The third episode in this webinar series is coming in early September:
Marketing Challenges and Opportunities in a Net Zero World
What you will learn over the course of this webinar series:
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Getting to Net Zero - Episode 2
Business strategy and carbon offsets
The second webinar in the Getting to Net Zero series was presented on June 25, 2020 and featured:
Director of Carbon & Energy, Maple Leaf Foods
In 2019, Maple Leaf Foods became the world’s first major carbon neutral food company.
In his capacity at MapleLeaf Foods, Patrick leads the development and execution of strategic carbon & energy conservation and efficiency projects.
With close to 30 years of experience, Patrick has been active in the field of Environmental Management in the food and glass container industries. Patrick holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from the University of Toronto and is an active member of Professional Engineers Ontario.
Manager of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Sustainability Services, AET Group
As a consultant with AET Group, Stephen has led GHG quantification, verification, or reduction projects for clients in a range of industry sectors including oil and gas, automotive manufacturing, insurance, government (federal, provincial, municipal), food processing, energy utilities, retail finance, and real estate.
Stephen is very active in the development of GHG policies in North America. He served as an expert stakeholder on the working groups commissioned by the Climate Action Reserve to develop waste-related and agriculture-related carbon offset protocols for Ontario's former cap and trade program.
An accredited GHG verifier with the California Air Resources Board, Stephen served on the international working group that updated the ISO 14064 family of GHG management standards.
Getting to Net Zero - Episode 1
Choices and Possibilities for Business
The first webinar in the Getting to Net Zero series was presented on April 22, 2020 and featured:
Director of Sustainability and Innovation, Epic Investment Services
Epic is a commercial real estate company, comprising over 30M+ square feet of assets under management in office, retail, industrial and multi-family residential classes extending across Canada and the USA.
Steven will be discussing what are some of the key drivers of moving towards Net Zero buildings, some best practices and current steps to set his portfolio on this path, some of the current challenges. He will also discuss how he is preparing his buildings to be more resilient in light of climate change.
National Solutions Developer, Ameresco Canada
Ameresco, Inc. is a leading independent provider of comprehensive energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions for facilities throughout North America.
Listen as Steven outlines a new business model EaaS, (Energy as a Service). Eaas demonstrates, in a step-by-step way, how public and private sector entities can implement a collaborative solution to help alleviate potential financial strain. Steven will present an actual decarbonization demonstration project, JPII Microgrid. JPII is a partnership between the London District School Board and Ameresco to achieve carbon free solutions.