VP Sustainability - Americas, Interface, Inc.
Lisa Conway serves as VP of Sustainability, Americas for Interface – the global flooring manufacturer that is leading industry to love the world. She and her team are responsible for regional activation of the company’s mission: Climate Take Back. She is passionate about bringing awareness to the interconnectedness of environmental sustainability and human health. To drive understanding of the impact of carbon on human health, Lisa and her team provide educational programming around the need for transparency and prioritization of embodied carbon in specifications within the building industry. She co-founded the materials Carbon Action Network (materialsCAN) in 2018 to mobilize this effort. Lisa also serves on the Sustainable Advisory Board for Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business and was named to “CoreNet’s 36 Under 36” in 2015.
In this session we’ll explore how four companies, connected by a common purpose, are transforming their real estate and procurement programs to be climate champions. Brightworks will share new methodologies being developed to quantify embodied carbon across a real estate portfolio. Interface will speak to moving beyond LEED and their journey to reduce embodied carbon … read more >>