Jake A. Billhorn

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School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2022 School of Management, MBA, 2022

Jake is a Joint MBA and Master of Environmental Management (MEM) Candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Yale School of Management. He is interested in developing strategies to actively encourage investment in ideas, technologies, and companies that are focused both on environmental and financial sustainability.



Prior to starting at Yale, Jake spent his career working as a commercial litigation consultant at the valuation firm Stout in Chicago. He has also worked on due diligence projects with Fenox Venture Capital and The Florida Aquarium. In addition, he served as a member of the Shedd Aquarium Auxiliary Board.



Originally from Chicago, Jake holds both a B.A. in Finance and a B.S. in Zoology from Michigan State University as well as the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s F.S.A. credential.

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Reaching for the Canopy: Two Partnerships Grow Institutional Interest in Natural Capital

Two recent investment projects are raising significant money to try to show that taking natural capital investment to the next level is not only possible, but potentially a key piece for future institutional asset managers to include in a balanced portfolio. No matter how you slice it, to get a...