Donnel Baird (Bloc Power), “Housing and Energy Justice” (Yale Center for Business and the Environment)

Event time: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 2:30pm
Online via Zoom See map
Event description: 
This lecture is part of the Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series and will be led by Donnel Baird, Founder and CEO Bloc Power
Donnel Baird is the founder and CEO of BlocPower, and early stage startup that markets, finances, and installs solar and energy efficiency retrofits in churches, synagogues, non-profits, and small businesses in financially underserved neighborhoods. BlocPower connects portfolios of these clean tech installation opportunities to impact investors via an online marketplace. Donnel is an Echoing Green/Open Society Foundation BMA Fellow and the first Entrepreneur in Residence at Jalia Ventures, a venture capital firm that invests in for-profits with a social and environmental mission. Donnel spent 7 years as a community and political organizer. He is a graduate of Columbia Business School, where he was a Board of Overseers Fellow and a recipient of investment from the Lang Fund for Entrepreneurial Initiative. 
Free but register in advance
Open to: 
General Public