Sustainability and Regulations: What innovators need to know – Thought Leader Interview with Brandon Farris, Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy, National Association of Manufacturers

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Audio Presentation/Podcast
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Brandon Farris, Lee Green
Sustainability and ESG
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Sustainability and Regulations: What innovators need to know

July 2023

The global regulatory environment has become increasingly difficult for companies to track and understand. Join the NAM’s VP of energy and resources policy, Brandon Farris for a download on PFAS; the power plants rule; SEC climate disclosure; the plastics draft strategy; and particulate matter. There is also audience Q&A.

Brandon Farris is vice president of energy and resources policy at the National Association of Manufacturers. Before joining the NAM, Farris was the head of federal government relations for The Chemours Company, where he played an integral role in securing passage of the AIM Act, designed to phase out refrigerants that contribute to climate change. He worked closely with the NAM to help secure bipartisan ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol during the 117th Congress. Along with these and other major legislative accomplishments, he was honored as a 2022 top lobbyist by the National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics. Previously, Farris served as assistant general counsel for Arkema as well as senior counsel for government relations for the Saudi Basic Industries Corporation. After serving in the Marine Corps Reserve, he began his career in Washington as a Bryce Harlow Foundation Fellow at the George Washington University School of Law while working on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee.