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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Tamar Makov
PhD candidate at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Management
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Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance (YISF)
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Feasibility of Renewable Thermal Technologies in Connecticut
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Pathways in Business and the Environment
Intrapreneurship & Systems Change
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Five Ways Fashion Brands Can Advance the Sustainable Development Goals
Apparel brands can “A.D.A.P.T” to shifting consumer demands and climate threats by advancing the SDGs
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Trusting the faucet, trusting a brand, trusting science
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A Conversation with CBEY Alumni Visiting Expert Matt Thurston
Feb 01, 2019
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