Understanding GHG Inventories 101
They are crucial in assessing the effectiveness and long-term value of decarbonizations measures, and identifying opportunities to reduce environmental impacts. This session will provide an overview of the accounting principles of a GHG inventory, and how it may be utilized by an organization to reach their sustainability goals while addressing city, state and federal climate goals. Attendees will learn about the link between sustainability, health and GHG emissions; inventory frameworks; and examples of how an inventory can be utilized to empower action and/or identify opportunities.
Jocelyn Gan currently serves as the Energy & Sustainability Specialist at NYU Langone Health, managing the organization’s sustainability program. She leads initiatives that institutionalize environmental best practices across a growing building portfolio of more than 13 million square feet to reach its carbon neutrality goal by 2050. Her work supports programs in sustainable food services, energy and resiliency management, chemical and waste reduction, among other efforts. NYU Langone’s robust program has earned more than 75 energy and environmental excellence awards for its sustainability achievements and, in 2020, the institution proudly joined the national US Health Care Climate Council.
Jocelyn received her MS in Sustainability Management from Columbia University, and her BS in Environmental Science from the SUNY – College of Environmental Science and Forestry.