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VoLo Foundation and Environmental Defense Fund
Virtual Event
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Turning Climate Risk Into Climate Progress

How the finance community can drive the transition to a 100% clean economy

Please join VoLo Foundation Co-Founder and EDF Trustee David S. Vogel and EDF Senior Vice President Nat Keohane for a discussion of the market and financial risks posed by climate change—and how the finance community can both manage those risks and drive the transition to net zero carbon emissions. Commissioner Rostin Behnam of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission will share key findings from Managing Climate Risk in the U.S. Financial System, the just-released report from the Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee of the CFTC’s Market Risk Advisory Committee.


Senator Sheldon Whitehouse – Opening Remarks, U.S. Senator for Rhode Island

Rostin Behnam - Keynote Address, Commissioner, CFTC

Bob Litterman – Introductory Remarks, Founding Partner, Kepos Capital

Nat Keohane - Moderator, Senior Vice President, Climate, EDF


David S. Vogel - Event Co-host, CEO & Chief Scientist, Voloridge Investment Management; Co-Founder and Trustee, VoLo Foundation

Divya Mankikar - Investment Manager, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)

Tejal Mody - Managing Director and Head of Business Development & Strategy, Rabobank

This event is co-hosted by Environmental Defense Fund and VoLo Foundation, in association with Climate Week NYC 2020.

To learn more about Climate Week NYC and additional EDF events, visit us online.

Click here to register to view this event via live stream. If you have any questions, please email Kyle Conway at