Daniel C. Esty joins the Executive Committee of the Rexel Foundation


01 June 2015

Rexel Foundation for a better energy future is proud to welcome its new expert Daniel C. Esty within the governance.

Dan Esty, Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy, at Yale University, has become an Executive Committee member of the Rexel Foundation for a better energy future. Joining two other independent experts and members of the Executive Committee, Jana Revedin, Architect, Founder and Curator of the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture and Ernst Worrell, Professor of 'Energy, Resources & Technological Change' at the Copernicus Institute at the University of Utrecht, Dan Esty brings many years of expertise in energy, environment and sustainability issues within governmental, business and academic organizations.

Rudy Provoost, Chairman of the Rexel Foundation and Rexel Group CEO, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Dan Esty as an independent and expert member of the Rexel Foundation. His political and academic track-record and his extensive work to advance the sustainable energy and environmental agenda, encompassing both a multi-disciplinary and a multi-stakeholder vision, will bring tremendous value to the development of the Rexel Foundation, especially at a time when it accelerates its expansion in North America.”

Dan Esty said: “I am pleased to join the Rexel Foundation’s Executive Committee and am excited about helping Rexel provide better access for all to energy efficiency. I am fully committed to finding robust solutions at all levels to limit climate change and the Rexel Foundation’s bottom-up and social business initiatives meet that objective from a very operational standpoint.”

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