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MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

February 13, 2017 to May 15, 2017
To register for the course starting on 13 February 2017, please click here.The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), World Bank and SDG Academy are pleased to announce the 3rd edition of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: the Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining…See More
Jan 31
Maren Koehlmann might attend Lisa Sachs's event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

February 13, 2017 to May 15, 2017
To register for the course starting on 13 February 2017, please click here.The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), World Bank and SDG Academy are pleased to announce the 3rd edition of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: the Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining…See More
Jan 25
Aboubacar Traore is attending Lisa Sachs's event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

February 13, 2017 to May 15, 2017
To register for the course starting on 13 February 2017, please click here.The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), World Bank and SDG Academy are pleased to announce the 3rd edition of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: the Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining…See More
Jan 24
Raoul KITUNGANO might attend Lisa Sachs's event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

February 13, 2017 to May 15, 2017
To register for the course starting on 13 February 2017, please click here.The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), World Bank and SDG Academy are pleased to announce the 3rd edition of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: the Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining…See More
Jan 16
Lisa Sachs posted an event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

February 13, 2017 to May 15, 2017
To register for the course starting on 13 February 2017, please click here.The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), World Bank and SDG Academy are pleased to announce the 3rd edition of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: the Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining…See More
Jan 7
Lisa Sachs posted a blog post

A Right to Fossil Fuels? Pressure Mounts for Developing Countries to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground

On Nov. 2-3, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) will host the 11th annual Columbia International Investment Conference, entitled “Climate Change and Sustainable Investment in Natural Resources: From Consensus to Action.” The conference, taking…See More
Sep 21, 2016
Lisa Sachs posted an event

Climate Change and Sustainable Investment in Natural Resources at New York

November 2, 2016 to November 3, 2016
Both the SDGs and the Paris Agreement make clear that climate change mitigation and adaptation must be pursued within the broader agenda of ending poverty, promoting economic development, ensuring social inclusion, and protecting the physical environment. Addressing climate change and implementing the Paris Agreement and the SDGs will require a tremendous amount of ambition, participation and collaboration across society, including governments, businesses, investors, international…See More
Sep 21, 2016
Tiffany Challe is attending Lisa Sachs's event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

September 12, 2016 to December 9, 2016
To register for the course starting on 12 September 2016, please click here.The MOOC, designed by NRGI, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), offered twice a year for 12 weeks, covers a range of topics including the challenges and opportunities that come with extractive…See More
Sep 14, 2016
Tiffany Challe favorited Lisa Sachs's event MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance
Sep 14, 2016
Profile IconOtgonbayar Chimeddorj and Etienne Lufanka Kidjana are attending Lisa Sachs's event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

September 12, 2016 to December 9, 2016
To register for the course starting on 12 September 2016, please click here.The MOOC, designed by NRGI, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), offered twice a year for 12 weeks, covers a range of topics including the challenges and opportunities that come with extractive…See More
Sep 13, 2016
VIOLET BAWUAH is attending Lisa Sachs's event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

September 12, 2016 to December 9, 2016
To register for the course starting on 12 September 2016, please click here.The MOOC, designed by NRGI, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), offered twice a year for 12 weeks, covers a range of topics including the challenges and opportunities that come with extractive…See More
Aug 29, 2016
VIOLET BAWUAH favorited Lisa Sachs's event MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance
Aug 29, 2016
Lisa Sachs posted a blog post

Bear Creek amicus brief sought holistic legal interpretation

 Are a country’s obligations under international human rights law relevant in interpreting its potential liability in a lawsuit brought by a mining company under an investment treaty? Does a company’s responsibility to respect human rights come into play when assessing which of its 'expectations’ should be protected in an investment dispute? These questions are particularly important in the context of investment disputes that stand to affect the rights of third parties, as most disputes related…See More
Aug 29, 2016
Joel Masselink favorited Lisa Sachs's event MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance
Aug 22, 2016
francisca Dickson Arnin is attending Lisa Sachs's event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

September 12, 2016 to December 9, 2016
To register for the course starting on 12 September 2016, please click here.The MOOC, designed by NRGI, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), offered twice a year for 12 weeks, covers a range of topics including the challenges and opportunities that come with extractive…See More
Aug 22, 2016
Patrick Obath is attending Lisa Sachs's event

MOOC Course-Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance at Online

September 12, 2016 to December 9, 2016
To register for the course starting on 12 September 2016, please click here.The MOOC, designed by NRGI, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), offered twice a year for 12 weeks, covers a range of topics including the challenges and opportunities that come with extractive…See More
Aug 16, 2016

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Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment
Type of Organisation
Academia
Website
http://www.vcc.columbia.edu
Job Title
Director
About My Work
The Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment (VCC) is a leading forum on issues related to foreign direct investment, paying special attention to the impact of such investment on sustainable development. Its objectives are to analyze important topical policy-oriented issues related to FDI, develop and disseminate practical approaches and solutions, and provide students with a challenging learning environment.
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development

Lisa Sachs's Blog

A Right to Fossil Fuels? Pressure Mounts for Developing Countries to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground

Posted on September 21, 2016 at 4:51 0 Comments

On Nov. 2-3, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) will host the 11th annual Columbia International Investment Conference, entitled “…

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Bear Creek amicus brief sought holistic legal interpretation

Posted on August 29, 2016 at 16:27 0 Comments

 Are a country’s obligations under international human rights law relevant in interpreting its potential liability in a lawsuit brought by a mining company under an investment treaty? Does a company’s responsibility to respect human rights come into play when assessing which of its 'expectations’ should be protected in an investment dispute? These questions are particularly important in the context of investment disputes that stand to affect the rights of third parties, as most disputes…

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Our Online Extractives Governance Course: What We’ve Learned, What We’ve Changed and Why You Should Register

Posted on August 10, 2016 at 15:11 0 Comments

Megan Cassidy, Matteo Pellegrini and Lisa Sachs

 

Earlier this year, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, the Natural Resource Governance Institute, and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), with support from the World Bank, launched a free online course that allows anyone, anywhere to learn about how natural resources can be a catalyst, rather than an obstacle, to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. We gathered some of the…

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Mapping the SDGs for the Mining Sector

Posted on June 11, 2015 at 5:11 0 Comments

In September 2015, the 193 UN member states will agree on a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for the period 2015-2030. The SDGs represent the post-2015 global agenda for equitable, socially inclusive, and environmentally sustainable economic development, and cover all aspects of society – poverty, hunger, health, education, gender equality, water, energy, employment, infrastructure, inequality, cities, consumption habits, climate change, oceans, terrestrial ecosystems, peace,…

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