Articles by tag: ESG

Understanding ESG Impacts in Real Estate

ESG in real estate

In this episode of Weaver: Location Cubed, hosts Howard Altshuler and Aaron Grisz are joined by Ashly Pleasant, director, ESG and sustainability services, at Weaver. They explore the significance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in the real estate sector, discussing its impact on investment decisions and the importance of sustainability. Key Points: Start measuring […]

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Decarbonization Doesn’t Mean Less Profit: Part 2

As the world grapples with the urgent need for decarbonization, the stakes are high, with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warning that we have less than a decade to prevent irreversible damage to our planet. Amid this crisis, a remarkable trend is emerging: businesses are proving that it’s possible to prioritize decarbonization […]

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Decarbonization Doesn’t Mean Less Profit: Part 1

As the world grapples with the urgent need to combat climate change, the conversation around decarbonization has taken center stage. It’s not just a scientific issue, but an economic one as well, with an estimated $10 trillion expected to be invested in net zero efforts over the next decade. The stakes are high, as […]

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Education & EdTech
BlackRock, Big Banks, and Social Media Wars: A Comprehensive Look at DE&I and ESG Practices, Threads’ Battle with Twitter, and the Earnings of JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo

DE&I, ESG practices, social media wars, and recent earnings of financial giants such as JPMorgan, Citigroup, and Wells Fargo create a vortex of activity ripe for discussion. In a world where social media platforms are battling for supremacy and big banks are releasing their earnings, the conversation around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) and […]

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Untamed Ethos
Untamed Ethos with Joshua Wilson: Episode 3

Dr. Russell Rhodes and Dr. Joshua Wilson discuss population drops in China and other developed countries, the banking crisis, demographic changes and differences in generations, the impact of artificial intelligence, and ESG. They touch on the decline in China’s population due to their one-child policy, leading to a scarcity of cheap labor and a shift […]

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Sustainability in IT

IT and sustainability aren’t often two words seen together, but they should be. As the world heats up, it’s not only becoming more important for buyers to see environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives in the products they’re purchasing, but it’s also great for the planet. Where should you start? On the latest episode of […]

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Energy
How the United Nation’s Global Compact Will Guide Volta’s ESG Stance

On today’s episode of the Volta Knowledge podcast, host Tyler Kern chats with Gursaran Singh, the VP of Energy Alliances with Volta Energy, about the upcoming UN global compact and how their decisions will impact and inform Volta’s ESG stance.  The global temperature is rising at an unprecedented rate. As such, discussions on the issue of climate change are held […]

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The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
February 20, 2024

In recent years, the global pandemic reshaped our relationship with travel and dining, propelling a surge in culinary tourism. As restrictions lifted, eager travelers began prioritizing unique dining experiences, often planning their journeys around coveted restaurant reservations. This shift reflects a broader trend where gastronomy is no longer a mere aspect of travel but […]

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Streaming the Game: Transforming Sports Broadcasting in the Digital Era
February 20, 2024

The recent rise of streaming services over traditional terrestrial television has marked a significant shift in how audiences consume sports content. This evolution is propelled by advancements in digital technology and changing viewer preferences, emphasizing the need for a more immediate and interactive broadcast experience. The stakes are high, with platforms like Peacock streaming record-breaking […]

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Kickstarting a Marketing Team’s AI Journey
February 20, 2024

A marketing Team’s AI journey is necessary and critical for the success of a brand’s overall mission and execution. In the latest episode of the Marketing AI Sparkcast, host Aby Varma sits down with Daniel Englebretson, CEO of Elynox and an adjunct professor at Wake Forest University and Elon University, to discuss the evolution […]

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Which Business Sustainability Programs Work Best for Consumers and the Business Itself?
March 13, 2023

Consumers are growing more conscious of their carbon footprint and are actively seeking ways to lessen the impact of their purchases on the planet. Recent studies from McKinsey and NielsenIQ show that, on several metrics, consumers are gravitating towards products that make ESG claims. Though sustainability-focused marketing is clearly having an impact on consumer […]

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Pipeline Operators Say They’ll Make Clean Energy Investments if the Government Continues Offering Tax Credits
March 3, 2023

Nothing sparks action like a bit of skin in the game. ‘Show me the money’ is a phrase that pays, and in the ESG world, tax credits are a great way to generate clean energy investments. 2022’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) expands tax credits for industrial projects that capture, reuse or permanently store carbon dioxide. […]

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Massachusetts Takes the LEED for Certified Buildings
January 31, 2023

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced its top 10 states for LEED-certified buildings, and Massachusetts was coming in at number one for 2022.The top 10 LEED States include: Massachusetts, 3.76 certified gross square footage per capita and 96 green building projects Illinois, 3.48 certified gross square footage and 91 projects New York, 3.17 certified […]

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Hire Education: Work from Home, Sustainability and Content Creation
November 7, 2022

What’s your why and where are you going? It’s an interesting philosophy and one that few would associate with the real estate industry. But that’s par for the course when it comes to speaking with Roy Reis, Senior Vice President at Cresa. Reis sat down with long-time colleague Alex Anderson, Chief Financial Officer at Catapult, […]

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Native Staking on the Hedera Network
September 13, 2022

In July 2022, Hedera announced the first phase of introducing native staking to its proof-of-stake network. Paolo Tasca, Founder and Executive Director of the world’s largest research center on blockchain technologies at UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies sat down with Gossip ABOUT Gossip podcast host Zenobia Godschalk, SVP of Communications at Swirlds Labs, to discuss […]

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Why Partner with ENTOUCH Controls?
September 6, 2022

Why partner with ENTOUCH Controls? There are many great reasons. Jordan Statt, VP of Channel Development for ENTOUCH, highlights a few points that make ENTOUCH’s partner channel an excellent option for businesses. ENTOUCH, a leader in the energy management space, provides the most comprehensive energy management solution for thousands of global customer locations. But […]

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Reducing Carbon Footprint: How ENTOUCH Puts the “E” in ESG Initiatives
September 1, 2022

John Casey, National Sales Director for ENTOUCH Controls, highlights how the company plays a pivotal role in the “E” (Environmental) aspect of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) initiatives. A significant portion of large multi-site customers’ energy consumption, around 40%, is attributed to HVAC operations. ENTOUCH recognizes the need to focus on providing energy-saving solutions […]

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Gossip About Gossip: The Inner Workings of Hedera’s Governing Council CorpComm
July 14, 2022

While still a relatively new governing council, the Hedera Corporate Utilization Committee, or CorpComm, is making big strides in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) arena. Host of Gossip About Gossip, Zenobia Godschalk, discussed this area of opportunity in detail with CorpComm council member and Chief Innovation Officer at DLA Piper, Andy Gastwirth. Utilizing user […]

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Tokenizing Real World Assets with TOKO
July 12, 2022

Andy Gastwirth, Chief Innovation Officer at DLA Piper, joins us on this Season Three premiere of ‘Gossip about Gossip’ for an in-depth discussion on fractional ownership and asset tokenization on TOKO. Learn more about how tokenization can bring increased liquidity and accessibility to traditionally illiquid and inaccessible assets, and why Hedera is TOKO’s platform of […]

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