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ESG 101: The Basics of Sustainability in the Built Environment

ESG 101: The Basics of Sustainability in the Built Environment

A part of the Rise & Grind series, presented by the XCEL Committee

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

Zoom Webinar

* Registration open until 7/27/22 at 9:00 AM (EDT)

Event Details

Join the XCEL Committee as they host the next session in their Rise & Grind Series.

ESG 101: The Basics of Sustainability in the Built Environment

Presented by Chris Laughman, Vice President of Corporate Sustainability for Conservice

In this XCEL Rise & Grind presentation, we will explore ESG* and learn how ESG might impact the operation of our properties. You will gain insight into leveraging data, complying with regulatory requirements, and reducing risk.

In this session, we will cover:

  • What is ESG and how might it affect your properties
  • How to acquire data and leverage it to focus on where it matters most
  • What is GRESB, and all the other acronyms you may have heard and what might they mean
  • Where you should start

*ESG means using Environmental, Social, and Governance factors to evaluate companies and countries on how far advanced they are with sustainability.

For More Information:

Rachel Garavito Young
Rachel Garavito Young
CAS Communications Manager Triangle Apartment Association (336)312-2280

Chris Laughman, Vice President of Corporate Sustainability for Conservice

Accomplished subject matter expert in sustainable real estate operations that enhance the tenant and/or resident experience while positively impacting the bottom line. Proven experience in coaching teams that deliver effective solutions while igniting innovation. A results-oriented professional, adept in creating value and building consensus. Skilled in delivering sustainable solutions in both Commercial and Multifamily properties through analytical analysis, benchmarking, reducing energy consumption, increasing water conservation, waste minimization, managing carbon impact, and enhancing the human experience. Proven record of developing energy procurement strategies, policy implementation, resident engagement, compliance practices, performance certifications, CSR reporting, and the development of strategic ESG programs.

Author of the weekly ESG Blog, ThirtyNine, a conversation around reducing the impact of the built environment.

Chris volunteers on the Sustainability Working Group through the National Apartment Association and has been a presenter at the NAA’s Apartmentalize Conference. He is also part of the Leadership Team with the Utility Management Advisory, a professional group for anyone working in the multifamily industry and involved in utility management or sustainability.


Sponsor Opportunity

There are two opportunities to sponsor this session. 

Benefits:

  • Company Logo on event page
  • Company Logo at start of session
  • 1-2 minute presentation time at the beginning of session
  • Opportunity to present give-away to attendee at session conclusion ($50 gift card, included in sponsorship price)
  • Your provided pdf promotional flyer emailed to all Attendees
  • Electronic attendee list will be sent afterward for follow‐up opportunities

There are two (2) opportunities available.

Sponsorship are given on a first-come-first-served basis.

Join the XCEL Committee as they host the next session in their Rise & Grind Series.

Reserve on the following page!