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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Brendan LeBlanc
Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services at EY
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Programs & Research

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Using Social Networks to Market New Environmental Technologies
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
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Shared Visions of Sustainability and the Resulting Impacts on Organizational Performance
Management & Products
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Rising Leaders on Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change
Finance & Markets, Management & Products
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Reflections on the Pathways to Impact conference
A personal perspective from a young sustainability professional
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Solar Energy Finance Association Emerges on the Scene
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Upcoming Events

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Yale GreenLight goes to Boston
Feb 22, 2017
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Alumni Event
Yale Prizes Info Sessions
Feb 23, 2017
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On campus
Internal Carbon Pricing - Practical Experiences from the Private Sector: Mahindra & Mahindra
Feb 27, 2017
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Recent Events

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Sustainability Metrics Monthly Seminar: Rich Goode, Ernst & Young
Feb 07, 2017
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On campus
Building a Social Impact Business Plan
Feb 03, 2017
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On campus
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