Jenny Chu

Head of Energy Productivity Initiatives and Corporate Partnerships - China

Jenny Chu is the Head of Energy Productivity Initiatives, where she is responsible for managing and delivering initiatives in collaboration with corporations, governments and organizations committed to accelerating energy productivity and the use of renewables globally.

Currently, Jenny is leading the roll-out of EP100 a campaign showcasing leading companies who have pledged to double their energy productivity. Jenny also contributes to RE100, and is leading its implementation across China. This work includes designing a series of capacity building workshops to help corporations increase their utilization of renewable electricity across their operations.

Prior to joining The Climate Group, Jenny was based in Beijing for seven years as a Principal Consultant for Azure International and Camco Clean Energy, where she advised corporations, SMEs, investors, and local governments on carbon management, energy efficiency, and climate risk management.

From 2011-2014, she directed “Greening China’s Supply Chains: A blueprint for optimizing energy efficiency” a multi-year project implemented in partnership with the China National Textile and Apparel Council, the International Finance Corporation, The North Face, Nautica, Timberland, Levi Strauss, Adidas Group, H&M, GAP, and 40 textile suppliers located across China.

Jenny began her career at the Environmental Defense Fund, where she worked on projects related to sustainable seafood purchasing and the creation of marine protected areas.

Jenny holds a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles and a MSc in Environment and Development from the London School of Economics. She is a US national and is fluent in Mandarin.

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