Anne Kelly

Anne Kelly

Senior Director, Policy and BICEP Network, Ceres

Anne Kelly is the Senior Director of Policy and the Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) Network at Ceres, a coalition of 52 leading consumer-facing companies advocating for meaningful climate and energy policy at the federal and state levels. She is a registered lobbyist and is actively engaged on Capitol Hill on behalf of Ceres and BICEP member companies.

Anne is an environmental lawyer with twenty-five years of combined experience in the private and public sectors. In the 1990s, she directed the Massachusetts-based Environmental Crimes Strike Force consisting of a multi-disciplinary team of legal and engineering professionals charged with bringing high-profile civil and criminal actions against environmental violators through the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General.

Anne later worked as special assistant to EPA Region 1 Administrator John DeVillars. In this role, she worked on corporate leadership programs and developed an International Pollution Prevention Program which was piloted in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Anne is a member of the adjunct faculty of Boston College Law School where she has taught courses in environmental law and climate change. Anne has also taught environmental law at Tufts University, Suffolk University, and New England School of Law. She serves on the boards of the Environmental League of Massachusetts and Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light (MIP&L), and is fellow in the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL). In addition to her law degree, Anne holds a Master’s in public administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

H7 – Policy Advocacy to Advance Sustainability Goals

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As the only sector with a healing mission, hospitals and health systems bring a unique moral credibility to the public conversation about climate change and clean energy. Engaging in policy advocacy to support climate solutions can help them achieve their sustainability goals, as well as protect patient and public health. In addition to reducing emissions […]