Tomorrowʼs Minds at Work
News, insights, tips, and commentary from members of the Columbia University School of Professional Studies.
The Importance of Sustainability Metrics to Sustainability Management
A key step in developing the management capacity to build an environmentally sustainable economy is creating meaningful, actionable sustainability metrics, writes Senior Vice Dean Dr. Steven Cohen.
The Financial Reality of Regulating Lead and Methane
The path to environmental protection runs through the reality of financial feasibility, writes Senior Vice Dean Dr. Steven Cohen.
Using AI for Sustainability Conversations
By using generative AI to map and quantify rhetorical intent in conversation, new research is providing clues to better collaboration, particularly in sustainability contexts.
Regulating Technological Complexity
Broad policies to regulate new and emerging technologies can be set by law, but the detailed rules must be left to experts in administrative agencies, writes Senior Vice Dean Dr. Steven Cohen.
Four Reasons Why Morocco Is Becoming a Renewable Energy Powerhouse
Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou, Sustainability Management lecturer, writes about how Morocco has ambitious plans to combat climate change.
The Mismanagement of New York City’s Government, and the Repeated Delay of Food Recycling
New York City needs a more profound effort at identifying and mobilizing the city’s resources, writes Senior Vice Dean Dr. Steven Cohen.
A Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor Shares How the Wealth Management Program Propelled His Career
Wealth Management alum Walker Borders on how the program sharpened his skills for success in the financial planning industry.
The Accomplishments and Limits of Environmental Policy
For environmental policy to be effective, it must encourage the transition already underway in many private businesses, writes Senior Vice Dean Dr. Steven Cohen.
Learning How Trees Can Help Unlock Secrets of Our Climate Future
A new cataloging system will help better preserve, track and share thousands of tree ring samples from around the globe.
Libya Is Not That Far Away: America’s Water Infrastructure Crisis and What We Can Learn from Tragedy
Greg Porter on what we can learn from Libya's Derna dam collapse and why America's dams are similarly vulnerable.
Addressing the Social Determinants of Health Care in the United States with Narrative Medicine
Narrative Medicine alum Aizita Magaña discusses working in public health during the COVID-19 pandemic.