Ruth Ivory-Moore is the Global CCS Institute‘s Policy and Advocacy Manager for the Americas. Ruth has more than 20 years of success across the energy, chemical, and faith-based sectors specializing in sustainability, corporate social responsibility, ESG, climate change, and energy policy and law. Her passion is to urgently remedy the adverse effects of climate change to protect all creation. Ruth is guided by her faith, championing human rights incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion principles during all phases of deploying climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience measures.
Before joining the Institute, Ruth led the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America‘s CSR and Sustainability Roundtables and its pilot efforts to reach net zero by 2050. Additionally, she worked in various engineering and legal positions at Exxon Mobil Corporation. Ruth earned her Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law, Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Ohio State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Howard University.
Ruth was recently elected to serve on the Board of Holden Village. She continues to work with Lutherans Restoring Creation and is a member of her church’s Governance, Risk, and Legal Committee and its Stephen Ministry. In addition, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Together with colleagues Dr. Cynthia Moe-Lobeda, abby mohaupt and Lisa Dahill, Ruth Ivory-Moore facilitates the retreat, Cultivating Climate Justice: Tools, Hope, Theology, and Spirit in March, 2023 at Spirit in the Desert.