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Global Freedom, Presented alongside the Atlas Network Liberty Forum 2022
Video Playlist: Panel & Roundtble - Selcted Clips

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COP26: Climate & Freedom Symposium 2021

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CCLC2020: Open for Innovation - Highlights, Sept. 24, 2020

Excerpts from each of the six sessions

CCLC2020: Open for Innovation, Sept. 24, 2020

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CCLC 2020: Open for Innovation - Session Videos

Session 1: Opening Power Markets to Innovation & Competition

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Session 2: Intro to Clean Tax Cuts & Clean Free Market Policy as Incentives for Competition

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Session 3: Brainstorming New Free Market Incentive & Trade Strategies to Open Markets Faster

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Session 4: Exploring New Strategies for Clean Open Markets within the United States

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Session 5: Free Trade & Clean Free Trade - Post WWII Lessons, Anti-Competitive Market Distortions, the Agreement on Climate Change, Trade and Sustainability

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Session 6: Exploring New Strategies for Clean Open Markets Globally

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Next steps from the Clean Capitalist Leadership Council include additional charrettes to drill into some of these ideas, and an ongoing video series interviewing key players in the realms of policy, trade, energy and technology. Stay tuned!

Energy Leaders Webinar Series - August 5, 2020

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Climate & Freedom Colloquium - December 12, 2019

CCLC, GRF and FundaLib, Madrid, Spain (COP 25)

Policy Briefing & Reception, Sept. 23, 2019

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Post Briefing Interviews

Charles Hernick, CRES Forum, Washington, DC:

Political landscape for energy policy shows broader acceptance among conservatives

Jeremy Harrell, ClearPath, Washington, DC:

Energy policy options and benefits

Guillermo Peña Panting, Fundación Eléutera, Honduras:

Open markets can bring economic opportunity and social stability as well as
environmental benefit within the developing world

Julian Morris, Reason Foundation, Los Angeles:

History shows open markets spur economic growth

Hunter Lovins, Natural Capitalism Solutions, Boulder, CO:

Renewable energy and regenerative agriculture offer huge
economic opportunities during the energy transition

Tony Keane, EarthX, Dallas, TX:

Educating the public and providing expert forums leads to environmental solutions

Brendon Steele, Future 500, Portland, OR:

Building trust across different groups enables a path forward

Clean Capitalism Explained, by Rod Richardson - April 27, 2019
An EDTx Talk at EarthX, Dallas, TX

Clean Free Market policy development and Clean Tax Cuts explained


Clean Capitalist Leadership Council - Sept. 27, 2018
A registered side event as part of Climate Week NYC 2018

This day long conference of policy makers explored free-market policy solutions to various environmental issues. The Clean Capitalist Coalition, a fellowship of policy groups focused on like-minded goals, was also announced. The event was hosted by Rod Richardson, CRES Forum, Trillium Asset Management, Trammell Crow and Andy Sabin, with participation from ClearPath, ACCF, ACC, AREI, East West Institute, and many others.

Conference Panels

Segment 1a: Welcome and Introduction, Rod Richardson, President, Grace Richardson Fund:
Clean Capitalist Leadership Council and Meeting Co-Chairs.

Segment 1b: Andy Sabin, Conservative Philanthropist, via Skype:
Description of Sabin's personal activities and his outlook on conservatives and conservation.

Segment 1c: Rod Richardson, President, Grace Richardson Fund:
Update on Clean Tax Cuts (CTC) research and policy development.

Segment 1d: Clean Tax Cuts:
Panel discussion on CTC policy development and next steps.

Segment 2a: Charles Hernick, Director of Policy and Advocacy, CRES Forum:
Introduction to proposed voluntary Greenhouse Gas Emissions Framework.

Segment 2b: Launch of the Clean Capitalist Coalition:
New York launch of this new policy group and panel discussion among founding members.

Segment 3: Matthew Patsky, CEO of Trillium Asset Management:
Clean Capitalist Doers and Donors - panel discussion on role leading foundations play in developing policy and market innovation.

Segment 4a: Chip Comins, CEO of American Renewable Energy Institute:
Clean Capitalist Roadshow - generating interest for these new ideas around the country and the world.

Segment 4b: Bill Parker, CEO of East West Institute:
How Pro-environmental policy makes the world safer.

Segment 4c: Conclusion, Rod Richardson and Elizabeth Halliday:
Summation, thanks and acknowledgements.

Post-Conference Interviews

James Dozier
Chairman, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) and CRES Forum
Meeting Co-Host

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Rod Richardson
President, Grace Richardson Fund (GRF)
Co-Founder, Clean Capitalist Leadership Council (CCLC)
Meeting Co-Host

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Matthew Patsky
CEO, Trillium Asset Management
Meeting Co-Host

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Chip Comins
Chairman and CEO, American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI) and AREDay Summit

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David Levine
President and Co-Founder, American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC)

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Nicholas Lindquist
National Policy Director, American Conservation Council (ACC)

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Bill Shireman
President and CEO, Future 500

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