Sample Speaking Topics

A New Design Manifesto: Designing for Speed, Scale and Synergy

Most environmental and social challenges are accelerating, scaling and interconnecting with each other. Climate change is the prime example affecting everything from economic damages to national security. Unfortunately, most policy responses are designed for yesterday’s challenges and business as usual. Christine makes the case for redesigning strategies for speed, scale and systemic impacts drawing inspiration from leadership in public and private sectors.   

Clean Energy 2.0

Today's clean energy markets are growing faster than even enthusiasts predicted years ago.  Why? How? Where? Christine’s overview captures the fast trajectory of these exciting technologies and what lies ahead. She also focuses on the “soft” side of hard technologies  that can make all the difference between a laboratory curiosity and a product that sweeps the market.

Greening our Built Environment

Why is the green building market such a hotbed of innovation around the world?  How does it translate the theory of green market transformation into tangible results that affect people where they live and work?   Christine’s fast-paced profile covers the latest trends, market drivers, inspiring case studies and why this market is pivotal to climate change efforts.  

More than a Moonshot: Our Climate

Avoiding severe climate disruption requires a five-fold increase in actions to reduce emissions.  Can we do it?  We must, and we can.  Christine paints the climate story on a large canvas   — weaving together stories of how we got here, key challenges, and high impact strategies for winning this Earthshot.  

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