Our aging infrastructure isn’t ready for climate change. David Gilford ’07 explains how new resilient, technology-enabled infrastructure can help us thrive in an uncertain future.
Patagonia “is in business to save our home planet.” We talked with Vincent Stanley, the company’s director of philosophy, about the lessons for Patagonia’s peers in its approach to doing business.
Collaboration among organizations and across sectors can help, said a group of leaders at the Yale Healthcare Conference—but it must be pursued strategically.
Sustainably built homes cost more up front, but factor in resiliency, indoor air quality, and the costs to heat and cool, and the cost calculus looks quite different, says Aaron Smith ’16.
Washington state’s collective action approach to career-connected learning expands students’ horizons, connects employers to their future workforce, and builds community, says Maud Daudon ’83 of Career Connect Washington.
For families coming out of homelessness, housing doesn’t end the impossible choices that come with navigating poverty. Jill Bauman ’87 describes Imagine LA’s holistic model to end family homelessness and poverty.
Is artificial intelligence ready to become a standard business tool? McKinsey’s Bryce Hall ’12 says that combining human expertise and judgment with AI’s data-driven recommendations is a challenging but powerful way to deliver business results.
Impact investing advisor Clint Bartlett ’17 and Professor Todd Cort are working on innovative approaches in which businesses that create positive social outcomes get cheaper capital.
Even as emergency relief continues, says Rana Kotan ’04, secretary general of Third Sector Foundation of Turkey, it is crucial to expand the capacity of the grassroots organizations that will be rebuilding long after the headlines have faded.
Satellites can track methane leaks and other greenhouse gas emissions back to the source. We asked Karen Jones ’89, senior technology strategist in the Center for Space Policy and Strategy at The Aerospace Corporation, what it will take to act on the insights offered by space technology.