Office of Environmental Stewardship Archives - State of the Planet

Sustainable Development Spring 2019 Workshop Briefings

On May 7, students enrolled in the Sustainable Development Capstone Workshop made their final presentations to the university community before providing their recommendations to their clients.

by |June 19, 2019

STARS Summit: Ramping up Sustainability at Columbia

Columbia University received a gold star rating as part of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating Systemâ„¢ (STARS), a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. In May 2015, the Office of Environmental Stewardship convened a meeting of the first ever Sustainability Summit, to take action on sustainability planning at Columbia University and build a roadmap for the next three years as the University prepares for the next STARS submission.

by |May 28, 2015

Changing the Urban Relationship to Food

With an Italian background, from a culture of food, as biologist and one time theatre producer, to me it makes sense to work with a research group that has the courage to break many taboos and re-discuss academic assumptions in an open and innovative way.

by |October 27, 2009