May 28, 2015
Janet Peace is the Vice President of Markets and Business Strategy at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES).
In this role, she manages the Center’s Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC), the largest US-based association of companies devoted to climate-related policy and corporate strategies. The BELC contains mainly Fortune 500 companies with combined revenues of over US$2 trillion and over 3.5 million employees. In addition, she manages the Center’s economics program and its analysis of market-based policy options. Previously, Dr. Peace held the same role at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, C2ES’s predecessor organization.
Dr. Peace brings more than 20 years and a wide spectrum of experience on environmental issues to her work at C2ES. As Director of Offsets Development and Industry Relations at the Canadian non-profit “C3” (formerly the Climate Change Center), she worked to develop cost-effective climate policy options for industry and all levels of government. Dr. Peace has also taught environmental and natural resource economics at the University of Calgary, and worked as a resource specialist with the U.S. General Accounting Office and as a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey.
Dr. Peace holds both a master’s degree and PhD in Economics and an undergraduate degree in Geology.