Dan Esty

Dan Esty

Hillhouse Professor

Yale University


Dan Esty is the Hillhouse Professor at Yale University with appointments in both the Law and Environment Schools -- and director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (www.yale.edu/envirocenter) as well as co-director of the Yale Initiative on Sustainable Finance. Professor Esty has written or edited fourteen books (including the prizewinning volumes Green to Gold and A Better Planet) and dozens of articles on climate change, environmental protection, regulatory reform, and sustainability -- and their connections to corporate strategy, competitiveness, sustainability metrics, and trade.  He served in a number of leadership roles at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from 1989 - 93 including service on the U.S. delegation that negotiated the 1992 Framework Convention on Climate Change and as Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection from 2011- 14. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the World Trade Organization helping WTO Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala develop a sustainability strategy for the global trading system.

Speaking at

October 11 2023

16:00 h - 17:00 h

Plenary C