The keynote talk sheds light on the significant shift in the global job market towards green skills as industries prioritize sustainability. For a comprehensive understanding of the dialogue and insights into this seismic shift, be sure to explore the full conversation here:
Peggy Brannigan, the distinguished Head of Global Environmental Sustainability at LinkedIn, recently joined forces with Jason Dodier, Co-Founder of Grain Ecosystem, to deliver an impactful joint keynote talk on sustainability. The dynamic dialogue centered around the future of Green Jobs and the pivotal role organizations like LinkedIn and GRAIN Ecosystem play in advancing skill adaptation for carbon transition and accelerating carbon removals.
Peggy Brannigan, renowned for her unwavering commitment to environmental and social causes, has been a driving force as LinkedIn's Director of Global Environmental Sustainability. Her impressive track record includes founding LinkedIn's sustainability program and spearheading the company's ambitious climate goals. Actively engaged in influential groups such as the Business Council for Climate Change and Acterra, Peggy brings a wealth of knowledge in eco-certification, program development, and impact assessment.
Under Peggy's leadership, and in alignment with the parent company Microsoft, LinkedIn is actively pursuing global environmental sustainability through a range of initiatives. The company has set ambitious climate goals, targeting carbon-negative, zero-waste, and water-positive operations by 2030. Peggy leads a cross-company council to collaboratively set and accelerate sustainability goals throughout the organization.
"Peggy Brannigan and the new framework introduced by LinkedIn illuminate a strategic path for companies to transition to a net-zero economy. With a focus on reducing emissions, influencing suppliers, and integrating sustainability into core business objectives, this holistic approach positions LinkedIn as a leader in environmental stewardship, catalyzing positive change on a global scale, enabling an entire start-up ecosystem to be part of the journey," said Jason Dodier, Co-Founder of Grain Ecosystem.
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LinkedIn, a subsidiary of Microsoft, is a global professional networking platform committed to environmental sustainability. The company actively promotes green initiatives, setting ambitious goals for a sustainable future. LinkedIn
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Grain Ecosystem is the frictionless workstream platform for carbon removal credits, helping project developers access global carbon markets, which is currently confusing, challenging and time consuming. Grain provides software tools that accelerate the processes of testing eligibility, GHG calculation, project profitability, and gaining access to capital. The true north for Grain is to sequester as much carbon as possible while creating high quality, permanent carbon offsets that enhance the economic viability of the developers and communities that engage with Grain. Grain Ecosystem. Grain Ecosystem
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