Materials Overview

From extraction to end-of-life, materials management touches almost every functional area of the modern corporation. Concerns over scarcity along with consumer pressure on sourcing and disposal are responsible for increasing supply chain scrutiny. At the same time, the rapid pace of technological innovation depends on materials innovation. How and where do all of these issues overlap?

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Kathryn Siegel
Air Toxics and Assessment Branch Chief at US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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Weyerhaeuser Research Grants
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Joint Degree Leadership Development Series
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Framing Effects on Inferences about Green Product Quality
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Yale Team Makes Final Round at Nespresso Sustainability Challenge
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Recent Events

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Pathways in Business and the Environment: Burt's Bees
May 03, 2019
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A Dialogue with Stuart DeCew
Apr 18, 2019
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Networking Reception with Accenture
Apr 09, 2019
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