Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Author at State of the Planet

Legal Empowerment in Liberia: An Interview with Green Advocates

Liberian NGO Green Advocates has been using OpenLandContracts.org to give rural communities more leverage in the decisions that affect their lands.

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Summer 2019 Internship Opportunities at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

These internships are paid and full-time. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2019.

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To Fight Climate Change, Think Politics First and Often

What the Green New Deal gets that the carbon tax misses.

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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment Seeks Spring 2019 Intern

CCSI is accepting applications until January 15 for spring 2019 internship positions.

Opening Up Sugar Contracts in Southeast Asia: An Interview with Golda Benjamin

A recent project by the Business & Human Rights Resource Center shows how OpenLandContracts.org can be used to strengthen advocacy around corporate accountability and good governance of natural resources.

Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture: Applications Now Open!

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held at Columbia University in New York City in June 2019. Applications are now open, and will be assessed on a rolling basis.

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Rethinking International Investment Governance: Principles for the 21st Century

An event from the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment will explore how investment governance can support sustainable development.

New Guides Help Communities Avoid Exploitative Contracts

Earth Institute researchers have helped to develop two guides that inform communities on how to protect their lands and rights against abusive investors.

Here’s How Cameroon Can Achieve Land Contract Transparency

A new law promises to remove the shroud of secrecy that has hovered over contracts and concessions the government has signed with natural resource investors.

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment Seeks Interns for Summer 2018

The deadline for applications is March 31.