General Motors Climate Equity Fund
Jessica James is the senior manager of GM’s newly established Climate Equity Fund. She is leading the development and implementation of a long-term philanthropic strategy that invests in community-based solutions to help ensure that GM’s transition to an all-electric future leaves no one behind, while also supporting communities on the front lines of climate change adapt and build resilience. Jessica joined GM in 2012 and has spent her career in communications. Most recently, she led GM’s sustainability communications work, including the company’s announcement to become carbon neutral by 2040.