Statement on Janet Yellen’s Nomination to Serve as Treasury Secretary

December 1, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Climate Leadership Council CEO Greg Bertelsen issued the following statement congratulating Janet Yellen on her nomination by President-elect Biden to serve as Treasury Secretary:

“Congratulations to Janet Yellen on her historic nomination as U.S. Treasury secretary. As a Founding Member of the Council, Janet has been a steadfast partner in our effort to achieve a bipartisan breakthrough on climate. America will be fortunate to have such a brilliant and principled public servant steering economic policy during this difficult time.”