Agustina Besada (SUMA 2015) is the Executive Director of Sure We Can, a nonprofit recycling facility, community center and grassroots sustainability testbed wrapped into one.
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Nicholas Kirby shares his experience in the Undergraduate Sustainable Development Program as a rising senior.
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.
For the 60% of people without Internet access across the globe, lack of connectivity can affect every facet of their lives – including healthcare. In the Dominican Republic, a team of MPA-DP students examines how Internet-in-a-box technology could help healthcare providers improve outcomes in the developing world.
Earth Institute undergraduates Karina Robles (SusDev ’18) and Jesse Thorson (SusDev ’18) talk about their experience attending the 2017 Planet Forward Summit.
The Earth Institute is seeking a research assistant to work with Dr. David Maurrasse. Research will focus on how partnerships involving various stakeholders across sectors (government, higher education, health care, philanthropy, the private sector, community organizations, and others) are addressing critical social concerns.
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.
Students in the MPA Environmental Science and Policy program consulted with the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to create a strategic communications plan, raising awareness of elephant and rhino conservation efforts.
The most fundamental evolution of the field from environmental policy to sustainability management is that our profession is no longer limited to advocates, lobbyists and policy makers, but now includes entrepreneurs, green financiers, builders, managers and owners.
The Office of Student Affairs hosted SPS Student Leadership Banquet to award SPS Student Groups and Student Leaders to commemorate the advancement of the student life experience at SPS done by the efforts of over 50 students leaders. Awards were distributed to acknowledge the efforts of those that went above and beyond.