Marisa Repka

Marisa Repka
Co-Founder & CFO, Cambium Carbon
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2020

Marisa holds a Masters of Environmental Management with a specialization in Business from the Yale School of the Environment. Through her work at Cambium Carbon, she is building a circular economy model for urban forestry in US cities.

At YSE, Marisa was a co-leader of the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Student Interest Group, led community events as President of the Forestry Club, and served as Teaching Fellow for the advanced seminar in Waste Management & the Circular Economy. Through CBEY she worked as a writer and student program manager for the Conservation Finance Network.

Prior to Yale, she was Production Coordinator for the Good Food Foundation, a San Francisco-based nonprofit focused on growing the businesses of sustainable food producers. She holds a Bachelors in Art History from Williams College.

Authored Articles
Soy farm in Brazil

Soy farm in Brazil / Michael Swan / CC BY-ND 2.0

How Guaranteed Offtake Can Drive Sustainable Agriculture

As food companies look to lower supply chain risk and reduce their ecological footprint, new strategies are emerging to increase adoption of sustainability practices among farmers. Several companies have begun using long-term contracts — purchase agreements guaranteeing offtake beyond an annual time horizon — to stabilize costs and allow both...

Food-Industry Water Risk Is a Growing Concern

Water – the lifeblood of the $5-trillion food industry – is slowly gaining notice among companies and investors in this sector. Food and agriculture use the single largest share of the world’s freshwater resources, making water-associated risk a critical concern for production and profitability. A key 2017 report by Ceres...