ECO Events – Week of April 14th

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April 15, 2014

Happy Tuesday ECO members and fans, check out this list of upcoming events!

To stay on top of all our news and events, don’t forget to check out ECO-SIPA.org and follow ECO on Facebook and Twitter. Click here to join our listserve or forward to a friend.

Hope to see you at an event soon,

The ECO Board

UPCOMING EVENTS BY DATE:

High Level Panel on Sustainable Development
When: Wednesday, April 16th
Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: 801 International Affairs Building
Join the CUCSD team and leading practitioners to learn more about current international cooperation efforts towards sustainable development (SDGs, UN Post-2015 Development Agenda, Climate Chage Negotiations, etc.), the role of different actors, job opportunities and how Columbia students can engage in these processes. 
Click here for more information
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The Earth Institute Fellows Symposium: Meeting the Challenges of Sustainable Development in a Changing World
When: Wednesday, April 16th
Time: 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Alfred Lerner Hall, Room 555
Speakers: Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, The Earth Institute; Quetelet Professor, Sustainable Development; Professor, Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; John C. Mutter, Director of Graduate Studies, SDEV PhD Program; Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences; Professor, Department of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.

Register here.

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The Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Environmental, Social and Governance Concerns

When: Wednesday, April 16th
Time: 6:10 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Havemeyer Hall, Room 209
Speaker: Anne Simpson, Senior Portfolio Manager and Director of Corporate Governance, CalPERS.

Register here.

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IRI Climate Briefing
When: Thursday, April 17th
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Monell Auditorium, Lamont Campus, Columbia University, Palisades, NY
Speakers: Tony Barnston, Chief Forecaster, IRI
Click here for more information.
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Mexican Energy Reform and its Prospects
When: Thursday, April 17th
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: International Affairs Building, Room 1501
Discussion with Adrian Lajous, Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, and former Director General of Pemex (CEO) and Chairman of the boards of the Pemex group.
Register here.More CGEP Events here.

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The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, and More Open World
When: Friday, April 18th
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Where: International Affairs Building, Room 417
Speaker: Andrew Winston, Author, Corporate Strategist
Click here for more information.
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Bright Ideas for a Resilient World
When: Tuesday, April 22nd – EARTH DAY
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: GLNY Resource Center (31 Chambers Street, Suite 609)
Free admission, but registration required (space is limited)
Green Light New York is having an exhibition and discussion on low carbon lighting solutions being created by social entrepreneurs, and their ability to empower the underserved and strengthen communities in crisis.   (Beer reception, follows.)
More info here.

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Jennifer Goode
SIPA Environmental Coalition (ECO) Communications Director
MIA Candidate (2015), School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
jeg2199@columbia.edu


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