Luncheon to honor Pamela P. Flaherty, Citi and Citi Foundation, and James A. Harmon, Caravel Fund and WRI Chairman

June 6, 2014—The World Resources Institute (WRI) will host its 2014 Courage to Lead luncheon on June 12, honoring leaders who are tackling global environmental and economic development challenges.

The event will celebrate the leadership and accomplishments of Pamela P. Flaherty, Director of Corporate Citizenship, Citi, and President & CEO, the Citi Foundation, and James A. Harmon, Founder & Chairman, Caravel Management, and Board Chairman, WRI. The event will include remarks by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation, along with Dan Doctoroff, President, Bloomberg LP, and Dr. Andrew Steer, President & CEO, WRI.

The luncheon will take place on Thursday, June 12, from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at 583 Park Avenue in New York City.

WRI’s Courage to Lead events take place every two years and honor leaders whose global vision has inspired people and changed institutions and industries to create a better world.

The luncheon brings together business leaders, philanthropists, civic leaders, and concerned citizens to raise funds to advance WRI’s mission and programs, which focus on tackling six urgent environment and economic development challenges: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, and cities & transport. Media are encouraged to attend the event. All media must RSVP to


WRI’s 2014 Courage to Lead luncheon
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT


583 Park Avenue New York, NY (Park Avenue between 63rd and 64th Streets)

All media must RSVP ahead of time to

For questions, please contact: Lauren Zelin, WRI; Tel. (202) 729-7736,