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Sustainable Development at Columbia University


Sustainable development is a multidisciplinary field. It necessarily draws on the tools of the natural, engineering, social and health sciences, and many other fields. Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, spoke to students and professors at several schools around the University about how sustainable development relates to their disciplines.

Videos from these talks are below:

Management and Sustainable Development
Columbia Business School
Thursday, November 6, 2008



Global Cooperation and Sustainable Development
School of International and Public Affairs
Monday, November 10, 2008



Sustainable Urbanization in the 21st Century
Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Tuesday, November 11, 2008



Human Rights and Sustainable Development
Columbia Law School
Tuesday, November 18, 2008



Promoting Global Understanding of Sustainable Development
Columbia Journalism School
Monday, February 23, 2009



Engineering and Sustainable Development
Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Monday, March 2, 2009