Jessica Bediako

Jessica Bediako
Yale school of the Environment, Master of Environmental Management, 2022
Title IX Fellow at Yale University The Earth Prize

Jessica Bediako is a graduate student of Yale School of the Environment pursuing a Masters in Environmental Management. Her interest and professional pursuits in Corporate Sustainability and Resiliency Management reflect her belief in the possibility of businesses thriving and still keeping the environment safe.

In addition to being a Title IX Fellow at Yale University, Student Interest Group leader and a Mentor for The Earth Prize, Jessica works with the Yale Center for Business and the Environment as a Writer for the Conservation Finance Network and Research Assistant for the Financing and Deploying Clean Energy online certification program. Her recent professional experiences have been with the Green Business Certification International and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Projects she has also been involved in include the development of the US Green Building Council’s RELi Certification Rating System, and WBCSD’s Mobility Decarbonization and Commuting Behavioral Change projects.

Authored Articles
Where careers and cycles grow?

(Courtesy Ghana Forestry Commission.) Can this soil nourish entrepreneurs as well as crops? 

Can a Partnership Bury Carbon and Elevate Equity in Ghana?

In Ghana, fertile forests have attracted poaching and razing. Now they're attracting a coalition that aims to restore forests and empower female farmers. Leaders aim for the restoration of 200,000 hectares of off-reserve savannah forests and woodlands by placing them under Community Resource Management Areas (CREMA). These target 100,000 hectares...