Sustainability Innovation Series IV - Carbon Markets with Dr. Jennifer Jenkins D'91

  • 06 Apr 2023
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • via Zoom



The Dartmouth Alumni Association of Silicon Valley presents: Unlocking the Carbon-Trading Markets to Accelerate Global Decarbonization , with carbon cycling and carbon markets expert, Dr. Jennifer Jenkins, D ‘91

Dr. Jenkins is a co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, along Al Gore and other IPCC scientists, for their work alerting the public to the threats of man-made climate change and how to mitigate the likely adverse consequences. An expert in carbon cycling, Dr. Jenkins will provide a primer on the carbon trading markets and how this market can accelerate carbon reduction globally.

This conversation will be moderated by Kate Sackman Roski ’82 with Kevin Jiang P’25.

Dr. Jennifer Jenkins is Chief Sustainability Officer at Rubicon Carbon, a company specializing in supporting enterprise customers through their decarbonization and net-zero journeys with market-based products and solutions. Dr. Jenkins is broadly responsible for ensuring that Rubicon’s products and portfolio meet the highest standards for quality and integrity. In addition, she leads Rubicon Carbon’s work on monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV) as well as stakeholder engagement, ESG strategy, and thought leadership.

With a technical background in carbon cycling and ecosystem science, Dr. Jenkins brings more than 25 years of experience on matters at the intersection of business and climate across government, academia, and the private sector. A co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Prize along with Al Gore and other IPCC scientists, she previously served as Chief Sustainability Officer for both NCX and Enviva. Dr. Jenkins earned a Ph.D. in Ecosystem Science and Natural Resources from the University of New Hampshire, a Master of Forest Science from Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Environmental Studies from Dartmouth College, and a Master of Business Administration from University of Maryland’s RH Smith School of Business.


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