ESG

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April 18, 2024

Construction ESG at CMAA Focus 24

Last month, Green Badger and Jenn Taranto from STO Building Group gave a presentation on ESG in construction, covering important topics. The Construction Managers Association of America (CMAA) organized Focus 24, held in the vibrant…

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March 14, 2024

The Basics of Embodied Carbon

Embodied carbon is one of the hottest topics in the sustainable building industry, and for a good reason. 51% of carbon emissions from construction will be from embodied carbon between 2020 – 2050 (Architecture 2030)….

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February 23, 2024

California’s New Sustainability Reporting Requirements

In late 2023, California entered a new era of corporate responsibility with the signing of SB 253 and SB 261. These are two major components of the state’s Climate Accountability Package. California General Contractors must…

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January 2, 2024

Unlocking Wellness: The Playful Pursuit of Hobbies for a Happier You

In our fast-paced lives, we often find ourselves caught up in the chaos, neglecting a crucial aspect of our well-being—hobbies. Participating in your favorite hobby can have a positive effect on your mental wellness. These…

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December 20, 2023

How to Easily Start a Sustainability Committee

Developing a sustainability committee is useful in achieving a company’s ESG goals. ESG–an acronym for environmental, social and governance–serves as a structured system for assessing  how a company’s activities and policies affect sustainability and ethics….

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November 29, 2023

Getting Subcontractors Involved in ESG

This is part three of our ESG blog series, and we will discuss how subcontractor participation influences ESG tracking and reporting. The steps described in this post should be considered after you’ve already gotten a…

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November 21, 2023

WELL and ESG – Investing in Employees and Communities to Impact the Bottom Line

In today’s ever-changing business world, the ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) framework has become increasingly important. As we pay more attention to ESG, one crucial element stands out: the need to share information about how…

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August 30, 2023

Advancing Construction Decarbonization 2023 Conference Recap

In an era where the urgency for sustainable practices is paramount, the second annual Advancing Construction Decarbonization Conference shone as a beacon of ingenuity and insight. Spanning from July 31 to August 2, in the…

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July 20, 2023

ESG Implementation: Start with the Easy Things!

Kristin Brubaker, Education Manager at Green Badger As more businesses start to assess where they stand on these metrics, ESG (Environmental Social Governance) continues to be a hot topic in the construction sector. ESG is…

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June 19, 2023

ESG Benchmarking – How to Get Started

Kristin Brubaker, Education Manager at Green Badger Benchmarking is a critical part of implementing ESG in your organization, because you need to know where you are before you can determine where you need to go….

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May 17, 2023

Green Badger’s Upcoming ESG Guide Release

It seems you can’t open a newspaper or read an industry publication without seeing the letters ESG – and that’s not a bad thing. As the construction industry, real-estate in general, and all the associated…