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Peggy Liu, Chairwoman, Joint US-China Collaboration on Clean Energy | China
- For bringing Chinese and American leaders together to stop pollution before it starts.
- Peggy Liu’s clean energy nonprofit corrals U.S. and Chinese leaders across sectors to help China — now the world’s largest energy user — go green. Liu’s organization has helped introduce a $7.3 billion Smart Grid project into 15 pilot cities in China and educated over 800 Chinese officials on how eco-cities work.
Peggy Liu, Chairperson of JUCCCE, is internationally recognized for her expertise on China’s sustainability landscape and for fostering international collaboration with China. JUCCCE is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the greening of China, because a green China is the key to a healthy world. JUCCCE is a leader in creating systemic change in sustainable cities, sustainable consumerism and smart grid, and most noted for its multi-sector convening power. Peggy has a passion for making the world a better place.
As one of the leading green thinkers in China, Peggy was honored as the Hillary Step for Climate Change Solutions in 2012, a Time MagazineHero of the Environment in 2008, the Hillary Laureate of 2010 for climate change leadership, a Forbes “Women to Watch in Asia” in 2010, a Huffington Post “Greatest Person of the Day” in 2011, one of China’s top 50 innovative business leaders by China Business News Weekly in 2012.