ESG Professional Series – Session 2: Market Drivers

September 26, 2022

9:00 am


ESG Professional Series – Session 2: Market Drivers

Join USGBC-LA for session two of our ESG Professional 6-part series.


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About this event

Take part in USGBC-LA’s newly launched ESG training in partnership with the Los Angeles Sustainability Executives Roundtable (LASER). This series provides the practical knowledge needed for today’s professionals to integrate ESG into their day-to-day work effectively.


Foundational ESG Curriculum Series

This 6-part training series is intended to support those developing ESG strategies and impactful initiatives. The 90-minute session (2 of 6) led by ESG Specialists Sara Hickman and George Lu, representing both the building and B2B sectors from an ownership perspective will focus on ESG Market Drivers, and allow room for discussion.


Session 2: Market Drivers

This session will outline the global market drivers behind the ESG movement specific to B2B and the built environment from the market, peer, and investment perspectives. Presenters will speak on the legislative path from the Paris Accord to SFDR, the SEC, and TCFD among other key indicators such as carbon pricing, disclosure growth, and the repercussions of greenwashing.

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Meet the Presenters


Sara Hickman, ESG Director, Leading Edge

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Sara leads the team’s business strategy, operations, new construction consulting arm and ESG strategic services. With a background in architectural design and sustainability in existing assets, she speaks both languages, supporting a holistic, full scope approach. She is passionate about ESG education, leading the team internally to fully integrated strategies through a real-world applications, making the necessary connection between corporate initiatives and asset level impact.

Sara holds a Degree in Architecture and proudly serves on the USGBC-Los Angeles Chapter’s Board of Directors.

George Lu, Associate Director, ESG Technical Services, ADEC ESG
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George manages ADEC ESG Solutions’ technical teams, bringing together experts from around the world to guide our clients through their ESG journey to help them operate more sustainably. With more than 17 years of experience working with clients on air quality, greenhouse gas (GHG), environmental planning, and corporate ESG strategy development, George works with clients across all industries and sizes on data management improvements, ESG reporting, and corporate sustainability strategy.



Important Package Details

All participants will gain access to the training slide deck 24 hours prior to the start of the workshop.

Participants are welcome to purchase any of the following individual sessions of the 6-part ESG Professional Series:

  • 9/19/22 – Session 1: ESG Foundations
  • 9/26/22 – Session 2: ESG Market Drivers
  • 10/3/22 – Session 3: ESG Toolkit
  • 10/17/22 – Session 4: E/S/G Environmental Concepts
  • 11/7/22 – Session 5: E/S/G Social Concepts
  • 11/21/22 – Session 6: E/S/G Governance Concepts

Discount pricing is available for all verified USGBC-LA Members (25%) and students (50%). Students, please email from your school email address to receive your discount code, prior to the purchase of your ticket.

Please be advised that the full 6-session package and the comprehensive ESG toolkit will not be available for purchase after 9/19/22.

For more details on the 6-part series click here to download the ESG Professional Brochure.


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