May 2019
Lunch & Learn in SF
The Future of Finance in a Changing World

Please join on Thursday, May 16, 2019 f or a lunch session with former California Insurance Commissioner and current CLEE Climate Risk Initiative Director Dave Jones. Jones will discuss why it is so vital that we assess and address the risk climate change poses to various financial sectors and the power such transformation holds. 

Where:         Baker Botts LLP, San Francisco Office
When:         May 16, 2019, 12:00-1:30 pm
RSVP:          Please RSVP here 


Roundtable Discussion in Berkeley
From Brussels to the Bay: Sustainable Finance in the EU and California

Join CLEE and  The European Union for a roundtable discussion on regulatory developments in sustainable finance and responsible investment. 
Hear from European Commission Director Mario Nava of DG FISMA, the European Commission department responsible for EU banking and financial services policy, on the state of the EU's Sustainable Finance Action Plan. Join leading sustainable finance practitioners and stakeholders in California, including former California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, for an expert discussion on some of the latest regulatory and private sector developments that aim to promote long-term sustainability in global capital markets. 

Where:        UC Berkeley School of Law
When:         May 23, 2019, 1:30 - 4:30 pm
RSVP:          Please RSVP here 

International Conference in Berkeley
Electric Vehicles and Global Urban Adoption

We invite you to attend an international conference on urban electric vehicle deployment, organized by CLEE and the University of Paris. The event  will feature top officials from the Newsom Administration and other electric vehicle industry experts, including:
  • Jamie Hall, Manager of Public Policy, General Motors
  • Dominique Lagarde, Director of Electric Mobility, Enedis (France's largest distribution system operator)
  • John McGinty, Senior Business Development Associate, Uber
  • Patty Monahan, Commissioner, California Energy Commission 
  • Carla Peterman, former commissionerCalifornia Public Utilities Commission
  • Debbie Raphael, Director of the Department of Environment, City of San Francisco
  • Alice Reynolds, Senior Adviser for Energy, Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
The conference will also feature a tour of the Tesla factory in Fremont, California (space is limited to early registrants only) and a guided tour of an innovative, micro-grid ready EV charging facility in Downtown Berkeley.

You can register on-line  (admission is $20, which includes breakfast and lunch both days) and view the full agenda . Nine hours of MCLE credit is available for attorneys. 
Where:        Bancroft Hotel, Berkeley, CA
When:         June 4-5, 2019
RSVP:          Please register here 

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