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Marielle Canter Weikel

Senior Director, Responsible Mining and Energy, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business

Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English

Marielle Canter Weikel

Senior Director, Responsible Mining and Energy, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business

Marielle is senior director for responsible mining and energy at Conservation International, where she has worked since 2002. She leads program strategy and partnerships to engage multinational energy and mining companies in developing more sustainable environmental policies and practices.
Previously, Marielle led Conservation International's strategy to engage the private sector on freshwater conservation and served as a project manager for the business and biodiversity offsets program and the Energy & Biodiversity Initiative. Prior to joining Conservation International, Marielle worked as an environmental, health and safety consultant, and held positions in the public policy and government sectors. 
 
She holds a master's in environmental management from Duke University and a B.A. in Government and Environmental Studies from the College of William and Mary, with coursework through Columbia University. She has also researched environmental scarcity and conflict in East Africa’s Lake Victoria region and examined the links between water availability and urban sprawl in the southwestern United States.​
Previously, Marielle led Conservation International's strategy to engage the private sector on freshwater conservation and served as a project manager for the business and biodiversity offsets program and the Energy & Biodiversity Initiative. Prior to joining Conservation International, Marielle worked as an environmental, health and safety consultant, and held positions in the public policy and government sectors. 
 
She holds a master's in environmental management from Duke University and a B.A. in Government and Environmental Studies from the College of William and Mary, with coursework through Columbia University. She has also researched environmental scarcity and conflict in East Africa’s Lake Victoria region and examined the links between water availability and urban sprawl in the southwestern United States.​
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Corporate Partnership, Corporate Water Strategies, Energy-Water Nexus, Fresh Water, Freshwater Resource Management and Policy
Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English