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Healthy Buildings Challenge Kickoff Event
October 6 @ 18:00 - 19:00 CDT
Join us virtually on Wednesday, Oct. 6 for the Healthy Buildings Challenge Kickoff Event!
The Healthy Buildings Challenge, a Greentown Launch program with Greentown Labs and Saint-Gobain and supported by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, is supporting startups developing innovative technologies that advance building sustainability and wellbeing for building occupants.
We hope you’ll help us kick off this exciting program, which will connect innovative startups with experts, resources, and programming to help them pursue partnership outcomes with Saint-Gobain!
- 6:00pm – 6:10pm ET: Opening Remarks with Emily Reichert, CEO, Greentown Labs
- 6:10pm – 6:15pm ET: Remarks from MassCEC
- 6:15pm – 6:35pm ET: Lighting Pitches
- 6:35pm – 6:45pm ET: Keynote Speaker, Stephanie Greene, Managing Director, RMI
- 6:45pm – 7:00pm ET: Closing Remarks from Saint Gobain
About Stephanie Greene
Stephanie Greene is a Managing Director at RMI where she leads the Carbon-Free Buildings Program and helped launch RMI’s building electrification initiative, which enables a cost-effective, sustainable, and equitable path to electrification. Prior to joining RMI, Stephanie held a number of leadership roles at Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) Company, including director of Clean Transportation, the chief of staff to PG&E’s former CEO and president, and other roles working on renewable energy policy, energy procurement, and demand-side analytics. Earlier in her career, Stephanie worked at BSR, a global nonprofit business network and consultancy dedicated to sustainability. She holds an MBA from UC Berkeley and an M.S. and B.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University.
Saint-Gobain CertainTeed is a leading North American manufacturer of building materials including roofing, vinyl siding, trim, fence, railing, decking, insulation, gypsum, and ceilings products. Saint-Gobain is one of the top 100 industrial companies in the world.
Climate action has been at the core of Saint-Gobain’s business strategy for a long time. In 2010, the company committed to reduce its CO2 emissions by 20 percent by the year 2025, and have already achieved a reduction of 14.5 percent CO2 by the end of 2019. Saint-Gobain provides energy-efficient solutions and support the development of renewable energy by providing solutions for industrial players and utilities in the energy sector. Its solutions for lightweight construction materials drive building design toward significantly less carbon-intensive options when compared to traditional construction. Saint-Gobain supports the Net Zero Carbon Commitment of the World Building Council, and is an advocate for a greener, more sustainable built environment.
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is dedicated to accelerating the success of clean energy technologies, companies, and projects in the Commonwealth—while creating high-quality jobs and long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts.