Sustainability Management News

5 Tips to Achieve Your Optimal Work/School/Life Balance

Considering graduate school? Wondering how to fit it in amidst your work and family life? Read on for our advice.

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What Can America Learn From Germany’s Energy Transition?

M.S. in Sustainability Management alum Katrina Prutzman details what she learned about implementing green energy from the Transatlantic Program for Young Technology Leaders in Germany in September.

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Sustainability Management Students Release Report on Corporate Social Responsibility Data Management

This handful of Columbia students past and present researched and published findings on how Improved CSR data tracking can allow for a deeper understanding of CSR performance, unlocking new business opportunities.

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Getting Into Graduate School: What Do Admissions Directors Seek in an Application?

From internships to recommendation letters to supplemental essays, admissions professionals shared the do’s and don’ts of applying to graduate school.

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Sustainability Management Students Visit Hunts Point Produce Market in the South Bronx

Students confronted the transportation and energy challenges that face Hunts Point Produce Market, the largest produce market in the world.

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Steven Cohen: Why Carbon Taxes Aren't the Solution to Reducing Greenhouse Gases

A faculty member of the M.S. program in Sustainability Management suggests that meaningful climate policy should focus on researching, developing, and incentivizing renewable energy – not pricing carbon.

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Prof. Bruce Kahn Discusses Protecting the Environment While Scoring Higher Returns

Can you be a good investor while saving the planet? Sustainability management professor Bruce Kahn says yes.

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Sustainability Management Alums Create Award-Winning Sandy Rebuild Design

A group of Columbia alumni that included Steven Burke and Erin McNally, two graduates of the master’s program in Sustainability Management, collaborated on a resilient and sustainable design aimed at rebuilding a single-family home that was destroyed in Hurricane Sandy. The team earned the People’s Choice Award from the Urban Green Council‘s R3build Design Competition.

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We Need to Accelerate the Development of Sustainability Metrics

If we are to make the transition to a renewable resource based economy, we need to do a better job of measuring the sustainability of our organizations, cities and nations, argues Steven Cohen, Director of the M.S. in Sustainability Management program.

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Will New York City Continue to Have a Green Mayor?

On the day before New York City’s primary elections, Steven Cohen, Director of the M.S. in Sustainability Management program, asks whether the green initiatives of the Bloomberg era will remain a priority of the new mayor and whether the city will continue to be a leader in sustainability planning and management.

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