Master of Science in Sustainability Management Archives - State of the Planet

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

Recycling in the U.S. Is Broken. How Do We Fix It?

Most of what you put into the recycling bin doesn’t actually get recycled. Here’s why — and how we can do better.

by |March 13, 2020

You Asked: How Can We Track Corporate Sustainability Measures?

An Earth Institute expert explains how to dig up a company’s sustainability records.

by |November 7, 2019

Alum Trained and Ready for Climate Action in Any Environment

Since graduating from the Sustainability Management program, Megan Ross has positioned herself for long-term career growth in climate adaptation.

by |October 17, 2019

Q&A With Sustainable Engineering Expert Tom Abdallah

The chief environmental engineer for the MTA New York City Transit is currently teaching the Capstone Workshop in the Sustainability Management masters program.

by |October 9, 2019
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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
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Earth Institute Alumni Helped Launch Etsy Carbon Offset Initiative

The major e-commerce site is the first to offset 100% of its carbon emissions from shipping — and two Sustainability Management graduates helped to make it happen.

by |June 4, 2019

Artists in New York City Call for Climate Change Awareness

Sustainability Management student Amy Bohnenkamp reports on how artists in New York have been raising their voices to make the public more aware of climate change issues.

by |May 16, 2019
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Nonhuman Life Should Be Central to Sustainability Problem-Solving

A dire new U.N. report highlights the importance of including all life in our pursuit to sustain humanity.

by |May 7, 2019

Mah Sissoko: Integrating Sustainability with Finance

An alumna explains how the masters program in Sustainability Management has helped her career.

by |April 18, 2019