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Richard Edelman is the president and CEO of the world’s largest public relations firm.

The firm was named “PR Agency of the Decade” by both Advertising Age and The Holmes Report.

Richard has extensive experience in marketing and reputation management, having led assignments with major corporations, NGOs and family businesses in over 25 industries around the world.

Richard topped PRWeek’s list of most powerful executives in 2013 and was recognized as the third highest rated CEO by Glassdoor in 2014. He is regarded as an industry thought leader and has posted weekly to his blog, 6 A.M., since 2004. Richard is consistently mentioned as one of the top 25 foremost experts on corporate trust.

He serves on the Board of Directors of the Ad Council, the Atlantic Council, the Children’s Aid Society and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. He is a member of the World Economic Forum, the Arthur Page Society and PR Seminar.

Richard has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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climate change

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The Climate Change Imperative

Last night, I had dinner with Professor Jeffrey Sachs, who has taken a leadership role in the Sustainable Development Solutions Network. Sachs is seeking a step-reduction in CO2 emissions.

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