Jody Freeman Leaves Conoco Board after Protests from XR Boston & Climate Defiance

Freeman originally denied accusations and maintained she was within Harvard’s conflict-of-interests policies.

In April, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism and The Guardian revealed that Jody Freeman had lobbied on behalf of ConocoPhillips, and was receiving more than $350,000 a year as a board member. 

On Thursday, Freeman said in a statement that she had left the position at ConocoPhillips “to focus on my research at Harvard and make space for some new opportunities”.

She added: “I learned a lot from my decade-long board service, think I made a positive difference, and am glad I did it.” Freeman received more than $3m from the company during her time on the board.”

source: Via Grace Murray, Bureau of Investigative Journalism,


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