100Previously recorded by SmartEnergyDecisions.com on Oct. 21st 2020

We’ve all read the news – major corporations are taking the lead in addressing the climate crisis: BP will achieve net zero by 2050, Apple will be 100% carbon neutral for its supply chain and products by 2030 and Microsoft will be carbon negative by 2030.

As the broader market turns its attention to climate action, tune in to this interactive panel discussion to discover proven strategies and opportunities to optimize your low-carbon journey.

The discussion will cover:

  • The biggest challenges around data capture and management for GHG accounting
  • Why realizing operational efficiencies is a challenge?
  • What’s next after LED retrofits?
  • Best practices for managing onsite and off-site renewable purchases
Speakers
David Solsky
David Solsky
CEO and Co-Founder
Envizi

A passionate technology entrepreneur, David’s vision and leadership have helped drive Envizi to become a global market leader. Before launching the company in 2008, David spent a decade in the IT industry as an entrepreneur, building several successful companies in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to this, David spent seven years in the Corporate Finance and Assurance divisions at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and this experience helps ensure Envizi’s solutions meet the rigorous information-integrity standards of the corporate sector. David plays a key role in the ongoing design and evolution of Envizi’s technology platform and oversees the development of the company’s global partner channel.

 

Christen Blum
Christen Blum
Vice President of Renewables & Analytics Advisory
Edison Energy

Christen leads the Renewables and Analytics Advisory practices at Edison Energy. Prior to leading Renewables Advisory, she was the Commercial Director, where she guided commercial structuring and contract negotiation for clients. As such, she is intimately familiar with ISDAs and Power Purchase Agreements. Christen worked closely with internal and external counsel in order to help clients structure renewable energy purchase agreements to meet their energy and environmental goals. Christen has been directly involved in the negotiation of gigawatts of PPAs.

 

John Rhow
John Rhow
Executive Chairman/President
Redaptive

 

John Rhow is the Executive Chairman/President of Redaptive. He is responsible for Redaptive’s go-to-market strategy, including oversight of sales, marketing, and customer solutions.Prior to Redaptive, John served as a Special Financing Advisor to KPCB's Green Growth Fund.John previously headed Barclays' Western Region Power and Water Infrastructure practice.In addition, John worked over 11 years at Goldman Sachsserving in various financing advisory and structuring roles spanning corporate finance and off-balance sheet project financing, including public-private partnership (PPP) financing.

Over his 15 years in the investment banking industry, John has played an integral role in approximately $20 billion of successful financing transactions on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, infrastructure developers, and municipalities.