Tessa Tennant

Tessa is President of The Ice Organisation which runs myice.com, a rewards programme for sustainable living. She is also a non-executive director of the UK Green Investment Bank.  She co-founded the UK’s first equity investment fund for sustainable development in 1988. She was Chair and co-founder of the UK Social Investment Forum and of the Carbon Disclosure Project where she is now a Trustee.  In 2001 Tessa co-founded and was first Chair of ASrIA, The Association for Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Hong Kong.  Tessa is the Project Originator of OurVoices.net - the global multi-faith campaign for a strong climate agreement.  She is also a Director of Syntao in Beijing and Chair of the Global Cool Foundation.   In 2012 Tessa was given the Joan Bavaria award for her contribution to sustainable finance, the first non-US citizen to be given the award.  In 2003 she received the Sustainability Leadership Award by SAM/SPG of Switzerland and in 2004 was joint winner of the City of Goteborg International Environmental Leadership Prize.  @tessatennant

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