IVAN FRISHBERG

Ivan Frishberg leads Amalgamated Bank’s Sustainability Banking division. Frishberg works across the bank on a range of treasury management, investment and lending products designed to serve sustainability goals and the goals of our clients in the energy, climate and environment communities. Ivan has more than 25 years of public interest advocacy, organizing and policy experience. Previously he was Senior Advisor and Climate Change Campaign Manager for Organizing For Action, a senior advisor to the Climate Action Campaign, a multi-year national coalition effort to defend the Clean Air Act and support new federal policies on climate and public health. Most recently, Frishberg directed the State Climate Hub – facilitating coordination of state level efforts to implement the Clean Power Plan, and worked with the Climate Briefing Service on the intersection of US Climate Advocacy and the recent international climate negotiations. He is a member of the Design Team for the 2 Degree Lending Network, which seeks to align bank lending with the Paris Climate Agreement and sits on numbers boards for state and national advocacy organizations in addition to serving on the Board of DC Water, the public water and sewer utility for Washington, D.C.