Steven M. Rothstein is the founding Managing Director of the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets. Ceres Accelerator aims to transform the practices and policies that govern capital markets in order to accelerate reduction of the worst financial impacts of the climate crisis and other sustainability threats.
Steven has 40 years of experience starting, managing and growing several non-profit, social change and government organizations. After college he was on the founding team of Citizens Energy Corporation, the world’s only non-profit oil company. After several years, Steven went on to manage $300 million for Massachusetts’s state agency’s programs for human services and facilities for people with intellectual disabilities. He then started and ran Environmental Futures, a management and market consulting company serving a wide range of enterprises in the US and internationally seeking to grow their environmental work. He also ran the New England market for Constellation’s entry and expansion into this market as a successful electricity broker.
Steven recently sat down with us as part of our ESG spotlight series, covering climate change risk, emissions disclosure, ESG regulation and the evolving policy landscape.