October 19, 2017

Charlie Lord

While at C-Quest Capital, LLC (CQC), Charlie helped launch CQC’s Global Cook Stoves Program. CQC is a carbon finance business dedicated to originating and developing high-quality emission reduction projects that provide superior returns for investors and energy services to low-income communities inAfrica,IndiaandLatin America. Prior to C-Quest, Charlie was a principal at SCRC, an investment manager focusing on sustainable infrastructure (energy, waste and water), with an emphasis on emerging markets. Charlie also founded and scaled two social ventures in the sustainability sector, including Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE), the largest environmental justice center in the Northeast, based inRoxbury,MAwhere he served as Co-Director until 1998 and on the Board until 2004.  In 1998, Charlie founded the Urban Ecology Institute atBostonCollege, and he served as UEI’s Executive Director until 2008. Charlie taught in the Environmental Studies Program atBostonCollegeuntil 2010.  He has published numerous articles on environmental law, environmental justice and environmental policy. After law school Charlie clerked on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Charlie is a recipient of the Echoing Green Fellowship and of the Barr Foundation Fellowship.  Charlie is a founder and principal of Renew Energy Partners LLC, an energy efficiency project development and finance firm serving commercial, industrial and non-profit enterprises.

BA, Yale University; JD, University of Virginia