As Director of Morgan Stanley's Office of the Environment, Jim Butcher is responsible for coordinating internal efforts and engaging with external stakeholders and working with clients on the environment.Â This presentation will exploreÂ challenges and opportunities being pursued by Mr. Butcher to implement a broadÂ environmentalÂ agenda within Morgan Stanley.Â From sustainable developmentÂ andÂ environmental risk management to climate change and markets and investment, Mr. Butcher will describe the various business dimensionsÂ the environment presents to an investment bank.
Jim has worked with various clients across industry sectors in crafting their environmental strategies and led a two-year national task force under the Clinton Administration for a more sustainable U.S. national energy plan.Â Prior to Morgan Stanley, he was a senior principal with the Global Business Network (GBN), a manager with the Boston ConsultingÂ Group (BCG) and earlier, a program officer with the Ford Foundation, directing their global environmental program among ten field offices.Â Over the last sixteen years, he has worked with over sixty corporate clients in the United States, Latin America, Asia and Europe.
Our Commitment to the Environment - Morgan StanleyÂ
$1 Trillion Green Market Seen by 2030 - Reuters
Morgan Stanley's Carbon Bank to Provide Offset Services - Environmental Leader
Morgan Stanley Jumps on the Greenwagon - A Greener Shade of Gold Blog
Banks Can Save Climate - Financial Times
Event PosterÂ - Coming Soon
Funding for the Carbon Finance Speaker Series was made possible by a generous grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.