Construction Industry Training Network (CITN)

Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) for the Construction Industry (Webinar)
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
Registration Deadline
Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
Event Description

Many new RFQs now contain some references or requirements about environmental, social, or governance practices. Why should you care? 

  • You need to know what ESG is so you can help your clients meet their RFQ requirements
  • You can attract clients who are concerned about ESG
  • You can be a better citizen and contribute to the better health and good of society 

So, what is ESG? ESG refers to three key non-financial categories in evaluating a company's risk profile and performance – environment, social, and governance. With so many international regulatory acronyms and rating systems, navigating the world of ESG can seem confusing. ESG is also evolving, with disclosure and rating criteria that can vary based on various factors. That's why ESG is unique to each company, with different starting points and different opportunities. Most companies already have some ESG practices in place, so no company ever starts from scratch. 


ESG concerns will have a growing influence on the construction sector in the coming years. The construction industry is keen to act on ESG issues, but more transparency and consistent reporting will be required to maintain this progress. 


Join the webinar to learn:

  • What is ESG?
  • The most critical facets of ESG for construction?
  • Who does ESG apply to?
  • Examples of failed ESG
  • Examples of successful ESG
  • Debunking common ESG myths


Presenter: Isobel O'Connell, Senior ESG Consultant


As a global Environment Social Governance (ESG) consultant and award honoree, Isobel focuses on change management, social & environmental impact & risk, strategy, and reporting. She fosters strong working relationships, open communication with diverse stakeholder groups to address the ever-growing intersection between commerce and sustainability. Her ESG expertise includes business development, strategy, regulation & compliance reviews, and risk & disclosure management. Of note, she is known for building bridges between the project world, organizations, and communities to achieve cost-benefit-driven results in such industries as global consultancies, port operations, oil & gas, alternative energy, and mining.


Webinar time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)

Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email or call 604-293-2339.

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration for Webinar
BC Road Builders Member $50.00
CITN Member $50.00
ICBA Member $50.00
Non-Member $75.00
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Additional Information


  1. Computer or laptop
  2. Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
  3. A quiet space with minimal distractions - Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.  
  4. Comfortable chair 
Cancellation &
Refund Policy
Cancellations received at least 5 business days prior to the webinar date will result in a full refund.
Registrants who do not attend/log into the webinar, and/or who do not notify CITN of cancellation at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the webinar. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.
Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the webinar.
CITN may have to postpone or cancel webinars due to insufficient enrolment, in which case CITN’s liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.
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