From 2008-19 Mark Tercek served as the CEO of The Nature Conservancy, one of the world’s largest environmental non-profits. Before that he spent more than two decades working as a Partner at Goldman Sachs. So how did a banker end up caring for nature? Can the tools of finance be used to address the world’s biggest environmental issues? Can Wall Street really help conserve and invest in nature? And is that a good thing?
Wildfires present enormous ecological, societal, and economic challenges to our modern world. But the apocalyptic images that often emerge from news coverage don’t show the long-term impacts of these problems, and what we can do about them. This panel will look at why we are seeing larger and more intense wildfires, how they create lasting repercussions to our health and economy, and what can be done to address them.