Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment Archives - State of the Planet

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Global Perspectives on the UN’s Global Pact for the Environment

Legal experts from around the world weigh in on a UN resolution that aims to codify a human right to the environment in international law.

by |September 20, 2018
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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.

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Fall 2018 Internships Available at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Applications will be accepted until September 15.

by |August 20, 2018

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment Seeks Interns for Summer 2018

The deadline for applications is March 31.

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NYC is Selling Off Its Fossil Fuel Investments—Here’s Why That Matters

The City of New York joins a chorus of public and private entities refusing to support companies that contribute to climate change.

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Experts Examine Costs and Benefits of Investment Incentives

Each year, the U.S. spends more than $50 billion trying to attract business headquarters and keep factories open. How much do taxpayers actually benefit from that?

Spring 2018 Internship Opportunities at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

A variety of positions are available, and applications will be accepted until January 15.