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Our learning hub is packed with new free webinars from EDF and partners

Regardless of your role within your company, our learning sessions will help you accelerate your work on climate.
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Upcoming Webinars: 

Global Companies Riding the EU Green Legislation Tidal Wave: An Overview and Insights Ahead of the 2024 European Elections

Two seasoned EDF experts, based in Europe, will navigate the vast terrain of EU Green Legislation and its far-reaching implications for global businesses. Gain insights into which legislations will likely come into force with the upcoming European Parliament elections in June 2024.

Tuesday, April 23, 11am EST (Register Here)

Strategic Roadmaps for SBTi Forest, Land and Agriculture (FLAG) Targets: Prioritizing Action for Impact

Join EDF and Deloitte to gain valuable insights on how to better prioritize actions toward the Science-Based Targets initiative’s (SBTi) Forest, Land, and Agriculture (FLAG) targets including the biggest impact opportunities and example pathways for commodities.

Thursday, May 9, 2pm EST (Register Here)

Employee Engagement on Climate – Show & Tell

Hear from businesses who have undertaken employee sustainability programs on how to harness the power of employees for a transition to net zero

Tuesday, May 21, 12pm EST (Register Here)

Exploring the Supplier Cascade: A Practical Framework for Supply Chain Decarbonization

Join EDF, the We Mean Business Coalition, and BSR for an illuminating webinar introducing the innovative Supplier Cascade framework that guides companies to focus on Tier 1 suppliers to initiate a ripple effect throughout the supply chain

Thursday, May 30, 11am EST (Register Here)

The Supplier Sustainability Skills Gap: Going Beyond Supplier Engagement to Supplier Education

Join EDF and Guidehouse to explore the current landscape and best practices on supplier engagement and education with learnings from the Guidehouse supplier training program, Supplier LOCT.

Tuesday, June 4, 12pm EST (Register Here)

Past Webinars – Foundational:

Supply Chain Action Planning (Event Link)

Learn how to reduce Scope 3 emissions collaboratively with suppliers through effective strategies, including internal initiatives and supplier engagement in measuring, reporting, procuring renewable energy, and setting climate targets for collective net-zero goals.

Building Internal Corporate Alignment and Effective Governance Structures for Net Zero (Event Link)

Learn strategies for internal alignment, effective governance, and implementing a net-zero action model to engage every role in your organization’s sustainability objectives and drive substantial progress in combating climate change.

Introduction to Climate-Related Financial Disclosure & Climate Scenario Analysis (Event Link)

Learn about the transition of climate risk assessment from a financial sector niche to a corporate necessity, with a focus on TCFD recommendations, tactical steps for assessments, climate scenario analysis, business resilience strategies, and real-world case studies.

How to Set and Achieve Science-Based Targets (Event Link)

Explore the advantages of setting SBTs, various target types (including near-term and net-zero), and the steps to develop and validate a target aligned with SBTi’s requirements.

Introduction to Carbon Credits (Event Link)

Understand carbon credit basics and what constitutes a high-quality credit.

Estimating your Carbon Footprint (Scope 1 & 2) (Event Link)

Learn how to create a greenhouse gas inventory using standards such as the GHG Protocol.

Navigating the Climate Disclosure Landscape (Event Link)

Learn about new developments and stay ahead of climate disclosure and reporting.

Understanding the Inflation Reduction Act: A Snapshot for Businesses (Event Link)

Uncover the incentives the IRA unlocks for businesses

Pathways to Net Zero: Net Zero Basics (Event Link)

Learn what net zero means and the elements for creating a net zero pathway.

How Sustainable Procurement Fits into a Net Zero Strategy (Event Link)

Delve into the critical aspects of sustainable procurement with our partner, Sustainable Procurement Leadership Council.

Past Webinars – Deep Dive:

Practical Applications in Energy Management (Event Link)

Learn about addressing global climate issues through effective energy management strategies, covering topics like benchmarking, auditing, efficiency measures, and sustainable practices for existing buildings.

Scope 3 Emissions Measurement: How to Get Started and Improve Current Practices (Event Link)

Deep dive into scope 3 footprint, exploring methods, tools, data, and the measurement ecosystem with commonly used software tools and databases.

Fleet Electrification Landscape (Event Link)

Discover how to electrify your medium and heavy-duty vehicle fleets.