Rachel Kyte is chief executive officer of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and special representative of the U.N. Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All. A leading advocate for sustainable development and recipient of many awards, she drives SEforALL’s work to mobilize action towards its 2030 goals on universal energy access, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. As SRSG, she is the U.N. point person for the new global goal on sustainable energy.
"That some in the coal industry fight its decline is understandable, but it doesn’t make them right. It surely doesn’t make coal the answer for meeting the energy needs of the world’s most vulnerable populations — those with no access to energy," Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sustainable Energy for All, explains.