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Carbon Finance 2008

Theodore Roosevelt IV, Chairman of the Lehman Brothers Council on Global Climate Change and Managing Director, Investment Banking, Lehman Brothers, will discuss the opportunities to advance climate change and conservation solutions via financial markets and mechanisms for greenhouse gas emissions.

Mr. Roosevelt joined Lehman Brothers in 1972 and has since served in numerous leadership capacities throughout the firm, including as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lehman Brothers Financial Products Inc. and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Lehman Brothers Derivative Products Inc.  In his current role as Chairman of Lehman Brothers' Council on Climate Change, Mr. Roosevelt will harness the firm's extensive client network for insights and solutions for the environmental and business risks associated with global warming and climate change. 

An active conservationist, Mr. Roosevelt's leadership roles include, among others, serving as: chair of the Pew Center for Global Climate Change, co-vice chair of the Alliance for Climate Protection, and board member of the World Resources Institute.  He also served as a board member of the League of Conservation Voters for nine years; three of which, he served as the Chairman. At Yale, he is a member of the Leadership Council at the School of the Forestry & Environmental Studies. 

December 5, 2007
6:30 p.m.
Omni Hotel, College Room
155 Temple St.
Reception to Follow

Lehman Brothers, an innovator in global finance, serves the financial needs of corporations, governments and municipalities, institutional clients, and high net worth individuals worldwide. Founded in 1850, Lehman Brothers maintains leadership positions in equity and fixed income sales, trading and research, investment banking, private investment management, asset management and private equity. The Firm is headquartered in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Tokyo, and operates in a network of offices around the world.





Recommended Readings

The Business of Climate Change II - Press Release

The Business of Climate Change II - Report

Lehman Brothers Creates New Climate Change Post: Theodore Roosevelt IV Appointed Chairman of Initiative - Press Release

Lehman Brothers: Fact Book - Report

Event Documents

Netcast - Visit Yale "Business & Management" or "Environment" in the "Center for Business and Environment" tab (must have iTunes to download)

PowerPoint Presentation - Part One, Part Two, Part Three, and Part Four

Event Poster

Photos - #1, #2, #3, #4, and #5

Funding for the Carbon Finance Speaker Series was made possible by a generous grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.