1A: We Are Still In: Why and How U.S. Leaders Remain Committed to Paris
Friday, March 16, 2018 | Start Time: 1:00 PM| Damen Center, Schmidt, Multipurpose Room, South
Moderator: Seth Green, founding director, Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility
Over 2,500 leaders, representing all sectors of our economy, committed their institutions to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement after the government withdrew federal support in 2017. Our panel will explore why and how U.S. corporations, educational institutions, and state and local governments are reaffirming their commitment to the Paris goals even as our federal governments pulls out of this pivotal international agreement.
- Bob Best, sustainability lead, JLL
- Aaron Durnbaugh, sustainability director, IES
- Tim Frick, CEO, Mightybytes
- Amy Jewel, City Energy Project advisor, City of Chicago