Executive Education

Environmental Markets: The Nexus of Business, Regulation, and Sustainability

by |December 19th, 2016

Environmental Markets: The Nexus of Business, Regulation, and Sustainability Instructor: Rich Weihe Spring 2017: January 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14 Description: The results of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election indicate the US EPA’s Clean Power Plan will likely not survive. Challenges to environmental regulation and related markets are not new but rather have been commonplace… read more

Coming Fall 2016: Environmental Economics

by |July 6th, 2016

This September, join Urvashi Kaul, RFK Compass Education Manager and Adjunct Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs at SIPA, for her Executive Education course, Environmental Economics. This course provides an introduction to environmental economics through a discussion of the basic principles of microeconomics as they apply to environmental issues and analysis of case studies that illustrate how… read more

Coming Fall 2016: Environmental Markets

by |June 30th, 2016

This September, join Richard Weihe, Managing Partner at renewable energy and environmental markets firm, Karbone, for his course Environmental Markets: The Nexus of Business, Regulation, and Sustainability. Companies around the world are developing innovative solutions in the area of energy efficiency, water infrastructure, and waste management technologies. The leading companies in these markets are fast becoming major drivers of… read more

Executive Education Program in Conservation & Environmental Sustainability

by |June 22nd, 2016

Why study Conservation & Environmental Sustainability? The 21st century faces unprecedented environmental changes, from climate change and urbanization to deforestation and biodiversity loss. As Earth’s ecosystems are disrupted, we face the loss of ecosystem services: the benefits humans receive from healthy ecosystems (e.g. clean drinking water, crop pollination, recreational spaces). Confronting today’s environmental challenges requires… read more

Announcing: The EICES Executive Education Program in Agro/Food Systems

by |April 18th, 2016

The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability has just launched a new Executive Education Program in Agro/Food Systems that will open for enrollment in Fall 2016. The Executive Education Program in Agro/Food Systems will provide students with an understanding of the relationships between food production, ecosystems, climate change, population growth, food security, and global health. Students will… read more