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From HuffPost: One joint degree’s summer of recycling innovation

Jancy Langley (MEM/MBA ’15) spent her summer tasked with using her business and environmental background to help launch a new...

The Search for Sustainable Conservation Finance in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

This summer in Vietnam, I quickly learned to introduce my work in the Mekong Delta as simply “protecting nature with WWF.” Everyone, from...

Tips from the Field: A Survival Guide for Sustainability Professionals

Last Monday, CBEY and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development hosted a conversation on how MBA programs might train future...

Dare To Go Zero

The choice between filling the land with garbage, or “landfilling,” and recovering resources from our trash sounds like an easy one. A...

Deep in the Bins: A Look at Small Business Recycling Practices

I never thought that it would be easy to get small businesses recycling. A task like this requires more than simply distributing blue...
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Profiles in Leadership

Elliot Mainzer found himself at the interface of business and environment unexpectedly, as most of us do. Spending a junior semester abroad from his studies at U.C. Berkeley in 1987, Elliot lived in India, where he was exposed to the issues surrounding large hydroelectric infrastructure projects in the developing world.

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News
Over the next decade, society will demand that the business community address, or at least respond to, societal problems.
Yale MBA students are runners-up in international competition - video            .
Yale School of Management graduates, Richard Kauffman and Nancy Pfund, have been named to CNN's list of the world's top eco-innovators.
The launch of a formal Entrepreneurship Program, the appointment of Dr. Kyle Jensen as the inaugural Shanna and Eric Bass ’05 Director of Entrepreneurial Programs, and new scholarships and financial support for entrepreneurial students signals major new commitment to entrepreneurship at Yale.

Yale scholars and global business leaders will work together to address critical sustainability issues through a new partnership.  (Left to right:  Sir Peter Crane, Dean of F&ES; Ted Snyder, Dean of SOM; and Peter Bakker, President of the WBCSD.)

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Events

Welcome Back Social at the Yale Farm
When:
September 17, 2014 | 5:00PM

Where: Yale Farm, 345 Edwards Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY

Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize Speaker Series
Catherine Bottrill, FES '02 CEO and Co-Founder Pilio Ltd - Catherine will share her journey of turning an idea for helping organisations and people with energy saving into a market reality
When:
September 19, 2014 | 11:30AM

Where: Kroon 319
Cost: Free - lunch provided
Organizer: CBEY

The challenge of organizational change in a large institution: implementing sustainability in the US Army
Richard Kidd - Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Energy & Sustainability)
When:
September 19, 2014 | 12:30 – 2:00PM

Where: Evans Hall, Classroom 2210
Cost:
Organizer:

Joint Degree Admissions Information Session
If you are a first-year student at F&ES or SOM and want to learn more about the joint “business and environment” degree program, then please join us for an informal session.
When:
September 22, 2014 | 11:30 – 12:45PM

Where: Evans Hall, Nooyi Classroom 2230
Cost: Free - lunch provided
Organizer: CBEY