Speaker Bio & Abstract

Janet Ranganathan Vice President, Science and Research
World Resources Institute (WRI)

BiographyJanet Ranganathan is the Vice President for Science and Research at the World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization that works at the intersection of environment and development in 50+ countries. Janet has written extensively on a broad range of sustainable development topics, including food sustainability, plant-based diets, climate change, greenhouse gas measurement, forests, and more. She ensures WRI’s research is robust and its influence strategies evidence-based. She leads WRI’s “Data into Action” strategy, which combines open data platforms, information and communication technologies, artificial intelligence, and human networks to drive more transparent and accountable management of the planet’s resources.