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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Jocelyn Cascio
Supply Chain Sustainability Manager at Intel Corporation
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Jackie Roberts
Chief Sustainability Officer at The Carlyle Group
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Seminar in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Joint Degree Leadership Development Series
Intrapreneurship & Systems Change
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Pathways in Corporate Sustainability
Intrapreneurship & Systems Change
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Embedding Sustainability in Executive Education at Yale SOM
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An Open Source Ecological Entrepreneur
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Can Investment in the U.S. Sustainable Agriculture Sector Drive Ecological Benefits?
Apr 24, 2018
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