Whitney Mann

Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2019

Whitney is a Master of Environmental Management student in the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. At CBEY, she co-leads the Corporate Water Risk and Strategy Workshop and helps coordinate the Carbon Pricing Webinar Series. Whitney is focusing on water resource science and management and is generally interested in water risk and impacts related to energy, agriculture, and corporate practices. She is also interested in the role for markets and payment schemes to promote responsible and equitable resource management. Before Yale, Whitney worked as an Analyst within the Energy, Environment, and Network Industries sector of NERA Economic Consulting supporting the design and implementation of auctions and markets for energy and environmental commodities. This past summer, she worked as a GLOBE intern with The Nature Conservancy’s Corporate Engagement and Global Water Teams. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, where she graduated magna cum laude.

Authored Articles
A pollinator-friendly solar development

Pollinator-friendly solar / Photo courtesy of Rob Davis, Fresh Energy

Capturing the Private and Public Benefits of Pollinator-Friendly Solar

Pollinator-friendly solar, which incorporates native grasses and wildflowers throughout a solar installation, is one approach to cultivating additional land use benefits from solar projects. In two new Yale Center for Business and the Environment white papers, we explore the potential of this emerging practice.