Our Mission



Coalition for Green Capital’s mission is to accelerate the transition to the clean energy economy by establishing Green Banks at the local, state, federal, and international levels to spur greater private investment in renewables, energy efficiency and clean transportation.

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About Us



The Coalition for Green Capital’s mission is to accelerate the transition to the clean energy economy by establishing Green Banks at the local, state, federal, and international levels to spur greater private investment in renewables, energy efficiency and clean transportation.

The Coalition for Green Capital (CGC) is the leading expert on Green Bank institution creation and financing. For nearly a decade, CGC has partnered with over 15 states and with multiple national governments to help them understand the Green Bank model and implement new public-private financing solutions in their market. A 501(c)(3) non-profit, CGC has designed and created Green Bank institutions that have spurred nearly $1.5 billion of total clean energy investment. CGC is the go-to expert on innovative clean energy finance programs and solutions for governments and key stakeholders. Through its network of operating Green Bank practitioners and consulting and policy expertise, CGC can deliver Green Bank best practices to policymakers and spur greater investment in clean energy with reduced reliance on public dollars. CGC is funded by some of the most prominent climate-focused foundations.


Our Team



Reed Hundt

Mr. Hundt founded the Coalition for Green Capital in 2012 and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hundt imagined the Green Bank concept in 2009, and has been a driving force behind the Green Bank movement over the past several years.

Jeffrey Schub

Jeffrey Schub leads CGC’s business development and state-level consulting work. Jeffrey also leads CGC's federal advocacy efforts, and works abroad to educate stakeholders on the benefits of Green Banks.

Andrea Colnes

Andi leads development of CGC’s growing international Green Bank program including continued development of the Green Bank Network (GBN) and building a framework for Green Bank creation in emerging markets to help meet national climate goals.

Jill Bunting

Jill leads CGC’s federal policy work on clean energy finance in the US. She is also currently working in the Northeast on developing new models for accelerating clean technology adoption within state governments.

Nick Kline

Nick develops Green Bank opportunities and partnerships across the country. He currently oversees CGC's state-level work in the mid-Atlantic and the West.

Alex Kragie

Alex Kragie is the Acting Executive Director of the Montgomery County Green Bank, the nation's first local Green Bank. Prior to his work in Montgomery County, Alex was Deputy Chief of Staff at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, where he helped create the nation’s first Green Bank.

Rob Youngs

Rob oversees Green Bank development opportunities across the US and internationally, and is currently working to develop the global Green Bank Network, whose main goals are to share best practices in clean energy finance and drive private investment in clean infrastructure.

CGC Board of Directors

  • Reed Hundt – CEO of the Coalition for Green Capital, Chairman
  • Roger Dower – President of the Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, Lead Independent Director
  • Kenneth Berlin – President and CEO of the Climate Reality Project
  • Andrea Colnes – Executive Director of the Energy Action Network of Vermont
  • Stewart Hudson – Vice President and Executive Director for Audubon Connecticut
  • Gilbert Barnes – Partner of Hanson Hutton, a private equity firm
  • Monty Humble – Co-Founder and Managing Director of Brightman Energy