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Thursday, December 22nd, 12-1pm EST Featuring Nancy Pfund `82, Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Investors and Benjamin Healey `12, CBEY Research Fellow REGISTER NOW! The Yale Center for Business and the Environment invites you to join an hour long discussion with the co-authors of the recent report, "What Would Jefferson Do? The Historical Role of Federal Subsidies in Shaping America's Energy Future". Co-authors Nancy Pfund `82, Managing Partner, DBL Investors, a double bottom line venture capital firm based in San Francisco, and Ben Healey `12, a Research Fellow at the Yale Center for Business and the Environment and former Staff Director to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources in the Massachusetts legislature, will discuss the implications of their research against the backdrop of the current policy environment. ________________________________________ Media Coverage of the Report http://www.huffingtonpost.com/benjamin-healey/subsidies-for-renewable-energy_b_1151023.html http://qn.som.yale.edu/content/should-government-subsidize-alternative-energy http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/thegreengrok/subsidiesforrenewables http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2011/11/u-s-support-for-renewables-is-minuscule-and-erratic https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Subsidies-For-Oil-Gas-Nuclear-vs.-Renewables/ http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/22/whose-subsidies-trump-whose/ ________________________________________ Nancy E. Pfund is Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Investors, a venture capital firm whose goal is to combine top-tier financial returns with meaningful social, economic and environmental returns in the regions in which it invests. Ms. Pfund currently sponsors or sits on the board of directors of several companies, including: BrightSource Energy, SolarCity, Solaria, Eco.logic Brands, and, prior to their public offering, Tesla Motors and Pandora Media. Ms. Pfund is also a member of the board of directors of the California Clean Energy Fund (CalCEF) and a founding officer and director of ABC2, a foundation aimed at accelerating a cure for brain cancer. Ben Healey is a joint degree graduate student at Yale University, studying at both the School of Management and the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He is also a Research Fellow at the Yale Center for Business and the Environment. Prior to grad school, Mr. Healey worked as the Staff Director to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources in the Massachusetts legislature. Mr. Healey is also a former member of the New Haven Board of Aldermen. He can be reached at benjamin.healey@yale.edu.

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