Economy Overview

The relationship between our economy and our environment covers a broad and fundamentally important range of questions: how do we value natural resources? What kinds of economic policies encourage sustainable development? When do markets manage the environment efficiently and when do they fail? As natural limits loom nearer, these questions only grow in relevance.

Our Community

Connect with students, faculty and external partners whose work or interests are in areas related to this topic. Find out how leaders in the field are thinking about this topic, and how you might get involved.

Laura M. Hammett
Climate Adaptation Planning and Community Resilience Specialist at UNDP
View Full Profile
John Fullerton
Founder and President at Capital Institute
View Full Profile
Business Leaders, Experts
People interested in economy

Programs & Research

Explore the Center’s programs and research related to this topic.

Coalition for Green Capital Consulting Projects
New Models for Markets & Finance
Read More
Conservation Finance Network
New Models for Markets & Finance
Read More
Blueprint for Clean Energy
Intrapreneurship & Systems Change
Read More
Programs and Research about economy

Our Stories

Just in time for Earth Day: An update on Yale’s sustainability initiatives
View News
Executive Voices in Sustainability: Matthew Chmura
Read More
Executive Voices in Sustainability: Manan Sheth
Read More
Portrait
All Stories about economy

Recent Events

Take a look at our recent events for this topic.

Sustainable Finance Monthly Seminar: Adam Zurofsky, Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Dec 04, 2018
View Event
On campus
EMBA Sustainability Colloquium Speaker Series: Deborah Spalding, Commonfund
Nov 09, 2018
View Event
On campus
GreenLight Workshop: Colorado Parks & Wildlife
Oct 26, 2018
View Event
On campus
Recent economy Events

Topics