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MAKING GREEN FROM GREEN: Investment Opportunities in the Wake of Copenhagen

Is there Hopenhagen after Copenhagen? COMPLETELY SOLD OUT!

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, noted author and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia will discuss the current landscape for sustainable business investment. 

The Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York invites you to an evening with Professor Jeffrey Sachs to discuss investment opportunities in the wake of the Copenhagen summit. Professor Sachs will speak on the role of the private sector in driving sustainable investment and offer his thoughts on

--Where these opportunities exist in the face of political gridlock.

--How the business community can participate in the development of the sustainability market.

--The sweet spot for investors, i.e. where business can contribute to sustainability, environmental justice and increased profits. 

Professor Sachs is the Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University. He is also Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He was recently named among the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Time: 6:00 to 8:30pm

6:00 - 6:30 PM Registration
6:30 - 7:45 PM Program
7:45 - 8:30 PM Reception


Location: JP Morgan Chase - 277 Park Avenue  - 17th Floor

Please register and bring photo ID with you.On- line registration will close at noon on February 22, 2010 or sooner if/when the event is sold out.  Please register early to be assured of space at this event.

Cost: $25 CBSAC/NY members; $35 non-members

Includes presentation, panel, and networking reception with two free drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

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For more information email sustainablebusiness@cbsacny.org


Certificate Program on Sustainable Business: This is fourth of an eight-part series “Making Green from Green” on trends in sustainable business.  Future topics include International, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance, Emerging Technologies, and Green Design.  You must attend six out of eight events and earn a Certificate of Attendance.  See CertificateHandout.pdf  for more information.

Presented by the Sustainable Business Committee of Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York. 

Special thanks to our event sponsors: JP Morgan Chase and N.W. Bernstein & Associates, LLC.

Our thanks to our media sponsors:

- Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
 - Sobel Media
 - Alumni Association of the American University of Beirut (WAAAUB New York
Metropolitan Chapter)
 - DePaul University NYC Alumni Chapter
 - Ohio State University Alumni Club
 - Columbia Club
 - NYU Wagner Environmental Policy and Action
 - University of Michigan Club of New York City/Alumni Association of the
University of Michigan
 - Princeton Club of New York Investment Strategies Group
 - Green Drinks
 - SIPA Energy Association
 - CBS Green Business Club
 - University of Texas McCombs School of Business Alumni Club
 - CBS Social Enterprise Club
 - nextGEN
 - Young Professionals in Energy - New York Chapter
 - Yeshiva University Sy Syms School of Business
 - Yeshiva University Office of Alumni Affairs
 - MetroCats, The University of Arizona Alumni Association New York City
 - Carnegie Mellon New York Alumni
 - UCLA Anderson School of Management Alumni
 - Vanderbilt University Alumni Association
 - New York Metropolitan Mizzou Alumni Chapter                                                                                                                                                       -Eco-Innovation Forum
-Alumni and Friends of the London School of Economics
-Georgia Tech Alumni Association
-Harvard Business School Alumni Green Business Association



This event is being organized by Norman Bernstein, Alan Cordova and Peter Dillane of the Sustainable Business Committee.


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