women and sustainability

Leymah Gbowee, executive director of the Women, Peace and Security Program at Columbia University, and Malala Yousafzai, co-founder of the Malala Fund. The two Nobel Peace Laureates spoke backstage at the Gates Goalkeepers conference about the power of women and girls to create global change.

Columbia’s Leymah Gbowee Featured Speaker at Gates Goalkeepers Event

Gbowee discussed the importance of investing in grassroots women’s movements.

by |September 22, 2017
Katherine McNamara

Women may Bear the Brunt of Climate Change’s Impacts

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.

by |August 17, 2017
Members of the Women & Sustainability group pause for photo with Professor Ariane van Buren.

Women & Sustainability Group Hosts Panel on Sustainable Investing

On Wednesday, April 10, the Earth Institute’s Women & Sustainability group hosted a panel on Sustainable Investing. The panel showcased three speakers: Sarah Bostwick, Manager of Communication on Progress at the United Nations Global Compact; Danielle Chesebrough, Manager of Investor Engagements with United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI); and Lori Choi, Wealth Manager and CFA Charterholder at Veris Wealth Partners.

by |April 17, 2013