Conference

Collaborating to Achieve Scale

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Thursday July 16, 2015, 8:30 a.m. — Friday July 17, 2015, 3:45 p.m.
Yale School of Management, 165 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT

Now in its fourth year, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment is coming together with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the US Business Council for Sustainable Development to host our summer conference. 

Our two-day event will bring together companies from a range of industry sectors, Yale faculty, NGO and government representatives in a series of interactive workshops to discuss how finance, policy, communication and technology can be leveraged to scale up collaborative approaches to practical action.

 

Agenda highlights

  • Hands on work sessions to build scale in projects on the circular economy, collaborative water strategies, energy efficiency in buildings, coastal resiliency and climate smart agriculture

  • Keynote address from Mathy Stanislaus, Assistant Administrator, EPA Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER)

  • Announcement of an innovative long-term renewables partnership between Unilever and NRG

  • Work sessions to identify emerging tools and approaches to address the barriers to scaling up impact, including finance, communications, policy and technology

  • Click HERE to see the full agenda