Simply earlier than GreenBiz 20 in February 2020, monetary providers firm EY introduced that it might turn into carbon impartial by the top of the 12 months. Veli Ivanova, Americas local weather change and sustainability providers chief at EY, joined GreenBiz 20 Sidebar cohosts Heather Clancy and Sarah Golden to debate the announcement.
Ivanova famous that EY has been doing comparable work with consumer organizations for a few decade and that it was vital for the corporate to do the identical. “Our staff are actually the driving drive behind that dedication,” she says.
A lot of the corporate’s emissions come from worker journey so it is planning to make use of a set of methods to cut back its footprint together with touring much less and utilizing conferencing know-how. It is also contemplating offsetting emissions with energy buy agreements.