Accessing Inflation Reduction Act Tax Credits – Rachel McCleery, Senior Advisor, Dept. of Treasury

“We like to break (the tax credits) down by industries and audiences…On the industry side, we have energy efficiency, energy generation, manufacturing, vehicles, fuels, and carbon capture. Now, overlaying all of those are a handful of cross crosscutting bonuses and requirements that can greatly affect, in many cases, increase the amount of the underlying tax… Continue reading Accessing Inflation Reduction Act Tax Credits – Rachel McCleery, Senior Advisor, Dept. of Treasury

Energy Transition Is In Full Swing – Lisa Jacobson, BCSE & Tara Narayanan, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

“The economic information on clean energy is amazing…We’re decades deep in it now, where you’re seeing the cost competitiveness of renewable technologies on an unsubsidized basis…We can do this. We can grow the economy and we can use more clean energy.” Lisa Jacobson on Electric Ladies Podcast The facts in the new Sustainable Energy 2024… Continue reading Energy Transition Is In Full Swing – Lisa Jacobson, BCSE & Tara Narayanan, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Financial Support For Exporting, Trade – Judith Pryor, Export Import Bank of U.S.

“We help anyone in the United States who wants to sell their good or service overseas through short, medium, and long-term financing tools for international buyers. It’s usually medium term and long term. We provide foreign buyers with the ability to purchase U.S. goods and services. So we’re debt financiers to buyers of American goods… Continue reading Financial Support For Exporting, Trade – Judith Pryor, Export Import Bank of U.S.

SEC Climate Rules Unlock Business Value – Kristen Sullivan, Deloitte Audit, Sustainability

“Regulation can really be a catalyst for transformation, for business transformation, because this is so much more than a disclosure and compliance exercise. “When you think about the mechanisms, the infrastructure, the data that will emerge from instituting more discipline and rigor around these disclosure objectives, (it) is absolutely critical to surface more timely where… Continue reading SEC Climate Rules Unlock Business Value – Kristen Sullivan, Deloitte Audit, Sustainability

Transforming America’s Transportation System – Polly Trottenberg, Deputy Secretary, US DOT

“We have on our website what’s called the DOT Navigator. Sounds wonky, but go take a look. It is a wealth of information about all our grant programs, and you can answer a series of questions and it can help point you in the right direction. We also have a team of folks here who… Continue reading Transforming America’s Transportation System – Polly Trottenberg, Deputy Secretary, US DOT

Women Voters, Climate & This Critical 2024 Election

“Women are very worried about these (extreme weather) events, and they’re the ones that really worry about the impact on communities.…They want to leave a better country for their children…They will say that climate change is something that really is on my agenda more because my children talk to me about it and they listen… Continue reading Women Voters, Climate & This Critical 2024 Election

The Power Of Buildings – Katie McGinty, Johnson Controls Chief Sustainability Officer

“The march that we have seen in businesses taking on climate commitments has been one of those forcing functions to bring the data related to buildings front and center (because buildings account for 40% of greenhouse gas emissions) ….There is a whole heck of a lot of inefficiency to cut out of those buildings. And… Continue reading The Power Of Buildings – Katie McGinty, Johnson Controls Chief Sustainability Officer

Advanced Technology Improving Transportation – Michele Mueller, Michigan DOT

“We start to look at the advantages of the technology, and we start to really focus in on where can we go forward? What are the things we’re doing and how do we get there collectively so that it is the industry, and the infrastructure side actually coming together and making those choices and implementing… Continue reading Advanced Technology Improving Transportation – Michele Mueller, Michigan DOT

Mobilize, Measure, Manage ESG – Evelyne Saelens, UL Solutions ESG Advisory Lead

“These climate events, they’re impacting our everyday lives. They’re making the world unsafe…Sometimes it might feel that it’s hard to get to solid, tangible information. It’s hard to know that what you’re doing is meaningful, that it really has an impact. So the, what made it extremely interesting at being able to develop these ESG… Continue reading Mobilize, Measure, Manage ESG – Evelyne Saelens, UL Solutions ESG Advisory Lead

Transforming Our Energy System – Vanessa Chan, U.S. Dept of Energy

“The theme across all of this, this clean energy transition, it is private sector led, but government enabled. So, we as a government are trying to enable the private sector to move faster so we can meet our very ambitious goal, which includes a 50% reduction from 2005 levels of greenhouse gas pollution by 2030…… Continue reading Transforming Our Energy System – Vanessa Chan, U.S. Dept of Energy