Free Online Workshop: Environmental, Social & Governance ESG for Businesses, Online, August 30, 9-11 am PT

  • 30 August 2023
  • Start time : 09:00 AM
  • End time : 11:00 AM
  • Event Host : Southern California Edison
Online Workshop: Environmental, Social & Governance ESG for Businesses, August 30
Event Description

ESG has quickly become a hot topic in the market, but what does it mean to your business?

‌Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) reporting is a framework that can help your company become a leader in the race to Net Zero while helping to retain and attract investors and stakeholders.

‌Understand the Net Zero mindset, identify the core challenges that must be addressed for an ESG effort to succeed, and take advantage of the many benefits of decarbonizing and electrifying your operation.

‌This two-hour virtual workshop will lay out a roadmap for companies to get started with corporate Net Zero strategies and provide tangible steps for making measurable progress towards your ESG goals, moving from compliance to performance for a decarbonized building and business.

‌At the end of this class participants will be able to:

  • Define ESG, decarbonization, and building electrification
  • Map their path to implementing decarbonization and electrification strategies
  • Lead the way on ESG with streamlined data collection, specialized dashboards, and auditable reports
  • Monitor and act on current and future ESG risks
  • Foster collaboration among stakeholders throughout their organization

Target Audience:

Business owners and leadership roles
Building operators
Professionals involved with company annual reporting
AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) community


  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Southern California Edison
  • Agenda
    • - Defining and incentivizing ESG and decarbonization
      - Business goals for decarbonization, electrification, and Net Zero
      - ESG materiality matrix and stakeholder engagement
      - Interactive Activity
      - Baselining, collecting, and tracking data
      - KPI and policy development
      - Market trends
      - Q&A
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Rebecca Ramsdale:

      Rebecca Ramsdale is the Director of Projects at Verdical Group. Rebecca serves as the USGBC-LA Long Beach Branch Vice-Chair, LMU CIP Mentorship Committee Leader, LFLA Zero Carbon co-leader and is on the Living Future Los Angeles (LFLA) Steering Committee.

      Ali Ronning:

      Ali Ronning has experience in the general contracting industry, where she worked with high-profile clients, gained technical knowledge, and led projects from start to finish with a focus on budget, schedule, and quality. She has extensive experience in corporate ESG performance tracking and reporting strategies and is skilled in working to shift extractive industries toward regenerative practices.

      Bobby Almeida:

      Bobby Almeida is Commissioning Director at Verdical Group. He recently joined the team with ten years of experience in mechanical engineering services, commissioning, and project management. His project experience includes commercial, studios, mixed-use, warehouses, healthcare, industrial, government, education, municipal, and utilities.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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