraging investments that are beneficial to natural and human ecosystems.