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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Marian Chertow
Associate Professor of Industrial Environmental Management at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
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Alumni, Faculty
Richard G Kidd
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Energy & Sustainability, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army Installations, Energy & Environment at US Army
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Mar Gutierrez
Head of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility at Grupo Trimex S.A. de C.V.
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Gold to Green: Financing Sustainable Mining in Peru
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Rising Leaders on the Sustainable Development Goals
New Models for Markets & Finance, Intrapreneurship & Systems Change
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Joint Degree Leadership Development Series
Intrapreneurship & Systems Change
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First Yale Team wins coveted spot in DOE Solar Decathlon competition
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Executive Voices in Sustainability: William Plunkett
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Seeking the Light - Aluminum Jumps in Detroit
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Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance Symposium 2019: State of Play in ESG Investing
Nov 08, 2019
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