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Traveling FromNew York, USA
Chante Harris is a champion of social and financial innovation. Throughout her career, she has successfully scaled nationwide campaigns, technologies, and ideas for the Obama Administration, Fortune 500 companies, and startups. Her writing and work have been featured by Business Insider, ImpactAlpha, The Milken Institute, and other notable publications.
Most recently, Chante led climate investment and partnerships at SecondMuse sourcing, funding, and scaling the best early-stage climate tech solutions across the globe by offering them hands-on support until they are ready for their first customers, pilot runs, and investment. Twenty of the climate tech startups supported by her team have raised over $25M in public and private investment, on average, tripled their company team sizes, and negotiated IP licenses with the biggest national labs across the country. Chante also developed a global investor network convening over 100 of the top climate and climate-curious investors to provide them with the tools needed to deploy the more than $70 billion of capital committed to climate technology solutions in the past year.
Named by Forbes as a 30 Under 30 in the Energy Category, Nasdaq as a Woman to Watch in 2022, ACEEE as a Champion for Energy Efficiency, GreenBiz as 30 Under 30 Leader, America on Tech as an Innovator and Disruptor, and Women Enews as a Pioneering Woman in Sustainability, Chante is at the helm of driving climate innovation and advancing the energy transition across cities. Chante has traveled the world to speak at global events like COP, GreenBiz, and TechStars.
In addition to her work leading in climate tech and investment, Chante launched and built Women of Color Collective in Sustainability (WOC/CS), the only global digital collective and community that is 100% dedicated to advancing women of color working across the sustainability industry. Since its launch in the summer of 2019, the community has brought together over 5,000 women of color through virtual and in-person events, social media channels, a digital community, and online publication.
Chante is on the advisory committee for the first-ever global Climate Center being built on Governor’s Island and sits on the Board of Summit Impact. She is a lover of nature and music, an avid meditator, and a poet.
Building a Roadmap to Net Zero
A look at how corporate leaders across the globe can understand and assess their existing GHG emissions and decarbonize their supply chain and logistics. Chante’s workshop offers tips and frameworks that provide recommendations for understanding the integration of sustainability across distribution, warehouses, retail, etc.
As more innovations come online that advance the way we live, work, and experience cities, they are also creating a new canvas for what our cities will be. During this talk, Chante identifies the solutions, technologies, policies, and ideas that are building regenerative cities of the future across the globe through the future of what we eat, how we move, what we wear, and what we build in cities.
Climate Finance and Investment
A deep dive into the key factors driving innovation in climate investment to fill critical gaps in financing the energy transition through alternative deployment and financial models. These models have the opportunity to not only work in conjunction with the latest boom of VC dollars flowing to climate-tech but also advance the entire space to see a greater return on investment and impact.
Scaling Across Sectors
Chante provides the roadmap to securing procurement, pilot projects, and design challenge opportunities across public and private sector as a deeptech founder.
Understanding the PPP Paradox
How public-private partnerships derisking technologies that are solving the world’s biggest problems through non-dilutive and catalytic capital.
Data Systems for Urban Go-To-Market Strategy
Leveraging data systems to understand new market opportunities and infrastructure for the deployment of solutions across the globe.
- “Chante is one of those rare people who can understand complex problems, quickly connect you to decision-makers in the community, and guide business development in an authentic manner. With a smile. I have had the pleasure of working with Chante since August 2017. She helped us develop and test a new sustainability-focused product for the NYC market.” Shawn Gagne Founder & CEO