Reducing The Government’s Carbon Footprint – Anna Siefken, Federal Energy Management Program

“We work with this entire portfolio of buildings of the federal government, as you mentioned, about 350,000 buildings, also including 600,000 cars and trucks in the fleet, all of them looking towards decarbonization…We do it through policy and planning. So, we analyze the management mandates, the energy management mandates that come out, and we help… Continue reading Reducing The Government’s Carbon Footprint – Anna Siefken, Federal Energy Management Program

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

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

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

Reducing IT’s Carbon Footprint – Monica Batchelder, Chief Sustainability Officer, HPE

“During the pandemic, a lot of companies underwent digital transformations…At the same time that that was happening, sustainability was really catching wind, particularly in places like Europe.… (I)f you are a non-manufacturing company, your largest source of operational emissions is probably your IT. So…CIOs now have these mandates trickling down from their CEO or whomever… Continue reading Reducing IT’s Carbon Footprint – Monica Batchelder, Chief Sustainability Officer, HPE

Music, Public Health & Climate Action – Emma O’Brien, Ph.D., Global Scrub Choir

“The link for us with (the WHO) is about universal health coverage and the sustainable development goal number three, which obviously the WHO places in the middle of the wheel of all the sustainable development goals. But on top and behind and with each other is climate action. We cannot have one without the other.… Continue reading Music, Public Health & Climate Action – Emma O’Brien, Ph.D., Global Scrub Choir

The Future of Sustainability & ESG – Joan on “Doing Sustainability” Podcast With Gary Baker

“Corporate America has a very important role to play in this transition. They have the resources, they have the talent, and they are being nudged by their customers, their employees, even their suppliers, their investors, and obviously regulators to do this work. They know it’s the right thing to do…Just as a quick thing to… Continue reading The Future of Sustainability & ESG – Joan on “Doing Sustainability” Podcast With Gary Baker

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

What Is ‘Brave Thinking’? – Mary Morrissey, Renowned Speaker & Advisor, Author of “Brave Thinking: The Art and Science Of Creating A Life You Love”

”Brave thinkers on the other hand, developed the courage to think and live from a vision…They’re not going to let circumstances win. They don’t deny the circumstances or situations, but they don’t let them win. And they’re pulling from something that’s greater than the circumstance, situation, or condition. And there’s a way to hold our… Continue reading What Is ‘Brave Thinking’? – Mary Morrissey, Renowned Speaker & Advisor, Author of “Brave Thinking: The Art and Science Of Creating A Life You Love”

The Tipping Point Business Is At Now – Isabelle Grosmaitre, Goodness & Co  (from France)

 “We are at a tipping point when businesses need to reinvent themselves for a better future. In fact, I believe that they need to reinvent the model and even demonstrate the contribution to society. I believe. in fact, that only companies with a positive impact will thrive. Why? Because they will be chosen by people,… Continue reading The Tipping Point Business Is At Now – Isabelle Grosmaitre, Goodness & Co  (from France)