Sissel Waage, Ph.D. is an author and an environmental scientist, who has worked for the Business for Social Responsibility (BSR), Forest Trends, The Natural Step (TNS), Sustainable Northwest, and the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF’s) Africa Program. She has spoken widely, delivering over fifty invited speeches and briefings, including at the U.S. Capitol Congressional Center, the California Commonwealth Club, and numerous universities as well as conferences around the world. Sissel has edited two books on climate action and sustainable business.
She has written over a hundred articles that have been published in The Economist, The Guardian, Environmental Leader, GreenBiz, Corporate Environmental Strategy, and Environmental Finance, as well as in scientific, peer-reviewed journals including, Society & Natural Resources, Political Geography, the Journal of Sustainable Forestry, and the Journal of Cleaner Production.
Sissel is currently partnering with private sector clients on a range of initiatives, including investments in maintaining and restoring natural systems, with a focus on forests, as well as assessments of business risk and opportunity related to climate change, freshwater availability, and biodiversity loss. She has a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy and Management from the University of California, Berkeley; a B.A. in Political Science from Amherst College, and has studied at the National University of Singapore, as an exchange student, as well as the University of Oslo’s Institute of Human Rights as a Fulbright Scholar.
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