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This blog combines articles from ADEC ESG Solutions, as well as FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS), an ADEC Innovation.

George Lu

George Lu With over 11 years’ experience in air quality, greenhouse gases, and sustainability planning, George is ADEC’s Senior Scientist, Air Quality & Climate Change, supporting the Air Quality/GHG Environmental Services group and ESG group. George has been responsible for the Air Quality and GHG sections for EIR/EISs and emissions inventories for climate action planning projects in California, throughout the US, and internationally. George graduated from the University of California, Davis with a BS in Environmental and Resource Science.

Recent Posts

Scenario Planning: Understanding Risk and Opportunity

Posted by George Lu on Oct 15, 2019 10:15:00 AM


Scenario planning is a strategic planning tool that helps you account for the uncertainty of future conditions while developing your business strategy. Evaluating multiple factors involved in a range of future possibilities will help you better understand uncertainties and key areas of vulnerability.

Understanding Scenario Planning and the TCFD

Posted by George Lu on Oct 1, 2019 10:15:00 AM


Understanding Scenario Planning at the TCFD brought together ADEC Innovations ESG Solutions and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) for a co-hosted webinar. We presented an overview of scenario planning and introduce the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) and how these directly affect how companies disclose environmental and financial information.

What Corporate Sustainability Rankings Should You Focus On?

Posted by George Lu on Sep 3, 2019 10:00:00 AM


Measuring and managing corporate sustainability have become central parts of doing business for companies around the world. Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ranking systems, which assess a company’s sustainability performance, are becoming increasingly valued as key decision-making indicators by consumers, investors, and other stakeholders. This demand has driven companies worldwide to take a proactive approach to disclosure for many reasons: answering investor requests, improving reputation, assessing risks and opportunities, and complying with regulations.

Better Data Management for Smarter Decision Making

Posted by George Lu on Jun 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM


Decision making is driven by data. Quality data gives a company the knowledge required to make smart decisions and to back up those decisions with meaningful supporting evidence.

Accelerating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Through Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

Posted by George Lu on Nov 14, 2017 10:00:00 AM


The Sustainable Development Goals aim to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. In order to be successful, they must leverage the power of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

Science Based Targets Webinar: Key Takeaways for Your Emissions Reduction or Decarbonization Strategy

Posted by George Lu on Dec 29, 2016 10:00:00 AM


On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, ADEC Innovations (ADEC) hosted a webinar on Science Based Targets (SBT), a joint project of CDP, the UN Global Compact (UNGC), the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for corporate decarbonization strategies. It is an initiative for setting corporate emissions reduction targets that addresses climate change in a way consistent with the expertise and rigor used to build scientific international consensus on decarbonization.