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This course introduces the concepts and practices of sustainable development, clean technology, and energy management. These areas are explored from a global perspective as they affect current and future opportunities and challenges related to the design, development, and commercialization of...
Research Areas: Business, Law and Policy
School: Harvard Extension School
Season: Fall
This course develops the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully market sustainable products and services. At the end of the course students are able to understand the key elements of developing a successful marketing strategy and branding approach for a sustainable market offering. The...
Research Areas: Business, Law and Policy
School: Harvard Extension School
Season: Fall
In 2006, Nancy Pfund of DBL Ventures, a pioneer in investing for impact, invested in an unknown electric car company called Tesla, under the joint hypothesis that the firm would be the next big thing while making the world a better place. After a successful 2010 IPO, Tesla has now surpassed GM as...
Research Areas: Business, Law and Policy
School: Harvard Business School
Season: Spring
Discussions on the contemporary city often focus on the challenges of large metropolitan areas. The convergence of competing economic, geographic, and environmental systems constitute not only intractable challenges but also, it is often argued, the potential for addressing the effects of...
Research Areas: Architecture and Environmental Design
School: Graduate School of Design
Season: Fall
This project-based class focuses on the planning and design of sustainable strategies for cities in the developing world, using the city of Hermosillo in northern Mexico as the basis for analysis and action. In partnership with the Cities Program of the Inter-American Development Bank and the Mayor...
Research Areas: Architecture and Environmental Design
School: Graduate School of Design
Season: Fall
This course provides an overview of energy policy issues with an emphasis on the analysis necessary to frame, design, and evaluate policy remedies to energy problems. The course is intended for doctoral students interested but not necessarily specializing in energy issues. The course is offered in...
Research Areas: Business, Law and Policy, Energy
School: Harvard Kennedy School
Season: Spring
Survey of foundations and applications of the modern theory of environmental and natural-resource economics. What are the basic models and what are they suggesting about policy? Externalities, public goods, common property, strategies for controlling pollution. Dynamics of renewable resources (...
Research Areas: Business, Law and Policy
School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Season: Fall
Developing and implementing good solutions to real problems facing human society requires a broad understanding of the relationships between technology innovation, science, manufacturing, design thinking, environment, sustainability, culture, aesthetics, business, public policy, and government....
Research Areas: Architecture and Environmental Design
School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Season: Fall
Developing and implementing good solutions to real problems facing human society requires a broad understanding of the relationships between technology innovation, science, manufacturing, design thinking, environment, sustainability, culture, aesthetics, business, public policy, and government....
Research Areas: Architecture and Environmental Design
School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Season: Spring
Our eating represents our most consequential engagement with the natural world. This course will introduce students to the concept of a food system –embracing everything from the soil and farming methods to public health, the environment, and culture—through extensive readings and writings in a...
Research Areas: Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Season: Fall
The German-speaking world has long been known for its ecological concern and green credentials. Myriad films and novels from the post-1945 period deal with the degradation of the environment and the concomitant threat to human life. In this course we will look at novels from and about the former...
Research Areas: Ecology and Biodiversity
School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Season: Spring
Science and technology (S&T) affect—and insights rooted in understanding of S&T therefore are germane to formulating policy about—practically every issue on the agenda of governments: the economy, public health, education, environment, defense, diplomacy and more.  Policy makers and those...
Research Areas: Business, Law and Policy
School: Harvard Kennedy School
Season: Fall
The nutritional health of the public begins with food. There are two goals of this course: (1) To learn the basics of food science and technology, including food composition, chemistry, processing, and engineering; and (2) to understand how the broader food environment, including agricultural...
Research Areas: Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
School: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Season: Fall
This course is the first of a two-module sequence in Building Technology (6121, 6122) and constitutes part of the core curriculum in architecture. Objectives: To study selected aspects of the physical environment which directly affect people and their buildings, such as climate, weather, solar...
Research Areas: Architecture and Environmental Design
School: Graduate School of Design
Season: Fall
Wildlife, vegetation, soil, air, water, and aquatic ecosystems, together with their human uses, are related to the distinctive, especially spatial, attributes of suburban and urban landscapes. Topics addressed with ecological emphasis include: urban region; suburbanization, growth and sprawl;...
Research Areas: Architecture and Environmental Design, Ecology and Biodiversity
School: Graduate School of Design
Season: Spring
This course will provide students with an understanding of water that will inform their professional approaches to landscape architecture, architecture, and planning, and contribute to protecting, improving, restoring, and sustaining water resources. Emphasis will be placed on both the science and...
Research Areas: Architecture and Environmental Design
School: Graduate School of Design
Season: Spring
What is the relationship between the natural environment and the design of successful places? How do we know? And how can we mobilize these ideas as planners and citizens? This class will explore environmental planning as an inescapably political and ideological practice and will give you tools to...
Research Areas: Architecture and Environmental Design
School: Graduate School of Design
Season: Fall
(Previously offered as PED-102)  This semester-long course examines how economic theory and rigorous evidence can be harnessed to design development policies that respond to market and political failures in developing economies. The course builds on the analytical framework and evidence base...
Research Areas: Business, Law and Policy
School: Harvard Kennedy School
Season: Spring
In January 1st of 2016 the United Nations officially released the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which officially launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which over the next 15 years will drive global activities to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and reduce...
Research Areas: Business, Law and Policy
School: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Season: Spring, Winter
Global leaders will increasingly be called on to navigate the competition between human needs and environmental protection. This course will prepare students to exercise leadership in the context of such environmental conflicts, whether in government, international organizations, NGOs or business....
Research Areas: Business, Law and Policy, Ecology and Biodiversity
School: Harvard Kennedy School
Season: Spring

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