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Climate change presents a generation-defining opportunity for leaders to transform their organization's approach to value creation, stakeholder relationships and the shaping of the future.

Tripp Borstel

Managing Director, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Climate change and ESG strategist with 20+ years of leading engagements that break down silos and blend the technical with the inspirational. Builds teams that create big change fast. Husband and dad.

Tripp is a leader in CCaSS’ climate change and decarbonization practice managing a cross-disciplinary team. He is passionate about collaborating with leaders to develop sustainability and culture strategies that protect and create value while striving to keep global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius. Tripp's expertise spans various sectors, including consumer goods and the health, science and wellness industries.

Before joining EY, Tripp served as a director at ENGIE Impact. During this time, he designed the firm's net-zero transformation methodology which integrated storytelling and science-based targets. Tripp also worked in the sustainability practice of another Big 4 firm, where he supported creating the nation’s first city climate action plan aligned with the Paris Climate Agreement.

Tripp graduated from the Haas School of Business at University of California, Berkeley, where he earned his MBA and met his wife, Laura. They live in Oakland, California, with their son Theo.

How Tripp is building a better working world

“Leading and mentoring the exceptional team of CCaSS professionals brings me great fulfillment as we collaborate to tackle the world's most critical challenges head-on. They represent the next generation of innovative problem solvers, integrating their passions with greenhouse gas accounting, net-zero strategies, climate risk, carbon markets and climate disclosures to actively shape a more sustainable and prosperous future.”

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