WASHINGTON, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Edelman Global Advisory, EGA, today announced Nicholas Schultz as EGA’s inaugural Chair of Climate Policy, effective July 18, 2022.
Based in Paris, Schultz will lead the EGA’s climate policy, regulatory and advisory initiatives. Under his leadership, the Climate Policy team will work with clients to anticipate policy trends that will impact their business by helping clients shape debate and better understand their roles related to climate issues. Furthermore, given the critical importance of climate solutions and innovations, Schultz and his team will help these companies achieve their business goals by expanding into new markets and sources of funding.
Schultz, a long-standing expert on the multifaceted climate and sustainability issues facing corporations today, brings to EGA extensive knowledge and experience from his distinguished career at the intersection of conservation and finance. From developing strategic methods to help corporations achieve climate goals such as net-zero, to fostering successful relationships between international regulatory bodies and businesses, Schultz develops EGA’s climate policy capabilities and provides clients with Always changing and increasingly important, Cross is uniquely positioned to offer advice. -Sector area.
“Companies are under pressure – from governments, stakeholders and employees – to meet their climate goals and explain policy changes around the world,” says Deborah Lehr, EGA Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. “We are delighted that Nikolaus, a recognized leader in climate policy, has agreed to join Edelman Global Advisory. Nicolaus also has a unique background that will help our clients adapt to change, as well as Will also support climate innovators in successfully growing their firms.”
Prior to joining EGA, Schultze was a key member of Conservation International’s leadership team, serving as Vice President for the European Partnership. In this role, he led the organization’s strategic efforts in Europe and around the world. Schultz advised major corporations to achieve net-zero goals, led a number of task forces and committees focused on investing in biodiversity, and facilitated significant partnerships between the sustainability efforts of European corporations. Prior to this, Schultz served as Director of Global Policy for the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), where he oversaw the transformation of his department, focusing on key knowledge centers and developing a strong strategy for global business members. Of. In addition, he has led the ICC’s interactions with major global organizations and countless corporations. Prior to this role, Schultz spent nearly 30 years in a number of key roles in notable organizations, such as as Chief Operating Officer of the World Maritime University (IMO), as Assistant Director-General at the Global Green Growth Institute in South Korea, First As Director of Climate.
“Climate change, the biggest challenge of our time, has almost become an understatement,” says Schultz. “Stabilizing emissions by 2025 and aiming for net-zero by 2030 is the minimum we can do to transmit a habitable planet to future generations. However, it is not all gloom. Change is accelerating. Solutions already exist, and more are to come, to bring our economies to become more resilient, more resource efficient and climate proof.”
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