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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This proposed declaration includes a number of rights, and specifically mentions that water resources in mountain ecosystems should be protected against pollution from mining activities.
Earth Institute researchers have helped to develop two guides that inform communities on how to protect their lands and rights against abusive investors.
A man from Mali explains why he spent his summer working with Columbia’s Center for International Earth Science Information Network.
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.
After initial success, a pilot program from Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development is scaling up to reach 2,000 more children in 70 schools.
A program brings young women of color from low-income high schools in the U.S. to Morocco to explore the intersections of race, gender, and environmental justice.
A vocational training program through the Center for Sustainable Development is empowering women to become entrepreneurs and pursue higher education.
A new model estimates how many climate migrants there will be, where they are likely to go, and what effects they might have on the places to which they move.
Columbia’s Center for Sustainable Development is testing a virtual reality module to help train teachers in a comfortable and individual virtual space.