Making New York City a more accessible place for mothers enhances the economic and social status of women, especially single mothers and female heads of households. This not only reduces the economic burden of childcare but also improves the job prospects of motherhood.
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MS in Sustainability Management student Minelly De Coo transitioned from solving engineering challenges to working on citywide climate change adaptation strategies.
MS in Sustainability Management alum Monica Munn has nearly 10 years of experience working to design and execute programs that make cities more sustainable, resilient, and economically inclusive.
The effects of climate change aren’t equitable from a gender perspective; women are generally disproportionately impacted by climate change in comparison to their male counterparts.
Globally, women are disproportionately affected by rising seas, too much or too little rainfall, and storm surges, all as a result of a changing climate.
Sustainability Management student Dazzle Bhujwala has over 15 years of global Wealth Management experience with leading international banks. He believes financial institutions need to incorporate sustainable investing.
Sustainability Management alum Courtney Small has been identified as a rising leader in the field of sustainable business and has been named to the Green Biz “30 Under 30” list.
Undergraduate sustainability students explored innovative software and 3D printing to create a set of possible solutions to help Singapore cope with a big problem: haze and air pollution drifting over the city state from burning forests in neighboring Indonesia.
Master of Science in Sustainability Management student Celine Gaasrud was attracted to the opportunity to combine courses in different areas to explore and solve sustainability challenges. She intends to maintain an international perspective and work on implementing solutions to achieve sustainable development.
While more institutional investors are factoring sustainability in their investment decisions, there is little agreement about what sustainability means, or how to measure it. Interviews with three sustainable investment professionals—all graduates of Columbia University’s Sustainability Management graduate program—indicate a growing demand for investing that accounts for sustainability performance, but also obstacles to discerning the best… read more