Society Overview

Business and the environment are intrinsically linked with the well being of society. There can be no environmental sustainability without simultaneously addressing the needs of society for food, shelter, water and economic progress. Effectively balancing these multiple goals requires a deep and nuanced understanding of the social fabric in which business and environmental pursuits unfold.

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Carol Rosenfeld
Senior Project Director at UNC Environmental Finance Center
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Brendan LeBlanc
Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services at EY
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Internal Carbon Pricing: Practical Experiences from the Private Sector
Finance & Markets
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Coalition for Green Capital Consulting Projects
Finance & Markets
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Humanistic Communications, Climate Change, and COP21, Oh My!
Reflections from a semester about climate change communications and a trip to COP 21
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Making Better Conferences: Interbrand/Project GreenLight Spotlight
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SolarCity’s Jon Carson on Building a Solar Movement
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Making Forest Carbon Offset Projects an Option for Family Forest Owners
May 03, 2017
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