Xixi Chen

Manager, Climate Corps China, New York, NY

Area of Expertise: energy efficiency, supply chain, cross-cultural collaboration

Xixi focuses on clean energy, green supply chain, and corporate partnerships. She works on the Climate Corps program and Green Supply Chain initiative, aiming at building multi-stakeholder partnerships on corporate sustainability and helping companies green their value chains in China and beyond. Prior to joining EDF, Xixi worked as an energy analyst at the Association for Energy Affordability to make affordable housing in New York more energy efficient. Xixi holds a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science from Peking University and a Master's degree in City Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Xixi si fluent in Mandarin.

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Here’s what the last 5 years of corporate sustainability in China has looked like. What’s next?

In the five years since bringing EDF Climate Corps to China, the scope and breadth of projects has evolved alongside the nation’s sustainability efforts.

IKEA assembles a cleaner planet

IKEA hired EDF Climate Corps fellows to help with IKEA’s Coal Removal Project – reducing coal use as a direct source from the energy portfolios of local supplier factories in China - helping to green the company's global supply chain.

Trump’s energy policy: is China the real winner?

Trump plans to cut the DOE renewable energy and energy efficiency program budgets by 72% coming only days after imposing a tariff on solar-cutting many jobs.