The Climate Group, North America
Amy Davidsen leads the delivery of The Climate Group’s work and impact in North America to accelerate the transition to a clean energy future. She works with leaders in business and state and regional governments on collaborative programs to deliver impact on a global scale through actions taken today, such as the RE100, EP100 and EV100 campaigns and the Under2 Coalition. In addition, she oversees The Climate Group’s flagship annual summit, Climate Week NYC, held each September during the week of the UN General Assembly, to highlight climate action and solutions by businesses and subnational governments.
She has over 20 years of banking experience and was the founder and first Director of the Office of Environmental Affairs at JPMorganChase, responsible for creating and implementing the firm’s global environmental and social risk management policies. In addition, she held various positions at JPMorganChase advising clients from banks to high net worth individuals. Earlier in her career she was the Finance Manager of Women’s World Banking, an international microfinance not-for-profit dedicated to providing poor women access to credit. In 1997, she took a leave of absence to work in Bosnia on a USAID job-creation loan program.
Amy speaks frequently on the opportunities for a more prosperous and low-carbon world and spoke at TEDx in Michigan. Ms. Davidsen holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Brown University and lives in New York City with her husband and son.