Tools for Unlocking Investment in Climate Solutions


  • Santiago Enriquez, Abt Associates (Moderator)
  • Michele Laird, Abt Associates
  • Benjamin Matek, Abt Associates
  • Vivek Pathak, International Finance Corporation
  • Anaitee Mills, Cadmus Group
Abt Associates

Let's explore the future! What if you could design a global scenario to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050? What possible strategies for private and public actors


  • Pierre-Alix LLORET, cofounder of 2tonnes (

Intergenerational Dialogue: Reflections on COP 26


  • Gabriel Quadri, Deputy to the Mexican Federal Congress
  • Rosalind Skillin, Climate Activist
  • Kyra Hall, Swarthmore College, Student Activist
  • William Funderburk, Project Developer,

Youth Engagement: Mapping the Present and Owning our Future

Future Leaders Network
Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful

Economic Development and Offshore Wind – Opportunities for Collaboration


  • Kathleen Theoharides, Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
  • Doreen Harris, President and CEO, NYSERDA
  • Ben Grumbles, Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment
  • Jeremy Tarr, Senior Advisor for Climate Change Policy, Office of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper
Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

New cooperation between New Zealand, California and Québec on carbon markets and the fight against climate change


  • Master of Ceremony : Jean Lemire, Québec Climate Change Envoy
  • Speaker: James Shaw, New Zealand’s Climate Change Minister
  • Speaker: Liane M. Randolph, Chair of the California Air Resources Board
  • Speaker: Benoit Charette, Québec’s Minister of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change
Government of Québec

Meeting Climate Goals Through Carbon Pricing at the Subnational, Regional, and National Levels

National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

Local Climate Action in California Through an Equity Lens


  • John Bauters - City Council, City of Emeryville; Board of Directors, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Lynda Hopkins - Supervisor, Sonoma County, CA.; Board of Directors, Bay Area Air Quality Management District
  • Davina Hurt - City Council, City of Belmont, CA.; Board of Directors, Bay Area Air Quality Management District; Board of Directors, California Air Resources Board
Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD)

Green, Blue, and Equitable: Highlighting and Scaling U.S. States’ Best Practices for Increasing Resilience


  • Anukriti (Anu) Hittle, Hawai‘i Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation Coordinator (In Glasgow)
  • Secretary Kathleen A. Theoharides, Secretary, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (in Glasgow)
  • Secretary Ben Grumbles, Secretary Maryland Department of the Environment (In Glasgow)
  • Basil Seggos, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (in Glasgow)
  • Amanda Martin, Chief Resilience Officer, North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency (remote)
  • Brian Ambrette, Senior Climate Resilience Coordinator, Maine Governor's Office of Policy Innovation and the Future (remote)
  • Frank Kohlasch, Climate Director, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (remote)
  • Anne Miller, Colorado Resiliency Office Director, Department of Local Affairs (remote)
State of Hawai'i
US Climate Alliance

Bold, Ambitious Actions in the Midwestern United States


  • Patrick Hamilton, Director of Climate Change, Energy, and the Environment, Science Museum of Minnesota
  • Minnesota Representative Patty Acomb
  • J. Drake Hamilton, Senior Director, Science Policy, Fresh Energy
  • Tim Sexton, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Governor JB Pritzker, State of Illinois
Minnesota House
Fresh Energy

CEO Countdown Conversation


  • Caroline Choi, senior vice president, Edison International (moderator)
  • David Hochschild, Chair, California Energy Commission
  • Pedro Pizarro, president and CEO, Edison International
Edison International

North America Subnational Carbon Pricing Leadership & Cooperation


  • Washington Senator Reuven Carlyle
  • California Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia
  • Rhode Island Senator Dawn Euer
  • Katelyn Roedner Sutter, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Quebec representative (TBC)
  • Business representative (TBC)
  • Moderator: Katie Sullivan, International Emissions Trading Association

Pacific Coast Leaders Advance Low Carbon Construction: Taking Climate Action for Low Carbon Buildings and Infrastructure

Pacific Coast Collaborative

Decarbonizing Energy, Growing Resilience


  • Verena Radulovic, vice president, C2ES (moderator)
  • Nat Keohane, president, C2ES
  • Larry Culp, CEO, General Electric
  • Pedro Pizarro, president and CEO, Edison International
  • Roger Martella, vice president and CSO, General Electric
  • Drew Murphy, senior vice president, Edison International
  • Alice Hill, senior fellow for energy and the environment, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Katelyn Roedner Sutter, senior manager, U.S. climate, Environmental Defense Fund
Edison International
General Electric

Signing of the Carbon Footprint Programme Operators Agreement


  • The Climate Registry - Amy Holm, Executive Director;
  • Carbon Footprint Italy - Daniele Pernigotti, Director
  • Toitu - Becky Lloyd, CEO
  • Costa Rica's Carbon Neutrality Program - Andrea Meza Murillo, Minister of Environment and Energy of Costa Rica
The Climate Registry

Perspectives on Public-Private Partnerships for Climate Investments


  • Paul Faeth, Abt Associates (Moderator)
  • Tom Steyer, Galvanize Climate Solutions
  • Gillian Caldwell, Deputy Administrator for Climate at USAID
  • Giulia Carbone, Natural Climate Solutions Alliance, WBCSD
  • Matt Arnold, The Nature Conservancy
  • Stacy Swann, Climate Finance Advisors
  • Lindsay Foley, Abt Associates
ABT Associates
Galvanize Climate Solutions

Unlocking Agriculture's Potential

Indigo Ag

“Frontloading” Energy Efficiency for Net-Zero: How Net-Zero Ambitions Call for Urgent Action on Energy


  • Chair: Mai-Britt Poulsen, Managing Director & Senior Partner; Head of BCG UK, Netherlands and Belg
  • Speaker: Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director at International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Speaker: Hakan Bulgurlu, CEO of Arçelik
BCG & Arcelik

Implementing the Global Methane Pledge: Tools for Measuring Progress and Securing Financing


  • Santiago Enriquez, Abt Associates (Moderator)
  • Kait Siegel, Abt Associates
  • Francisco de la Flor, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
  • David Waskow, World Resources Institute
Abt Associates

Racing to Zero: Building Tomorrow's Technologies Today


  • Pedro Pizarro, president and CEO, Edison International (moderator)
  • Arshad Mansour, CEO, EPRI
  • Leo Moreno, president, AES Clean Energy
Edison Electric Institute