Green Business Week 2016

February 29th – March 3th, 2016

The Green Business Club is hosting a series of events to connect students with some of the most innovative developments in energy, sustainable investing, and clean tech. Follow the links below to reserve your spot.

Schedule of events

CBS GBC 6-02 Feb. 29 – March 3
Uris Lobby
Show your support for a greener campus by joining our Pledge to Reuse campaign! Stop by our table to pick up a Green Business Club sticker and join a pledge drive to reduce waste on campus by bringing your reusable mug. There will also be prizes available for pledgers!
ny green bank


Monday, Feb. 29
Off-Campus (see OrgSync for details)
The NY Green Bank and the NYC Energy Efficiency Corporation offices will host us for a panel discussion with CBS alum & COO Caroline Angoorly (Green Bank) & Business Development VP Posie Constable (NYCEEC) to discuss trends, challenges, and opportunities in public financing for clean energy. Event will be followed by a happy hour. RSVP here.
mckinsey-logo Tuesday, March 1
Warren 416
A McKinsey Senior Partner will share perspectives on energy industry trends, including future of distributed generation and the smart grid, and an overview of the firm’s Global Energy and Materials practice. Lunch will be served. Cohosted by The Energy Club & Technology Business Group! RSVP here.
columbia-divest Tuesday, March 1
Law School, Greene 104
This event will be an opportunity to hear faculty perspectives from across graduate schools on the topic of divestment. Featuring a panel of distinguished Columbia faculty including CBS professor Bruce Usher, CU Earth Institute Director Jeff Sachs, and Columbia Law Professor Michael Gerrard. Refreshment and light snacks will be served. RSVP here.
A discussion with Dr. Dickson Despommier: Transforming food production through vertical farming Thursday, March 3
Uris 141
The author of The Vertical Farm: Feeding the World in the 21st Century, Dr. Despommier will provide his perspective on vertical farming as a solution to repair our ecosystem and also give his view on the future challenges to solve one of the greatest environmental challenges of our era. RSVP here.