Sustainability Management News

Sustainability Management Student Blew the Whistle on Illegal Ivory

When Wendy Hapgood, a 2016 graduate of the Master of Science in Sustainability Management program, wrote about New York City's ivory business for a class, she ended up exposing illegal trade.

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Four SPS Alumni and Students Awarded Fulbright Grants

Representing School of Professional Studies graduate programs in Bioethics, Strategic Communication, Sustainability Management, and Nonprofit Management, four extraordinary students will travel the world next year with awards that will send them to Rome, Bulgaria, the United Kingdom, and the Arctic Circle.

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Why Is Technology So Addictive?

In the latest edition of Claudia Dreifus’ column, “A Conversation With,” the Sustainability Management faculty member interviews a social psychologist about the psychological roots of our technology addiction.

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The Environmental Protection Agency Underneath Donald Trump

In this new piece by Steven Cohen, the Program Director for the Master's program in Sustainability Management, he writes about how climate change policy will be complicated under conservative ideology.

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Why Columbia Is Leading the Way on Climate Change

How an ambitious new initiative, The Center for Climate and Life, is poised to fix the innovation gap and lead the way in research about our most precious resource: the earth.

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What President Trump Could Mean to Environmental Policy

What Steven Cohen, the program director of Columbia's Sustainability Management program and the Earth Institute, thinks about the incoming Presidential administration's potential effect on the environment.

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A Q&A with “The Sherlock Holmes of the Wildlife Trade”

Samuel K. Wasser is a scientist on a fascinating forensic mission: searching for poached ivory and other illegally attained animals.

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Ten Students Awarded Innovation Scholarships

Ten students in their final year of study at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies have each received a $2,000 Innovation Scholarship to be applied toward tuition.

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Jeffrey Sachs and Ruth DeFries Named University Professors

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger has appointed Jeffrey Sachs and Ruth DeFries University Professors, the highest rank bestowed upon faculty.

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How Goldman Sachs Drives Culture Change in the Financial Industry

“Culture change needs to have full C-Suite and leadership buy-in to be successful.”

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