“Climate change is creating new business opportunities ….” Charlie Curtis has a focus on environmental issues, in particular those relating to water and clean energy. His business interests include managing a family office and related companies. He is active in Social Venture Partners (SVP). Charlie has a BA Economics from Middlebury College and an MBA with an Environmental Focus from the University of Washington.
Since joining the Board in 2015, Charlie has channeled his enthusiasm for cleantech into exploring companies that represent the breadth of cleantech opportunities.
“Climate change is creating new business opportunities for those willing to take the risks to innovate to address the associated problems. With the increasing recognition of the business/social/environmental costs of environmental degradation, those businesses that are pursuing solutions to the problems now will have a competitive advantage over those who wait for the broader market to shift towards addressing these issues.”