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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Richard G Kidd
Executive Director at Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council - Executive Office of the President
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Christopher Davidson
Director, Corporate Sustainability at WestRock Company
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Sabin Sustainable Venture Prize
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Feasibility of Renewable Thermal Technologies in Connecticut
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Framing Effects on Inferences about Green Product Quality
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Yale's Nespresso Sustainability Team Earns Top Honors
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Are McDonald’s Filet-O-Fish Sandwiches Really Sustainable?
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What to Do, How to Live: Personal Activism for a Threatened Planet
Mar 06, 2017
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Patagonia Worn Wear: Better Than New
Mar 06, 2017
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GreenLight Workshop: Yale Office of Sustainability
Mar 03, 2017
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