Manjyot Bhan Ahluwalia

Policy and Business Fellow, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Manjyot Bhan is a Policy and Business Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) working in the areas of domestic energy, climate policy and business strategy. She contributes to many facets of the organization including state and federal policy analyses, Solutions Forum, businesses engagement through the Business Environmental Leadership Council (BELC), and climate resilience.

Prior to C2ES, Dr. Bhan was a research associate at the Center for Environmental Policy at American University where she worked with the ICT sector on chemical regulatory management. Helping to launch a multi-stakeholder partnership to accelerate the adoption of clean and cost-effective technologies for energy, water, and materials that protect health and the environment, she worked with government, business, finance, academic, and environmental organizations. Dr. Bhan has held internship positions on climate and environmental policy at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Dr. Bhan received her Ph.D. in public administration and environmental policy from American University where her dissertation focused on the role of EPA-sponsored voluntary partnerships to address the limits and constraints of the existing U.S. environmental regulatory framework. In addition, she has a Master of Science in corporate sustainability from Arizona State University and an undergraduate degree in economics from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, India.

Posts by Manjyot Bhan Ahluwalia

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Carbon Pricing: A Case for Transformative Climate Action

The following was published Nov. 7, 2017 on the World Bank’s Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition blog. Read original post here. Carbon pricing – in the form of a carbon tax or an emissions trading system – has become a tool …

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Companies set their own price on carbon
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The Business of Pricing Carbon: How Companies are Pricing Carbon to Mitigate Risks and Prepare for a Low-Carbon Future

Increasingly, companies across sectors and geographies are turning to an internal carbon price as one tool to help them reduce carbon emissions, mitigate climate-related business risks, and identify opportunities in the transition to a low-carbon economy. Establishing a carbon price …

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Why clean innovation makes business sense
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What it means to be a climate leader in a post-Paris world
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The business of pricing carbon
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Business can help on the road from agreement to action on climate
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How the US can meet its climate pledge
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How the US can meet its climate pledge

The following was published in March 2016 on the EcoWomen blog. View the original post here.   I let out a cheer when Leonardo DiCaprio mentioned climate change during his Oscars acceptance speech. But concern about climate extends far beyond the red …

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