Michael Vandenbergh - Climate change

Can your company stop global warming?

A leading scholar in environmental and energy law, Michael Vandenbergh advocates for a private governance response to Climate Change.

Vandenbergh is director of Vanderbilt's Climate Change Research Network, where his work involves interdisciplinary teams that focus on the reduction of carbon emissions from the individual and household sector. 

He also is a leading scholar in environmental and energy law at Vanderbilt Law School, where he holds the David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law.

Vandenbergh's academic research explores the relationship between formal legal regulation and informal social regulation of individual and corporate behavior, the influence of social norms on corporate behavior, and the ways in which private contracting can enhance or undermine public governance.