Building the Foundation for a Greener Tomorrow

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Building the Foundation for a Greener Tomorrow

At Ernst & Young, we are implementing measurable actions to reduce our waste, increase energy efficiency in our offices, be smarter and greener about business travel and work in our communities to promote responsible treatment of the environment. Our Climate Change and Sustainability Services teams help guide our clients through significant challenges related to climate change, whether it’s by transforming business processes, changing purchasing patterns, recognizing incentives for greater responsibility or responding to policy risk.

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Leisha John, Ernst & Young Americas Director of Environmental Sustainability, featured in Environmental Leader's Insider Knowledge Report
When I assumed the position of Americas Director of Environmental Sustainability in 2008, one of our goals was to contribute to a culture of sustainability at Ernst & Young. My counterpart in the United Kingdom calls it creating a culture of “green thinkers and doers.”  Of course we want our people to think about environmental sustainability in our own offices, but we also want them to be...
Mar 7, 2012 2:00 PM ET
Katherine Hammack - Redefining Army 'Green'
Katherine Hammack joined the Ernst & Young Phoenix office in 2001 and helped build the firm’s Climate Change and Sustainability Services practice in the Americas. During this time she also led EY's pilot expedition of the EY Earthwatch Ambassador Program which sends high performers on environmental research expeditions in Costa Rica and Brazil. In 2010, she left Ernst & Young to assume...
Dec 21, 2011 1:00 PM ET
Ernst & Young Firms Continue to Decrease Americas Carbon Footprint with 7% Reduction of GHG Emissions From Previous Year and 20% Reduction From 2008 Baseline
Ernst & Young has achieved a 7% reduction in their Americas carbon footprint, from 187, 610  metric tons of CO2 in the previous fiscal year (FY09) to 174,200 metric tons of CO2 in fiscal year (FY10). This is a 20% reduction compared with the 2008 fiscal year (FY08) baseline of 217,100 metric tons of CO2. The reduction is largely attributed to reducing emissions in the US firm’s data center...
Dec 7, 2011 9:00 PM ET
The Last Word: Leisha John, CPA
Conversation with Leisha John, Ernst & Young LLP's Americas Director of Environmental Sustainability about her personal and professional efforts to decrease environmental impact.
Dec 1, 2011 9:00 AM ET
Ernst & Young LLP expands its Americas Climate Change and Sustainability Services team with key leadership appointments
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - November 30, 2011 - Ernst & Young LLP announced today the appointment of Brendan LeBlanc as an Executive Director in Americas Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) and Chris Walker as an Associate Director. Based in the firm’s Boston and New York offices, LeBlanc and Walker bring valuable experience in areas such as sustainability...
Nov 30, 2011 12:30 PM ET