Mike Bellamente

Executive Director

Climate Counts

Speaking At:
Climate Preparedness: How We Can Work Together
17 June 2014 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 145B
Topic: Climate Change

Mike Bellamente is the executive director of Climate Counts, a national nonprofit aimed at bringing consumers and corporations together to address climate change.  Prior to joining the organization, Bellamente served as primary environmental liaison for the NADO Research Foundation in Washington DC.  Following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, he was named to the White House-led economic solutions team to conduct impact analyses for oil-impacted communities.

Bellamente has written extensively on the role of the private sector in addressing climate change.  His work has appeared in Huffington Post, The Guardian, CR Magazine and GreenBiz.com.  In 2012, Bellamente was named to Ethisphere’s list of 100 most influential people in business ethics.  He holds an MBA in International Business from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.  Bellamente graduated magna cum laude with a BS in marketing from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.