Berkeley Corporate + Climate Summit 2024


How will corporate governance rise to the challenge of climate change?

Join us at the inaugural Berkeley Corporate + Climate Summit to explore the role of corporate governance in combatting climate change. Come hear from speakers in business, government, academia and non-profits who are transforming the role of corporations in the journey towards a more green economy.

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Confirmed topics include:

  • Climate and ESG: A New Agenda
  • Carbon accounting and voluntary carbon markets
  • Transitioning brown assets
  • The politicization of climate change
  • Climate governance and the corporate form
  • Litigation and climate change
  • Asset management industry’s perspective of climate change
  • Using nature-based solutions to combat negative climate impacts
  • Role of lawyers in changing corporations from within

Keynote Speakers:


Janine Guillot

 Former CEO, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board

kateKate Gordon

Former Senior Advisor to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm at U.S. Department of Energy; Member of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board

spencerSpencer Glendon

Founder of Probable Futures

Program Details


Investors, in-house counsel, business executives, government & public interest lawyers, academics, and students


A conference of cross-sector attendees to discuss corporate governance and climate change

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March 28-29, 2024  


California Memorial Stadium

2227 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley, CA 94720

Nearest Hotel Recommendations: The Claremont, Graduate Berkeley, Hotel Shattuck, Residence Inn by Marriott Berkeley, and Berkeley City Club

Parking Information: If driving, we recommend the Maxwell Garage, located at 2175 Gayley Road – Adjacent and a short walk to Memorial Stadium 


Attend In-Person 

Virtual Day 1

Virtual Day 2


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