Among the most important questions facing businesses these days is how best to manage the environmental aspects of their operations, including:
Students intending to specialize in Business and the Environment should consider taking a number of courses in both a business (sustainable management, environmental finance, entrepreneurship) and a resource (land, industrial systems, water, climate, energy). Resource-oriented courses are organized within the School’s specializations in Sustainable Land Management; Sustainable Urban and Industrial Systems; Water Resources Management; and Climate Science, Adaptation, and Mitigation. Students interested in energy-related courses taught outside of F&ES should consult the YCEI website. For work on policy aspects, students should refer to the School’s specialization in Environmental Policy Analysis. Students seeking further counsel on course selection should speak with their academic advisor or the Faculty Coordinator of the Business and the Environment Specialization.
Faculty Coordinator: Brad Gentry
Specialization Faculty: Maureen Burke, Ben Cashore, Marian Chertow, Bill Ellis, Tom Graedel, Matthew Kotchen, Reid Lifset, Robert Mendelsohn, Chad Oliver, Deborah Spalding, and Julie Zimmerman.