Janet Peace, Senior Vice President of Policy and Business Strategy, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Janet Peace is the Senior Vice President of Policy and Business Strategy at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). She manages much of the center’s policy work and the Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC), the largest U.S.-based association of companies devoted to climate-related policy and corporate strategies. The BELC contains mainly Fortune 500 companies with combined revenues of over $2 trillion and more than 3.5 million employees. Initiatives managed by Dr. Peace include the center’s climate resilience program, the C2ES Solutions Forum and its advocacy and analysis of market-based policy options. The latest report co-authored by Dr. Peace is Weathering the Next Storm, a Closer Look at Business Resilience (Sept. 2015).
Dr. Peace brings more than 25 years and a wide spectrum of experience on environmental issues to her work at C2ES. As a recognized expert on climate policy, she is a past member of the National Research Council’s Roundtable on Climate Change Education and the Council of Canadian Academies on oil sands environmental technologies.
Prior to C2ES, Dr. Peace worked on climate policy in Alberta and taught environmental and natural resource economics at the University of Calgary. She also worked as a resource specialist with the U.S. General Accounting Office and as a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. She holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science in economics and an undergraduate degree in geology.