Lecture by Professor Masaru Yarime at Georgia Tech
(November 16, 2009)
Professor Yarime Speaking at Georgia Tech
Professor Masaru Yarime, an Associate Professor for the University of Tokyo's Graduate Program in Sustainability Science, gave a lecture at Georgia Tech titled, "Implementing Sustainability Innovation: Corporate Strategy, Public Policy, and Institutional Design." Professor Yarime discussed several real-world examples of innovation in sustainability, such as the initiative to introduce lead-free solder, elimination of CFCs as a gas propellant, and production of low-emission vehicles. Professor Yarime compared the relative success and failure of these initiatives in different countries, and explained what factors led to differing results.