As chairperson of Joint US-China Collaboration on Clean Energy, Peggy Liu has been at the heart of the greening of China over the last decade, leading systemic change across China in sustainable cities, sustainable consumerism, energy-efficient lighting and smart grid.
She consults companies and governments on sustainability and cross-cultural collaboration. Her programmatic focus today, “Food Heroes” play-based education for young kids, improves both personal and planetary health by changing food choices towards plant-based, low-impact diets. Food education is the singular acupressure point that achieves all 17 Global Goals. Distinguished Professor at China Academy of Governance, lecturer at China Executive Leadership Academy of Pudong, and National Academy for Mayors of China. Board member of Project Drawdown, Hillary Institute. Advisory boards of FTSE Environmental Markets Committee, EAT Forum, Liquid Token. World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Judge for The Circulars at Davos and Hult Prize.
- Introduced Smart Grid to China to revolutionize electricity distribution.
- Educated 1000 Chinese government leaders on how to build sustainable cities, helping shape ecocity innovation in China.
- Catalysed China’s change from using incandescents to energy efficient lighting.
- Created the China Dream initiative to reimagine prosperity for sustainable consumerism. Environmental protection is now embedded into the national identity of China.
Peggy Liu is one of the leading catalysts of a green China and consults companies and governments on sustainability and cross-cultural collaboration with China. JUCCCE is an environmental organization that has been at the heart of the greening of China since 2007. Peggy is a TIME Hero of the Environment.
She is a Distinguished Professor at China Academy of Governance, a lecturer at ChinaExecutive Leadership Academy of Pudong, and the National Academy for Mayors ofChina. She is an advisor to the FTSE Environmental Markets Committee, EAT Forum, a Governor of the Hillary Institute, a board member of Project Drawdown.She served as an executive advisor to Marks & Spencer, a sustainability advisor to HP, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders, Global Agenda Councils on SustainableConsumption and on New Energy Architecture, and an energy adviser to the Clinton Global Initiative. Prior to JUCCCE she was an early-stage venture capitalist in Shanghai. In the 1990’s Peggy founded one of the earliest e-commerce companies in Silicon Valley and was a consultant at McKinsey.