Yale Blue Green

Yale Blue Green (YBG) is a community comprised of Yale alumni, students, faculty, staff and affiliates engaged in “green” topics and issues. Our mission is to support the University in its sustainability efforts and to serve as a hub for thought leadership, collaborative action, lifelong learning and inspiration on initiatives relating to the environment and sustainability. 

What Does YBG Do?

  • We support the Yale Office of Sustainability and University sustainability efforts, including the “greening” of alumni events such as reunions and Assemblies.
  • We create community by connecting Yalies interested in sustainability issues through events where Yalies live, serve and work. The ever-expanding list of event locations includes New Haven, Los Angeles, New York, Boston, San Francisco, China, Baltimore and San Diego. We also create digital community through on line programming, communications and social media.
  • We organize and participate in sustainability-related service projects, service trips, advocacy and Yale Day of Service events.
  • We work with strategic partners, such as NRDC and Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, to support alumni service activities and extend our impact.

Get Involved!

We are a new organization, and we need you! There are lots of ways to become meaningfully involved with growing Yale’s sustainability network through YBG:
  • Join our mailing list to get our quarterly newsletter and information on events near you.
  • “Like” our Facebook page for the most up to date information and to engage in ongoing discussions.
  • Organize or participate in a YBG event. Send us an email and let us know where you live and what kind of events you would like to organize.
  • Become part of our leadership team. We are looking for passionate, committed volunteers to help us form the infrastructure of YBG. If you are interested in helping with Communications & Marketing, Service, Events & Programming, Student Initiatives or Strategic Planning, let us know.
Yale has literally dozens of “green” resources. Subscribe to our quarterly newsletter for highlights from our green friends at the University.
 
Want to find out more about YBG or share relevant information?
Contact us at yalebluegreen@gmail.com.
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