How can business reduce carbon emissions at scale? Four HBS alumni will share their efforts on the ground to drive this change through innovations in business operations, structured finance, public-private partnerships, and technological advancement with potential for impact across the global economy. From developing fusion energy to improving manufacturing processes, these individuals are demonstrating the important role business plays in addressing the challenges of climate change. Join Professor Michael Toffel as he sits down with Matthew Arnold, Mitch Goldstein, Heather Takle, and Christian Weeks for a panel discussion.
Michael Toffel is the Senator John Heinz Professor of Environmental Management at Harvard Business School, Faculty Chair of the HBS Business and Environment Initiative, and PI of the Climate and Sustainability Impact Lab at D^3.
Matthew Arnold is the CEO of Unimacts Global, a global industrial manufacturing services company. He has 25+ years of global manufacturing and supply chain leadership experience.
Mitch Goldstein is the CFO of Commonwealth Fusion Systems, working to deliver the fastest path to commercial fusion energy.
Heather Takle is the president and CEO of PowerOptions, a nonprofit energy buying consortium that delivers cost savings and predictability to nonprofits and the public sector in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
Christian Weeks is the CEO of enVerid Systems, a leading provider of sustainable indoor air quality solutions that develops products to improve indoor air quality, reduce carbon emissions, improve resiliency.
The D^3 Assembly Climate and Sustainability Series showcases conversations with HBS alumni leaders taking action in business, climate, and sustainability. This series is hosted in collaboration by the HBS Business & Environment Initiative and the Digital, Data, and Design (D^3) Institute.
This event is open to everyone.