Despite certification initiatives having the objective of sustainability, sugar plantations from Cameroon to Cambodia continue to ignite controversy and conflict.
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Author at State of the Planet
Internships are available in the center’s three core areas of research: sustainable investments in extractive industries, land and agriculture, and investment law and policy.
Interns will assist the center in its mission to develop and disseminate solutions that maximize the impact of international investment for sustainable development.
Because of the intertwined crises of poverty and environmental stress, the future is bleak for coffee farmers in many countries — but it doesn’t have to be this way.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until January 15.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held in June 2020.
Just Climate Change Action: The Importance and Challenges of Centering Indigenous Wisdom and Perspectives
Indigenous communities are on the frontlines of the climate crisis, leading the way for innovative actions rooted in first-hand experiences of climate disasters and shifts, and knowledge transferred across generations.
A conversation on the critical need for embedding human rights, especially those of indigenous communities, within the renewable energy sector, and the hurdles of pursuing environmental justice without compromising human rights.
Climate change will shift the way we use land. A just transition to a low-carbon society requires recognition and protection of community land tenure.
Positions are available in four different research projects. Apply by September 15, 2019.