Caroline James ’22 , director of sustainability at Atlantic Packaging, says the current plastics recycling system is broken. She explains how new efforts by businesses and governments could move us toward a more sustainable and circular economy.
Land trusts are bringing innovative new tools to tackle the myriad problems created by climate change.
Jenny Malseed ’05 of GlobalGiving explains what NGOs on the ground in Ukraine are experiencing and what they need to continue their work.
For investment banker Carol Samuels ’86, a key value is helping government make a difference in people’s lives, by applying financial tools and long-term thinking.
Dan Kim ’97, chief strategic officer and director of Next Renewable Fuels, argues that existing elements of the energy and transport sectors can evolve to contribute to a future decarbonized economy, alongside more disruptive innovations.
Journalists Louise Story ’06 and Ebony Reed argue that understanding the grim history of race and money in the United States is key to building a more equitable future.
A venture fund led by Katie Rae ’97 was providing the patient capital required for breakthroughs on major societal problems like climate change and community health. Then COVID-19 complicated their day-to-day work—and gave their efforts greater urgency.
A collaboration between the nonprofit Ashoka and Trinity Church Wall Street, launched by Anne Evans ’78, aims to harness the passion among people of faith for making positive change.
Casey Pickett ’11, director of the Yale Carbon Charge, explains how to put a dollar value on the myriad choices that make up our response to the climate crisis.
Laszlo Bock ’99, founder and CEO of Humu, highlights the importance of company culture for keeping workers motivated and delivering results despite the challenges of the moment.
Dr. Charles Powell ’19, chief of pulmonary critical care for Mount Sinai, says that promising new approaches to research, diagnosis, and treatment have emerged from the devastation.