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?

Our Community

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Vincent Stanley
Director of Philosophy at Patagonia
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Business Leaders, CBEY Fellows
George E. Newman
Associate Professor of Management and Marketing at Yale School of Management
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People interested in materials

Programs & Research

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Corporate Water Risk and Strategy Workshop Series
Intrapreneurship & Systems Change
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Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance (YISF)
New Models for Markets & Finance
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Programs and Research about materials

Our Stories

Sobotka Stories: Appalachian Roots – Hemp 2.0
Former recipients of the grants share experience and perspective
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Dare To Go Zero
Why More TV Could Mean More Recycling
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Yale's Nespresso Sustainability Team Earns Top Honors
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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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