Director, Net Zero
We Mean Business Coalition
enny Ahlen directs the strategy, coordination, and execution of the We Mean Business Coalition’s net zero programs and works with its partners to catalyze business and policy action to halve emissions by 2030 and accelerate an inclusive transition to a global net-zero economy by 2050. Before joining We Mean Business Coalition, Jenny spent over ten years at Environmental Defense Fund helping companies set and achieve ambitious climate commitments with an emphasis on supply chains and agricultural emissions. Prior to joining EDF in 2011, Jenny worked for the Arkansas Economic Development Commission in two different roles, first as the Renewable Energy Programs Manager for the Arkansas Energy Office, and then for the Strategic Planning Division, with a focus on energy policy and legislation. Before Jenny moved back to Arkansas from Boston, she worked for Abt Associates Inc. as an analyst, estimating the costs and benefits of environmental regulations for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Jenny has a MA in Energy and Environmental Analysis and a BA in Environmental Analysis and Policy from Boston University.