How Businesses Can Overcome Barriers to Achieving Climate Goals

June 15, 2020 by  
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How Businesses Can Overcome Barriers to Achieving Climate Goals Join us and discover the findings of research conducted by NRG Energy and GreenBiz Group, examining key plans and actions businesses are taking to address climate change. The research represents responses from hundreds of business executives and thought leaders, revealing that many are taking the right steps to reach their goals. A range of factors, however, threatens to disrupt progress including a lack of attention to risk, developing consistent resilience and financial disclosures such as those recommended by the TCFD, and a general need for greater expertise. In this one-hour webcast, GreenBiz Vice President and Senior Analyst John Davies will lead a wide-ranging discussion, showing you how: Risk management and sustainability efforts converge as climate change disrupts businesses and challenges green goals New reporting standards gain traction with demands for greater transparency Existing standards like those of the TCFD have been addressed by companies like yours Scenario analysis becomes the preferred approach to set science-based targets  Collaborations with energy service companies help achieve emissions reductions Moderator: John Davies, Vice President & Senior Analyst, GreenBiz Group Speakers: Greg Kandankulam, Senior Manager, Sustainability, NRG Energy Edwin Anderson, Partner, Oliver Wyman Emily Bosland, Manager, CSR Strategy & Reporting, Verizon If you can’t tune in live, please register and we will email you a link to access the archived webcast footage and resources, available to you on-demand after the webcast. taylor flores Mon, 06/15/2020 – 16:09 John Davies VP, Senior Analyst GreenBiz @greenbizjd Greg Kandankulam Senior Manager, Sustainability NRG @gregkandankulam Edwin Anderson Partner Oliver Wyman Emily Bosland Manager, CSR Strategy & Reporting Verizon gbz_webcast_date Tue, 07/14/2020 – 10:00 – Tue, 07/14/2020 – 11:00

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Edwin Anderson of Oliver Wyman on how risk is changing in a time of climate crisis

March 4, 2020 by  
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A about four to five years ago management consulting firm Oliver Wyman looked at the largest emerging risks facing companies and climate was a standout. From there, the firm began to work on, including its collaboration with the U.N. Environment Program Finance Initiative, to better manage and understand those risks, says Edwin Anderson, partner at Oliver Wyman.

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Oliver Wyman’s Edwin Anderson on recognizing climate risks and challenges

March 12, 2019 by  
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Partner at global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, Edwin Anderson, discusses how sustainability and risk are intertwined across industries.

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Clean Energy’s Ashley White on sustainable fuel in the transportation sector

March 12, 2019 by  
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As emissions from medium- to heavy-duty vehicles continue to rise, Clean Energy is working on decarbonizing fuel to help transition industry.

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Plastic Bank’s David Katz on cross-sector solutions to ocean plastic pollution

March 12, 2019 by  
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As plastic pollution surges and public awareness grows, Plastic Bank is working on partnerships to cut it down from the sources.

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Tyson Foods’ Justin Whitmore: Accelerating your sustainability agenda with ambitious goals

March 12, 2019 by  
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Creating a cohesive sustainability strategy can be an overwhelming undertaking. How do you identify material issues and prioritize what to address first? What does it take to get the rest of the company on board, from the CEO to the frontline? And how do you challenge the status quo in an entrenched industry and modernize for the future?

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How to make sustainability risk a strategic priority

June 29, 2015 by  
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Oliver Wyman’s Alex Wittenberg talks about strategic risks, why they’re important, and how they’re often overlooked.

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Sprint, Staples, Kimberly-Clark: the litmus test for wheat-straw paper

June 29, 2015 by  
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Wireless giant teams with Woody Harrelson-backed startup in an industry-first test aimed at reducing dependence on wood pulp.

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Chevrolet is using old batteries to save … bats?

June 29, 2015 by  
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As the bat population around the world is sharply declining, Chevrolet and NASCAR look to use old parts to help preserve the species.

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Lessons from a trash-talking, dumpster-diving professor

June 29, 2015 by  
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A 33-square-foot home makes a shipping container look palatial, as the Huston-Tilloston University campus discovered firsthand.

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