A truly sustainable economy may require fundamentally re-thinking how we make and consume products. A new course delves into the challenges and opportunities of this transformation.
Marivi Perdomo Caba, Author at State of the Planet
MS in Sustainability Management Professor Christoph Meinrenken will bring his expertise to SUMA in Spring 2018 with a new course, Theory & Practice of Life Cycle Assessment.
The Sustainability Management program is seeking candidates for Curriculum and Grading Assistant (CGA) and Faculty Support Assistant (FSA) opportunities for spring 2018. Responsibilities include updating information on Canvas, reviewing course material with the instructor, and other administrative tasks.
Students embark on a field trip to learn about flooding and the challenges of urban resiliency in Chicago and Blue Island, Illinois.
Charles-Guzmán explores the disproportionate effects of the changing climate on communities of color and poorer communities.
The effects of climate change aren’t equitable from a gender perspective; women are generally disproportionately impacted by climate change in comparison to their male counterparts.
David Prieto, 2015 graduate of the Master of Science in Sustainability Management program, has been awarded a Fulbright-National Science Foundation Arctic Research Grant focused on interdisciplinary issues across the Arctic.
Globally, women are disproportionately affected by rising seas, too much or too little rainfall, and storm surges, all as a result of a changing climate.
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.
Alan Burchell is the founder and principal of Urbanstrong, which he started shortly after graduating from Columbia’s Master of Science in Sustainability Management program in 2014. When choosing courses, Alan encourages MSSM students to fill up their tool belts. In his experience, “Knowledge is great, but tools get you hired.” Alan recommends to take classes that will teach you a transferable skill.