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Dan Esty, Yale’s leading “tree hugger” and former Commissioner of Connecticut Department of Energy and The Environment will lead the yale Sustainability Leadership Forum.

New Haven: Yale University, Yale will host the first Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum, September 21-23,  bringing together “perspectives from the United States and across the world, from business, government, NGOs, and academia, to examine the concept of sustainability.”

The forum topics are expected to include environmental entrepreneurship, sustainable investment strategy, new conservation, circular economies, spurring innovation, sustainability governance, and more. 

In addition to the modules, Sterling Professor William Nordhaus will deliver a dinnertime talk on “tools for addressing sustainability issues, focusing in particular on carbon pricing mechanisms”, and Mary Evelyn Tucker will deliver a lunchtime talk on the “nexus of ecology and sustainability.”