Green Festival Speakers

Michelle Chan


Michelle Chan directs Friends of the Earth’s Economic Policy Programs, which seeks to reform international trade, federal tax and spending policies to promote more environmentally and socially just economies. The program also holds banks and international financial institutions accountable for the environmental and social impacts of their financing activities. She has over 15 years of experience in environmental finance and has led Friends of the Earth’s Green Investments project, which engages in shareholder activism, promotes corporate environmental disclosure, provides outreach to financial analysts, and works with major financial institutions to develop environmental management systems.