A Conversation with Tom Steyer, Galvanize Climate Solutions

Time: Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 11:45am - 12:45pm
Presenter: Tom Steyer, Galvanize Climate Solutions
Room/Office: Classroom 2200
Evans Hall
165 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
United States

Please join us for a discussion with investor and climate advocate Tom Steyer, Co-Executive Chair of Galvanize Climate Solutions. In the talk, Steyer will delve into the operations, strategy, and approach of Galvanize, a global investment firm he founded to accelerate climate solutions. Steyer will discuss how Galvanize's strategy extends beyond providing capital by taking a systemic approach that incorporates investing, technology, talent, market expansion, and policy to tackle the climate crisis effectively. The event will also feature insights on the global economic shift toward sustainability, emphasizing the increasing value of technologies and solutions that can significantly reduce or eliminate carbon emissions.

In the discussion, Stuart DeCew, Executive Director of the Yale Center for Business and the Environment, will talk with Tom to dig into questions on:

  • How do you blend capital market acumen with climate expertise, to accelerate climate solutions that deliver both material impact and robust returns?
  • How can you design and staff an organization purpose-built for this era of climate transition?