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Sabin Stories: PowerHouse

Katrina Barlow (SOM ’17) came to Yale interested in starting a company. “There’s no better time to start a company than while you’re at school,” ...

Three Things We Learned at GreenBiz

This past February, professionals from the world’s most influential companies gathered in Phoenix to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and solutions in corporate sustainability, as ...

The Value of B Corps: What Investors Need to Know

Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO of the world’s largest investment firm, recently noted that long-term corporate prosperity requires not just financial performance, but “a positive ...

The Plastic Problem

About 8 million tons of plastic waste enters our oceans every year. That’s roughly 500 pounds per second. The result is predictable: plastics are in ...

YISF Proceedings 2017

Current issue articles include: Cary Krosinsky, The Editor’s Word Daniel C. Esty & Todd Cort, Rethinking Environmental/Social/Governance Metrics for the Mainstream Investor Daniel C. Esty ...

Sobotka Seed Stage Venture Grant: The 2017 Winners

The two winners of this year’s $10,000 Sobotka Seed Stage Venture Grant, disbursed annually by the Yale Center for Business and the Environment to provide ...

Canada’s Big, Optimistic Infrastructure Bet

Wherever he is, whomever he’s with, Amarjeet Sohi likes to tell the story of a phone call he once received from a Canadian mother of ...

Pricing Carbon in Brazil

Carbon pricing – a key tool to combat climate change – is gaining momentum all around the world, including in emerging markets such as Brazil ...

Rethinking the Private Sector's Role in Disaster Relief

Natural disasters have filled the news in recent months, occurring so frequently that they seem to intimate apocalypse: wildfires, earthquakes, hurricanes. But as national and ...

Climate Change Seed Grant Winners Announced 2017

Yale Center for Business and the Environment, The Yale University Office of Sustainability and Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies are pleased to announce the winners ...

A Regional Commitment to Renewable Thermal

In recent weeks, states have renewed their vows to mitigate the impacts of climate change by upholding the greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets outlined in ...