Michèle Zollinger

Michèle  Zollinger
Sustainability Consultant at Quantis International
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2016
Latin American Student Interest Group

Michèle is a Sustainability Consultant at Quantis International. She graduated from the Master of Environmental Management at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (F&ES). She worked as Research Assistant on the Corporate Water Workshop Series supported by Professor Bradford Gentry and Professor Todd Cort and was part of the Social & Environmental Entrepreneurship (SEE) working group at CBEY to build up the SEE-Center for CBEY. At Yale, Michèle focused on innovative business models and intrapreneurship linking environmental sustainability to core decision-making in companies. Michèle worked at Adidas Group developing the company's sustainable 2020 targets for owned operations and ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies, in Marketing and Communication for the innovative sustainable mobility project TOSA. She was also Managing Director for the Swiss Environmental Initiative focusing on project management and social entrepreneurship. Michèle graduated from the University of Geneva ’13, with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations. She enjoys landscape painting, playing Jazz piano and was part of the Yale Graduate Rowing Crew.

Authored Articles

UN Seeks to Integrate Climate into Urban Planning

To support cities in climate sustainability, the Cities and Climate Change Initiative (CCCI) from UN Habitat collaborated with other agencies to develop the report “Guiding Principles for City Climate Action Planning.” The initiative announced these principles at COP21 on Dec. 4, 2015. The report recommends evidence-based cross-sector collaboration at an...