Karine Desjardins has been involved in climate action and awareness for more than a decade. In 2006, she began working at National Ecocredit to help Canadian corporations reduce their GHG emissions. In 2013, she became a climate ambassador for Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project in Canada, organizing presentations in high schools, elementary schools and associations to raise awareness about the importance of climate action. Karine is currently coordinator of the French Chapter of Global Network Canada — the representative of the United Nations Global Compact Agency in Canada — which supports sustainable development policy development in private businesses. She is also a member of the climate change committee of the Conseil Patronal de l’Environnement du Québec (CPEQ).