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May 30, 2014

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Thursday, May 05, 2016

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM Business in a Climate-Compatible World
Join Us for the Second Seminar in the Spring 2016 Baruch Climate Change Series

This Free program in room 14-280 is Open To The Public, and is sponsored by the Provost's Faculty Research Seminar

Edward Cameron, PhD, Managing Director, Business for Social Responsibility

Dr. Edward Cameron is a specialist in climate change and human rights with 20 years of professional experience working with national governments, international development agencies, global think tanks and with some of the world’s most recognized companies. Edward is Managing Director at BSR, a global non-profit that works with 270 multinational corporations to achieve a just and sustainable world. He leads BSR’s climate practice with the twin goals of driving aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reductions commensurate with holding global mean temperature rises to less than 2C above pre-industrial levels; and enhancing the adaptive capacity of business and society in the face of inevitable climate impacts.

He also serves as Policy Director for the We Mean Business Coalition, an unprecedented alliance of seven business-facing networks driving private sector engagement with global climate change policy. Edward has previously served with the World Resources Institute and the World Bank during six years in Washington, DC; has been a Senior Advisor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives; and spent nine years working in Brussels with the European Union. He holds a PhD in Social Science, Economics and Business and has earned degrees in Ireland, Belgium and Finland.  

Climate change poses significant and accelerating material risks for business and society. Growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere lead to global mean temperature rises and associated growth in a range of hazards including extreme weather events, changes in water patterns, sea-level rises, and acidification of the oceans. This in turn exacerbates risks to business and society by threatening natural resources, undermining ecosystem services, destroying livelihoods and homes, and  damaging vital infrastructure. On the other hand recent global policy responses to climate change, notably the signing of the landmark Paris Agreement in December, are creating new market opportunities worth trillions of dollars for businesses willing to adopt climate compatible products, services, and operations.

This talk will look at both the risks of climate change and how our collective response to this risk can catalyze a thriving clean economy. Edward Cameron will speak about the growing volume of action and ambition in the private sector to understand risk and build climate resilience and will explore how the Paris Agreement dramatically changes the landscape for businesses operating in an increasingly globalized economy.

RSVP to Matthew.Lepere@baruch.cuny.edu or call (646)312-3231

This event will be held in room 14-280. Lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m.
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Friday, May 30, 2014

All Day NCCP1000 - Construction Management (Multi-Day Event)
Construction Management is a multi-disciplinary field that requires a broad perspective of projects. In this course, learners will improve the bottom line of projects they manage, through the implementation of efficiency protocol, and effective practices in design, development, budgeting, contracts, and supervision.
 
Semester SU14 - NCCP100001 - $475.00
Instructor: Kay Copp Brown (8 Sessions)
Days: THU
6:00 PM - 8:50 PM
5/1/2014 - 6/19/2014


To register click here and enter code NCCP100 into the search box.

14th Annual Symposium on Communication
Welcome to the 14th Annual Symposium on Communication and Communication-Intensive Instruction presented by the Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute at the City University of New York's Baruch College.


FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC by Invitation Only

For the last 13 years, this unique day-long event has brought together leaders in business and education to explore how to best provide undergraduates and beginning professionals the tools they need to grow as effective, confident speakers and writers. Our program will feature round-table discussions, keynote presentations, and a hands-on workshop.

Featured speakers will include: Tariq Khan, Founder and CEO of Global Diversity Marketing; Danah Boyd, author and Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research; Erica Kaufman, Associate Director, Institute for Writing and Thinking, Bard College; and Bernard L. Schwartz, Chairman and CEO of BLS Investments, LLC.

Please visit our website for more information: http://blsciblogs.baruch.cuny.edu/symposium/

Location: 14th Floor Conference Center in Baruch’s Vertical Campus Building at 55 Lexington Ave. (enter at the corner of 24th St.)

Register for Fall 2014 NOW!
Yes, Fall 2014 is available for registration -- click HERE for dates.

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If you are a student from another CUNY school you must email cunyepermits@baruch.cuny.edu or call us at 646-312-1150. Non-CUNY students please e-mail the registrar at visiting.students@baruch.cuny.edu to apply for a CUNY account.

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9:00 AM Summer Sessions Start May 29
Earn credits this summer at Baruch College — in the heart of Manhattan.

Hundreds of undergraduate or graduate courses in Business, the Arts & Sciences, and Public Affairs are available. Three sessions to choose from in 2014:
  ++ Session I: May 29 - July 10 (six weeks)
  ++ Session II: July 21 - August 20 (five weeks)
  ++ Session III: May 29- August 20 (11 weeks)

Click HERE to review the available classes. Select ‘Baruch College’ and '2014 Summer Term' in the drop-down box. Make a note of your class choices.

Claim your CUNYfirst account HERE -- you must use a CUNY email address to log on to your account. If you are a student from another CUNY school you must email cunyepermits@baruch.cuny.edu or call us at 646-312-1150. Non-CUNY students please e-mail the registrar to apply for a CUNY account.

Baruch Students can log on to CUNYfirst and use their CUNYfirst account to register for classes.

Don’t Let a “Hold” Hold You Back!
In CUNYfirst, a negative service indicator or “hold” will not necessarily prevent you from registering. Click through to “Details” to determine the nature and effect of that hold.
Putting the Cart Before the Course?
Courses still in your shopping cart? In order to register for those classes and be assured of a seat, you must click “Enroll” and “Finish Enrolling”.

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