Capstone Midterm Briefings – Tuesday, October 23rd

SUMA students are working on consulting projects for some of the most important environmental organizations and government agencies in the country. Come out to learn about these projects and to see your classmates in action by attending the Midterm Briefings on Oct. 23, 2012 from 6:10 – 8 PM. To RSVP click here.

Here are this semester’s projects that are allowing our students to apply their sustainability management skills in the real world:

·         Transforming NRDC Headquarters into a Net Zero Energy Facility (client: Natural Resources Defense Council)

·         Business Plan for the Healthy Urban Tree Initiative in New York City (client: The Nature Conservancy)

·         Stormwater Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation (client: New York State Department of Transportation)

·         Assessment of the Potential to Divert Commercial Organic Waste from Landfills (client: City of New York, Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability)

·         Resilient Sustainable Communities: Integrating Hazard Mitigation and Sustainability in Local Planning (client: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency)

What: Sustainability Management Capstone Workshop Midterm Briefings

When: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 6:10 -8:00 p.m. (Please arrive by 6:00 p.m.)

Where: Faculty House, Garden Room 2, Columbia University