“Climate Change and Sustainability”

Genesee Community College’s Wolcott J. Humphrey Symposium on Leadership and Community Life

What:             “Climate Change and Sustainability

Genesee Community College’s Wolcott J. Humphrey Symposium on Leadership and Community Life

When:            Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.

Where:           Richard C. Call Arena ~ Genesee Community College ~ One College Road ~ Batavia, NY 14020

Who:              Key Note Speaker- Peter Boyd

  • Lecturer at Yale School of the Environment
  • Resident Fellow, Yale Center for Business and the Environment
  • Founder & CEO of Time4Good

Panel Moderator – Benjamin Z. Houlton, Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences


William D. Carleton, General Manager-Solar Operations & Maintenance

Suzanne Hunt is a Co-Owner of Hunt Country Vineyards

Dan O’Connell, General Manager, Plug Power

Curt A. Gooch, Dairy Environmental System Solutions Expert at Land O’Lakes                                



For over twenty years, Peter Boyd, has worked on, led and advised, high-growth organizations on leadership, strategy, time maximization, team alignment and entrepreneurial opportunity. His private-sector experience started with McKinsey & Co. then spanned over ten jobs in twelve years at the Virgin Group, including CEO of Virgin Mobile South Africa. In non-profit and government, he was Launch Director and COO of Sir Richard Branson’s Carbon War Room; served as Chair of The Energy Efficiency Deployment Office for the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change; and led The B Team’s ‘Net-Zero by 2050’ initiative focused on business encouragement for an ambitious Paris Agreement at COP21.

Peter is originally from Edinburgh, Scotland; graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics; and now lives in Westport, Connecticut.

For more information contact Justin Johnston at (585) 345-6809, or via email: marcom@genesee.edu.

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