Climate Change and Portfolio Risk: Curriculum Development and Workshop Presentations

Lead PI: Dr. Arthur Lerner-Lam

Unit Affiliation: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

July 2019 - February 2020
Project Type: Outreach Education

DESCRIPTION: Columbia University’s Earth Institute, home to the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, a world-renowned Earth and climate science research center, is collaborating with leading global investment management firm AllianceBernstein L.P. (AB) to create a first-of-its-kind intensive curriculum focused on climate risk and investment performance.

Scientific experts from Lamont-Doherty and leading finance professionals at AB will co-develop a new curriculum, “Climate Science and Portfolio Risk,” after identifying the need for an educational, research-based program to integrate a deeper analysis of how climate change implications can affect economic and financial outcomes.