Rebecca Ramsdale

LEED AP BD+C, TRUE Advisor, Fitwel Ambassador, ENV SP, ActiveScore AP

Verdical Group | Director of Projects


Track D: Thriving in the Clean Energy Transition

Session D3: Facilitating an Equitable Energy Transition

May 2, 2024 | 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

ESG for Decarbonizing Businesses

ESG has quickly become a hot topic in the market, but what does it mean to your business? Environmental, Social Governance (ESG) reporting is a framework that can help your company become a leader in the race to Net Zero while helping to retain and attract investors and stakeholders. Understand the Net Zero mindset, identify the core challenges that must be addressed for an ESG effort to succeed, and take advantage of the many benefits of decarbonizing and electrifying your operation. The presentation will lay out a roadmap for companies to get started with corporate Net Zero strategies and provide tangible steps for making measurable progress towards your ESG goals,
moving from compliance to performance for a decarbonized building and business.
Learning objectives:
– Understand the definitions of Net Zero, ESG, decarbonization, and building electrification
– Map your path to implementing decarbonization and electrification strategies
– Lead the way on ESG with streamlined data collection, specialized dashboards, and auditable reports
– Monitor and act on current and future ESG risks
– Foster collaboration among stakeholders throughout your organization

Speaker Bio

Rebecca Ramsdale, Director of Projects, Verdical Group
LEED AP BD+C, TRUE Advisor, Fitwel Ambassador, ENV SP, ActiveScore AP

Rebecca is the Director of Projects at Verdical Group, overseeing a variety of high-performance buildings and material transparency projects. She guides projects through schematic design, feasibility assessments, design iterations, the construction process, and closeout to achieve the client’s sustainability goals.

Rebecca joined Verdical Group from the general contracting industry where she gained valuable experience as a project engineer, project manager, and estimator. These roles enhanced her managing skills for project schedules and budgets, field-work, and communication, all with the highest level of quality and attention to detail. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola Marymount University where she studied Natural Science and Civil Engineering.

Rebecca enjoys connecting with the community through her various volunteering organizations serving as the USGBC-LA Long Beach Branch Vice-Chair and an LMU CIP Mentorship Committee Leader.