Past Event

Sustainable Development Conference

January 21, 2009
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On January 21, 2009, the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment and The Earth Institute at Columbia University welcomed 30 students from the Business School of Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management, for a one-day conference on Business and Sustainable Development. The event was part of the students’ “Sustainability Trip” to New York City, which included a visit to the United Nations and to other venues and organizations that are related to green architecture and renewable energy technology solutions among businesses, non-profit organizations and International governmental organizations.

At Columbia, the students, who are specializing in the fields of sustainable development and social responsibility in the global business environment, heard from leading practitioners from the Law School, Business School, and the Earth Institute. Please see the program and bios of the speakers here.