AllianceBernstein becomes founding member of new programme at Columbia Climate School

Partnership began in 2019

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In March 2021, AB and Columbia rolled out the Climate and Investment Academy
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In March 2021, AB and Columbia rolled out the Climate and Investment Academy

AllianceBernstein (AB) has been named as the founding member of the Corporate Affiliate Program at the recently launched Columbia Climate School, bringing together finance and academia to tackle climate change and marking the second phase of Columbia and AB’s collaboration.

The exclusive three-year agreement will see AB and Columbia embark on a research agenda focused on the intersection of climate science and academic study with investment decisions, with ongoing interaction between AB's investors and Columbia's scientists and experts on core climate issues arising in the investing process across portfolios, sectors, asset classes and regions. AB began collaborating with Columbia University's Earth Institute in September 2019 and, during this first phase, co-developed a "first-of-its-kind" curriculum focused on integrating climate science into portfolio ma...

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