August 19, 2015
3:00 - 4:00 pm ET
UN climate talks (COP21) this December in Paris are shaping up to achieve
significant progress on international and national climate and energy policy.
In the run-up to Paris, retail companies have a variety of opportunities to
influence the COP21 outcome by registering existing and new commitments,
providing targeted advice to policymakers, and preparing to act on the likely
this webinar to hear from Business for Social Responsibility (BSR) and Ceres on
what options are available to companies to highlight their leadership, followed
by open Q&A.
Schuchard, Associate Director of Climate Change, BSR
business create strategies to address climate change and navigate the
changing global energy landscape with BSR. Ryan has experience building
multistakeholder collaborations from the ground up and has contributed to the
Greenhouse Gas Protocol's Value Chain (Scope 3) standard and Solar Energy
Industry Association's commitment to sustainability.
joining BSR, Ryan applied business to international development through
various roles, including as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Kyrgyzstan, team
leader for a U.S. State Department initiative building diplomacy with
Afghanistan, and consultant for Jordan’s top environmental conservation NGO.
L. Kelly, Senior Director of the Policy Program, Ceres
Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP), a Ceres
coalition of 36 leading companies including Nike, Starbucks and eBay seeking
to advocate for meaningful climate and energy policy at the federal level.
Anne is an
environmental lawyer with twenty years of combined experience in the private
and public sectors. She has worked as Special Assistant to EPA Region I
Administrator John DeVillars and currently serves on the board of
the Environmental League of Massachusetts. In addition to her JD, Anne holds
a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of