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Adrienne Garcia

Adrienne Garcia Adrienne Garcia is an Assistant ESG Proposal & Project Manager for the ADEC Innovations team. Hailing from Huntington Beach, California, Adrienne attended UC San Diego and graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Systems (Environmental Policy) in 2016. Prior to her time with ADEC, she interned with the City of San Diego's Environmental Services Department and served as an Americorps CivicSpark Fellow for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). She is highly interested in implementing more sustainable practices and policies in the corporate environment. She has enjoyed assisting the ADEC team in developing meaningful proposal and technical support and looks forward to continuing to work with individuals that are dedicated to creating a more sustainable future.

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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) are vital parts of businesses across all industries, as there exists a growing demand for businesses to measure and manage corporate sustainability and build resiliency worldwide. The market has shown that your approach to ESG—from strategy and planning, to action and collaboration, to monitoring and reporting—will play a key role in the success and longevity of your company. Next week, ADEC ESG Solutions and Climate Action KC will host a panel of industry leaders who will share perspectives on how their different industries are approaching ESG.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors have become key considerations in the private sector when investors and companies are evaluating, disclosing, and mitigating risk. In the public sector, local governments face similar risks and many of the same ESG criteria are used by bond rating agencies to evaluate municipal credit ratings.

When was the last time you thought about how much you rely on forests? From helping purify drinking water, to providing building material for our homes, to becoming the paper in our books, trees and forests provide many environmental services that are crucial to our modern lives.

Every year in the United States, approximately 25-30 million Christmas or holiday trees are bought and sold. Of these, many millions are thrown away and sent to the landfill. If you purchased a real tree this year, think twice before throwing it out—and wasting all that potential.

There are a whole host of other ways you can dispose of—or reuse—your tree to create real value in your home or your community.