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We love to talk about the work we are doing at CBEY. From blog posts to curated news articles and beyond, we are constantly producing content to inform and inspire.

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The Realm of Possibility

A good time was had by all—up in the rugged mountains of Central Asia, out two weeks in stealthy pursuit of a snow leopard. “That’s ...

High-Water Market

Floods are the most destructive natural disaster in the U.S., averaging more than $8 billion in annual damages. The infrastructure designed to mitigate flooding is ...

The Next Wave of Corporate Sustainability

I returned to graduate school almost three years ago planning to transition to a career in corporate sustainability. Understanding the economic benefits that corporate environmental ...

Getting to 16 Megawatts

On a recent Friday I stood in a second floor conference room behind a glass wall, watching seven individuals manage the flow of electricity across ...

Our New Online Presence

In November, the Yale Center for Business and the Environment launched its new website: cbey.yale.edu. The redesign not only provides an aesthetic update, but gives ...

Toward Credible Sustainability Reporting

At the turn of last century, John Wanamaker, the prolific US department store merchant, was lamenting his ever growing marketing budget. He concluded that “Half ...

Sometimes It's All About Timing

Notes from Yale's Inaugural Low Carbon Case CompetitionOn the heels of the US-China Summit and two pivotal divestment announcements from Sweden’s national pension fund and ...