Dan Esty, Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy; School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy; Yale Law School
Dan Esty is the Hillhouse Professor at Yale University with primary appointments in both the Environment and Law Schools and a secondary appointment at the Yale School of Management. He also serves as the Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (www.yale.edu/envirocenter) and on the advisory board of the Yale Center for Business and the Environment (www.yale.edu/CBEY), which he founded in 2006. Professor Esty served as Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection from 2011-14 while on public service leave from Yale. Professor Esty is the author or editor of ten books and dozens of articles on environmental protection, energy, and sustainability -- and their connections to policy, corporate strategy, competitiveness, trade, and economic success. His prizewinning volume, Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage, has recently been named the top-selling “green business” book of the past decade. Known for his pathbreaking work at the business-energy/environment/sustainability interface, Professor Esty has also provided strategy advice to companies, governments, international organizations, NGOs, and foundations around the world.
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