Advancing the profession is important …

and other organizations are more focused upon pure dissemination of knowledge, and there is a real gap as a result. Building linkages to other functions, such as HR and IR, is also critical.

Expanding the capacity of climate and sustainability professionals …

because there are a large number of difficult problems to solve and we need to make sure people have the resources to develop solutions.

Lowering barriers between the different 'factions' …

it’s time to unite government, private sector and higher education professionals in the climate change and sustainability fields.

Education and training is important …

in a dynamic profession whether experienced or new to the profession.

Expanding my network and working alongside like- minded individuals …

that are making an impact and supporting climate mitigation.

Participating in the dialogue around the future of the profession …

and contributing to discussions around significant and emerging issues that impact us as practitioners.