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Friday, May 8 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Zero Carbon At Scale: Updates from a Volume Approach to Zero Carbon Certification

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To sustain our hope for the future, our environmental goals must be aggressive, innovative, and scalable. When Customer Relationship Management software leader Salesforce announced they would seek volume ILFI Zero Carbon Certification for their future major offices, they demonstrated that the large companies we desperately need to step up can provide exactly that leadership.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES 
  • Learn how Salesforce is building the platform to deliver on their Zero Carbon commitment, using their global design standard to organize their approach, and diving into a collaborative initiative to fill an industry gap in embodied carbon measurement for tenant improvement projects.
  • Understand the requirements and goals of ILFI Zero Carbon Certification.
  • Discover how an international technology company is laying a platform to pursue this certification as a volume program rather than a one-off experiment.
  • Hear how a set of global design standards can support volume sustainability programs in general, and reduced-carbon programs specifically.
  • Learn about a new approach to embodied carbon measurement in tenant improvement projects, which the industry currently lacks consensus on how to calculate.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
This session has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

Speakers
avatar for Amanda von Almen

Amanda von Almen

Head of Sustainable Built Environment, Salesforce
As the Head of Sustainable Environment for Salesforce, Amanda von Almen manages global green building consultants to deliver LEED and green building certified spaces for all of Salesforce's office build outs. She is focused on healthy materials, IEQ, renewable energy, energy management... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Lee

Andrew Lee

Director, Energy + Carbon, ILFI
Andrew Lee directs the Zero Energy and Zero Carbon programs for the International Living Future Institute, leading strategic efforts to advance energy efficiency, renewable energy and embodied carbon work across the building industry. Andrew has spoken widely on these topics at venues... Read More →
avatar for William Paddock

William Paddock

Managing Director, WAP Sustainability
William Paddock is the founder and managing director of WAP Sustainability Consulting, a leading provider of sustainability services that include carbon accounting, lifecycle assessments, certification support, product transparency programs, supply chain sustainability and managed... Read More →
avatar for Alex Setmajer

Alex Setmajer

Project Manager and Materials Specialist, Brightworks Sustainability
Alex is a Project Manager and Materials Specialist at Brightworks Sustainability, where she helps clients navigate the escalating complexity of material choices in the built environment.Her experience with healthy and sustainable materials includes working with building project teams... Read More →



Friday May 8, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am PDT
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