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Sustainability Management with Steve Cohen
Sponsored by the The Earth Institute - Columbia University.

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Sustainability Management with Steve Cohen
Sponsored by the The Earth Institute - Columbia University.

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    Sustainable Manufacturing and Service Businesses with Steve Cohen

    Sustainable Manufacturing and Service Businesses with Steve Cohen

    This lecture discusses what it means to be a sustainable business or engage in sustainable manufacturing. This includes issues related to industrial ecology, reuse of raw materials, and product reuse. Cohen introduces the technical challenges and the key financial issues to business sustainability. He then discusses the organizational and management challenges of sustainable business and how they can be overcome. Cohen concludes this lecture with a discussion on the role of government and public policy in promoting sustainable business practices.

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    • 31 min
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    The Centrality of Energy with Steve Cohen

    The Centrality of Energy with Steve Cohen

    In this lecture, Cohen discussed the need for a sustainable energy source and why energy is the heart of the sustainability issue. He continues with a discussion about the technological challenges of energy including nuclear, solar and energy transmission. He talks about financing energy efficiency and renewable energy and the difference between the two. Finally, Cohen discusses the issue of organizational capacity as it relates to energy and the role of government and public policy in the energy business.

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    • 31 min
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    Sustainable Water with Steve Cohen

    Sustainable Water with Steve Cohen

    This lecture examines the definition and technical challenges to sustainable water. Cohen looks at water quantity, distribution and efficiency to better understand the issues water supply. He examines the evolving technologies of water as well as briefly touching on issues of ocean quality. Cohen also discusses the issue in the context of organizational and management challenges, financial challenges, and the public policy.

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    • 27 min
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    Sustainable Food Supply with Steve Cohen

    Sustainable Food Supply with Steve Cohen

    In this lecture, Cohen examines the role of the food supply in sustainability management. He begins by describing sustainable food including industrial agriculture, agriculture in the developing world, food distribution, and nutrition. Cohen also discusses the challenges to a sustainable food system including water, fertilizer, energy, and land. He then presents the financial, organizational and management issues and challenges related to a sustainable food supply. Cohen concludes by talking about the role the government can play in a transition to a sustainable food supply.

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    • 28 min
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    Sustainable Cities with Steve Cohen

    Sustainable Cities with Steve Cohen

    Steve Cohen begins his lecture on sustainable cities by discussing what defines a city and what defines a sustainable city. He goes through the technical challenges including: land use and materials, transportation, energy, water, waste, air quality, economic systems, and cultural, educational, recreational, health and entertainment institutions. Following the technical challenges, Cohen presents the financial, organizational and management obstacles to creating sustainable cities and concludes with public policies that can advance sustainability on the city-level.

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    • 47 min
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    Sustainability Metrics with Steve Cohen

    Sustainability Metrics with Steve Cohen

    n this lecture, Steve Cohen how sustainability metrics can be defined and what aspects of sustainability should an organization measure including: material intensity, energy intensity, water consumption, toxic emissions, and pollutants. He next presents the relationship of sustainability metrics to the organization's performance measurement and management systems. Cohen discusses the methodological issues raised by measuring sustainability and concludes with the reasons why it is important to measure sustainability.

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    • 26 min

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