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SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAMS

MS IN SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT

This program is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in management that takes into account both the environment and the economy. Graduates transform how organizations do business by formulating and implementing sustainability strategies. The coursework combines the study of management with classes in state-of-the-art sustainability practice and science, with full-time and part-time options for those with current professional obligations.

Those with an undergraduate STEM degree may also be interested in the 

MS in Sustainability Science

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PROGRAM NEWS

The Necessity of Recycling

Without recycling, there can be no circular economy. Without a circular economy, we cannot build environmentally sustainable cities. Without sustainable cities, we’d better start looking for another planet.

Climate Policy’s Critical Moment is Here

The environmental catastrophe predicted by climate modelers a generation ago is upon us. We need to provide the resources and organizational capacity required to end most use of fossil fuels as fast as possible.

Governing New York City

It would be terrific if the next mayor leveled with us and recruited all New Yorkers to be part of a real effort at community building. Perhaps we might finally respond to this tale of two cities, and lift all of the city’s children out of poverty.

VIRTUAL EVENTS

To RSVP for skill-building seminars, science writing coaching and career counseling sessions, students should log into their account on the Earth Institute Job List (Your user name is your UNI_ei. Your UNI password will not work, you will need to create a unique password). Go  to “Events”; “Workshops” and register for the events that interest you. For more information please email us.

MS. in Sustainability Management Class of 2021

The Earth Institute and the School of Professional Studies at Columbia University are proud to celebrate the graduates of the Sustainability Management program.  Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

Individual Sustainability Career Counseling Sessions

30-minute slots

5:15 PM - 8:45 PM

Monday-Thursday

 

10:00 AM -11:30 AM

Sundays

Facilitated by career coach Cathy Gibbons

Science Writing Coaching with Claudia Dreifus

The Earth Institute is offering free one-on-one science writing coaching with prize-winning science journalist Claudia Dreifus, contributor to the New York Times and the New York Review of Books. Professor Dreifus will be available for 30-minute coaching sessions. Sign up will close on the Friday of the previous week. Log into your account on the Earth Institute Job List. Go to “Events”; “Workshops”.

 

Tuesdays from 3:00-5:00PM

PREVIOUS EVENTS

The Sustainability Space Series 

The Sustainability Space is a series of virtual, discussion-based events for students studying sustainability at The Earth Institute, Columbia University. Hosted by faculty and student group leaders, these discussions explore a variety of critical topics, ranging from energy to equity and more.

Asset Owners, Sustainability, and Inclusion

Fireside Chat on Sustainable Fashion and Beauty

Sustainable Mass Transit

The Energy Sector

Improving Equity

The Ethics of Sustainability in Global Fashion

Nurturing Green Shoots - Directing Capital Into Sustainable Finance

Integrity in Corporate Governance to Achieve Sustainability

Coastal Sustainability

Climate Fiction, Future Cities

An Approach to Sustainable Business with Soapply Founder