Faculty Profiles Archives - State of the Planet

Lynnette Widder Receives Fellowship From Institute for Ideas and Imagination

As part of the fellowship, she will examine the transformation of design thinking, symbolic representation and construction in post-war West Germany.

by Ana M. Contreras |June 1, 2020

Bringing Sustainability Into the Restoration of an Architectural Jewel

Professor Lynnette Widder was recently featured in an article about how she integrated sustainability into her restoration of a historic home in upstate New York.

by |May 12, 2020
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Sustainability Management Faculty Attend Global Impact and Sustainable Finance Consortium

Bhakti Mirchandani and Curtis Probst, lecturers in Columbia University’s Sustainability Management program, attended the group’s third annual gathering.

by |July 18, 2019

Ethics for Sustainability Management and Finance

The redesigned course focuses on the ethical challenges, pathways, and practices of sustainability in its intersections with the financial sector.

by |July 20, 2018

Accounting, Finance, and Modeling of Sustainable Investments

In Fall 2018, this course will examine traditional and emerging financial and cost accounting practices, non-financial sustainability performance metrics, and more.

by |July 12, 2018

Writing About Global Science for the International Media, with Claudia Dreifus

A Sustainability Management course starting in July will help students develop skills to produce magazine articles. Professor Dreifus explains why these skills are important for scientists and sustainability professionals.

by |June 5, 2018

Sustainability Management Faculty Honored in 2018 Modernism in America Awards

Architect and faculty member Lynnette Widder won a Docomomo Citation of Merit for her work in restoring a modernist house with an eye toward sustainability.

by |May 4, 2018

New Sustainability Science Program Features Course on Climate Science for Decision-Makers

Understanding the range of climate risks requires understanding the way in which climate models are built and the assumptions that underpin them.

by |April 12, 2018
Bhakti Mirchandani

New Class on Impact Finance for Sustainability Practitioners

Instead of separating investment strategy from environmental and social goals, impact finance harnesses the capital markets to drive positive environmental and social change.

by |March 29, 2018

New Class on Circular Economy for Sustainability Professionals

A truly sustainable economy may require fundamentally re-thinking how we make and consume products. A new course delves into the challenges and opportunities of this transformation.

by |November 30, 2017