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Projects Theme: Sustainable living

Urbanization, sustainable development, investment, and management, circular economy, peace and security.

By Project Name By Startdate By Enddate By Location
Advanced Peak Demand Forecast and Battery Dispatch Algorithms to Integrate Storage-Based Demand Response with Building Automation Systems 6/15/15 8/31/17 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
(Energy II) Earth Institute Advisory Project Government of Paraguay 1/15/13 7/31/13 South America ; Paraguay
(Energy) Earth Institute Advisory project Government of Paraguay 12/1/12 7/31/13 South America ; Paraguay
Developing a strategy for integrated rural development in the mining communities of Geita 1/1/12 9/30/13 Africa ; Tanzania ; Sub-Saharan Africa
(SIGUIRI-Niang) Developing a strategy for integrated rural development in mining communities 1/1/12 9/30/13 Africa ; Guinea ; Sub-Saharan Africa
A Framework For The Validation of Global Nighttime Environmental Products 9/1/17 8/31/20 North America ; Las Vegas, NV ; Nevada ; Chicago, IL ; Illinois ; Mexico
A Global Map of Feasible Residential Solutions-emphasizing Stoves with space Heating Uses 3/1/14 12/31/18 Global ; Alaska ; Nepal ; Mongolia ; China
A Method to Quantify the Social Impact of Investments in Publicly-Traded Emerging Markets Equities 4/1/19 3/31/20 Global
A Regulatory, Operational and Commercial Framework for the Utilization of Associated Petroleum Gas Global
A Symbiotic Agent-Based Network Platform Linking Expert Knowledge and Machine Learning for Systemic Risk Mitigation 12/1/18 2/28/22 Africa ; New York City, NY ; New York ; East Africa
Accelerating Progress Towards reducing child mortality and improving maternal health in the millennium villages 4/1/07 6/30/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia ; Tanzania ; Kenya ; Rwanda ; Malawi ; Uganda ; Senegal ; Mali ; Nigeria ; Ghana
Accelerating progress towards reducting child mortality and improving maternal health in the millennium villages 12/1/09 6/30/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Tanzania ; Kenya ; Rwanda ; Malawi ; Uganda ; Senegal ; Mali ; Nigeria ; Ghana
Access to Justice
Achieving Sustainable Development in the Coffee Sector Global
Active Modular Phytoremediation Systems 12/15/15 12/31/16
Addressing Gaps in Housing Disaster Recovery: A Training Program for the Whole Community 9/1/17 8/31/20 North America ; United States
Addressing Legal Support Gaps Around Land-Based Investment
Affordable Healthcare in India Translation Award 10/1/11 7/31/15 Asia ; India
African Soil Information Service (AFSIS) Phase II 11/25/14 10/31/17 Africa ; Ethiopia ; Ghana ; Nigeria ; Tanzania
Agricultural Investments under International Investment Law
Agroforestry for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (ABES) Project  5/31/12 5/30/17 North America ; El Salvador
Air Pollution and Human Well-Being 7/1/16 6/30/19
Air Pollution from Gas Flaring and Human Capital Outcomes 5/1/17 9/1/20 ; Africa ; Nigeria
Aligning Investment Treaties with Sustainable Development Europe ; Switzerland
An Education Center for Sustainable Engineering 1/29/07 12/3/10 North America ; United States
Anticipatory Analytics for Environmental Stressors 10/1/17 6/30/18 Global
Anticipatory Analytics for Environmental Stressors Phase 2 1/1/19 12/31/20 Global
Arsenic and Immune Response to Influenza Vaccination in Pregnant Women and Newborns 3/1/17 11/30/21 North America ; United States ; Baltimore, MD
Arsenic Exposure in US Drinking Water: Spatial Patterns, Temporal Trends, and Related Mortalities 9/1/18 8/31/21
Arsenic, Epigenetics and Incident Cardiovascular Disease in American Indian Communities 6/15/15 3/31/20 North America ; Arizona ; Oklahoma ; North Dakota ; South Dakota
Asian LNG Trading Hubs: Myth or Reality 5/4/18 Global ; China ; Japan ; Singapore
Assessing Water-Related Risks in the Mining Sector Global ; Chile ; China ; Peru ; Philippines ; South Africa ; Australia ; United States ; Canada
BRIDGE GRANT: Ensuring Health, Water Security and Livelihoods through Sustainable Agriculture from Field to Tap 7/1/13 12/31/13
Bridging the Gaps between Investment Law and Environmental Policy
Business Case for Transparency North America ; United States ; United Kingdom
CCEP-I: Polar Learning and Responding (PoLAR) Climate Change Education Partnership 9/1/10 8/31/14 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Characterizing Global Variability in Groundwater Arsenic 2/19/19 2/18/21 North America ; United States
China Sustainable Development Indicator System (CSDIS) Asia ; China
Closing Accountability Loopholes and Ensuring Compensation for Environmental Harm Global
Coastal SEES: Developing High Performance Green Infrastructure Systems to Sustain Coastal Cities 9/16/13 8/31/19 North America ; United States ; New York City, NY ; New York ; Bronx River Sewershed
Collaboration between the Asian Development Bank and the Earth Institute; Policies to meet global economic challenges - Asia's perspective 3/21/12 11/30/16 North America
Columbia University Middle East Research Center (CUMERC); Advisory Support for the National Poverty Reduction Strategy and Executive Education in Sustainable Development 1/1/11 4/30/14 Asia ; Middle East ; Jordan
Communities' Redress for Harm Post-Closure, Abandonment, or Divestment
Community Development Requirements: Domestic Laws, Best Practices, and Community Development Agreements Database
Concept Note: Urban Planning and Design Research Study for Maplewood Township 9/1/12 2/28/13 North America ; Maplewood, NJ ; New Jersey
Conceptualizing Economic Linkages to the Resource Sector
Conflict-sensitive Conservation and Livelihoods Generation in the Haramba Queros and proposed Santa Rosa de Huacaria/Palotoa Conservation Concessions of Peru 7/1/12 5/31/14 South America ; Peru
Consultancy Agreement between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Earth Institute II 6/15/12 6/14/13 Africa ; Nigeria ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Consultancy Services for Preparation of National Electrification Least Cost Geospatial Rollout Plan 1/14/16 5/28/17 Oceania ; Papua New Guinea
Consultancy to support Preparatory Study and Readiness Assessment for Electrification Planning for B 10/18/16 12/31/18 Central America ; Latin America
Health effects and geochemistry of arsenic: Core C- Biogeochemistry Core 5/16/17 3/31/19 North America ; Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory ; McMaster University ; University of Manchester
Health effects and geochemistry of arsenic: Core F - Research Translation Core 5/16/17 3/31/19 North America
Coupling technology and organizational dynamics to induce energy efficient behavior 1/1/08 12/31/09 North America ; United States
Crafting education data visualization policy for Ghana Africa ; Ghana
Create a Foursquare for Development 11/1/13 4/30/15 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
Critical Minerals for Green Technologies
Cutting Edge ICT : How ICT is Poised to Change the Delivery of Energy Services - a 1.5 Day Event 8/1/17 12/31/18 North America ; United States ; Washington, DC
Decisions from Experience and the Role of Feedback in Environmental Decisions 9/1/12 8/31/14 North America ; United States
Developing a Collaborative Approach to Human Rights Impact Assessments
Developing a Global WorldPop Dataset 11/19/15 8/31/18 Global
Development of a business plan for a sustainable mobility initiative 1/1/12 12/31/12 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Development of a Parsimonious Set of City-level Environmental Performance Metrics for Jiyuan, Henan, China 1/1/14 6/30/14 Asia ; China ; Henan ; Jiyuan
Development of a toolkit for planning universal access to electricity in Latin America and the Caribbean 4/11/16 10/10/16 Central America ; Latin America
Development of Urban Sustainability Indicators: An Integration of Scientific and Participatory Approaches in China 7/1/15 12/31/16 Asia ; China ; Henan
Development Plan of a Sustainable Water Management Plan for Sakyikrom, Ghana, Africa 1/1/06 12/31/07 Africa ; Sakyikrom, Ghana
Development of a Masters Level Education in Sustainable Urban Transport 10/1/16 12/31/16 Global
Diagnostic Monitoring of Bio-Geochemical Interactions of a shallow aquifer in response to a CO2 leak 12/1/09 11/30/14 Global
DIP: Interaction Research in Complex Informal Learning Environments (IRCILE) 1/1/12 12/31/15 North America ; New York
Direct Green Roof Storm Water Mitigation Measurement at Con Edison Green Roof Facility at 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Queens, New York 1/1/10 12/31/11 North America ; Queens ; New York City, NY ; New York
Do Low Oil Prices Undermine US Passenger Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards? 7/19/16 North America ; United States
Downstate Regional Energy Technology Accelerator (DRETA) 4/1/16 12/31/18 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Downstream Beneficiation of Extractive Resources Oceania ; Australia ; Japan ; Oman ; South Africa ; Ukraine ; Netherlands ; Nigeria ; Singapore ; Botswana ; Indonesia
ECOHAB: Linking biogeochemistry to harmful algal bloom nutritional physiology with gene expression analyses: A case study with Aureococcus anophagefferens 1/1/13 8/31/14 North America ; Palisades, NY ; Woods Hole, MA ; Long Island Sound ; Stony Brook, NY ; New York
Community Economic Recovery from Disasters 10/1/16 3/31/21 North America ; United States
Elaboration of a Rural electrifcation Investment Program for Senegal and Preparation of a Prospectus 4/18/16 3/31/18 Africa ; Senegal
Electric Vehicle Charging in China and the United States 2/5/19 Global ; United States ; China
Electricity Growth and Use in Developing Economies (e-GUIDE) Center 1/1/19 12/31/21 Global ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Uganda ; Tanzania
Emerging-Market MNEs and Sustainable Development
Emissions modeling, Phase III 11/1/11 8/31/12 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Employment from Mining Investments in Land for Agriculture
Enabling Resource Contract Transparency
Energy Access and Affordability Voluntary Action Plan for Latin America and the Caribbean 10/31/18 North America ; Latin America ; Caribbean
Energy Programming NYC 3/24/10 3/23/13 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
Energy/Water Nexus Knowledge Discovery Framework (EWN-KDF) 2/7/17 9/30/18 North America
Enhancing Financial Literacy of Individuals and Businesses for Post-Disaster Recovery 9/1/18 8/31/21 North America ; United States
ENI SDSN Energy for all in Sub-Saharan Africa 7/26/13 6/25/17 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Mozambique
Environmental, Social, and Governance Analytics Scoring Application 8/15/13 12/31/14 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Estimating and Mapping Population in Off-Grid and Hard to Reach Places 9/7/18 4/30/20 Africa ; West Africa ; Sierra Leone ; Liberia
Evaluating the durability and efficacy of used Olyset Nets Sampled from the Millennium Villages 10/25/11 10/24/12 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Evaluation of the Sustainability Measurement and Reporting System (SMRS) in China 10/1/13 3/31/15 Asia ; China
Exploratory Research for India Direct Farm Impact Evaluation 1/1/13 6/30/14 Asia ; India
Exploring Alternatives to ISDS Global
Exploring STEM Impact and Engagement in Student-Led and Purpose-Driven Projects 9/1/18 6/30/21 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Facilitating Combined Heat and Power Projects in New York City 7/1/11 12/31/12 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Financing Solar and Wind Power: Insights From Oil and Gas 3/20/17 North America ; United States
Fossil Fuel Companies and Climate Change Global
GAF Cool Roofs Monitoring Research 9/4/14 9/3/15
Game Changers for Puerto Plata: Design Scenarios for Urban and Rural Communities 7/1/11 10/31/12 Central America ; Caribbean ; Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
General Operating Support for the Center for Sustainable Development 11/2/16 10/31/17
Geo-Referenced Infrastructure and Demographic Data for Development (GRID3) Education Baseline Africa ; Nigeria
Geospatial Energy Infrastructure Planning for Tanzania: Advanced Training and Follow-on Support 10/5/16 6/30/17 Africa ; Tanzania
Geospatial Mapping and Least Cost Electrification Planning including an Access Scale- up Program Ren 9/3/12 3/3/14 Asia ; Indonesia
Ghana Health Proposal to British Telecom 9/1/15 12/31/18 Africa ; Ghana
Ghana Telemedicine Project Phase II 7/1/13 12/31/17 Africa ; Ghana
GHG of electric vehicles Global ; New York City, NY
GIS-based Graphical User Interface Tool for Analysis of Solar Thermal Desalination Systems and High Potential Implementation Regions 10/1/18 9/30/20 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York ; Palisades, NY
Global, Local, Coastal: Preparing the Next Generation for a Changing Planet 9/1/15 6/30/19 North America ; Yonkers, NY
Governing Land Investments: Do Governments Have Legal Support Gaps
GRID Mapping Portfolio Support 9/1/17 12/31/22 Africa
Guide to Chinese Climate Policy 2019 9/13/19 Asia ; China
Guinea National Electrification Scale-Up 10/24/14 10/23/15 Africa ; West Africa ; Guinea
Haiti National Proposal - Technical Assistance and Analysis 6/1/13 11/20/13 Central America ; Haiti ; Caribbean
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic 5/16/17 3/31/20 Asia ; Bangladesh ; Taiwan ; China ; Arizona ; Colorado ; North Dakota ; Oklahoma ; South Dakota
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic - Core B 5/16/17 3/31/20 Asia ; Raleigh, NC ; Cape Cod, MA ; Bangladesh ; Maine ; New Jersey ; Minnesota
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic - Project 3 5/16/17 3/31/20 Asia ; China
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese 5/16/17 3/31/20 North America ; Vineland, NJ
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese 4/1/19 3/31/20
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese - Administrative Core 6/1/00 3/31/17 Asia ; Bangladesh ; United States
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese - Project No 4 6/1/00 8/14/17
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese- Admin Core 5/16/17 3/31/20
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese- Project 1 5/16/17 3/31/20 Asia ; Bangladesh ; Taiwan ; China ; Arizona ; Colorado ; North Dakota ; Oklahoma ; South Dakota
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese-Core A 5/16/17 3/31/20
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese-Core B 5/16/17 3/31/20 North America ; Vineland, NJ
Health Vulnerability to Climate Variability in an Urban Setting: Temperature and Air Quality Impacts on Health in New York City 10/3/11 9/30/12 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Historicizing Hazard: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on Environmental Learning, Ignorance, and Fear 7/1/11 12/31/12 Global ; North America
Home-country Measures Supporting International Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
How International Oil Companies Could Assist Greece to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals: A Conversation Starter Europe ; Greece
How International Oil Companies Could Assist the Republic of Cyprus to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals: A Conversation Starter Asia ; Republic of Cyprus
Identifying interventions to promote the production and consumption of healthy and sustainable oils in Myanmar 1/15/16 10/14/16 Asia ; Myanmar
If You Build It, Will They Come? The Competitiveness of US LNG in Overseas Markets 11/22/16 Global ; United States
IFAD-Universities Win-Win Partnership: Engaging students with IFAD-supported operations 1/28/16 9/30/20 Global
IGERT: Solving Urbanization Challenges by Design – A New PhD Program Between Architecture & Engineering 8/1/09 7/31/16 Global
Improving Climate Services for Resilient Development (CSRD) in Colombia 12/1/16 1/31/19 South America ; Colombia
Improving Early Grade Literacy in Burundi 3/7/19 3/6/20 Africa ; Burundi
IndexAmericas: IDB´s Corporate Sustainability Index 7/9/18 12/31/18 Central America ; Caribbean ; Latin America
India Water Tool Version 2 12/1/14 7/31/15 Asia ; India
INFEWS/T1: Understanding Multi-scale Resilience Options for Vulnerable Regions 9/15/16 8/31/18 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia ; Mali
Influence of the Transport Transformation on Fossil Fuel Demand
Infrastructure Development and Large-Scale Natural Resource Investments
Innovative Case Studies for Sustainable Development 7/1/13 8/30/14
Innovative Financing Solutions for Legal and Technical Support Communities
Institute for Sustainable Communities: Environment, Health & Safety Training Program Review 12/1/13 1/31/15 Asia ; China
Inter-American Development Bank Case Study 4/26/19 10/31/19 South America ; Caribbean
Intra and Inter Building control algorithms and smartgrid communication links to facilitate electricity storage in buildings 1/1/12 12/29/13 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Inventment Law and Intra-National Inequality Global
Investment Arbitration and Human Rights
Investment Treaties and Environmetal Protection: Actual and Potential Interactions Global
Issue Brief: Implications of New Oil Sanctions on Iran 3/2/15 Asia ; Iran ; United States
ITAD - SADA Millennium Villages Project External Evaluation 1/27/12 6/30/18 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Kenya ; Ethiopia ; Ghana
Land Deal Dilemmas: Grievances, Human Rights, and Investor Protections
Land Investments and Human Rights
Leveraging Investment for Sustainable Development: the Role of Performance Requirements for Technology Transfer
Leveraging Mining-Related Infrastructure Investments for Development (Rails, Port, Power, Water and ICT) Africa
Leveraging Universal Ownership to Achieve SDGs
Liberia Power Sector Capacity Building and Energy Master Planning 12/15/11 8/31/13 Africa ; Liberia
Long Island Sound Mapping - Phase 2 8/1/17 4/30/19 North America ; Long Island Sound ; New York
Long Island Sound Mapping - Pilot 6/1/12 9/30/14 North America ; Long Island Sound ; New York
Low Oil Prices: An Opportunity for Fuel Subsidy Reform 10/30/15 Global
Managing climate risks to smallholder agriculture in northern Ethiopia: Second phase of evaluation of the R4 program Africa ; Tigray, Ethiopia
Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector to the Sustainable Development Goals Global
Mapping Water Infrastructure in the Hudson Valley 2/1/18 8/31/18 North America ; New York ; Hudson Valley, NY
Masters of Development Practice 9/1/08 2/28/15
Measuring and Integrating Non-Financial Parameters in Project Decision Making Global
Mexican Energy Reform 6/11/14 Central America ; Mexico
Mining and the Sustainable Development Goals 1/1/16 Global
Model Districts in India: Request for 3 Additional Districts 7/1/11 6/30/16 Asia ; India
Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) plan, monitor and assess implementation for REGAL-IR project Kenya 6/2/13 9/30/17 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Kenya
Moving Towards 100% Renewable Energy: Drivers Behind City Policies and Pledges 6/1/17 4/24/18 North America ; United States
Myanmar Sustainable Development Center 4/1/13 11/15/13 Asia ; Myanmar
Myanmar-Support the National Electrification Project (NEP) Investment and Budget planning process 3/13/15 6/30/15 Asia ; Myanmar
NATURAL DISASTERS AND HAZARDS REDUCTION RESEARCH IN THE DOMINICAN 8/11/10 12/30/11 Central America ; Caribbean ; Puerto Plata ; Dominican Republic
Neighborhood Green Infrastructure: Planning for climate change adaptation in Harlem’s 125th Street corridor 1/1/08 12/31/10 North America ; Harlem ; New York City, NY ; New York
New Rochelle Urban Design Study 7/1/13 10/31/14 North America ; United States ; New York ; New Rochelle, NY
Nigeria Electricity Access Program (NEAP) Technical Assistance (TA) 6/10/14 6/30/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nigeria
Nigeria Electricity Access Program (NEAP-2) - Technical Assistance (TA) 8/25/15 6/30/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nigeria
NSF INCLUDES Early Engagement in Research: key to long-term STEM retention 10/1/16 9/30/20 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York ; Hudson Valley, NY
Ocean ecosystem resiliency-knowledge for a sustainable future 1/1/17 12/31/21 North America ; Palisades, NY
One Million Community Health Workers Campaign 7/1/13 8/31/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Papua New Guinea - Toward Development of a National Electricity Roll-Out Plan 7/12/13 12/31/13 Oceania ; Papua New Guinea
People Building Better Cities: Participation and Inclusive Urbanization 10/1/12 1/4/14 Global ; Bangkok, Thailand ; Rio de Janiero, Brazil ; Sydney, Australia ; Johannesburg, South Africa ; Nairobi, Kenya ; India ; Beijing ; Shanghai, China ; Cincinnati, OH ; New York ; United States
Philanthropy and Society 9/1/17 9/1/18 North America ; United States
Planning Grant for the Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS) Phase II 5/30/13 1/15/15 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Ethiopia ; Ghana ; Nigeria ; Tanzania ; Kenya
Pollution Reduction and Job Creation in China, Lessons from the U.S 12/1/15 Asia ; China
Power of the River: Introducing the Global Dam Tracker (GDAT) 11/19/18 Global
Preparing of Myanmar National Electrification Least cost Geospatial Planning (grind and off grind) 11/5/13 3/12/15 Asia ; Myanmar
Program on Child Well-being and Resilience 6/30/14 6/30/17 North America ; United States
Health effects and geochemistry of arsenic: Project 4: The Resilience of Low Arsenic Aquifers and their Role in Reducing Human Exposure 5/16/17 3/31/19 Asia ; South Asia ; Southeast Asia
Promoting Sustainable Tourism in Huizhou, China 9/1/15 3/11/16 Asia ; China ; Huizhou
Promotion of Smart Solar Irrigation Systems in West Africa 8/7/18 8/31/20 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Senegal
Public Transport Advocacy for Nairobi 2/1/17 6/30/18 Africa ; Nairobi
Quantifying the climate and health benefits of improved cookstoves: and intergrated laboratory, field and modeling study 1/1/14 8/31/16 Global ; China ; India ; Kenya ; Honduras
Quantifying the fundamental behavior of green roofs in an urban environment 7/1/09 6/30/13 North America ; United States
Quantifying the Quantity and Quality of Runoff from Urban Green Roofs 1/1/10 12/31/13 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Railroads, Utilities, and Free Parking: What the Evolution of Transport Monopolies Tells Us About the Power Network of the Future 11/1/16 North America ; United States
RCN-SEES: Network for Utilization of Social Science Research on Sustainability and Energy (NUSSRoSE) 1/1/12 10/31/14 North America ; United States
Reimagining Nairobi: A Policy Network Approach 1/1/14 6/30/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nairobi ; Kenya
Renewal: General Operating Support for the Center for Sustainable Development 1/29/18 1/31/21
Research and Development for Sustainability Education in China 11/30/18 10/31/23 Asia ; China
Research Series on New Trends in and Development Impacts of International Investment Law
Research to Engage Religious Communities in Sustainable Development - Climate Change and Sustainable 9/1/14 12/31/17
Researching Transparency
Reserve Base Lending and the Outlook for Shale Oil and Gas Finance 5/3/17 North America ; United States
Resolving the effects of resource availability, predation and competition on brown tide dynamics using metatranscriptomics 9/1/15 8/31/19 Long Island Sound ; Palisades, NY ; Stony Brook, NY
Resource for Infrastructure Deals Africa ; Democratic Republic of the Congo
REU Site: Interdisciplinary Cutting-Edge Research though the Analysis of Global Data 4/1/18 3/31/21 North America ; Palisades, NY ; New York
Rural Electricity Supply: Commodity or Entitlement? 6/21/19 Asia ; India ; Uttar Pradesh
Rural Energy Plan subaward- Network Expansion Inputs Development of the rural Energy Master Plan 7/1/15 5/1/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Senegal
Science-Based Policy Innovation and Implementation for the MDGs 10/1/06 12/31/11 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
Scoping Study: Design Options for a Global Sustainable Farming Data Clearinghouse 10/14/13 4/30/14 Global
Subgrant to support the Annual World Happiness Report 1/30/17 11/30/19 ; New York
SDSN-Earth Institute Ericsson collaboration on ICT for Post-2015 Sustainable Development 1/1/15 6/15/16 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY
Slow Steaming to 2020: Innovation and Inertia in Marine Transport and Fuels 8/10/17 Global
Smart building demand response with battery storage and curtailment 4/1/15 10/31/19 North America ; New York City, NY
Smart Transport and Equity: A Nairobi Test Case 8/1/12 2/28/14 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Nairobi ; Kenya
Solar Together: A Proposal 4/26/16 Asia ; United States
Some Future Scenarios of Russian Natural Gas in Europe 6/20/16 Europe ; Russia ; Eurasia
Source attribution using satelite products and models to inform air quality planning and health accountability 8/11/16 8/10/20 North America ; United States
Stakeholder Engagement through the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) 9/17/12 3/31/14 Global
Strategic Community Partnerships, Philanthropy, and Nongovernmental Organizations 11/1/18 11/1/19 North America ; United States
Strategic framework on policies, partnerships and preparedness to advance Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development Goals 12/1/16 7/31/17 Asia
Strengthening Education for Northeast Nigeria (SENSE) 4/1/19 3/31/22 Africa ; Adamawa State, Nigeria ; Gombe State, Nigeria
Strengthening Environmental-STEM Impact and Identity in Elementary After-School Programs 3/25/19 7/15/20 North America
SuSCheM: Environmentally Sustainable Pathways forExtracting Valuable Elements from Electronic Wastes 9/1/17 8/31/19 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Sustainability Indicators 9/1/15 1/31/17 Africa ; Ethiopia ; Tanzania
Sustainability Metrics Global
Sustainability Policy: Hastening the Transition to a Cleaner Economy 1/27/15 Global ; United States
Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) 11/1/15 10/31/17 North America ; United States
Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Financing Sustainable Development 11/9/15 1/8/16 Europe ; Germany
Sustainable Development Solutions Network partnership with USAID to take solutions to scale 9/1/14 12/1/14
Sustainable Development Solutions Network -Proposal for GIZ 9/1/13 6/30/15
Sustainable Energy in Haiti: Hydrology and Meterology Program 5/30/13 12/31/16 Central America ; Haiti
Sustainable Financing for Urban Public Transport in China-Policy Study 1/1/14 6/30/16 Asia ; China
TA-7512 REG: Empowering the Poor through Increasing Access to Energy-Development of GIS-Based Decision 11/14/14 3/15/16 Asia ; Myanmar
THE ACCESS PROJECT FOR THE GLOBAL FUND TO FIGHT AIDS, TUBERCULOSIS, AND MALARIA 12/31/02 12/31/13 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa ; Rwanda
The Accra Millennium Cities Initiative 1/1/09 12/31/11 Africa ; Accra, Ghana
The achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in Sub-Saharan African Countries and Beyond technologies and tools 11/1/11 12/31/16 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
The African Millennium Village Initiative (Phase 2) 1/1/08 6/30/11 Africa ; Sub-Saharan Africa
The Energy Sector and the Sustainable Development Goals Global
The Food Sector and the Sustainable Development Goals Global
The Future of Nuclear Energy - A Three-Part Series 3/31/17 Global ; Europe ; United States ; China ; India
The Impact of Low Oil Prices on Algeria 10/12/16 Asia ; Middle East ; North Africa
The New Geopolitics of Energy 9/15/15 North America ; United States
The Paris Agreement and Market Signals: A Survey 11/17/16
The Politics of Free, Prior and Informed Consent
The Role of Green Infrastructure in Resilience to Urban Flooding 7/18/13 7/17/16
The Role of Natural Gas in Europe's Electricity Sector Through 2030 8/7/18 Europe
The Role of US Shale in European Energy Security and Trade 2/25/16 Asia
The Sustainable City 11/21/17 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
The Sustainable Human Development Project (SHD) 9/1/14 9/30/16 Global ; North America ; Basque Country, Spain
The US Shale Gas Revolution and Its Impact on Qatar's Position in Gas Markets 3/26/15 Asia ; Qatar ; United States
Three Cairns Climate Fellowship 2018 1/1/18 4/30/18 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Three Cairns Climate Fellowship 2019 9/4/18 5/6/19 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
TIMOR-LESTE INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT 5/1/10 2/29/12 Asia ; Timor-Leste
Towards a New Indian Model of ICT-Led Growth and Development 7/1/18 10/31/20 Asia ; India ; Karnataka ; Uttar Pradesh ; Telangana ; Maharashtra
Training Solutions: Transitioning Disaster Survivors from Temporary to Permanent Housing 9/1/18 8/31/21 North America ; United States
Transatlantic Sanctions Policy: From the 1982 Soviet Gas Pipeline Episode to Today 3/22/19 Europe ; United States
Tropical Laboratory Initiative 12/10/17 12/1/19 ; Kumasi, Ghana
ULTRA-Ex: Exploring Linkages among Ecosystem Services, Public Health, and the Green Area Factor in New York City 8/1/10 1/31/14 North America ; Harlem ; New York City, NY ; New York
Urban Heritage, Sustainability, and Social Inclusion: A Preservation Policy Initiative 12/6/16 12/31/21
VREF Workshop 2014: Transforming Access and Mobility in Cities - Turning Knowledge into Action 9/5/14 5/31/15
Water Risk and Sustainability: Managing Water Risks through the Supply Chain 2/1/11 8/31/16 Global
Water-Agriculture-Livelihood Security in India 6/1/12 5/31/17 Asia ; India ; Gujarat ; Punjab ; Bihar
Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative 3/25/16 12/31/17 Global
Yuva Nestham Girls Empowerment Program 3/1/19 6/1/20 Asia ; Hyderabad ; India
REfugees Act and Communicate for Health (REACH): Using Technology to Increase Health Literacy and Health Care Access for Refugees in Turkey and Lebanon 8/1/19 7/31/21 Europe ; Turkey ; Lebanon
Innovative Disaster Recovery Strategies for Interim and Permanent Housing Construction 9/30/19 9/30/22 North America ; United States
The Sustaining Peace Project 1/1/15 12/31/25 Global
The Difficult Conversations Lab Global
Bilateral international migration flow estimates for 200 countries 1/1/15 1/1/19 Global ; New York City, NY ; Shanghai, PRC
Cities and climate change 1/1/17 1/1/19 Global ; New York City, NY
Projecting age-specific international migration flows using cohort-component methods 1/1/17 Global ; New York City, NY
Capacitating African Stakeholders with Climate Advisories and Insurance Development (CASCAID) II Africa
Groundworks Hudson Valley North America ; Hudson Valley, NY
Index Insurance for Agricultural Sector in Central America Central America ; Honduras
NASA DEVELOP National Program North America ; United States
PRISM 9/1/19 8/31/21 North America ; United States
Sustainability Framework and Data Management in Chile 5/28/19 5/27/20 South America ; Chile
Distribution, Transport, and Fate of Microplastics and Associated Pollutants in the Lower Hudson River and Waterways around New York City 7/1/19 6/30/21 North America ; Hudson River, NY ; New York City, NY
Adaptive Cropland Nutrient-Cycle Management at Scale 1/1/19 12/31/19
Taking Maize Agronomy to Scale in Africa (TAMASA) 9/1/19 2/1/20 Africa
Health Effects and Geochemistry of Arsenic and Manganese 9/13/19 3/31/20
Exercises to Support Microgrid and Smart Cities Planning 1/13/20 6/30/20
Provision of Index Insurance and Risk Transfer Services for R4 Rural Resilience Initiative in Mozambique 7/30/19 5/31/20 Africa ; Mozambique
RAPID: Examining How Access to Green Space Impacts Subjective Well-Being During the COVID-19 Pandemic 7/1/20 6/30/21 North America ; United States
New York Sustainable Water Fellowship with the Water Centre at Columbia University 6/10/19 9/30/20 North America ; New York City, NY
An Open Data Resource Center for Inclusive Urban Transport: Latin America Branch 3/29/19 10/31/19 Central America ; Latin America
Mapping for Health in DRC - Scoping 12/1/19 8/15/21 Africa ; Democratic Republic of the Congo
Measuring the Rate of Isoniazid Mono-Resistance in Mycobacterium Tuberculosis in Kazakhstan 9/20/19 12/31/20 Asia ; Kazakhstan
Ag Out – An Enhanced IMERG-based Agricultural Outlook System to Support Food Security and Agriculture in the Developing World 4/1/19 3/31/21
Collaborative Research: Estuarine Metabolism and Gas Exchange Determined from Dissolved Oxygen Time Series: Method Development, Field Evaluation, and Application to Historical Data 1/1/20 12/31/22
Collaborative Research: Exploring the Linkages between Sea-Level Change, Sediment Transport and Geomorphology on Coastal Freshwater Water Sequestration 7/15/19 6/30/21 North America ; New Jersey
Modeling Fecal Indicator Bacteria Persistence in Turbid Rivers Using Satellite Data 9/1/19 8/31/20
Using Multi-Satellite Observations to Analyze Ground-Level Ozone Sensitivity to NOx and VOC Precursor Emissions, from Urban to Global Scales 9/1/18 8/31/20 Global
Crowd-Sourced Traffic Data: Predicting Air Pollution & Acute Ischemic Stroke 7/1/19 6/30/20
AgMIP Adaptation Teams Start-Up – A CLARE Transition Activity 1/1/20 7/1/21 Africa ; Senegal ; Ghana ; Zimbabwe
Using Earth Observations and Statistical Models to Enhance Drought, Food Security, and Agricultural Outlooks in Eastern and Southern Africa 11/1/19 10/31/20 Africa
Executive Sustainability Training Workshop for the Inter-American Development Bank 1/15/20 2/29/20 North America
Enhancing the impact of well testing for fluoride with skits and songs in rural India 1/1/20 12/31/21 Asia ; Jobat Tehsil, Alirajpur District, Madhya Pradesh, India
Zinc Isotope Constraints on Zinc Availability in Soil-Crop System combating Zinc Deficieny 1/1/20 12/31/21 Asia ; India
Community-Based Environmental Impact Tracking for Bauxite Mining in Guinea 1/1/20 12/31/21 Africa ; Guinea
Exploring the Potential of Minibus Electrification in Three African Cities 1/1/20 12/31/20 Africa
Addressing Environmental Challenges Through the Law 2/28/20 12/1/20 Global
Climate Action Reports 3/20/19 4/30/20 Global
Electric Sector Resilience 9/3/19 9/30/20 Global
Environmental Rule of Law: Advancing Justice, Governance and Law For Environmental Sustainability 11/16/16 3/15/17 Global
Mitigation-Based Rationale for Increased Coal Charges 8/5/16 10/7/16 Global
Reforming the National Flood Insurance Program 10/10/17 10/9/18 North America ; United States
The Cities Climate Law Initiative 4/1/19 3/31/21 North America ; United States
The Law and Science of Climate Change Attribution 8/1/18 7/31/19 Global
Is China Still a Developing Country? And Why It Matters for Energy and Climate 7/23/20 Asia ; China
UNEP FI TCFD Insurer Pilot Group Project 2/24/20 11/30/20 Global
Environmental Rule of Law: Advancing Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability 9/1/15 11/30/15 Global
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Paper 10/30/17 1/31/20 North America ; USA
Model Municipal Ordinances on Climate Change North America ; USA
RMI/Columbia Law School Conference on Legal Issues Faced by Threatened Island Nations Global
Sabin Colloquium of Innovative Environmental Law Scholarship Global
Threatened Island Nations Conference North America
Sustainable Development and Peace: the Complexities of Land Tenure and Reconstruction in Haiti 2/1/17 11/1/17 North America ; Haiti
Valuing Sustainable Alternative Livelihoods in Madre de Dios, Peru 1/1/17 12/31/17 South America ; Madre de Dios, Peru
UNDP Platform Assessment 1/1/20 Global ; Somalia ; Paraguay ; Pakistan ; Macedonia
Conflict Management through Collaborative Governance in Amarakaeri Communal Reserve, Peru 1/1/14 11/1/18 South America ; Peru
Narratives of Human Security 10/1/19 South America ; Medellin, Colombia
Social Labs in Medellin 5/1/18 11/30/19 South America ; Medellin, Colombia
Urban Violence Prevention 1/1/17 11/30/17 South America ; Medellin, Colombia
Youth, Peace, and Security Leadership Program 6/1/19
Nuclear Decision-Making in Iran: Implications for US Nonproliferation Efforts 8/6/20 Asia ; Iran
Strengthening Nuclear Energy Cooperation between the United States and its Allies 7/28/20 Global ; United States
Eco-social interactions influencing human exposure to ticks and the Lyme disease agent in anthropogenic landscapes 1/1/18 12/31/21 North America ; United States ; New York ; New York City, NY ; Staten Island, NY
Flexible Energy Technical Analysis 5/1/20 4/30/21
DigitalTransport4Africa Project 1/15/20 3/31/20 Africa
EAGER: Collaborative Research: Rapid Production of Geospatial Network Inputs for Spatially Explicit Epidemiologic Modeling of COVID-19 in the USA 6/1/20 5/31/21 North America ; United States ; New York ; Los Angeles, CA
Collaborative Research: Network Hub: Enabling, Supporting, and Communicating Critical Zone Research 9/1/20 8/31/25
Collaborative Research: AccelNet: Clean Air Monitoring and Solutions Network (CAMS-Net) 1/1/21 12/31/25 Global