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Janet Peace

Janet Peace

Chief of Advisory Services, Bluesource

Bluesource

Titles

  • Chief of Advisory Services, Bluesource

Biography

Janet Peace is Chief of Advisory Services at Bluesource. Bluesource works with companies, governments and NGOs to reduce and mitigate environmental impacts. They develop projects that create land, water and climate benefits, using strategic partnerships, finance, innovation and markets to achieve these goals.

Prior to Bluesource, Peace was the Senior Vice President of Policy and Business Strategy at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) where she managed the center's Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC), the largest U.S.-based association of companies devoted to climate-related policy and corporate strategies. The BELC contains mainly Fortune 500 companies with combined revenues of over $2 trillion and more than 3.5 million employees. She also manages the center’s resilience program and its analysis of market-based policy options.

Peace brings more than 20 years and a wide spectrum of experience on environmental issues to her work at C2ES. As a recognized expert on climate policy, she is a member of the Program Advisory Board for American University’s Center for Environmental Policy and a past member of both the National Research Council’s Roundtable on Climate Change Education and the Council of Canadian Academies on oil sands environmental technologies.

Prior to C2ES, Peace worked on climate policy in Alberta and taught environmental and natural resource economics at the University of Calgary. She also worked as a resource specialist with the U.S. General Accounting Office and as a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. She holds a Ph.D. and Master of Science in economics and an undergraduate degree in geology.