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Environmental 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

Active Ventures in Environmental Innovation

Active Ventures in Environmental Innovation

Wondering what ventures are happening at Yale in the environmental and sustainability space? Our partners at Tsai CITY keep a database of active startups that have been launched by students during their time on campus.  

Explore active Yale-based ventures in environment + sustainability

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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

Stuart DeCew

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

Josie Jayworth

Environmental Innovation Fellow at CBEY | Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale
Ph.D. in Chemistry 2024

Peter Boyd

Faculty at Yale School of the Environment
Founder & CEO at Time4Good Group
Resident Fellow at Yale Center for Business and the Environment

Jan Lo

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

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