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Sustainability Programs Midterm Capstone Briefings: Fall 2023

The Integrative Capstone Workshop serves as the culminating educational experience for students in the M.S. in Sustainability Management & Sustainability Science Programs. The course is designed to integrate the distinct fields of the programs’ curriculum and skills the students have acquired throughout the programs to tackle real-world sustainability challenges.

Whether you’re an industry professional, an academic, or simply curious about sustainability, this event is open to all. Join us for these engaging and informative briefings that showcase the impressive work and progress our students have made halfway through the semester.

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, October 31, 2023, from 6:10-7:30 and/or 8:00-9:15! Location TBA.

Please register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainability-programs-midterm-capstone-briefings-fall-2023-tickets-728510413257?aff=ebdssbeac


Session 1 (6:10 – 7:30 PM)

1. A Framework for a People-Centered Approach to Protecting our Planet (Client: Rare, Advisor: Bob Cook)

2. Estimating the Environmental Impact of the Shift to E-Commerce in New York City (Client: Open Plans, Advisor: Gerry Paul)

3. City of Palm Coast Sustainability & Resiliency Adaption & Engagement Planning (Client: City of Palm Coast, FL, Advisor: Tom Abdallah)

4. Finding Refuge: A Plan for Climate-resilient, Low-carbon Humanitarian Operations at IRC (Client: International Rescue Committee, Advisor: Susanne DesRoches)

5. Expedite the Adoption of GRI 13: Agriculture, Aquaculture, and Fishing in the United States (Client: Global Reporting Initiative, Advisor: Du’Bois A’Keen)

Session 2 (8:00 – 9:15 PM)

1. Ocean Awareness and Sustainability: Hotel Engagement and Programming (Client: Ocean Rescue Alliance International, Advisor: Chandler Precht)

2. Energetic Buildings (Clients: Urban Green Council, City Atlas, Advisor: Shaun Hoyte)

3. Sustainable Events & WCS (Client: Wildlife Conservation Society – Events & Catering Department, Advisor: Kizzy Charles-Guzman)

4. Building a Greener Future: Leveraging Environmental Data in Real Estate (OSCRE International, Advisor: Maria L Gray)

Please register on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sustainability-programs-midterm-capstone-briefings-fall-2023-tickets-728510413257?aff=ebdssbeac

Event Contact Information:
Lili Csorba


Oct 31 2023


6:10 pm - 9:15 pm

Formats (virtual, in person, hybrid)



Columbia University, Morningside Heights Campus


The Columbia Climate School
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