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Lisa Sachs
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Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance (facilitated MOOC)

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) are pleased to announce that enrollment for the massive open online course on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance, starting on September 10, 2018 is now open! The MOOC, (delivered in English with video transcripts also available in French,…See More
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A blog post by Lisa Sachs was featured

Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance (facilitated MOOC)

CCSI, the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) are pleased to announce the re-launch of an updated version of the massive open online course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance, on February 5, 2018. The MOOC, (delivered in English and now available in Arabic, with video transcripts also available in French, Spanish, and Russian),…See More
Jan 16
Lisa Sachs posted a blog post

Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance (facilitated MOOC)

CCSI, the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) are pleased to announce the re-launch of an updated version of the massive open online course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance, on February 5, 2018. The MOOC, (delivered in English and now available in Arabic, with video transcripts also available in French, Spanish, and Russian),…See More
Jan 13
A blog post by Lisa Sachs was featured

The Politics of Extractive Industries

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) has launched an Executive Session on the Politics of Extractive Industries. Building off of a traditional "Executive Session" model, this Executive Session is a policy innovation lab led by leading academics and practitioners from across the world. The expert group is grappling with the ways in which power, interests, incentives, and characteristics of political systems shape how extractive industry projects are developed, the impacts of…See More
Dec 12, 2017
Edith Garneau commented on Lisa Sachs's blog post 'The Politics of Extractive Industries'
"Hi Michel, I would love to read on that. Let me know if there is a paper I can get. Merci."
Dec 7, 2017
Michel Jebrak commented on Lisa Sachs's blog post 'The Politics of Extractive Industries'
"I have developped a course on geopolitical aspect of the mining industry, based on classic geopolitical interpretations of Mckinder and Mahan: its explain the division between mining and seapower (mines on the coast, open market...) on one side and…"
Dec 7, 2017
Edith Garneau favorited Lisa Sachs's blog post The Politics of Extractive Industries
Dec 6, 2017
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Dec 5, 2017
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Dec 4, 2017
Lisa Sachs posted a blog post

The Politics of Extractive Industries

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) has launched an Executive Session on the Politics of Extractive Industries. Building off of a traditional "Executive Session" model, this Executive Session is a policy innovation lab led by leading academics and practitioners from across the world. The expert group is grappling with the ways in which power, interests, incentives, and characteristics of political systems shape how extractive industry projects are developed, the impacts of…See More
Dec 1, 2017

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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Type of Organisation
Academia
Website
http://www.ccsi.columbia.edu
Job Title
Director
About My Work
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) 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

Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance (facilitated MOOC)

Posted on August 15, 2018 at 21:46 0 Comments

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) are pleased to announce that enrollment for the massive open online course on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance, starting on September 10, 2018 is now…

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Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance (facilitated MOOC)

Posted on January 13, 2018 at 0:02 0 Comments

CCSI, the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) are pleased to announce the re-launch of an updated version of the massive open online course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance, on February 5, 2018. The MOOC, (delivered in…

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The Politics of Extractive Industries

Posted on December 1, 2017 at 23:23 2 Comments

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) has launched an Executive Session on the Politics of Extractive Industries. Building off of a traditional "Executive Session" model, this Executive Session is a policy innovation lab led by leading academics and practitioners from across the world. The expert group is grappling with the ways in which power, interests, incentives, and characteristics of political systems shape how extractive industry…

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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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