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Tzeporah Berman    

International Program Director of Stand.earth, Chair at Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty & Author of "This Crazy Time: Living Our Environmental Challenge"

Tzeporah Berman BA, MES, LLD (honoris causa) has been designing environmental campaigns and working on environmental policy in Canada and beyond for over twenty years. She is currently the International Program Director at Stand.Earth and the Chair of the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty Initiative. She is an Adjunct Professor of York University Faculty of Environmental Studies and works as a strategic advisor to a number of First Nations, environmental organizations and philanthropic foundations on climate and energy issues. She is the former co-director of Greenpeace International's Global Climate and Energy Program and Co-founder of ForestEthics (now Stand.Earth).

In 2016 Tzeporah was appointed by the Premier of Alberta to Co-chair the Oil Sands Advisory Working Group tasked with creating policy recommendations on how to implement the climate plan, address cumulative impacts of the oil sands and recommendations on meeting Canada’s climate targets between 2030 and 2050. In 2015 she was appointed to the BC Government Climate Leadership Team tasked with making policy recommendations to meet BC legislated climate targets. Also in 2015, she was awarded the YWCA Women of Distinction Award in British Columbia.

Tzeporah was one of the experts in Leonardo Di Caprio's environmental documentary 11th Hour, was one of six Canadian nominees for the Schwab Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award, has been profiled as one of 50 Visionaries Changing the World in Utne Reader and as "Canada's Queen of Green" in the cover story for Readers Digest. She was honoured by inclusion into the BC Royal Museum's permanent exhibit of one of the 150 people who have changed the face of British Columbia.

Tzeporah received the Climate Breakthrough Project Award, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of British Columbia, was named by Corporate Knights as one of the Top Women in Sustainability (Canada), and she was nominated for Climate Woman of the Year by Responding to Climate Change. She is the Canadian Ambassador for World Future Council Global 100%RE, a fellow of the Broadbent Institute and Planet in Focus' 2014 Canada Eco-Hero.

In 2016 Tzeporah was listed as one of the 35 Most Influential Women in British Columbia by BC Business Magazine and awarded the Brescia University College Activist Award. Her first book, "This Crazy Time: Living Our Environmental Challenge" was published by Knopf Canada.

Tzeporah re-joined Stand as International Program Director in May 2018.

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