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Environmental Constraints of Economic Growth: An Evening with Jeremy Grantham

Date

Sep 30, 2013 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location

The Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027

Jeremy Grantham, cofounder of investment firm Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo (GMO), discusses environmental constraints, such as climate change and resource depletion, on the global economy. Grantham brings a financier'’s perspective to some of the greatest sustainability challenges of our time.

GMO, an investment management firm in Boston, currently manages more than $100 billion, predominately for large institutions. Grantham is the firm’’s Chief Investment Strategist, a member of the board, an active member of its asset allocation division, and the author of a quarterly letter to clients. He is also an environmental philanthropist, having established the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment in 1998.

This event is sponsored by The Earth Institute, as well as Columbia University’s M.S. in Sustainability Management and M.P.A. in Environmental Science and Policy.

Speakers

Jeremy Grantham of Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo