The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment was founded in 1997 by Jeremy and Hannelore Grantham. Jeremy is Co-Founder and Chief Strategist of GMO, LLC, an investment management firm. Jeremy and Hannelore are both actively involved in setting the strategic direction of the Foundation.
Jeremy's Quarterly Letters are available at the GMO website. Registration is required, but free. Choose the “Library” tab on the top menu bar and choose “Jeremy Grantham's Letters and Articles” on the left menu to see all letters dating back to 1999. Letters addressing environmental and/or resource limitation themes include the following:
“Resource Limitations 2: Separating the Dangerous from the Merely Serious, published 7/22/2011
“Time to Wake Up: Days of Abundant Resources and Falling Prices Are Over Forever,” published 4/25/2011
“Everything You Need to Know About Global Warming in 5 Minutes,” published in “Summer Essays,” 7/19/2010
“Running Out of Resources,” published as an addendum to “Boring Fair Price!” 7/25/2009
“Living Beyond Our Means: Entering the Age of Limitations,” published as an addendum to “Meltdown! The Global Competence Crisis,” 7/30/2008
For more about Jeremy see an article in the New York Times Sunday Magazine. Jeremy was also featured in a recent Business Daily (BBC World Service) report on phosphorous:
Ramsay Ravenel, Executive Director
Ramsay manages all aspects of the Grantham Foundation, including grantmaking and endowment management. He previously led solar energy investing at MissionPoint Capital Partners, an alternative energy private equity fund, and originated investments in EcoSecurities and SunEdison at Marshall Street Management, a family office. Ramsay has also worked in timberland investment, conservation finance and began his career with a community forestry project in Indonesian Borneo. He holds Master’s degrees in Forestry and Business Administration from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and the Yale School of Management and a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard College.