Resource Productivity: Economic Choices for Firms

 

Resource Productivity: Economic Choices for Firms

Marian Chertow is Director of the Industrial Environmental Management Program and an Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.  Her teaching and research focus on industrial ecology, business/environment issues, waste management, and environmental technology innovation.  Current research interests are:  1) Industrial symbiosis, including geographically-based exchanges of wastes, materials, energy, and water within networks of businesses.  The central focus of this work is a long-term study of business clusters in Puerto Rico.  2) The potential of industrial ecology to underpin ideas of the proposed Circular Economy law in China.  She is on the founding faculty of the Masters of Science in Environmental Management Program at the National University of Singapore where she teaches "Business and Environment."  She is co-editor of Thinking Ecologically: The Next Generation of Environmental Policy (with Daniel Esty) and of Developing Industrial Ecosystems: Approaches, Cases and Tools (with Michelle Portlock).  She spent ten years in environmental business and state and local government including service as President of the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority.  She is a frequent international lecturer and has testified on waste, recycling and other environmental issues before committees of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.  She is on the Editorial Board of BioCycle Magazine and the Journal of Industrial Ecology, the Board of the Eco-Industrial Development Council, and the Advisory Board of the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund.  She holds a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University, as well as a Master of Arts in Public and Private Management and a Ph.D. in environmental studies from Yale University.  
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