IGEL's Impacts

IGEL’s Impact: Beyond Conferences and Reports?

This year, the students in my course in Environmental Management: Law and Policy read a new book: James Gustave Speth, The Bridge at the End of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainabilty (Yale University Press 2008). Speth has been a fixture in environmental policy circles for decades and serves currently as the Dean of Yale’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, one of the most impressive schools of its kind in the world. One set of observations in the book struck me as disturbing and provocative. After many years of work on environmental policy, Speth makes observations such as the following:

Save the Date: IGEL's 4th Annual Conference-Workshop on Valuing Water: Business Challenges & Opportunities for Innovation

Fourth Annual Conference-Workshop

Save the Date

March 22, 2011
World Water Day
8th Floor Colloquium
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia

Topic: Valuing Water: Business Challenges & Opportunities for Innovation