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Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Creating a Market for Renewable Energy


Mar 30, 2016 - 6:10 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Columbia University, Hamilton Hall, Room 717

The Earth Institute and the School of Professional Studies Master of Science in Sustainability Management Practicum presents Creating a Market for Renewable Energy, with Curtis Probst, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute.

Probst leads the sustainable finance practice, bringing 24 years of financial market expertise to a broad range of energy and sustainability issues. Prior to joining RMI, he worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. for over 15 years in New York, most recently as a managing director in their investment banking division. He is an accredited LEED Green Associate, a Chartered Financial Analyst, and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Stamford.

This talk will center on strategies for overcoming obstacles to the financing of large scale renewable energy projects.

RSVP is required for this event. To RSVP, please contact Kelsie DeFrancia via email at kdefrancia@ei.columbia.edu.


Curtis Probst, Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute