Coffee Break - U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

  • 30 Sep 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Zoom

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Coffee Break

U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

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HOT TOPIC
The UN Sustainable Development Goals are a global roadmap for peace and prosperity, serving as a call to action for the most pressing social issues currently facing the planet and its people. It is important that businesses, in addition to governments, drive for results that contribute to the intent of the goals. In this session, we will outline how Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 investment firm, has begun to incorporate the SDG’s into their business practices, philanthropy strategy, culture, and corporate goal setting.


FEATURED GUESTS


Lisa Johnson, Senior Sustainability Project Leader at Edward  Jones

Lisa joined Edward Jones in 2006 after 15 years at McDonnell Douglas / Boeing. She has been responsible for Construction Administration of large and new construction projects, department costs, and measures and processes at Edward Jones and has spent the last 11 year's working on the firm's environmental sustainability efforts.  She is responsible for initiating and submitting a proposal to incorporate sustainability into the firm culture, to preserve and progress the Jones family legacy of conservation. Lisa received her B.S. in Architectural Engineering from Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN and her M.S. in Construction Management from Washington University-St. Louis.  She is currently a board member of Earthday 365. 

Abigail Sirevaag, Sustainability Project Leader at Edward Jones

Abigail's career has provided opportunities for the advancement of sustainability in the areas of interior design and corporate social responsibility. During her tenure at Edward Jones, she has had the opportunity to drive environmental sustainability strategy and change. Abigail has a master’s degree in Sustainability from St. Louis University and is an adjunct instructor at Maryville University, teaching an Issues in Sustainable Design Course that will review general green building design concepts, the LEED rating system, the WELL Building Standard, and serve as high-level preparation for the LEED Green Associate exam. Abigail currently serves on the USGBC-Missouri Gateway Board and Education Committee. 

WHEN 

Friday, September 30, 2022 

10:00 - 10:30 AM, CST


WHERE

Virtual event via Zoom.

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FEE 

FREE. All are welcome!

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COFFEE BREAKS

Need a break? A quick face-to-face with your green building community? New thoughts, ideas, and conversation to jump start your day? Join your Green Buildings Are Better community every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Friday of the month for a quick coffee break discussing green building, sustainability. and community hot topics with local and national featured guests! View previously recorded USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter Coffee Breaks. 


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