Master of Environmental Management Candidate
Yale School of the Environment
Lauren Phipps works to accelerate the transition from a linear to a circular economy. She is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment focusing on industrial ecology, business and the mechanics of systems change. Her work centers on critical materials and strategies to forge and future-proof the value chains that drive decarbonization. Lauren is a co-lead of the Business and Environment club and a CBEY 2050 Fellow. Prior to Yale, Lauren led circular economy strategy, programs and partnerships at GreenBiz as Vice President and Senior Analyst. During her time at GreenBiz, Lauren launched Circularity, the world’s largest circular economy conference, and authored an industry-leading weekly newsletter known for its skeptical yet solutions-oriented voice and systems lens. Lauren holds bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Analysis and Sociology from Pitzer College.