Daniel Esty

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy; Director of the Center for Environmental Law and Policy; and Director, Center for Business & Environment at Yale, New Haven; Co-Author, From Green to Gold: How Smart Companies use Environmental Strategy

Dan Esty is the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at

Yale University with faculty appointments in both Yale's Environment

and Law Schools. He is the director of both the Center for Business and

Environment at Yale and the Yale Center for Environmental Law and

Policy. Formerly a senior official at the U.S. Environmental Protection

Agency, Mr. Esty is one of the world's leading experts on corporate

environmental strategy. He has advised CEOs and top executives from

Honeywell, Northeast Utilities, Kerr-McGee, Limited Brands, Shell, and

more than a dozen other companies in the United States, Europe, and

Asia. He helped establish and continues to serve on Environmental

Advisory Boards of Coca-Cola and Unilever, and is the author or editor

of nine books and numerous articles on environmental policy issues and

the relationships between the environment and trade, security,

competitiveness, international institutions, governance, business,

development, and environmental performance. His most recent book

Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to

Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage, shows how

companies generate lasting value-cutting costs, reducing risk, driving

new revenues, and creating strong brands-by building environmental

thinking into their core business strategies.


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