Water Overview

Water scarcity is a central challenge of the twenty-first century. Changes in local climates, along with growing pressure on the water-energy-food nexus, are making efficient and forward-looking water management strategies a basic necessity for many companies. While water poses many operational risks, it also presents a wide plane of opportunities for innovation. The Center manages a number of programs and initiatives at this intersection.


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Jeffrey Allenby
Director of Conservation Technology at Chesapeake Conservancy
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Julie Zimmerman
Donna L. Dubinsky Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
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Programs & Research

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Corporate Water Risk and Strategy Workshop Series
Management & Products
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How Foundations can use Program-Related Investments to Address Water Challenges
Finance & Markets
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Joint Degree Leadership Development Series
Management & Products
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Bringing Projects to Scale
Simple in theory, not so in practice
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CBEY Funds Six Cutting-Edge Research Projects on Sustainability
Weyerhaeuser Memorial Fund & Sobotka Collaborative Research Grants fund six faculty and student research projects
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Recent Events

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New Approaches to Philanthropy: How Collaborative PRIs are Solving Water Challenges
Oct 06, 2016
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Protecting Marine Reserves: Public-Private Partnerships in Cuba’s Gardens of the Queen
Apr 28, 2016
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