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Corporate Water Risk and Strategy Workshop Series
Join CBEY this Friday, September 12th from 11:00am-1:00pm for an engaging, practical, and hands-on workshop on corporate water risk and communication.
When:
September 12, 2014 | 11:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Evans Hall 4220
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Research Assistantships: '14/'15 academic year
Application Deadline
When:
August 28, 2014 | 11:45PM

Where: Apply online via email
Cost: n/a
Organizer: CBEY


The Skills Needed to Lead on Sustainability at 2020
What skill sets will companies need to address the challenges of the 21st century?
When:
July 21, 2014 | 4:00PM

Where: Evans Hall, 4200
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Action 2020
Scaling great projects for major impacts
When:
June 25 –
June 26, 2014 | 8:15AM – 4:00PM

Where: 165 Whitney Avenue, Evans Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Cost: See registration details
Organizer: USBCSD & CBEY


Financing Energy Improvements on Utility Bills
From Policy to Practice
When:
June 2, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


The Federal Green Bank Act of 2014
When:
May 14, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Investing in Sustainable International Timber
FES Alumnus John Earhart, Co-Founder Global Environment Fund
When:
April 24, 2014 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Evans Hall, Room 4400
Cost: Free
Organizer:


Making Facilities That Cost Less to Build and Less to Operate
Integrative Design Principles for Energy Efficiency
When:
April 24, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Joshua Abbott
Arizona State Sustainability
When:
April 23, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost: Free
Organizer: Environmental Economics


Advancing Solar Energy in Red States
When:
April 23, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
Cost: Free
Organizer: Becky Gallagher


Ecosystem Finance and Markets, Conservation International
When:
April 22, 2014 | 6:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room G01
Cost: Free
Organizer:


CBEY Pitch Competition -- Presentations to the CBEY Advisory Board (Step 3 of 3)
When:
April 17, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: TBD
Cost: Free
Organizer: marley.urdanick@yale.edu


Suburbs or Skyscrapers?
The Impact of a Policy Experiment on Urban Growth in China
When:
April 16, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost: Free
Organizer: Environmental Economics


Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize
Sabin Prize Awards Event
When:
April 16, 2014 | 8:00 – 2:00PM

Where: Evans Hall, Rm 2300
Cost:
Organizer: Sabin Sustainable Venture


CBEY Pitch Competition -- Pitch Evaluation (Step 2 of 3)
When:
April 10, 2014 | 6:00PM

Where: TBD
Cost: Free
Organizer: marley.urdanick@yale.edu


CBEY Pitch Competition -- Proposal Deadline (Step 1 of 3)
When:
April 9, 2014 | 8:00PM

Where: marley.urdanick@yale.edu
Cost: Free
Organizer: Marley Urdanick


Green Banks: Deploying Clean Energy by Attracting More and Cheaper Capital
When:
April 9, 2014 | 5:00PM

Where: Room 4410, Evans Hall
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Reception & Recognition of Daniel C. Esty
When:
April 9, 2014 | 4:30 – 5:00PM

Where: Room 4410, Evans Hall
Cost:
Organizer: CBEY


Particulate pollution and the productivity of pear packers
When:
April 9, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost: Free
Organizer: Environmental Economics


Green Banks Alumni Panel
Deploying Clean Energy by Attracting More and Cheaper Capital
When:
April 9, 2014 | 11:45AM

Where: Evans Hall, Room 2410
Cost: Free
Organizer:


CEFIA building the market for clean energy
When:
April 4, 2014 | 11:00 – 12:30PM

Where: Evans Hall, Room 4410 -- 165 Whitney Avenue
Cost:
Organizer: Quinnipiac University's Central European Institute


Arik Levinson
Georgetown Economics
When:
April 2, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost: Free
Organizer: Environmental Economics


Entrepreneurship and Innovation in International Forest Finance
The Green Broker Network
When:
April 2, 2014 | 2:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Colloquium on Sustainability Marketing
Why Caesars Bets on Green
When:
April 1, 2014 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: Evans Hall Room 2420
Cost: Free with lunch provided
Organizer: YCCI


Getting to 21st Century Energy Efficiency
Blueprint for Efficiency
When:
March 27, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize - Application Deadline
When:
March 26, 2014 | 5:00PM

Where:
Cost:
Organizer:


Nick Kuminoff
Arizona State Economics
When:
March 26, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost: Free
Organizer: Environmental Economics


Conflict Minerals: Actors, Accountability and the Path to Action
A panel discussion presented by the GE Colloquium in Sustainability Leadership
When:
March 26, 2014 | 8:30AM

Where: Evans Hall, Room 4420
Cost: Free
Organizer: GE Colloquium in Sustainability Leaders


The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist
Christine Bader (SOM '00)
When:
March 25, 2014 | 11:30AM

Where: Beinecke Terrace Room
Cost: Free
Organizer: School of Management


Energy Efficiency Finance 201
Using credit enhancement strategies to manage risk and spur investment in energy efficiency
When:
March 18, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


By-product synergy as a competitive strategy
Creating value through resource reuse
When:
March 6, 2014 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: Center for Industrial Ecology


Time to Come Clean?
Disclosure and Inspection Policies for Green Production
When:
March 5, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost: Free
Organizer: Environmental Economics


Entrepreneurship and Innovation in International Forest Finance
Strategic Financing Initiatives - Increasing Financial Flows to Locally Controlled Forestry
When:
March 4, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


New Directions in Environmental Law 2014
Breaking the Stalemate
When:
March 1, 2014 | 8:00 – 6:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Varies
Organizer: YCELP


A Common Language
What the Olympics can teach us about Energy Efficiency
When:
February 27, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for efficiency


Efficient Feed-in-Tariff Policies for Renewable Energy Technologies
When:
February 26, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost: Free
Organizer: Environmental Economics


Conservation Finance
For-Profit Investment in Conserved Lands
When:
February 25, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: Heather West


A Taste of Innovation: From Farm to Table
When:
February 25, 2014 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: Evans Hall, Room 2410
Cost: Free
Organizer:


Environmental Interests and "Hard" Energy: Finding Practical Pathways
Join CBEY for our annual speaker series featuring F&ES/SOM joint degree alumni who have pioneered careers at the nexus of business and the environment.
When:
February 24, 2014 | 4:00PM

Where: Evans Hall, Room 4410
Cost: Free
Organizer: Leadership Development Series


GE Colloquium in Sustainability Leadership
Panel Discussion: Using Water Wisely: The Business Case for Sustainable Water Management
When:
February 21, 2014 | 12:30 – 2:00PM

Where: Bowers Auditorium - Sage Hall
Cost: Free
Organizer: GE Colloquium in Sustainability Leadership


Using Water Wisely
The Business Case for Sustainable Water Management
When:
February 21, 2014 | 12:30 – 2:00PM

Where: Sage Hall, Bowers Auditorium, 205 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: GE Colloquium in Sustainability Leadership


Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize
InnovateHealth Workshop - Business Writing and Presentations
When:
February 21, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Evans Hall, Rm 4410
Cost:
Organizer: Sabin Sustainable Venture


Using Water Wisely
The Business Case for Sustainable Water Management
When:
February 20, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:00PM

Where: Sage Hall, Bowers Auditorium, 205 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: GE Colloquium in Sustainability Leadership


Entrepreneurship and Innovation in International Forest Finance
Brooklyn Bridge Forest
When:
February 20, 2014 | 3:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Big Data Meets Big Buildings
Real Time Energy Management in Commercial Office Buildings
When:
February 20, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


TBA
Namrata Kala
When:
February 19, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where:
Cost:
Organizer:


Energy Efficiency Finance 101
Financing Solutions for Energy Efficiency: From Policy to Practice
When:
February 18, 2014 | 11:30AM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


50 Shades of Green
A conversation with SmartPower President Brian Keane
When:
February 12, 2014 | 5:30PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy; Yale Climate & Energy Institute


Eating a Faustmann cake
Designing incentives systems for forest-based ecosystem services when capital markets are missing
When:
February 12, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost: Free
Organizer: Environmental Economics


Cleantech in Connecticut
A Panel Discussion
When:
February 7, 2014 | 3:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Fuelwood and hydraulic fracturing
Two different discussions
When:
February 5, 2014 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where:
Cost:
Organizer:


Leadership in Domestic Forest Finance
Investing for Superior Returns and Conservation Values
When:
February 4, 2014 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize
InnovateHealth Workshop - Intro to Accounting and Financial Modeling
When:
January 31, 2014 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Evans Hall, Rm 4400; 165 Whitney Avenue, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: Sabin Sustainable Venture


Colloquium on Sustainability Marketing
New Belgium Brewery
When:
January 30, 2014 | 4:30PM

Where: Evans Hall, Rm 2420
Cost: Free
Organizer: Colloquium on Sustainability Marketing


International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF) Annual Conference
When:
January 30 –
February 01, 2014 | 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Where:
Cost:
Organizer:


Leadership in Domestic Forest Finance
Securing High Conservation Value Forests for Future Generations
When:
January 27, 2014 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize
InnovateHealth Workshop - Market Research
When:
January 24, 2014 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Evans Hall, Rm 2220; 165 Whitney Avenue, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: Sabin Sustainable Venture


Leadership in Domestic Forest Finance
Silvicultural and Financial Innovation for Large Scale Restoration in the Mississippi Delta
When:
January 20, 2014 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


The Path to Resilient Prosperity
This panel of global thought leaders will explore the private sector’s role in protecting and enhancing the human and natural systems that provide the energy, water, food, land, and wide range of other goods and services upon which we all rely.
When:
January 10, 2014 | 2:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: GE Colloquium in Sustainability Leadership


Lending for Ecological, Social, and Economic Resilience
Nature's Return
When:
December 12, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Energy Efficiency 101
A workshop
When:
December 12, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:15PM

Where: 221 Whitney Avenue, LL5 and LL6
Cost: Free
Organizer: Office of Sustainability


Opower: Unlocking the Potential of Behavioral Energy Efficiency
Featuring Nate Srinvas, Marketing Manager on Residential Energy Efficiency
When:
December 11, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Nudging Big Buyers Towards Greener Products
Colloquium on Sustainability Marketing
When:
December 9, 2013 | 11:45AM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: Colloquium on Sustainability Marketing


Accelerating City and Government Energy Efficiency with Data Analytics
When:
December 5, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Yale Environmental Economics Seminar -- Namrata Kala (Yale FES)
When:
December 4, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321
Cost:
Organizer: Professor Eli Fenichel


Community Forests and Regional Economic Development
Nature's Return
When:
December 4, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Sustainability Marketing
The Power of True Stories
When:
November 20, 2013 | 8:30 – 7:00PM

Where: Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY
Cost:
Organizer: YCCI, CBEY and Interbrand


Yale Environmental Economics Seminar -- Peter Christensen (Yale FES)
When:
November 13, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321
Cost:
Organizer: Professor Eli Fenichel


Innovative Financial Tools for Conservation
How The Nature Conservancy Utilizes Conservation Finance Notes and Other Mechanisms
When:
November 13, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Energy Sciences Institute
A trip to Yale's West Campus to visit the Energy Sciences Institute and Yale Farm
When:
November 8, 2013 | 10:15 – 1:15PM

Where:
Cost:
Organizer:


Yale Environmental Economics Seminar -- David Keiser (FES)
When:
November 6, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321
Cost:
Organizer: Professor Eli Fenichel


InnovateHealth Yale
A program in social impact and entrepreneurship
When:
October 31, 2013 | 7:00PM

Where: WLH 117, 100 Wall Street
Cost:
Organizer:


Individual vs. Collective Quotas in Fisheries Management
When:
October 30, 2013 | 4:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321
Cost:
Organizer: Professor Eli Fenichel


Innovative Financial Tools for Conservation
Local Business, Voluntary Surcharges, and Conservation Outcomes
When:
October 30, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Leadership Development Seminar Series - Lindsey Martinez, Cambridge Associates
When:
October 29, 2013 | 4:30PM

Where: SOM, A-60
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Do You Do What You Say? Interbrand’s 2013 Best Global Green Brands
Interbrand
When:
October 28, 2013 | 11:45AM

Where: Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium
Cost: Free
Organizer: Colloquium on Sustainability Marketing


Sustainable Business Model Innovation Workshop
When:
October 16, 2013 | 6:00PM

Where: Watson Center, Room A30
Cost: Free
Organizer: Sabin Prize Workshop


Green Infrastructure Tools in the Nation's Capital
Bethany Bezak
When:
October 16, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Returns


Yale Environmental Economics Seminar -- Laura Bakkensen (FES)
When:
October 9, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321
Cost:
Organizer: Professor Eli Fenichel


Urban Stormwater Management in the Chesapeake Bay
John Campagna
When:
October 7, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Returns


The Bullitt Center: The World's Greenest Commercial Building
Blueprint for Efficiency
When:
October 4, 2013 | 2:30PM

Where: Greenberg Conference Center, Auditorium - 391 Prospect Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Sobotka Research Seminar
Research at the Nexus of Business and the Environment: Connecting Science to Solutions
When:
October 3, 2013 | 2:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Disruptive Opportunities -- Volatility in the Markets and your Career
CBEY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SERIES
When:
October 2, 2013 | 4:30 – 6:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall, G01
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Economic/Ecological Analysis of Externalities Associated with Natural Gas Development
When:
October 2, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321
Cost:
Organizer: Professor Eli Fenichel


Private Investments in Natural Infrastructure
Ricardo Bayon
When:
October 2, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Returns


CBEY Joint Degree Summer Internship Presentation Lunch
When:
September 30, 2013 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: Kroon Hall, G-01
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Trade, CO2, and the Environment
When:
September 25, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321
Cost:
Organizer: Professor Eli Fenichel


Transforming Business for Tomorrow’s World
When:
September 24, 2013 | 11:30AM

Where: 55 Hillhouse Avenue, GM Room
Cost: Free and open to the public, lunch served
Organizer: CBEY


“Don’t buy this!” Building Patagonia’s Aspirational Brand
When:
September 23, 2013 | 11:45AM

Where: Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium
Cost: Free
Organizer: Colloquium in Sustainability Marketing


Idea Bank, EDF Smart Power Program
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SERIES
When:
September 20, 2013 | 3:30 – 5:00PM

Where: Room A60, School of Management
Cost:
Organizer: CBEY


CBEY Joint Degree Information Lunch
When:
September 19, 2013 | 11:30 – 1:30PM

Where: Horchow Hall, GM Room
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Temptation and the Energy-Efficiency Gap
When:
September 18, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321
Cost:
Organizer: Professor Eli Fenichel


Transportation in America
Environmental and Mobility Trends
When:
September 16, 2013 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: Sage Hall, Bowers Auditorium
Cost: Free
Organizer: Sabin Sustainable Venture


CBEY Welcome Back Social
When:
September 11, 2013 | 5:00 – 7:30PM

Where: Yale Sustainable Farm
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Johnson & Johnson: The Making and Marketing of Sustainable Products
When:
September 10, 2013 | 11:45AM

Where: General Motors Room, 55 Hillhouse Avenue
Cost:
Organizer: Colloquium in Sustainable Marketing Speaker Series


CBEY Joint Degree Summer Internship Presentation Lunch
When:
September 9, 2013 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: Founders Hall, Classroom A-30
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


CBEY Joint Degree Summer Internship Presentation Lunch
When:
September 5, 2013 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: Kroon Hall, G01
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


US Business Council for Sustainable Development Annual Conference
When:
July 17 –
July 18, 2013 | 8:15AM – 5:00PM

Where: TBA
Cost:
Organizer:


A Future Vision for Sustainable E-mobility
A discussion with BMW
When:
April 30, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Energy Sufficiency
New Approaches to Saving Energy in an Era of Climate Constraints
When:
April 23, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


International Investments
Sustainable Forestry and Environmental Markets
When:
April 18, 2013 | 5:30PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize
When:
April 18, 2013 | 8:00AM

Where: New Haven Lawn Club
Cost:
Organizer:


Life Cycle Assessment and U.S. Infrastructure Policies
When:
April 17, 2013 | 4:30 – 5:30PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall - 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free - refreshments provided
Organizer: IEME SIG


Raising the Bar
Energy Efficiency in LEED v4
When:
April 16, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


The Sabin Symposium on Environmental Marketing
Providing students with a foundation of tangible skills specific to marketing in the sustainability and clean-tech space.
When:
April 12, 2013 | 8:00 – 4:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY & Marissa Galizia


Utilities and Efficiency
PG&E's Efficiency Programs and the Role of Decoupling
When:
April 9, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Fad or Fundamental Shift
The Green Buildings Trend
When:
April 9, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall - 195 Prospect Street; New Haven, CT 06511
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


California Schemin’
Innovative Financing for Energy Efficiency
When:
April 2, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Sunshot Initiative Team -- Presentation of Findings
Learn more about the soft costs of solar installations in Connecticut
When:
April 2, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Sage Hall, Room 41-C -- 205 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: Sunshot Initiative Team


Student Meeting w/REIL Members and REIL Members Public Presentations
When:
March 29, 2013 | 10:00AM

Where: Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost:
Organizer: CBEY


REIL Conference
When:
March 28, 2013 | 8:00AM

Where: Union League Cafe
Cost:
Organizer:


Great Fear, Great Hope
Meaningful Action in a Climate Changed World with Auden Schendler, VP of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company
When:
March 27, 2013 | 4:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: Westies, Energy & IEME SIGs, CIE and CBEY


California's Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan
Exploring California's Integrated Framework of Statewide Efficiency Goals and Strategies
When:
March 26, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


An Evening of Environmental Entrepreneurship
A gathering of Yale SOM, F&ES and CBEY at MIT Sloan
When:
March 7, 2013 | 6:00 – 9:00PM

Where: MIT Sloan: E51-345 -- 77 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA
Cost: Free to Yale and MIT Sloan Alumni
Organizer: CBEY - Stuart Decew


Connected in Context: Lighting on the Internet of Things
A discussion of the potential of adaptive and networked lighting to revolutionize the outdoor lighting industry
When:
March 7, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Ecosystem Services and Corporate Strategy: The Nature Conservancy and Dow Chemical
Jennifer Molinar, Director, The Nature Conservancy
When:
March 5, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Chipotle lunch talk
Marketing, Sourcing and Transparency at Scale in the New Food Movement
When:
March 1, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Burke Auditorium - Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: Sustainability Leader Series


Designing an Effective Foundation
Using Portfolio theory to Increase Impact
When:
February 28, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Steinbach Lounge – 52 Hillhouse
Cost: Free
Organizer: Yale School of Management


Energy Efficiency in the New Congress
A discussion of the new energy efficiency laws we are likely to see addressed by the 113th Congress
When:
February 28, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Sabin Prize Speaker Series
Panel Discussion on CT’s Innovation Ecosystem: Finding and connecting the best entrepreneurs in Connecticut
When:
February 27, 2013 | 4:30PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: Sabin Prize Speaker Series


Conservation Investment and Restoration in the American West
Robert Keith, Principal, Beartooth Capital Partners
When:
February 26, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Geotechnology and the Future of Sustainability
A Panel Discussion between Yale Scientists and Google Engineers
When:
February 22, 2013 | 4:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: General Electric Foundation & CBEY, The Yale Climate and Energy Institute, Yale Center for Earth Observation, and Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies SBSC


New Ways of Working
Buildings and Behavior
When:
February 21, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Evolution Markets and the Intersection of Environment, Energy, and Finance
Jeff Reamer, Managing Director, Corporate Business Development, Evolution Markets
When:
February 20, 2013 | 3:30 – 5:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


For-Profit Investment in Conserved Lands
Peter Stein, Managing Director at Lyme Timber Company, will share his experience working with markets to conserve land, with a focus on timberland investments.
When:
February 19, 2013 | 3:45PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: General Electric Foundation & CBEY


Sabin Speaker Series
Harvest Power with Paul Sellew
When:
February 19, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY & Marissa Galizia


Sabin Prize Workshop
Business Writing and Presentations with Maureen Burke
When:
February 15, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: 135 Prospect Street B60, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY & Marissa Galizia


Sabin Speaker Series
Broadscale Group with Andrew Shapiro
When:
February 13, 2013 | 4:15PM

Where: 55 Hillhouse General Motors Room, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY & Marissa Galizia


GAMIFICATION!
Can video games help save the planet?
When:
February 12, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where:
Cost:
Organizer:


Energy Efficiency Financing
The Innovative Connecticut PACE Program
When:
February 8, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Regional Climate Frameworks
California’s Cap and Trade Experiment
When:
February 5, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Big Belly Solar - Rob Kutner
Time of event to be decided
When:
February 5, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: TBD
Cost:
Organizer:


Insights from a Carbon Master
An evening lecture with Mary Fischer, MEM '10
When:
January 31, 2013 | 5:30PM

Where: Kroon -- Room 319, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: IEME & CAFE SIGs


Building Efficiency and Efficient Buildings
Sustainability Across Federal Real Estate
When:
January 31, 2013 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Watson Center, Room A-51, 60 Sachem Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: Yale School of Management Real Estate Club & CBEY


Financing the Deployment of Rooftop Solar PV in Connecticut
A Role for State "Green Bank" Capital
When:
January 31, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Private Sector Careers and the Environment
Alumni panel featuring five recent FES grads
When:
January 29, 2013 | 5:00 – 6:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium - 195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY, SAC & CDO


Mitigation Banking
The Business Case for Protecting US Wetlands
When:
January 29, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


AECOM
Big Questions for a Better Built Environment
When:
January 28, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: General Electric Foundation & CBEY


Sabin Prize Workshop
Intro to Accounting and Finance with Maureen Burke
When:
January 25, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Founders Hall - B60, 135 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY & Marissa Galizia


National Ecosystem Services
How the USDA Facilitates and Participates in Conservation Incentives
When:
January 24, 2013 | 1:30PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


Big Belly Solar - Rob Kutner
Time of event to be decided
When:
January 24, 2013 | 1:00PM

Where: TBD
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


State Clean Energy Banks
New Investment Facilities for Clean Energy Deployment
When:
January 24, 2013 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Blueprint for Efficiency


Regional Climate Frameworks
California’s Cap and Trade Experiment
When:
January 23, 2013 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Nature's Return


CPACE + ZREC-LREC Educational and Networking Event
Learn how to optimize the value of CPACE in conjunction with the ZREC-LREC program available across most of Connecticut.
When:
January 22, 2013 | 3:00 – 6:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: CEFIA & CBEY


Market Update on Current Trends in the Clean Energy Sector
Q & A with Tom Amis of Cooley LLP
When:
January 18, 2013 | 10:30 – 11:30AM

Where: Kroon Hall - G01, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Harnessing People Power to Save Energy with EDF's Climate Corps

Learnings from Environmental Defense Fund's Climate Corps

When:
December 13, 2012 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Engaging US Producers in Conservation and Ecosystem Management
When:
December 11, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Dissertation research presentations by Nathan Chan and Namrata Kala
CBEY Yale Environmental Economics Seminar Series presents Nathan Chan and Namrata Kala from Yale FES.
When:
December 5, 2012 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321 - 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free
Organizer: Ken Gillingham and Matt Kotchen


Making the Business Case for Intelligent Efficiency
A systems-based approach to dramatically scale up energy efficiency.
When:
December 4, 2012 | 2:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


The Role of Forests and Forest Owners in National Ecosystem Services Markets
When:
December 4, 2012 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Investing in Renewables at Google
Career Chats in Energy
When:
November 29, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room G-01
Cost: FES / SOM community invited, no charge
Organizer: FES / SOM


Solar Energy Development at SunEdison
Career Chats in Energy
When:
November 28, 2012 | 4:15 – 5:15PM

Where: SOM - 60 Sachem Street - Room A74
Cost: FES / SOM community invited, no charge
Organizer: FES / SOM


Resource Prices and Ecological Regime Shifts
CBEY Yale Environmental Economics Seminar Series presents Marty Smith from Duke University.
When:
November 28, 2012 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Room 321 - 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: No cost
Organizer: Ken Gillingham and Matt Kotchen


Investing in Conservation: Market-Based Approaches
When:
November 27, 2012 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


CANCELLED -- A New Urban Water Paradigm
Architecture, Engineering, and Water Reclamation in Cities
When:
November 26, 2012 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: Horchow Hall, GM Room; 55 Hillhouse Ave, New Haven
Cost: Public invited, no charge
Organizer: Bryan Eckstein & CBEY


Opower: Unlocking the power of big data
Analyzing energy consumption across 50+ million US households.
When:
November 8, 2012 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


CANCELLED -- Can Big Business Save the Planet?
CANCELLED due to hurricane. Rescheduling details unknown.
When:
November 1, 2012 | 4:15PM

Where: School of Management, Room A74 - 135 Prospect St, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Marian Chertow


GE Sustainability Leaders Speaker Series: AECOM with Gary Lawrence
Big questions for a better built environment.
When:
October 30, 2012 | 5:30 – 7:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium - 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: The Center for Business & the Environment at Yale (CBEY)


Whole Foods @ Yale
The Yale Center for Business & the Environment (CBEY), in partnership with the Yale Sustainable Food Project and the Yale Office of Sustainability, is excited to host Whole Foods Market’s annual Green Mission Team Build meeting
When:
October 5, 2012 | 1:00 – 3:15PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Open to the greater Yale community
Organizer: The Center for Business & the Environment at Yale (CBEY)


Corporation 2020: Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World
The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies will host a public event to launch the new book Corporation 2020: Transforming Business for Tomorrow's World by Pavan Sukhdev.
When:
September 28, 2012 | 1:00 – 2:15PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: The Center for Business & the Environment at Yale (CBEY)


The Responsible Company: Lessons from Patagonia's First 40 Years
The Yale Divinity School, the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies will sponsor a discussion on the question of the private sector's responsibility toward the environment.
When:
September 27, 2012 | 4:30 – 6:00PM

Where: Levinson Auditiorium, Yale Law School
Cost: Free
Organizer: The Center for Business & the Environment at Yale (CBEY)


Sunlight Solar Lunch
When:
September 25, 2012 | 11:45 – 1:00PM

Where: Sage Hall, Bowers Auditorium - 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free and open to the public - lunch provided
Organizer: Kathryn Wright


Hydraulic Fracturing: Bridge to a Clean Energy Future?
A panel discussion, “Hydraulic Fracturing: Bridge to a Clean Energy Future?”, will explore whether hydraulic fracturing, better known as hydrofracking or fracking, will enhance America’s energy security, or deter the development of renewable energy sources and foster a continuing dependence on fossil fuels.
When:
September 18, 2012 | 4:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium - 195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer: Brad Gentry


Joint Degree in Business and the Environment Information Lunch
When:
September 17, 2012 | 11:45 – 1:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Class 321 - 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free
Organizer:


6th Annual CBEY Welcome Back Social
When:
September 12, 2012 | 5:30 – 7:30PM

Where: 340 Edwards Street, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free - dinner provided
Organizer: Amy Badner


Good Derivatives - Innovation in Environmental Finance

Please join Richard Sandor, as he explains his view on how financial innovation and derivatives can have a positive impact in areas of global importance. Contrary to the current popular stigma, Dr. Richard Sandor argues that financial derivatives and market based practices can in fact be a force for good in addressing global issues, particularly with regard to the environment.

This talk will be broadcast live through the Yale Livestream channel click on the link below to tune in.

https://new.livestream.com/yale/CBEYSandor

When:
September 10, 2012 | 11:45 – 1:00PM

Where: GM Room, 55 Hillhouse Avenue
Cost: Free - Lunch will be provided
Organizer: CBEY


Program & Center Expo
When:
August 24, 2012 | 1:15PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Knobloch Environment Center
Cost: Free
Organizer: School of Forestry Student Services


Ecosystem Services: An Investor's Perspective
Featuring Cliff Sunda of Working Lands Investment Partners, LLC
When:
April 26, 2012 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Product Innovation and Consumer Behavior with P&G
Featuring Len Sauers, VP of Global Sustainability, Procter & Gamble
When:
April 24, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


2012 Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize Finals

On Thursday, April 19th, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment will be holding two special events at the New Haven Lawn Club beginning at 8:00 a.m. and concluding at 4:45 p.m.

An iPad will be raffled out at each of these two events for those in attendance!!!

In the afternoon, join Andy Sabin and the Bulldogs' Den as they judge the three finalists of the Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize. One lucky venture will win a $25,000 prize and the coveted Sabin Prize. (Lunch from 11:45 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. and the competition from 12:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.)

When:
April 19, 2012 | 11:45 – 4:45PM

Where: The New Haven Lawn Club
Cost: Free - Lunch will be provided
Organizer: The Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Student and Faculty Research Award in Business and the Environment

On Thursday, April 19th, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment will be holding two special events at the New Haven Lawn Club beginning at 8:00 a.m. and concluding at 4:45 p.m.

An iPad will be raffled out at each of these two events for those in attendance!!!

In the morning, join Yale students and faculty as they present their research in business and the environment. Through the Sobotka Research Fund and the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Fund, nearly $250,000 was awarded to student and faculty research projects on policy drivers for renewable energy, entrepreneurship and water, environmental markets, and sustainable supply chains.

When:
April 19, 2012 | 8:00 – 11:45AM

Where: The New Haven Lawn Club
Cost: Free - Breakfast and Lunch will be provided
Organizer: The Yale Center for Business and the Environment


How Two Cities Are Setting the PACE: Exploring “Open Market” PACE Programs in San Francisco and Los Angeles
Featuring Rich Chien, SF Department of the Environment & David Hodgins, LA Commercial Building Performance Partnership/Sustento Group
When:
April 17, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Ecosystem Services: An NGO Perspective
Featuring Sheila Walsh, Ecosystem Services Scientist with The Nature Conservancy.
When:
April 12, 2012 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


A Utility Perspective on Energy Efficiency
Featuring Gene Rodrigues, Southern California Edison
When:
April 10, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Accelerating the PACE of Energy Efficiency Investment
Featuring Mark Zimring, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
When:
April 5, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: -
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Big Scale, Big Savings: On-Bill Repayment in CA
Featuring Brad Copithorne, an Energy & Financial Policy Specialist with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).
When:
March 30, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Introduction to Ecosystem Services
Featuring Yale alumna Katherine Hamilton, Managing Director at Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace.
When:
March 29, 2012 | 12:00PM

Where: Online webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Energy Efficiency on America's Roads
Featuring Dave Bryant, Daimler Trucks North America
When:
March 20, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Project Phoenix: Corporate Social Responsibility at the Base of the Pyramid
Join Michael Maggio, Vice President of Global Engineering with Johnson & Johnson, in a conversation about “Project Phoenix”. For the past several years, Johnson & Johnson has created, developed, and implemented a pilot program “Project Phoenix” aimed at helping to formalize scavenger cooperatives in Brazil. Cooperatives are formed by Catadores, who collect and process waste material for recycling, and lived once in the landfills and were part of the informal economy. Project Phoenix has been helping to improve and maintain fair labor and safe working conditions for Catadores, as well as creating administrative and financial management systems for the cooperatives to ensure sustainability over the long term.
When:
March 20, 2012 | 11:45AM

Where: Horchow Hall, GM Room, 55 Hillhouse Ave.
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch provided)
Organizer: This event is sponsored by GE through the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders for Business & Society project in collaboration with Yale Center for Business and the Environment, and Net Impact and the Business and Environment Club at the Yale SOM


Join CBEY and YEI Tomorrow, Wednesday, 2/29 at 6 PM on Finalizing Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize Applications

Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize Application Deadline: March 19th at 5:00 PM.

February 29, 2012 | 6:00 - 7:30PM
Yale Entrepreneurial Institute
55 Whitney Avenue, 2nd floor
New Haven, CT 06510

Free to Yale Students and Faculty. Dinner will be provided.

Please RSVP and send any questions to Ran Tao (ran.tao@yale.edu) or Soojin Kim (soojin.kim@yale.edu).

When:
February 29, 2012 | 6:00PM

Where: 55 Whitney Avenue, 2nd floor
Cost: Free of charge
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Achieving Continual Energy Efficiency Improvement through Superior Energy Performance
Featuring Paul Scheihing, Acting Supervisor of Technology Deployment, U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) and Stephen Pierett, Environmental Manager, Volvo New River Valley Plant

When:
February 28, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer:


The Billion Dollar Challenge: Energy Efficiency & Revolving Loan Funds
Featuring Mark Orlowski, Founder & Executive Director, Sustainable Endowments Institute
When:
February 16, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era
Join us February 15 for a conversation with Amory Lovins, co-founder, chairman, and chief scientist of the Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Institute, an independent think-and-do-tank. He will discuss his book Reinventing Fire, which maps business-led pathways for the U.S. to phase out fossil fuels and win the global clean energy race. Building on Rocky Mountain Institute’s 30 years of research and fieldwork, Lovins contends that by 2050 the U.S. Economy could exist without oil, coal, nuclear energy - or any new inventions.
When:
February 15, 2012 | 4:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (Reception to follow)
Organizer: This event is sponsored by the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment through the support of the General Electric Foundation for the GE Sustainability Leaders Program


Johnson Controls: A Day In The Life Of A Smart Building
Join Clay Nesler, Vice President, Global Energy and Sustainability for the Building Efficiency business of Johnson Controls for a presentation of a future "Day in the Life of a Smart Building" scenario and a conversation on smart building technologies.
smart building technology
When:
January 26, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


The Smart Grid’s Killer Applications: Demand Response and Energy Efficiency

Join Tim Healy, Chairman and CEO of EnerNOC, in a conversation about innovation and the smart grid’s applications for creating value and simplifying energy decisions for customers.


When:
January 24, 2012 | 11:45AM

Where: GM Room - 55 Hillhouse
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch provided)
Organizer: This event is sponsored by General Electric in collaboration with Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) and the Business and the Enviornment Club at the School of Management


Professional Workshop: Intro to Accounting and Financial Modeling

Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in constructing financial models and understanding basic accounting for the Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize.

Lunch will be provided. Please bring your laptop.

When:
January 20, 2012 | 12:00 – 2:00PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm B60
Cost: Free to Yale Students and Faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Strawberries and Wheat: Re-thinking Energy Efficiency and Demand Side Management
Join Susan Mazur-Stommen from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy for a talk on behavior-based strategies to achieve energy savings and the several barriers faced by behavior-based programs.
When:
January 19, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Gary Lawrence, AECOM
When:
January 15, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where:
Cost:
Organizer:


Webinar: Subsidies for Renewable Energy: American as Apple Pie

The Yale Center for Business and the Environment invites you to join an hour long discussion with the co-authors of the recent report, “What Would Jefferson Do? The Historical Role of Federal Subsidies in Shaping America’s Energy Future”.

Co-authors Nancy Pfund, Managing Partner, DBL Investors, a double bottom line venture capital firm based in San Francisco, and Ben Healey, a graduate student at Yale University School of Management and School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and former Staff Director to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources in the Massachusetts legislature, will discuss the implications of their research against the backdrop of the current policy environment.

A webinar on this topic featuring the two authors will take place December 22, from 12:00-1:00pm (EST). Click here for more information and to register.

When:
December 22, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


Insights on Environmental Finance and Sustainability Investing

The Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize Speaker Series invites you to a conversation with Mark DeAngelis, the CEO and Founder of Macro Climate Solutions, LLC, a diversified environmental company formed to provide strategic advisory services to, and make principal investments in, global environmental markets.

In addition, at the conclusion of the event, CBEY will announce the winners of the Sobotka Seed Stage Venture Grants for 2012.

When:
December 14, 2011 | 5:00 – 6:00PM

Where: Bowers Auditorium - Sage Hall
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (light refreshments provided)
Organizer: CBEY


The Evolving Nature of Corporate Environment, Health and Safety (EHS): From Compliance to Sustainability and Beyond

Please join the FES Career Development Office (CDO) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) for a panel discussion featuring four top Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) professionals representing a variety of perspectives and industries as they discuss the evolution of EHS departments in the United States.

The panel will feature:

Gretchen Hancock, Program Manager, Corporate Environmental Programs, General Electric

Carol Singer Neuvelt, Executive Director, National Association of EHS Management (NAEM)

Ellen Quinn, Vice President, Environment, Health, and Safety, United Technology Corporation, Fire & Security

Stephen Ramsey, Lecturer and Senior Visiting Fellow, Yale Center for Business and the Environment

When:
November 30, 2011 | 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Bowers Auditorium
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (Pre-Event Reception 5:30-6:00 pm)
Organizer: F&ES Career Development Office & CBEY


Best Buy: Lessons Learned On Energy Efficiency
Join Blueprint for Efficiency and Kris Bowring TODAY to discuss what Best Buy is doing in the energy efficiency space. From their annual Energy Efficiency Summit with utilities, to research on customer behavior, Best Buy is taking a holistic approach that is yielding new perspectives on the challenges and opportunities around energy efficiency in consumer-facing industries like retail.
When:
November 30, 2011 | 12:00PM

Where:
Cost:
Organizer:


Environmental Business Pioneers at Yale
Join environmental business pioneers at Yale this Thursday. Justin Freiberg (CMO, Encendia), Michael Sesko (CEO, Encendia) and Max Uhlenhuth (Founder, SilviaTerra) will share their success stories at the panel discussion. Bring your entrepreneurial ideas and make it come true. This event is brought to you by the Sabin Prize with the partnership of Yale Entrepreneurial Institute.


When:
November 17, 2011 | 11:45 – 1:00PM

Where: G-01, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street
Cost: free and open to public
Organizer: Center for Business and Environment at Yale


The Insider’s Guide to the Sustainability Job Search
Join Katie Kross, career coach, educator, and nonprofit executive in a conversation about career paths in sustainability. Katie will discuss opportunities and strategies for pursuing sustainability-related career paths, and will offer several small-group coaching sessions.
When:
November 11, 2011 | 11:45AM

Where: A74, Yale School of Management, 135 Prospect St, New Haven CT
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch provided)
Organizer: Business and the Environment Club (BATEC) and CBEY, co-sponsored by SOM CDO


The Tools and Business Case for Energy Efficiency and On-Site Power Generation at Diversey

Please join Blueprint for Efficiency as we host Jeramy LeMieux, Senior Auditor, GEHS and Climate Savers Lead at Diversey, one of the world's largest providers of cleaning and hygiene products.

When:
November 9, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Rethinking Sustainability: Going Beyond Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Join Engelina Jaspers, Vice President for Environmental Sustainability at HP in a conversation about the innovative ways to drive sustainability in a large corporation. Engelina will discuss her work developing environmental strategies for HP and how she foresees the future of sustainability in the technology space.

When:
November 7, 2011 | 11:45AM

Where: Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall, 205 Prospect St, New Haven CT
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch provided)
Organizer: Business and the Environment Club (BATEC) and CBEY


Saying YES to Entrepreneurship in New Haven
When:
November 3, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Steinbach Hall, 52 Hillhouse Ave
Cost: Free - Lunch will be provided
Organizer: CBEY


"Externalities, Internalities, and the Targeting of Energy Policy"
When:
November 2, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost:
Organizer: CBEY


Blueprint for Efficiency - Walmart
Featuring Jim Stanway (Senior Director, Global Supplier Initiatives) and Jim McClendon (Director of Engineering)
When:
November 2, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Google's Search for Clean Energy
Two Yale alumni currently working on Google's energy and sustainability initiatives, Michael Terrell (F&ES) and Parag Chokshi (SOM), will join students via telecast. RSVP HERE
When:
November 1, 2011 | 12:00 – 12:45PM

Where: Kroon Hall room G01
Cost: Free - lunch provided
Organizer: CBEY


Professional Development Workshop: Market Research
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in assessing the market for their products, services, projects or programs for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
October 28, 2011 | 12:00 – 2:00PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm A60
Cost: Free to Yale Students and Faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Serious Energy - Energy Efficiency as a Service

Claire Broido Johnson (General Manager, Serious Capital) will discuss how Serious Capital provides solutions for energy efficiency that reduce energy bills by 5 to 15 percent or more without upfront costs from the owner or tenant.

When:
October 27, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost:
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Distributed and Connected: The Path to Sustainable Energy
When:
October 25, 2011 | 11:45 – 1:00PM

Where: Bowers Auditorium - Sage Hall
Cost: Free - Lunch will be provided
Organizer: CBEY


"Cleaning the Bathwater with the Baby: The Health and Co-benefits of Carbon Pricing in Transportation"
When:
October 19, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost:
Organizer: CBEY


Energy Efficiency: America's First Fuel
Join Kateri Callahan, President of the Alliance to Save Energy, as she kicks-off this year's Blueprint for Efficiency series by highlighting why energy efficiency is America's first fuel.
When:
October 18, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


"The Bargaining Power of Missing Women: Evidence from Indian Sanitation Policy"
Yaniv Stopnitzky (Yale FES)
When:
October 12, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost:
Organizer: CBEY


Opening Solyndra's Box: Entrepreneurship and Energy -- Where does energy innovation and deployment policy go from here?
Guest Speaker: Patrick Von Bargen of Quinn Gillespie Associates
When:
September 29, 2011 | 11:45AM

Where: GM Room, 55 Hillhouse Avenue
Cost:
Organizer:


The Transitional Costs of Sectoral Reallocation: Evidence from the Clean Air Act and the Workforce
When:
September 21, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost:
Organizer: CBEY


Webinar: Canadian Approaches to EPR:The Road from Shared Stewardship to Full Producer Responsibility

with Duncan Bury, Duncan Bury Consulting

To RSVP for the webinar, visit: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/344316438

When:
September 13, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where:
Cost:
Organizer:


Joint Degree Information Lunch
Come learn about the joint "business and environment" degree program from current joint degree students and admissions officers at both F&ES and SOM.
When:
September 13, 2011 | 11:45AM

Where: Kroon Hall, G-01
Cost:
Organizer: CBEY


"The Unintended Consequences of Regulation in the Presence of Competing Externalities: Evidence from the Transportation Sector"
When:
September 7, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon 321
Cost:
Organizer: Environmental Economics Seminar


Community Power Works: How Seattle is Creating Jobs and Savings Energy

Join Adam Buick, Program Coordinator of Seattle Community Power Works (CPW) for discussion on how the diverse and foward-thinking city of Seattle is helping its residents save energy. CPW is a neighborhood program in central and southeast Seattle that will make energy efficiency improvements to buildings in six sectors: single-family, multi-family, small commercial, large commercial, hospital and municipal sectors. To drive demand for these retrofits, Seattle is implementing and testing a variety of innovative strategies ranging from creation of a Carbon Reduction Incentive Fund that will reward proptery owners for every ton of carbon reduced to developing a flexible service model that will provide homeowners with a specific level of energy consultation suiting their needs.

When:
May 4, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Reinventing the Automobile: Towards Zero-Emission Mobility with Nissan and the Alliance

Join Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Renault-Nissan Alliance in a conversation on what it takes to lead a global automobile company in the face of increasing competition and the pursuit of sustainability.

Come and test drive a new Nissan LEAF from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. and experience zero-emissions mobility.

This talk will be available by webinar, for more information - click here.

When:
April 26, 2011 | 11:45 – 1:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch provided)
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Unlocking Investment in the Clean Energy Economy: How Energy Reform Legislation on the State and Federal Level Could Cut the Cost of Green Power
Join Dan Esty, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, and Reed Hundt, CEO of the Coalition for Green Capital, who will provide featured remarks at this event.
When:
April 20, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Sterling Law Building - Room 127
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Yale Environmental Law Association and Others


Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing: A General Equilibrium Approach with Micro-Data for Households

Join Gilbert Metcalf from Tufts in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "Distributional Impacts of Carbon Pricing: A General Equilibrium Approach withMicro-Data for Households".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
April 19, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: Free and open to public
Organizer: Center for Business and Environment


Master's Tea with Sustainable Aquaculture Pioneer
Join Josh Goldman, an internationally recognized leader in the sustainable seafood movement, with over 25 years of experience pioneering Smart Aquaculture.
When:
April 19, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Swing Space at 100 Tower Parkway Common Room
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Yale Office of Sustainability


Small Changes, Big Results with the Connecticut Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge
Join Kerry O'Neill and Bryan Garcia from Earth Markets who will present the Connecticut Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge. Over three years, the Connecticut Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge will engage 10 percent of residents in 14 towns, helping them reduce their energy use by 20 percent.
When:
April 19, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: Ending the Economic Invisibility of Nature

The Yale Office of Sustainability cordially invites you to the 4th Annual State of Sustainability at Yale.

The event will feature remarks by Julie Newman, Director of the Yale Office of Sustainability, a keynote address by Pavan Sukhdev, McCluskey Fellow at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and the 2001 Sustainability Awards presented by Melissa Goodall, assistant director of the Yale Office of Sustainability.

When:
April 12, 2011 | 8:30 – 9:30AM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Yale Office of Sustainability


Technological Innovation for a Secure Energy Future

Technological Innovation for a Secure Energy Future will convene leaders in science, policy, business, and international affairs to discuss recent scientific innovations in alternative energy, and the barriers that prevent clean energy from achieving full-scale deployment, as well as solutions for overcoming those barriers.

For more information - click here.

When:
April 8 –
April 09, 2011 | 10:00AM – 7:00PM

Where: Levinson Auditorium
Cost: $10 (Yale Affiliates), $30 (Other Universities), and $100 (Industry Participants)
Organizer: Yale Climate and Energy Institute


Energy Efficiency: A Clean, Abundant, Low-Cost Source of Energy
Jojn the FES Energy SIG in welcoming Gregg Hardy of Ecos Consulting.
When:
April 7, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Room 321
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: FES Energy SIG


Valuing Environmental Externalities: Implications for Nature, Corporations and Governments
Join Pavan Sukhdev, special advisor and head of UNEP’s Green Economy Initiative to learn about a report he authored and commissioned by the G8+5 called The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB). TEEB’s interim report shows the economic significance of the loss of nature’s services, and connecting biodiversity and ecosystems with ethics, equity and the alleviation of poverty.
When:
April 6, 2011 | 6:00 – 7:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Room 319
Cost: Free and open to students
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages

Join Bard Harstad from Northwestern University in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "The Market for Conservation and Other Hostages".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
April 6, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: Free and open to public
Organizer: Center for Business and Environment


Drinking from an Open Hydrant: Early Lessons on Driving Demand for Building Energy Efficiency Programs
The Southeast Community Retrofit Ramp-Up Consortium is a partnership established to create or expand building energy efficiency improvement programs in 13 communities across 8 states and territory. The Consortium is led by the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) which is the primary recipient of a $20M BetterBuildings grant from the US Department of Energy to improve 10,000 buildings units by June 2013. SEEA is uniquely employing a pay-for-performance approach to allocations to sub-recipients, and supporting customized programs designed to reflect local communities in an effort to identify and develop models best suited for the region.Please join us for a conversation with Tamara Jones, Director of the SEEA who will provide an overview of the program designs and early lessons from the 13 participating communities.
When:
April 6, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power and Politics of World Trade
Join Professor Pietra Rivoli of the McDonough School of Business at George Washington University.
When:
April 5, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Bowers Auditorium - Sage Hall (205 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Yale Center for Industrial Ecology


2011 Sabin Prize Finalist Presentations and Award Ceremony

Join the finalists of the 2011 Sabin Environmental Venture Prize as they make their final presentations before the judges. At the end of the day, the judges will award the winning proposal with $25,000.

Every audience member can enter a free raffle to win an iPad 2. Join us for this ceremony celebrating the best in environmental entrepreneurship!

When:
March 31, 2011 | 12:00 – 5:00PM

Where: Greenberg Conference Center - 391 Prospect Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


2011 Student and Faculty Research Grant Presentations

Join Yale Alumnus David Sobotka and Julie Newman, Director of the Yale Office of Sustainability as students and faculty present their research projects in business and the environment.

Through the F.K. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Fund and the Sobotka Research Fund, nearly $250,000 was awarded to research projects in entrepreneurship and energy, green marketing and organization behavior, and forestry and land-use.

Every audience member can enter a free raffle to win an iPad 2. Join us for the special event celebrating the best in student and faculty research in business and the environment!

When:
March 31, 2011 | 8:30 – 12:00PM

Where: Greenberg Conference Center - 391 Prospect Street
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch provided)
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Transforming Cities and Towns: Energy Efficiency From a Mayor's Perspective
The Town of University Park, MD is implementing the Small Town Energy Program for University Park (STEP-UP), a 3-year project with the goal of reducing total energy use in the town by 20%. Initial results are extremely promising: since the program launch less than two months ago, more than 10% of the town has taken the first steps towards energy efficiency by signing up for a Home Performance with Energy Star home audit. Join Mayor John Tabori and STEP-UP PI Chuck Wilson as they discuss the rigorous logic model and unique program design that they hope will serve as a road map for other towns to embark on similar transformative efficiency programs.
When:
March 30, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Energy Efficiency in Your Community: Boosting Demand and Expanding Retrofit Programs
Please join us for a talk with Tom Bregman and Mark Thielking as they discuss their work with the Bedford-Northern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (NWEAC) Retrofit Program. Tom and Mark will talk about methods of community engagement and finance innovation. They will explore important topics such as barriers to scaling demand, replicability and expanding scope, strategies for linking to trusted sources in the community, and the challenges of securing innovative finance options in the absence of PACE.
When:
March 24, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: yale Center for Business and the Environment


No Toilet, No Bride: Latrine Adoption, Marriage Markets, and Child Health in India

Join Yaniv Stopnitzky from Yale in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "No Toilet, No Bride: Latrine Adoption, Marriage Markets, and Child Health in India".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
March 23, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: Free and open to public
Organizer: Center for Business and Environment


The single biggest untapped source of energy on the planet: You
Please join us for a live conversation with United Illuminating's Kirsten Brooks and OPOWER's Barry Fischer and Chris Corcoran to discuss the application and opportunity of behavioral efficiency in the US. Progressive utilities, including United Illuminating on behalf of the CT Energy Efficiency Fund, are now incorporating behavior-based efficiency into their overall energy saving approach. OPOWER is a leading provider of behavioral efficiency, generating more than 400 GWh of savings in 2011 to 50+ clients across the US. Using a multi-channel approach, behavioral science, and leading UX, OPOWER helps households save energy by removing the black box of consumption, and motivating consumers to act.
When:
March 22, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


"Farming the Ogallala Aquifer: Short-run and Long-run Impacts of Groundwater Access"

Join Richard Hornbeck from Harvard in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "Farming the Ogallala Aquifer: Short-run and Long-run Impacts of Groundwater Access".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
March 2, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: Free and open to public
Organizer: Center for Business and Environment at Yale


The One-Stop Shop for Energy Efficiency: Removing Barriers to Participation in the Retrofit Marketplace
Please join us for a conversation with Peter Ludwig, Energy Efficiency Programs Manager for CNT Energy (a division of the Center for Neighborhood Technology) and Patrick MacRoy, Director of Regional Retrofits at CNT Energy, on their award winning Energy Savers program, a one-stop energy efficiency shop that focuses on affordable, multifamily buildings in the Chicago region. Peter and Patrick will also touch on how Chicago plans to expand and build on the success of the Energy Savers program through the implementation of the Chicago Region Retrofit Ramp-up (CR3), with the support of a grant from the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings program.
When:
February 24, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Forest Conservation and Slippage: Evidence from Mexico’s National Payments for Ecosystem Services Program

Join Katharine Sims from Amherst College in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "Forest Conservation and Slippage: Evidence from Mexico’s National Payments for Ecosystem Services Program".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
February 23, 2011 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: Free and open to public
Organizer: Center for Business and Environment at Yale


Financing Renewable Energy: Bridging the Valley of Death
The event will provide a discussion on renewable energy finance and the difficulty of making it through the "valley of death" between VC financing and project financing.
When:
February 14, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Law School Room 129
Cost: Free and open to the public (lunch provided)
Organizer: Yale Law School


Professional Development Workshop: Business Writing and Presentations
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in successfully communicating their ideas for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
February 11, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm A60 - please observe the room change
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


NYU Social Innovation Symposium: Ripple Effect - New Approaches to Social Innovation
A collaboration among NYU Stern's SEA, NYU Wagner's Bridge and NYU Law's LSEA, the Social Innovation Symposium will explore new technologies, meaningful impact, emerging strategies and professional development in social enterprise. Join cutting edge practitioners and
students from across NYU for discussion, networking and inspiration.
When:
February 11, 2011 | 12:00 – 6:00PM

Where: Kaufman Management Center, 44 West 4th Street , New York, NY
Cost:
Organizer: NYU Stern - Social Enterprise Association


Biodegradability and Packaging: Finding Facts in Fiction

Please join Anne Johnson, Director Sustainable Packaging Coalition.

This presentation will review the current morass of biodegradability claims in packaging and tease out where the environmental benefits may lie. Given the wide range of chemical additives that can now be used to make traditionally non-degradable materials “biodegradable", the landscape of claims is far more complex and often as misleading as it is innovative.

When:
February 10, 2011 | 1:00 – 2:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch provided)
Organizer: Center for Industrial Ecology


Mission Markets: Creating a Comprehensive Online Marketplace for Sustainability Investing

Join David Meyers (SOM '99) for a discussion on Mission Markets' platform for sustainability investing and the opportunities it presents for investment in social and environmental capital.

This talk will be available by webinar, for more information - click here

This series is made possible by a generous gift from the Andy Sabin Family Foundation in support of the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.

When:
February 9, 2011 | 5:00 – 6:30PM

Where: Bowers Auditorium - Sage Hall (205 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public - and online webinar
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Seeing Green Buildings through the Trees: Smarter Data and Better Buildings

Please join us for a conversation with Chris Pyke, Vice President of Research for the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), and Lane Burt, Technical Policy Director for USGBC’s Advocacy Team, to hear about the Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG).

When:
February 9, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Out of the Labs and Into the Market: Office of Commercialization and Deployment U.S. DOE
Please join us for a talk with Wendolyn Holland, Senior Advisor for Commercialization and Deployment at the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, as she shares the wealth of opportunities available within the DOE National Laboratory Complex. The National Lab infrastructure that emerged out of World War II played a key role in winning the Cold War and the Space Race.
When:
February 3, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Smart + Green + Affordable: Changing the Concept of Community

Join Jonathan Rose, President and Founder of Jonathan Rose Companies LLC, to discuss the company’s pioneering work in real estate development, planning, consulting and investment, and how he sees green buildings, cities and regions as critical elements of the environmental, social and economic issues of the next 30 years. Jonathan will also discuss the economic advantages of green and socially responsible real estate investment strategies.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Business and the Environment Club and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment through the generous support of the GE Foundation.

When:
February 3, 2011 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: GM Room, 55 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch provided)
Organizer: Business and the Environment Club (BATEC) and CBEY


Making Efficiency Personal: A New Path to Community Engagement
Join Ludy Biddle, Executive Director of NeighborWorks of Western Vermont (NWWVT), as she shares strategies and lessons learned for engaging communities on energy efficiency upgrades. For years, NWWVT has been supporting energy retrofits in low-income households as a means of saving money for homeowners concerned about every penny. NWWVT promotes home energy retrofits through direct, personal, neighbor-to-neighbor contact, and provides homeowners with a path to completion through their "one-stop-shop." The webinar will provide details on community outreach plans and the benefits of using neighbor-to-neighbor efforts.
When:
January 26, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Professional Development Workshop: Introduction to Accounting and Financial Modeling
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in understanding the basics in accounting and financial modeling to assist them with their applications for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
January 21, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm B60
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Fuel from the Forest: Land, Climate, and Energy Implications of Woody Biomass

Interested in energy? Climate change? Forest and land management?

Next Friday, students from the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies will host a symposium on the use of woody biomass as a fuel source. Three expert panels will examine the practice from unique perspectives: forest management, renewable energy, and climate change.

For more information - click here.

When:
January 21, 2011 | 8:30 – 5:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies


The Race for .ECO Internet Domain: Implications for the Environmental Community
Join Anastasia O'Rourke (Ph.D, F&ES '09) for a discussion on the race for the .ECO internet domain; and the opportunity and risks it poses to the global environmental community.

This talk will be available by webinar, for more information - click here.

This series is made possible by a generous gift from the Andy Sabin Family Foundation in support of the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.

When:
January 19, 2011 | 6:00 – 7:30PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall (195 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public - and sign-up for the online webinar
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Unlocking the Whole-Building Retrofit Opportunity: Energy Upgrade California
Join Panama Bartholomy, Deputy Director of Energy Efficiency for the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a presentation on how California is developing an innovative program to encourage whole building retrofits in residential and commercial buildings throughout the state. Energy Upgrade California™ is an unprecedented alliance among California counties, cities, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and the state's utilities.
When:
January 19, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


The Science behind Ocean Garbage Patches
The talk is the first of a special 2011/2012 IEM Speaker Series sponsored by Nestle Waters North America. This year’s lecture series, Producers, Packaging and Public Policy, explores the topic of extended producer responsibility (EPR) and packaging. Nestle Waters, an industry leader in exploring EPR issues, is the primary sponsor of this special lecture series.
When:
January 18, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium - Kroon Hall
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (light lunch provided)
Organizer: Center for Industrial Ecology


NYSERDA: Innovations in Financing Energy Efficiency

Join Jeff Pitkin, Treasurer of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for a presentation on how New York State is developing innovative methods of providing energy efficiency financing in residential dwellings (1-4 family), small commercial, not-for-profit, and multifamily buildings (5+ units) through the Green Jobs-Green New York program.

When:
January 12, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Building an Environmentally-Focused Tech Venture: SilviaTerra's Winning Bid for the 2010 Sabin Prize

Join Zack Parisa (Yale Forestry '09) and Max Uhlenhuth (Yale College '12) in their discussion of their winning bid for the 2010 Sabin Prize and recent developments in their new business, SilviaTerra, a provider of accurate forest inventory solutions.

This talk will be available by webinar, for more information - click here.

This series is made possible by a generous gift from the Andy Sabin Family Foundation in support of the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.

When:
December 9, 2010 | 5:00 – 6:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium (195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public (reception to follow)
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


GOING GREEN with the Philadelphia Eagles

Join Christina Weiss Lurie, Owner of the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles, to discuss the accomplishments of the Eagles' GO GREEN program to date, as well as its ambitious new goal of making the stadium self-sufficient for its energy needs.

This talk will be available by webinar, for more information - click here.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Business and the Environment Club, Yale Office of Sustainability, and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment through the generous support of the GE Foundation.

When:
December 7, 2010 | 11:45 – 1:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium - Kroon Hall
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch provided)
Organizer: CBEY and Business and the Environment Club


Professional Development Workshop: Completing a Market Assessment
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in assessing the market for their products, services, projects or programs for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
December 3, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm B60
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Enabling the Smart Grid Through Smart Software - Efficiency 2.0
Join Andy Frank, VP of Business Development at Efficiency 2.0, to discuss the applications of advanced software to energy reduction and climate action goals. Efficiency 2.0 helps consumers reduce their energy consumption through best-practice behavioral strategies, including personalized savings recommendations, goal-setting & feedback, social comparisons, and rewards. Andy will discuss his vision of energy efficiency and the smart grid, and how Efficiency 2.0 is executing programs that deliver verified energy savings through advanced consumer engagement.
When:
December 1, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Changing the World with Ice Cream: The Ben & Jerry’s Story

Join Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream company in a presentation to discuss the company’s pioneering actions in corporate sustainability and his thoughts on the future of sustainability.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Business and the Environment Club and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment through the generous support of the GE Foundation.

When:
December 1, 2010 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: 55 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch will be provided)
Organizer: CBEY and Business and the Environment Club


Pricing Carbon: The Wesleyan Conference
Wesleyan, in conjunction with the Price Carbon Campaign, an umbrella organization of climate-policy advocates, is convening a conference to discuss and develop new approaches to pricing carbon emissions that are destabilizing Earth’s climate and driving global warming.

Headline speakers include climatologist and Columbia University Professor James Hansen, author-activist Bill McKibben, and environmental-justice lawyer and advocate Angela Johnson Meszaros.

The public in invited to register online at http://www.pricingcarbon.org/
When:
November 19 –
November 21, 2010 | 8:00AM – 1:00PM

Where: Wesleyan University
Cost: $100 (scholarships available for students)
Organizer: Wesleyan University’s College of the Environment and the Price Carbon Campaign


Weather and Death in India: Mechanisms and Implications of Climate Change

Join Michael Greenstone from MIT in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "Weather and Death in India: Mechanisms and Implications of Climate Change".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
November 17, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: free and open to public
Organizer: Center for Business and Environment at Yale


Resource Efficiency at Nestlé Waters

Join Kim Jeffery, President and CEO of Nestlé Waters North America Inc, in a discussion of his challenges and accomplishments in achieving corporate efficiency in waste, water, and energy at the largest bottled water company in North America, as well as the larger issue of container recycling in the United States.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Business and the Environment Club and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment through the generous support of the GE Foundation.

When:
November 16, 2010 | 5:00 – 6:00PM

Where: 55 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (reception to follow)
Organizer: CBEY and Business and the Environment Club


Cleantech Investing Principles: The Twelve P's to Investing in Good Energy

Join Howard Berke, Chairman and Co-founder of Konarka Technologies for a discussion on clean tech investing principles and his 30 years of experience in the clean tech investing arena.

This series is made possible by a generous gift from the Andy Sabin Family Foundation in support of the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.

When:
November 15, 2010 | 4:30 – 5:30PM

Where: Bowers Auditorium - Sage Hall (205 Prospect St., New Haven, CT)
Cost: Free and open to the public - and sign-up for the online webinar
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Student presentations

Join David Henry and Gil Depaula from Yale FES in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "Student presentation".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
November 10, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: free and open to public
Organizer: Center for Business and Environment at Yale


Recovery Through Retrofit - The Department of Energy's BetterBuildings Program

Join Danielle Sass Byrnett, Program Manager of the U.S. Department of Energy's BetterBuildings Program, to discuss how this $486M Recovery Act program will support large-scale retrofits and make energy efficiency accessible to hundreds of thousands of homeowners and businesses around the U.S. Danielle will discuss the goals of the program, the award process, metrics for success and other topics related to the program. This is the kick-off event for the Blueprint for Efficiency speaker series, which will feature the latest developments in energy efficiency policy, investment, technology, and community engagement, with a special focus on successes from DOE’s BetterBuildings Program.

When:
November 10, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Public and Private Partnerships at The Nature Conservancy

Join Glenn Prickett, Chief External Affairs Officer of The Nature Conservancy, in a discussion of his leadership experiences in engaging both the public and private sectors in environmental stewardship.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Business and the Environment Club, Yale SOM Net Impact, and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment through the generous support of the GE Foundation.

When:
November 9, 2010 | 5:00 – 6:00PM

Where: Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect St
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (dinner will be provided)
Organizer: BATEC, Yale SOM Net Impact, and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Pursuing Corporate Energy Efficiency through the EDF Climate Corps Program

Join Rachel Hinchliffe, Program Manager in EDF’s Corporate Partnership program, and John Queenan, Head of Environment and Sustainability at RBS Citizens, as well as a few Yale SOM students to share their experiences through Environmental Defense Fund’s (EDF) Climate Corps fellowship program.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Business and the Environment Club (BATEC) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment through the generous support of the GE Foundation.

When:
November 5, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Founders Hall, 135 Prospect Street, Room A74
Cost: free and open to public
Organizer: BATEC, Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Car Notches

Join James Sallee from Harris School at University of Chicago in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "Car Notches".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
November 3, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room, 55 Hillhouse Avenue
Cost: free and open to public
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Leveraging Innovation to Drive Sustainability

Join Larry Keeley, Doblin Co-founder and President Partner of the Monitor Group, to discuss how organizations are developing innovative sustainability strategies to achieve business and environmental goals.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Business and the Environment Club, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, and the Consulting Club through the generous support of the GE Foundation.

When:
October 27, 2010 | 11:45 – 12:45PM

Where: Founders Hall, 135 Prospect Street, Room A74
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch will be provided)
Organizer: BATEC, Consulting Club, Yale Center for Business and the Environment


The Economics of Green Building

Join Nils Kok from UC Berkeley/Maastrict University in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "The Economics of Green Building".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
October 20, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


The Economics of Green Building

Join the Connecticut Green Building Council and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment in this special event featuring Nils Kok from UC Berkeley/Maastrict University who will be giving a presentation called "The Economics of Green Building".

Reception will begin before the talk at 5:30 p.m.

When:
October 19, 2010 | 6:00 – 7:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (reception will take place before the talk)
Organizer: Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Elon Musk - CEO & Product Architect, Tesla Motors; CEO/CTO SpaceX
The Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science cordially invites you to the Victor Tyler Lectureship in Engineering
When:
October 14, 2010 | 4:30PM

Where: Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall, 1 Prospect Street
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Organizer: Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science


Federal Financing for Conservation

Join Russ Shay, Director of Public Policy at the Land Trust Alliance, for a conversation on how federal financing tools can be used to promote conservation.

Coffee and light snacks provided.

When:
October 13, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Room 319
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Organizer: Berkley Scholars Program at Yale


"Connected Capitalism" - Neville Isdell Webcast

Join Neville Isdell, former Coca-Cola global Chairman and CEO, for a live webcast discussion with Future 500 President and CEO, Bill Shireman on "Connected Capitalism," October 8, 2010 at 12pm ET.

When:
October 8, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Webcast
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Organizer: Future 500


Sustainability Careers - How to Get a Good Green Job

Katie Kross, author of Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability, will lead a series of sessions to help students better understand the career opportunities, paths, and tactical strategies for pursuing sustainability career opportunities that align with their values.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Business and the Environment Club and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment through the generous support of the GE Foundation.

When:
October 8, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:45PM

Where: Sage Hall - Bowers Auditorium
Cost: Free and Open to the Public (lunch will be provided)
Organizer: BATEC and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment


2010 Social Enterprise Conference - Redefining Return: Financing and Scaling Social Innovation
2010 Social Enterprise Conference
Redefining Return: Financing and Scaling Social Innovation

Friday, October 8, 2010 from 7:45 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University, 2920 Broadway, New York
When:
October 8, 2010 | 7:45 – 7:00PM

Where: Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York
Cost: -
Organizer: Columbia University


GHG Targets as Insurance Against Catastrophic Climate Damages

Join Marty Weitzman from Harvard University in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "GHG Targets as Insurance Against Catastrophic Climate Damages".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
October 7, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Will Markets and/or Government Lead the Way to Sustainability?

Finance plays a critical role in supporting energy, water, and infrastructure projects, but private markets allocate capital within a framework set by governments. How much are recent government actions shaping investment? How has the current economy affected activity? What sorts of policy or market changes could have the greatest impact on financing sustainable development?

To learn more about the panelists and to register - click here.

When:
October 6, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:15PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited!!!
Organizer: SOMAA & Qn Magazine


The Value of Luminosity Data as a Proxy for Economic Statistics

Join William Nordhaus from Yale University in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "The Value of Luminosity Data as a Proxy for Economic Statistics".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
September 29, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


INFORMATION SESSION: Joint Degree Information Session
If you are a 1st year FES or SOM student and you are interested in learning more about the joint degree program and the admissions process, then please join us!
When:
September 23, 2010 | 12:00 – 1:30PM

Where: Sage Hall - 4th Floor Conference Room
Cost: Open to current FES and SOM students
Organizer: SOM and FES Admissions Offices and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Greenest Government Ever: How We Deliver in Times of Austerity

Join Minister Barker in this special presentation where he will discuss the UK government policies to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy in the midst of challenging economic times.

Join this event by webinar too - click here.

When:
September 23, 2010 | 12:00 – 12:45PM

Where: Sage Hall - Bowers Auditorium
Cost: Free and Open to the Public - sign-up for the online webinar (lunch will be provided)
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment and the REIL Network


Intergenerational and Intragenerational Equity in the Presence of Climate Change

Join John Roemer from Yale University in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "Intergenerational and Intragenerational Equity in the Presence of Climate Change".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
September 22, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Classroom #319
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


LEED Credential Maintenance Program

Join the CTGBC and CBEY in this special green building event to maintain your LEED AP credentials. The event is open to certified LEED AP's only including local members of the CTGBC as well as faculty and students at Yale University.

This event will be held at the award-winning LEED Platinum Certified Kroon Hall - click here for more information.

When:
September 16, 2010 | 6:00 – 7:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium
Cost: $15 for CTGBC Members, $20 for non-CTGBC Members, and free to Yale
Organizer: Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC) and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Integrated Modeling and Optimization of Ecosystem Services

Join Seth Bender from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies in a presentation in the Environmental Economics Seminar called "Integrated Modeling and Optimization of Ecosystem Services".

This seminar is made possible by a generous gift from the F.K. Weyerhaeuser fund at Yale University.

When:
September 8, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Horchow Seminar Room (55 Hillhouse Avenue)
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


2010 Sabin Prize Finalist Presentations and Award Ceremony

If you thought the duel between the Green Bride Guide and Grassland Meats was intense in 2009, wait until you see the environmental ventures in 2010! Join Andy Sabin and his bulldog colleagues in the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize 2010 finals. The winner of the prize will receive a $25,000 check from Mr. Sabin and Dean Sharon Oster.

There will be free breakfast, lunch, and raffle prizes, including an iPod Touch! You have to be here to win! Start Dreaming...Start Venturing!

When:
April 28, 2010 | 8:00 – 2:00PM

Where: New Haven Lawn Club (193 Whitney Avenue, across the street from the Peabody)
Cost: Free
Organizer: Yale Center for Business and the Environment


Professional Development Workshop: Understanding Basic Accounting and Financial Modeling
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in understanding the basics in accounting and financial modeling to assist them with their applications for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
February 26, 2010 | 1:00 – 2:30PM

Where: SOM A-30
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Land Use, Forests and Urbanization: The Future of Drinking Water Supplies in New England and New York
Join Paul Hunt, Environmental Manager for the Portland Water District, Thom Kyker-Snowman, Environmental Analyst for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Fred Gliesing, Senior Forester for the City of New York for a discussion on the management and protection of urban water supply systems.
When:
February 22, 2010 | 2:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: Yale University, CBEY, and Yale Global Institue of Sustainable Forestry


Clean Energy Works Portland
On Thursday, February 11th at 3:00pm EDT, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host a webinar on “Clean Energy Works Portland”. Clean Energy Works Portland offers homeowners access to low-cost, long-term financing for energy efficiency improvements that are paid back on utility bills. The effort is a collaboration between the City of Portland, ShoreBank Enterprise Cascadia, Energy Trust of Oregon, NW Natural, Pacific Power, Portland General Electric and many others.
When:
February 11, 2010 | 3:00 – 4:00PM

Where:
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: U.S. Department of Energy


Effects of Watershed Science and Management on Public and Ecosystem Health
Join us for Paul Barten, Associate Professor of Forest Resources at the University of Massachusetts, and co-author of Land Use Effects on Streamflow and Water Quality in the Northeastern United States, in his discussion of the complex world of planning for watersheds and proposing a framework for answering the needs of the environment and public health.
When:
February 8, 2010 | 2:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall, Burke Auditorium, 195 Prospect Street
Cost: Free
Organizer: CBEY


The Community Energy Challenge in Whatcom County, Washington
On Thursday, February 4th at 3pm EDT, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host a webinar on “The Community Energy Challenge in Whatcom County, Washington”. This program models creative uses of funding (including ARRA funds) and local partnerships to create a full-service retrofit program for businesses and residents.
When:
February 4, 2010 | 3:00 – 4:00PM

Where:
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: U.S. Department of Energy


Pennsylvania Keystone HELP Program
On Thursday, January 28, The U.S Department of Energy will host a webinar focusing on the Pennsylvania Keystone HELP Program. The Pennsylvania Keystone HELP program has been one of the most successful residential energy efficiency lending programs in the country.
When:
January 28, 2010 | 1:00 – 2:00PM

Where:
Cost: Free online webinar - space is limited
Organizer: U.S. Department of Energy


Professional Development Workshop: Completing a Market Assessment
Join Maureen Burke, Professor of the Entrepreneurial Business Planning course, in this special professional development workshop to assist students and faculty in assessing the market for their products, services, projects or programs for the Sabin Environmental Venture Prize.
When:
January 22, 2010 | 1:00 – 2:30PM

Where: SOM 135 Prospect Rm A30
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Sabin Prize Team Building and Informational Study Break
Have a great idea for an environmental for-profit business? Ready to write a business plan and looking for inspiration? Want to meet other students and faculty to help realize your vision? Do you have what it takes to be our next $25,000 winner?
When:
January 12, 2010 | 7:00 – 9:00PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Knobloch Environmental Center
Cost: Free to Yale students and faculty
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Smart Grid 101: It's Here...Are You Ready?

Smart Grid Technology is the talk of the industry these days. Before you know it, utilities and their customers will either be willingly or forcibly embracing it.

Now's the time to get educated and up to speed on Smart Grid - how it works, what it will demand from utilities, and how customers will react.

When:
October 29, 2009 | 2:00 – 3:30PM

Where: Online Webinar
Cost: $297
Organizer: SmartPower, Efficiency 2.0, and ESource


Lessons from the Voluntary Forest Carbon Markets - How Might they Apply to the Emerging Compliance Markets?
Join Edwin Aalders, Director of the International Emissions Trading Association, and Kate Hamilton, Carbon Project Manager at the Ecosystem Marketplace, in a conversation moderated by Brad Gentry.
When:
March 25, 2009 | 4:00 – 5:30PM

Where: Kroon Hall - Burke Auditorium (195 Prospect Street)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment


New Haven - Green Drinks
Come join us for a holiday celebration - Remember to walk, bike, or sleigh to the event. If you arrive via SUV, more great news - you're buying us all drinks!
When:
December 17, 2008 | 6:00 – 8:00PM

Where: 116 Crown
Cost: Free and Open to the "Green" Public
Organizer: New Haven - Green Drinks


Entrepreneurship in Climate Change: Fighting Global Warming with Brighter Planet
Join Dr. Jonathan Isham, Jr. and Jake Whitcomb of Brighter Planet to understand how a professor and student project turned into a new business venture to combat climate change.
When:
December 8, 2008 | 5:00 – 7:30PM

Where: Room A30 (60 Sachem Street at the Yale School of Management)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


Making Green Buildings Greener with IT
Buildings play a critical role in protecting and improving our environment and the health of the people who occupy them.
When:
November 21, 2008 | 8:30 – 11:00AM

Where: UK Trade and Investment, One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142
Cost:
Organizer: Foley Hoag


The 4th Annual Conference on Clean Energy: Financing and Partnering for Emerging Businesses
The Conference on Clean Energy is the core of Massachusetts Clean Energy Week, bringing together entrepreneurs, investors and other stakeholders in the clean energy startup community.
When:
November 18 –
November 19, 2008 | 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Where: Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115
Cost: Inquire - Students atre generally free
Organizer: University of Massachusetts


Energy in the Northeast 2008: Challenges and Opportunities
The electricity and natural gas markets in the Northeast are facing unprecedented challenges and opportunities. This two-day conference provides an up-to-the-minute snapshot of how well those markets are working and the challenges they face.
When:
November 17 –
November 18, 2008 | 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Where: Omni Parker House Hotel, 60 School Street, Boston, MA 02108
Cost:
Organizer: Foley Hoag


Mega Clean Energy Networking Event
Please join us on November 13th for a networking reception where you can mingle with Investors, Entrepreneurs, Engineers and Scientists active in the Clean Energy arena.
When:
November 13, 2008 | 5:30 – 9:00PM

Where: 1000 Winter Street, Suite 4000, Waltham, MA 02451
Cost: Event is free, but you must RSVP
Organizer: Brought to you by AIChE-Boston, TiE Boston CleanTech SIG, REBN and the New England Clean Energy Council


Fiji Water: Our Path to Sustainable Growth
Come and learn about what a water product company is doing to address sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
When:
November 11, 2008 | 12:00 – 1:00PM

Where: SOM Room A74
Cost: Must RSVP with MBA Focus
Organizer: MBA Focus


Sustainability: Leadership Required
With sustainability at the top of the world's agenda, the global business landscape is changing fast. Staying ahead of the curve requires dynamic leadership and systemic solutions that deliver solid financial, social and environmental results.
When:
November 4 –
November 07, 2008 | 8:00AM – 12:00PM

Where: Grand Hyatt in New York City
Cost: See registration information
Organizer: Business for Social Responsibility


Critical Insights into the U.S. Carbon Markets with PointCarbon
Point Carbon is a world-leading provider of independent news, analysis and consulting services for carbon markets.
When:
October 28, 2008 | 5:30 – 7:00PM

Where: School of Management - Room A30 (135 Prospect Street)
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


New Haven - Green Drinks
This month we're lucky enough to have folks from 1,000 Friends of Connecticut speaking about smart growth in Connecticut.
When:
October 15, 2008 | 6:00 – 8:00PM

Where: Rudy's Bar and Grill (372 Elm Street)
Cost: Free and Open to the "Green" Public
Organizer: New Haven - Green Drinks


A Price on Carbon: What Does It Mean and Why is It Important?
Join Professor Gary Yohe from Wesleyan University in this presentation that will kick-off the "Business of Climate Change: What Connecticut Companies Need to Know" conference.
When:
September 30, 2008 | 5:00 – 6:30PM

Where: New Haven Lawn Club
Cost: $50; Students, NGO's and Government Officials are Free
Organizer: Center for Business and the Environment at Yale


2008 E-Learning Course on Climate Change: Risks and Opportunities for the Finance Sector
A three-week intensive course on the financial implications of climate change, which can be carried out remotely.
When:
June 2 –
June 23, 2008

Where: Your office
Cost:
Organizer: UNEP/UNITAR


Stirring It Up: How to Make Money and Save the World
Gary Hirshberg has been at the forefront of movements working for environmental and social transformation for 30 years. From his early days as an educator and activist to his current position as President and CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farm.
When:
April 9, 2008 | 4:00 – 6:30PM

Where: Luce Hall at 34 Hillhouse Avenue
Cost: Free and open to the public
Organizer: Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy


CO2 Introductory Training Course & Offset Project Development Training Course
Point Carbon, leading carbon market analysts and consultants, and EcoRessources Consultants are holding a two-day training course about all aspects of global and emerging North American Carbon markets.
When:
April 9, 2008 | 9:00AM

Where: Toronto, Ontario
Cost: $695/1195
Organizer:


Social Entrepreneurs: The Next Generation
What might a career in Social Entrepreneurship really look like?
When:
February 13, 2008 | 7:30 – 9:00PM

Where: LC 317
Cost: Free and open to Yale students
Organizer: YES, AIESEC and Yale Law Social Entrepreneurs