Instead of separating investment strategy from environmental and social goals, impact finance harnesses the capital markets to drive positive environmental and social change.
Faculty Profiles Archives - State of the Planet
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.
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.
Nilda Mesa joins the Earth Institute to launch a new program in urban sustainability and equity planning at the Urban Design Lab.
Read about new MSSM Faculty member Carter Strickland, and how he will bring his expertise in sustainability and environmental policy to the classroom in fall 2016 with a new course: Environmental Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities.
Read about new MSSM Faculty member Ralph Schmidt, and how he will bring his expertise to the classroom in fall 2016 with a new course: The Business and Ecology of Sustainable Forestry.
John Mutter’s career path has an unusual twist to it. He first trained in physics and mathematics as an undergraduate at Melbourne University in his hometown in Australia. He moved to the U.S. to undertake a Ph.D. in geophysics at Columbia and stayed on as a research scientist at Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in the… read more
Teaching in the MSSM program provides faculty member Richard Horsch an opportunity to interact with students who have a passion for protecting the environment and for whom a working knowledge of law and policy would form an important part of their ability to succeed.
The New York metropolitan area and the far reaches of Kenya have benefited equally from Patrick Kinney’s work. Kinney believes that the harmony of all living things depends not only upon the well-being of people but on the health of the environment. His work is therefore motivated by the twin goals of improving public health… read more
Master of Science in Sustainability Management professor Dan Giuffrida believes that understanding energy, water, and raw material usage with both a technical and financial acumen is imperative. As the instructor for Solar Project Development, professor Giuffrida will prepare students to fully evaluate the technical and financial aspects of a solar project.