• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Ben Ratner

JPMorgan Chase

Executive Director

As Executive Director in Sustainability at JPMorgan Chase, Ben Ratner leads external stakeholder engagement on climate and sustainability issues, across the spectrum of investors, NGOs, thinktanks, and select corporates. Ben also directs sustainability grantmaking, and engages on non-financial climate and energy related public policy. Previously, Ben served at Environmental Defense Fund for ten years, where he led the organization’s efforts to collaborate with energy companies, institutional investors, and banks to advance climate action and the low-carbon energy transition. A graduate of Stanford Law School and Rice University, Ben is an environmental lawyer and management consultant by training, with roots in Washington DC.

Sessions With Ben Ratner

Thursday, 9 March

  • 10:00am - 10:30am (CST) / 09/mar/2023 04:00 pm - 09/mar/2023 04:30 pm

    Solving Climate Change: Next trillion-dollar business?

    Climate change is one of the biggest challenges faced by humanity. Naturally solving the biggest problem known to humanity should also reward innovators and entrepreneurs. We have already seen companies like Tesla catapult to the list of world biggest companies in a decade. What other ideas could turn into trillion-dollar companies? What private sector opportunities exist to meet the climate change challenge, including new technologies, innovations and markets.