Rockridge sponsors Yale event on energy innovation in Appalachia

CHATTANOOGA — Chattanooga-based Rockridge Venture Law® will sponsor a free online discussion on Green Innovation in Coal Country, Friday, Oct. 23, from 1 – 2:30 p.m. ET. 

This virtual panel will explore ways to harness private capital to promote climate action and innovation that not only benefits our environment, but also invests in communities getting left behind. 

Former Tennessee governor Phil Bredesen will offer opening remarks, and Dr. Daniel Carter, professor of Environmental Studies at Sewanee, will moderate the discussion. 

Rockridge joins co-sponsors Yale Center for Business and the EnvironmentTsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale (Tsai CITY), Sewanee Office of Civic Engagement and Sewanee Integrated Program in the Environment in putting the spotlight on environmental innovation in the Appalachian region. 

Green Innovation in Coal Country is part of Yale’s Climate Innovator Spotlight Series, a program featuring innovators who are working to address the climate crisis through policy, technology, finance and more. Free registration can be accessed here.

About Rockridge Venture Law

Rockridge Venture Law®, or RVL®, was launched in 2017 to become the preeminent intellectual property and technology firm across the Appalachian Innovation Corridor. We now have offices in Chattanooga, Durham and Nashville, and represent clients and interests globally. Our services include all aspects of intellectual property, litigation, M&A, privacy, technology transactions and ventures. In 2018 and 2019, we were recognized as B Corp Best for the World for our commitment to triple bottom line business practices. Our pioneering environmental and social impact programs attract top-notch legal talent and assure our clients of missional alignment with their corporate values.

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