ESG 201 Series Part 2: Tools to Understand Physical Risk and Transition Risk in a Changing Climate – EBC Climate Change and Air & Ascending Professionals Webinar Series

Details

Date: July 9, 2024

Contact

Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]

Venue

Virtual Event

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Building on EBC’s 2023 Fall Sustainability 101 Series, the EBC Climate Change and Air & Ascending Professionals Committees bring you “ESG 201,” a three-part series that will look at the current state of the expanding and global-critical discipline of the Environmental, Social and Governance framework. ESG 201 will focus on the exploration of the regulations, risks and opportunities within corporate ESG and sustainability.

Part 2: Tools to Understand Physical Risk and Transition Risk in a Changing Climate

This second session of the ESG 201 series will explore how businesses, communities, and other organizations can use climate risk scenario analysis to consider challenges and opportunities posed by the physical risks of a changing climate and risks to their operations from the transition from fossil fuels. You will see a demonstration of the En-ROADS advanced global climate risk and impact tool which was developed by the MIT Sloan School of Management and Climate Interactive for international policy and negotiation support.

You will also have a virtual tour of Massachusetts’s ResilientMass on-line repository, led by the Commonwealth’s new Office of Climate Science. ResilientMass was created as the Commonwealth’s central source for climate change maps, data and interactive applications, with the latest statewide climate data and projections.

Join us for this informative presentation and discussion of both transition risk and physical risk as evaluated through these two effective resources.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this series (5.0 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the final webinar in this series.

Speaker Agenda:

Using En-ROADS for Transition Risk Scenario Analysis

  • Katherine Markova, Partnerships Manager, Climate Interactive

ResilientMass – Are We Ready to Face Future Climate Risks?

  • Edwin Sumargo, Climate Scientist, MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
  • Caitlin Spence, Assistant Climate Scientist/Hydroclimatologist, MA EEA

Moderated Discussion

ESG 201 Series Planning Team
  • David Billo, LSP, LEED AP, Office Manager, Sovereign Consulting
  • Diane Mas, PhD, REHS/RS, CC-P, Chief Resilience & Sustainability Officer, Fuss & O’Neill, Inc.
  • Cristina Mendoza, Director, Sustainserv, Inc.
  • Ryan Vazza, Policy Analyst, Global Partners
Additional information can be found under the tabs above.

One-time registration is for the full three-part ESG 201 Series:

Part 1: The Business Case for Sustainability
Tuesday, April 30, 2024
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Part 2: Tools to Understand Physical Risk and Transition Risk in a Changing Climate
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Part 3: Details to be announced soon!

Sponsor the Series

Learn more about the pricing and benefits offered by each sponsorship level here. These benefits apply to each of the three webinars in the series. Sponsoring this series is sponsoring three webinars for the price of one!

The available PowerPoint presentations from Tools to Understand Physical Risk and Transition Risk in a Changing Climate will be posted to this event page five business days after the conclusion of the program.

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Webinar Recording

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