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Sunday, October 22 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Changing the Landscape of Power: Clean Energy and Democracy
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The clean energy revolution is about how we use power in all senses. Distributed energy calls for distributed power and economic, social and environmental justice. What does it look like now on the ground? How do we get from here to there? With: Thomas Van Dyck, Managing Director/Financial Advisor, SRI Wealth Management Group, RBC Wealth Management, a leader in socially-responsible investing for 30+ years; Mariel Nanasi, Executive Director/President, New Energy Economy; Marco Krapels, Executive Vice President of Strategy & Global Markets at SolarCity. Hosted by Sarah Shanley Hope, Executive Director of The Solutions Project (100.org), a national organization accelerating the transition to 100% clean, renewable energy.


Keynotes
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Thomas Van Dyck

RBC Wealth Management
Thomas Van Dyck, CIMA®, a Managing Director/Financial Advisor with the SRI Wealth Management Group at RBC Wealth Management, has been a leader in socially responsible investing for 30+ years. He consults on $1.8 billion in institutional and individual client assets, incorporating environmental, social and governance factors in investment decisions. Tom also founded the shareholder advocacy As You Sow Foundation in 1992 and is active in the... Read More →
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Mariel Nanasi

New Energy Economy
Mariel Nanasi, a renowned, highly experienced civil rights and criminal defense attorney and a zealous organizer, is the Executive Director and President of the New Mexico-based non-profit, New Energy Economy, which works to protect communities from the social, economic, health, and environmental costs of extractive energy and to usher in an affordable, clean, sustainable energy future and genuine grassroots... Read More →

Workshop Speakers
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Sarah Shanley Hope

Sarah Shanley Hope, MBA, Executive Director of the Solutions Project, a national organization with a vision of 100% clean energy for 100% of people, has 15+ years’ experience in brand strategy and social change. She has held leadership roles at many organizations and businesses... Read More →
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Marco Krapels

Marco Krapels, a highly seasoned executive, was most recently Tesla’s Vice President of International Expansion for solar and energy storage. His many previous positions include: Executive Vice President of Strategy & Global Markets at SolarCity; partner at Pegasus Capital Advisors; and Executive Vice President at Rabobank. Marco also co-founded two non-profits--The Solutions Project and Empowered by Light and co-produced Leonardo... Read More →


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