The Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI) was established as a permanent addition to the University in March 2000. The Committee's purpose is to advise the University Trustees on ethical and social issues that arise in the management of the investments in the University's endowment.
ACSRI Meeting Dates for Academic Year 2021-2022
September 22, 2021; October 13, 2021; November 17, 2021; December 8, 2021; January 19, 2022; February 16, 2022; March 23, 2022; April 6, 2022; April 13, 2022; April 20, 2022; April 27, 2022; May 4, 2022
The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences.
The Center on Capitalism and Society is endeavoring to build a modern economics of the workings of modern economies.
The Center on Global Energy Policy's (CGEP) mission is to enable public and private sector leaders to make more informed choices about the world’s most pressing energy issues.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is the only university-based applied research center and forum dedicated to the study, practice, and discussion of sustainable international investment.
The Columbia Investment Management Company (IMC) is charged with managing the bulk of the University's endowments, also known as managed assets.
Faculty, students, and staff of the Columbia School of Social Work have undertaken a wide range of racial justice initiatives.
Endowment funds are an important part of the University’s operations and play an integral role in helping the University achieve its goals.
Environmental Stewardship initiates, coordinates, and implements practical programs to reduce the University’s environmental footprint.
The Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) is the University’s primary liaison with federal, state, and local government, as well as with residents, community leaders, and civic organizations in surrounding neighborhoods.
Columbia’s Earth Institute blends research in the physical and social sciences, education and practical solutions to help guide the world onto a path toward sustainability.
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory seeks fundamental knowledge about the origin, evolution, and future of the natural world.
The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law develops legal techniques to fight climate change, trains law students and lawyers in their use, and provides the public with up-to-date resources on key topics in climate law and regulation.
The ReEntry Acceleration Program (REAP) at Columbia Business School trains MBA students to deliver business training to incarcerated individuals, develops tools for potential employers, and creates forums for new relationships to shape a solutions-focused dialog around post-incarceration employment.
Annually, University Life invites students to apply for the Racial Justice Mini-Grant Program and share innovative ideas to address racism.