Christopher N. Fox
Director, Special Projects
Christopher is Director, Special Projects, leading the development of cross-program initiatives on climate change, clean energy and sustainability. Previously, Christopher was founding co-director the Ceres policy program and founding director of the Ceres investor program. Among his other accomplishments, Christopher was a co-founder of the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) project of Ceres in 2003, and a founding staff member of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) project of Ceres in 1997.
Before joining Ceres in 1997, Christopher served as a program associate at the Heinz Family Foundation in Washington, D.C. He was also executive director of the Center for Environmental Citizenship, a national non-profit environmental organization that was acquired by the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund in 2006.
Christopher has a B.A. from Yale University and a Master of Divinity degree from Harvard University.
Recent Blog Posts
Today, the Paris Agreement – the first-ever global, legally binding framework to tackle climate change – becomes international law. The United States, China, India, Brazil, European Union and 89 other nations representing two-thirds of global emissions have formally joined the agreement, allowing it to go into effect today.
World leaders announced significant new commitments on climate change in June, providing a major boost to the Clean Trillion campaign’s goal of expanding investment in clean energy by an additional $1 trillion per year.
In the past few weeks the Clean Trillion campaign to expand investment in clean energy and curb fossil fuel investments has picked up fresh, palpable momentum.
Why Investors are Essential to Tackling Climate Change – and How They Can Seize the Clean Trillion Opportunity
There’s a lot that investors can do to help tackle climate change. Investment opportunities abound as the world shifts from fossil fuels to clean energy. But cutting through the clutter to understand exactly what those opportunities are and how to go about capitalizing on them can be a challenge for investors both large and small.
No nation can tackle climate change alone. That’s why the new global agreement to be negotiated in Paris this year is so essential. The agreement will ensure that every country does its share to limit carbon pollution and will accelerate the global shift to clean energy.