Despite certification initiatives having the objective of sustainability, sugar plantations from Cameroon to Cambodia continue to ignite controversy and conflict.
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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.
Companies are seeking to press ahead with investments on community lands or even take advantage of the pandemic to avoid the usual authorization requirements.
Interns will assist the center in its mission to develop and disseminate solutions that maximize the impact of international investment for sustainable development.
A variety of undergraduate, graduate and PhD positions are available in various departments and research centers. Apply by April 19, 2020.
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.
In a recent forum, researchers explained how Columbia Global Centers helped them appreciate the different priorities and approaches of other countries in regards to the climate crisis.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held in June 2020.
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.