Business and Policy Fishbowl: Climate Solutions and the Economy
- Maple Ballroom, 4th Floor Dudley Davis Center 590 Main St., Burlington, Vermont (map)
A dynamic discussion between national business and policy leaders on the current progress of the climate economy, the opportunities ahead, and how to scale these efforts to achieve their optimal potential for the renewal of the American Economy. In this moderated fishbowl conversation, industry leaders will plant provocative positions, build on, or argue from each other’s ideas for next steps, and wrangle toward a platform of action and shared vision for the future of the American economy.
This will be moderated by Stephen Lacey, the Editor-in-Chief of Greentech Media.
Paul is the Manager of Environmental Responsibility at Patagonia. He focuses his efforts on reducing Patagonia’s environmental footprint and works to communicate the company’s philosophy and efforts in a way that inspires others.
Chairman and former president and CEO of Stonyfield Farm, an organic yogurt producer, based in Londonderry, New Hampshire since 1983.
Danny Kennedy is a clean-technology entrepreneur, an environmental activist, and the author of the book Rooftop Revolution: How Solar Power Can Save Our Economy—and Our Planet—from Dirty Energy.
Stephen is an accomplished journalist and editor covering the emerging field of clean energy. He is regularly sought out as an expert and commentator on energy and environmental issues. He is currently the editor-in-chief of Greentech Media, a top business publication covering clean energy, where he manages a team of 10 writers
Dr. Emily Reichert serves as Chief Executive Officer of Greentown Labs, the largest clean technology startup incubator in the United States.
Jigar Shah is the Co-Founder of Generate Capital, a specialty finance company that builds, owns, operates, and finances infrastructure assets involving energy, water, agriculture and basic materials.