Coordinating Multi-Stakeholder and Expert Dialogue

Conference on the Global Pact for the Environment

Date: September 20, 2017, 9:00am – 6:30pm Location: Faculty House, Columbia University, New York The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration here is required. CCSI and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), under the guidance of Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on the SDGs, and Laurent Fabius, President of the Constitutional… read more

Executive Training on Investment Treaties and Arbitration for Government Officials

Date: July 31-August 10, 2017
Location: Columbia University

Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

Date: July 12-21, 2017
Location: Columbia University

Governance of Extractive Industries: Changes, Opportunities and Challenges

Date: June 13, 2017, 12:30-1:30pm Location: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105 Video of the event is available below. CCSI, the World Bank and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network hosted a brown bag lunch discussion about the changes, opportunities and challenges we are most likely to be facing over the coming years with respect… read more

Executive Training on Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

Date: June 5-16, 2017
Location: Columbia University

Asia FDI Forum III: China-European Union Investment Relationships: Towards a New Leadership in Global Investment Governance?

Date: May 11-12, 2017
Location: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Graduate Law Centre

OGP Webinar: Using Tools to Advance Transparency in Land Investments

Date: April 26, 2017, 9:00am-10:00am EST
Location: Webinar

Briefing Note: A Collaborative Approach to Human Rights Impact Assessments

This briefing note, co-authored with the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the Sciences Po Law School Clinic, outlines a new approach to conducting human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) of business operations or projects, which brings together project-affected people, the company, and other stakeholders to jointly design and implement an assessment. The aim of this… read more

A Collaborative Approach to Human Rights Impact Assessments

This discussion paper, co-authored with the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the Sciences Po Law School Clinic, proposes a new approach to conducting human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) of business operations or projects, which brings together project-affected people, the company, and other stakeholders to jointly design and implement an assessment. The aim of this… read more

Infrastructure Investment as a Policy Tool to Reduce Inequality

Date: March 7, 2017, 1:00-2:00pm
Location: Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, Room 405 IAB