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Emilie Mazzacurati

Emilie’s expertise mixes rigorous economic analysis and creative data visualization to help investors and corporations understand climate risks and develop effective climate resilience strategies. She has been advising governments and large corporations for 15 years to help them identify strategic opportunities in the sustainability and climate change fields. Emilie was the lead author of the Caring for Climate 2015 report on “The Business Case for Responsible Corporate Adaptation” and is a frequent speaker at industry events on climate resilience. From 2007 to 2012, she was Head of Carbon Analysis at Thomson Reuters Point Carbon, where she directed Point Carbon’s research department in the U.S. Emilie conceived and launched Point Carbon’s successful North American carbon market research series. She has published extensively on California climate policy and carbon markets, climate risks in the private sector, and the interaction of carbon with other commodity markets.

Emilie has developed a cutting-edge training course on climate risk reporting and disclosure for Fortune 500 corporations that she teaches for the University of California, Davis’ Executive MBA and in corporate training courses. Additionally, she is an advisor to California’s Technical Advisory Group for the Implementation of Governor Brown’s Executive Order on Climate Change Adaptation, a finalist for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Award (2014), and an adjunct professor for UC Davis’ Graduate School of Management.

She holds a Master of Arts in Political Science and Development Studies from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and a Master of Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. Emilie is a certified GRI Sustainability Reporter.