Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 74.18
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date Nov. 30, 2012
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Columbia University
ER-T2-6: Sustainability Events

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Alison Miller
Deputy Executive Director
Earth Institute
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Does the institution hold major events related to sustainability, such as conferences, speaker series, or symposia, that have students as the intended audience?:
Yes

A brief description of the event(s):

There is a wealth of sustainability events on campus throughout the year. On any given week, events ranging from student group activities to sustainability lectures to colloquiums are posted both on the Office of Environmental Stewardship’s website and the Earth Institute’s website, as well as on the main Columbia events page. Major events include: State of the Planet, EcoPalooza on Earth Day, which features professor lectures, entertainment and performances, and free prizes, giveaways and food; Earth Week, which is a week packed with myriad sustainability events all through the campus; CU Business School’s Social Enterprise Conference , the Law School Center for Climate Change Law events, the Sustainability Management Symposium, an annual Energy Symposium and the International Sustainable Development Research Society’s annual, three-day conference.

Additional URLs of major events related to sustainability held on campus:
http://earth.columbia.edu/articles/view/1774
http://calendar.columbia.edu/sundial/webapi/get.php?vt=detail&id=44480&con=standalone&br=ei_brand
http://environment.columbia.edu/
http://www.columbiasocialenterprise.org/conference2012/
http://www.law.columbia.edu/centers/climatechange
http://www.environment.columbia.edu/events/sustainabilitymanagementsymposiumleadershipandinnovation
http://www.cuenergysymposium.com/spring-2011/keynote.html


The website URL where information about the event(s) are available:

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