Catalysts of the Climate Economy National Innovation Summit 2017: Welcome to Vermont... Business and Policy Fishbowl - Climate Solutions and the Economy

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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 plant provocative positions, build on, or argue from each other’s ideas for next steps, and wrangle toward a platform of action and a shared vision for the future of the American economy.

Moderated by Stephen Lacey, the Editor-in-Chief of Greentech Media.

Paul Hendricks 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.

Gary Hirshberg is 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 Lacey is editor-in-chief of Greentech Media 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.

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.

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1 Thursday November 2, 2017 at 10:30 PM
2 Friday November 3, 2017 at 3:30 AM
3 Friday November 3, 2017 at 9:30 AM
4 Thursday March 8, 2018 at 9:20 PM
5 Friday March 9, 2018 at 2:20 AM
6 Friday March 9, 2018 at 8:20 AM


Kevin Harms