In this session, we explored the latest in environmental and sustainability trends, frameworks, and best practices. Led by experts Allie Wiegel from Antea Group and our own Amanda Petzinger, the interactive session used real-life cases from the audience to solve common questions.
• Understanding the “E” in ESG
• Exploring the Four Environmental Trends
• Background, Definitions, Context, & Case Studies
• Expert Opinions & Audience Q&A
• Benchmark Solution Spotlights
Allie has a background in data analytics with over 5 years of experience in developing methodologies and calculating greenhouse gas inventories (scope 1 and 2, location and market-based), scope 3 screenings, as well as general sustainability metrics to support organizations in meeting internal and external ESG goals. Allie has experience supporting and managing corporate sustainability reporting, target setting, and strategy development for top companies in the technology, oil & gas, manufacturing, and food & beverage. She has supported and managed data collection & QAQC, reporting narrative preparation, and third-party verifications as well as strategic program development and management. Her focus areas include carbon accounting, environmental strategy planning, and CDP preparation with especially deep experience in alternative transportation.
Amanda Petzinger is the Associate Vice President of Strategic Growth and ESG/Sustainability at Benchmark Digital Partners (renamed from Gensuite LLC on 1-Jan-2021). In this role, Amanda collaborates with subscribers, partners, industry leaders, and Benchmark product management teams to ensure the latest ESG/Sustainability industry trends and program challenges are thoughtfully considered and addressed across Benchmark ESG’s product offering.
In addition to her role as Benchmark’s Sustainability & ESG Solutions Practice Leader, Amanda is instrumental in facilitating this cross-subscriber engagement by coordinating programming for Benchmark’s Annual User Conference and Innovation Forums, including current workgroups for ESG and Sustainability Program Excellence.
Amanda also has 15 years of expertise implementing, configuring, designing and supporting Benchmark ESG’s 65+ web-based applications, as well as extensive experience supporting subscribers in their quest for ESG & EHS operational excellence. Amanda received her bachelors’ degrees in Management Information Systems and Spanish from Xavier University, with summa cum laude distinction.