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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

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We are exploring innovations at the intersection of business and the environment.

CBEY provides a platform for generating, incubating, and launching ideas for action. There's a lot of room for new solutions to critical planetary challenges—we want to see them take root and grow.

Programs and Initiatives

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

These grants and prizes help fund initiatives that aim to advance practical solutions to critical global challenges. Applications are open to all, though in most cases Yale representation is required.

CBEY's Funding Cycle

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Mentorship Opportunities


CBEY staff, Fellows and Visiting Mentors are available for office hours or one-on-one coaching sessions about your venture, innovative idea, career path, and beyond.

Reach out and connect with them!

Alumni Visiting Mentors

Jan Lo

Co-Founder, CEO, Head of Product Design at Lo & Sons
B.A. 1998

Aishwarya Kuruttukulam

Environmental Innovation Fellow at Yale Center for Business and Environment
Master of International and Development Economics 2022

Stuart DeCew

Executive Director at Yale Center for Business and the Environment
MBA 2011
Master of Environmental Management 2011

Peter Boyd

Faculty at Yale School of the Environment
Founder & CEO at Time4Good Group

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Connect with like-minded individuals


Viveca Morris

Executive Director of Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School
MBA 2019
Master of Environmental Management 2019

Saed Alizamir

Associate Professor of Operations Management at Yale School of Management

Jesse Laniak

Renewable Energy Project Developer - Grid Scale at EDF Renewables North America
Master of Environmental Management 2020