Eva (Jiayu) Wang

Master of Environmental Management, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, 2017
Eva Jiayu Wang is a candidate for Master of Environment Management at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies focusing on clean energy international development and corporate sustainability. She is currently working as a research assistant for the Yale Center for Business and the Environment on global energy development challenges. 
 
This past summer, Eva worked as a clean energy intern for Tetra Tech - an international consulting firm - on multiple biogas, solar and energy efficiency projects and proposals and in developing countries. In addition, she conducted two papers as a lead author on solar irrigation and clean energy cold storage solutions in emerging markets. Prior to Yale F&ES, Eva worked for Asia Society and the Urban Land Institute on the Pacific Cities Sustainability Initiative as a regional consultant to provide administrative and management support.  Her experience provides her with in-depth understanding of Pacific Rim’s energy needs and urban development challenges.  Additionally, She has research experience gains through working at ClimateWorks’s NGO -- Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN).  As a research associate and later a consultant, she worked on GBPN's projects with a focus on data analysis of energy efficiency, renewable energy implementation and policy benchmarking and assisted best practices sharing among China, European regions and Southeast Asian countries. 
 
Eva graduated from Tongji University, and holds both a BS and a MS Degree in Civil Engineering. During her studies, she served as a visiting scholar in the Architecture School of Carnegie Mellon University. 
Authored Articles
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Why CFOs Choose Corporate Sustainability

Who is driving corporate sustainability forward? In this interview, David Lubin, co-founder and managing director of Constellation Research and Technology, shared his perspective on CFOs’ role in steering the wheel of these decisions. It often takes a dedicated commitment made by a CEO to make a compelling case – and an integrated sustainability plan carried out by the CFO to make it happen.

How Is USAID Attracting Global Clean Energy Financing?

What has United States Agency for International Development (USAID) done to support efforts to scale up clean energy? What are the impacts of these clean energy projects? What is USAID’s strategy to attract funding from the private sector? In this interview, Jeffrey Haeni, energy division chief of the Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment at USAID, shared his insights on global clean energy development.

“Energy Efficiency for All” Supports Financial Resilience

Energy costs can impose a harsh burden on low-income families. Energy Efficiency for All (EEFA) is seeking to combat this adversity in 12 states with a combination of private and public funds. It is building up from a base of nonprofit commitment to create more partnerships, expand its work, and reach a large population of tenants and property owners.