Jennifer Richmond is a Research Assistant at the University of Maryland – College Park. She formerly worked on research related to natural resources, energy, and climate at the Center for Global Development. Prior to joining CGD, she worked as a consultant with Oil Change International on greening foreign aid for energy projects and collecting data on international oil and gas shipments. She holds an MA degree in Global Environmental Policy from American University and a BS in Political Science from Shepherd University. For her graduate capstone project, she collaborated with the World Resources Institute to establish a best practices guide of corporate social responsibility for multinational energy companies.