The First 100 Days: A Conversation with Fred Krupp on Climate and Environmental Policy in the Biden Administration

Date: 

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Join the Center for Public Leadership for a discussion on climate policy with Fred Krupp, President of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

Join the Center for Public Leadership for a discussion on climate policy with Fred Krupp, President of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

Fred Krupp has guided EDF for three decades. A leading voice on climate change, energy, and sustainability, he is a champion for harnessing the power of the marketplace to protect our environment. Under Krupp's leadership, EDF has become one of the world’s most influential environmental organizations. He has focused international attention on the problem of methane emissions from the oil-and-gas system and led EDF's innovative corporate partnerships with FedEx, KKR, McDonald’s, Walmart and others.

Since he took the helm in 1984, EDF’s annual operating budget has grown from $3 million to over $180 million, staff has increased from 50 to more than 700, and membership has expanded from 40,000 to over 2.5 million. Krupp was named one of America’s Best Leaders by U.S. News and World Report and is a recipient of the 2015 William K. Reilly Environmental Leadership Award.

The program will be hosted by Rand Wentworth, the Louis and Gabrielle Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership, and moderated by Shashank Singh MPA 2022 and Angel Ibanez MPP 2023.

RSVP by 12:00PM ET on Wednesday, 3/24.

Contact: cpl_events@hks.harvard.edu