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.
Sustainability Policy and Management News Archives - State of the Planet
As the United States federal government retreats from energy innovation and environmental regulation, local and regional efforts across the U.S. are scaling up.
How can science be used and transferred effectively by decision-makers? How can we manage scientific uncertainty? These are some of the questions tackled on Monday at the event, ‘Speaking Science to Power.’
Last week, Canada hosted the world’s first climate change summit for urban leaders. It looks like it will have a lasting impact on how we think about and take action on climate change.
Are you a Columbia or Barnard student seeking a paid internship for summer 2018? Apply by March 23 to work with Professor Steven Cohen.
How do you encourage cities to race to the top in sustainability performance?
The Research Program on Sustainability Policy and Management recently released the China Sustainable Development Indicator System, a new sustainability indicator framework and annual ranking of the sustainability performance of Chinese cities.
Columbia University, New York State, and others will host the former Federal Advisory Committee for the National Climate Assessment.
Sustainability isn’t just about the environment. Guo explains how social and economic factors, like employment and education, fit in.