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ESG 101 – What is it and How Can it Boost MY Bottom Line? + IDEA Fund Info

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The term “ESG” has exploded in recent years, but what does it really mean – especially for YOUR business?



Join us for this engaging and interactive workshop where we look at what ESG really is, what companies are required to report on it and how any business of any size can leverage the principles of sustainability to operate more efficiently, attract customers and boost your bottom line.

And hey, Stephanie makes the world of ESG fun!

Whether you are a startup or an established company, expect to walk away with new ideas and actions to take related to environmental, social and governance improvements in your business.

In this session, hear from Stephanie McLarty, Head of Sustainability at Quantum Lifecycle Partners and former Founder/CEO of REfficient, who will discuss:

• How ESG is different to “sustainability” and Corporate Social Responsibility
• How to avoid “greenwashing”
• What are the current regulatory requirements for ESG
• Ways to implement ESG into your business, regardless of the size and stage
• And how it will inevitable boost your bottom line!

Stay to hear about the I.D.E.A. Fund, an initiative for startups to receive non-repayable grant money (seed funding) and business advisory supports to develop new green products, services, processes, and technologies and/or redesign existing products, services, processes, and technologies to reduce their impact on the environment. Find out if your project is a fit!

Stephanie McLarty, Head of Sustainability @ Quantum Lifecycle Partners LP and iF Executive Advisor

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Stephanie McLarty is an award-winning entrepreneur and Head of Sustainability at Quantum Lifecycle Partners, Canada’s largest electronics recycler and ITAD/refurbishment company. In her role, Stephanie is in charge of building and executing a sustainability strategy across the 10 locations and beyond to help the company’s stakeholders: customers, team and the planet. She is also a respected thought leader and now the host of the podcast, the Circular Future. Stephanie joined Quantum Lifecycle in January 2022 when Quantum acquired the company she founded, REfficient Inc. Stephanie started REfficient in 2010 which became Hamilton’s first Certified B Corp and served customers in 14 countries in the reuse and recycling of telecom equipment.


March 30
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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