The Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy seeks to revitalize the international regime for the environment. It aims to facilitate thought and discourse on how to strengthen environmental policymaking at the global scale and to advance the dialogue on the functions, structure, financing, and activities of the global environmental regime. Our work is based on the premise that there exist serious problems of failed collective action, institutional fragmentation, and deficient authority within the current global environmental governance architecture.

Current Research & Programs

* Corporate Environmental Accountability

Examines the relationship between corporate environmental rhetoric and political behavior. The business world has seen an increase in environmentally friendly, or green” companies that take great strides to support environmentally sustainable programs worldwide; however