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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Vincent Stanley
Director of Philosophy at Patagonia
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Feasibility of Renewable Thermal Technologies in Connecticut
New Models for Markets & Finance
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An Open Source Ecological Entrepreneur
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Yale Team Makes Final Round at Nespresso Sustainability Challenge
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CBEY: A Decade of Innovation at the Nexus of Business and the Environment
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Can Investment in the U.S. Sustainable Agriculture Sector Drive Ecological Benefits?
Apr 24, 2018
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