Fabiyi brings global perspective and technical expertise to the newly created role
Submitted by 3Degrees
SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2021 /CSRwire/ - 3Degrees, a leading global provider of climate solutions, today announced that Dr. Malcolm Fabiyi has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within 3Degrees.
In his new role, Fabiyi will work closely with 3Degrees’ executive leadership team and the recently expanded board of directors and advisory board. In addition to overseeing the company’s operations, he will help the company execute new product and service introductions as well as the overall corporate growth strategy as 3Degrees delivers climate solutions to an increasingly global customer base.
3Degrees CEO Steve McDougal said Fabiyi will immediately contribute to accelerating 3Degrees’ progress in three key areas:
“As a high growth company with ambitious goals, we have reached a point where a dedicated focus on product and service coordination and operational excellence is critical to our ability to serve our global client base and meet their demand for solutions to achieve sophisticated net zero goals,” McDougal said. “Malcolm is the perfect person to fill our new COO role. He brings strong leadership, global experience, and technical expertise. And he has a true calling and passion for climate action.”
Fabiyi brings 20+ years of combined experience in corporate management, environmental solutions, and management consulting to 3Degrees, as well as an international perspective from living and working in Africa, Europe, South America, Asia, and North America. He most recently served as COO for Drylet, Inc. Fabiyi holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos.
Fabiyi said he was attracted to 3Degrees based on its mission, the caliber of its past work, and its broad and expanding capabilities and global footprint.
“I am incredibly energized to help lead 3Degrees to its next phase of innovation tied with continuous improvements in operational excellence,” Fabiyi said. “I am also thrilled to be joining a company that is an active member of the B Corp™ community.”
3Degrees makes it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change. We help global Fortune 500 companies, utilities, and other organizations around the world achieve renewable energy and decarbonization goals. The 3Degrees team has deep expertise in sustainability consulting, environmental markets, renewable energy and carbon project development, transportation decarbonization solutions, and utility renewable energy programs. Together with our customers, 3Degrees helps develop and implement creative solutions that ensure environmental integrity and make good business sense. 3Degrees is a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation and a Certified B Corporation™.
3Degrees exists for one simple reason - to make it possible for businesses and their customers to take urgent action on climate change. As a certified B Corporation, we provide renewable energy and emission reduction solutions to global Fortune 500 companies, utilities and other organizations that want to join the fight against climate change. The 3Degrees team has deep expertise in sustainability consulting, environmental markets, renewable energy and carbon project development, and utility renewable energy programs. Together with our customers, 3Degrees helps develop and implement creative solutions that ensure environmental integrity and make good business sense.
Since 2002, 3Degrees has worked with over 400 clients in 60 countries and has been widely recognized for our industry leadership and award-winning programs for clients. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Washington and Richmond, Virginia. Learn more at 3degreesinc.com.
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