Sustainability Archives - Page 2 of 43 - State of the Planet

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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.

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Project Drives Sustainability Commitments From Guinea’s Bauxite Mining Industry

In response to guidance from Earth Institute researchers, the largest mining companies in Guinea have committed to sharing sustainability best practices.

by |September 11, 2018

Bringing Environmental Sustainability into Organizational Management

Our research team’s goal is to accelerate the development of more environmentally sensitive methods of organizational management.

by |September 10, 2018
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Pangolins and the Consumers of Wildlife Trafficking

Earth Institute postdoc Nandini Velho writes about consumers of illegal wildlife products, including the obscure but heavily trafficked pangolin.

by |September 6, 2018
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What Does it Take to Build Sustainable Peace?

A multi-part video series explains how the Sustaining Peace Project is helping to understand and cultivate long-lasting peace.

by |September 4, 2018

Working Toward Green Growth in Urban China

Last month, the Earth Institute’s Anyi Wang and Allison Bridges presented their research on Chinese urban environmental sustainability at a conference in Mexico City.

by |August 30, 2018
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Earth Institute Postdoctoral Research Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019

Doctoral candidates or recent degree recipients interested in research on sustainable development should apply by October 31, 2018.

by |August 30, 2018

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.

Graduate Professional Education in Sustainability Management and Environmental Policy

The students studying with us are the antidote to dysfunction and corruption and our best hope for a sustainable future.

by |August 27, 2018
LEED Plaque with rankings for water, energy, waste, transportation, human experience

Finally, A Way For Cities To Track and Meet Sustainability Benchmarks

Similar to FitBits tracking human health, LEED for Cities will track the sustainability and well-being of a whole city.

by |August 22, 2018