Date and Time
May 11, 2023
4:30 pm-7:30 pm PDT
Join BSR leadership, members, partners, and friends at this reception following the of close the Clean Energy Buyers Association (CEBA) Summit. BSR’s Michael Rohwer will be facilitating a discussion on energy justice at the Summit on Wednesday afternoon and he will be joined by colleagues Kelly Gallo and Scarlet George to host this in person convening Thursday evening.
This networking event is invite-only and is intended to span industry sectors, BSR members and partners local to the Seattle region, and those in town for the CEBA Summit. BSR members, email us to request an invitation at email@example.com.
BSR remarks will begin at 5 p.m. and we’ll touch on the following:
- CEBA Summit Takeaways: reflections from the 3-day convening and how companies can act with credibility and impact to accelerate the clean energy transition
- Sate of Sustainability: overview of recent trends and how companies can prepare for ESG-related regulation (e.g. US’s SEC Climate Disclosures and EU’s Corporate Reporting Sustainability Directive)
- Kelly Gallo, Director, Technology Sectors, BSR
- Scarlet George, Manager, Technology Sectors, BSR
Director, Technology Sectors, BSR
Kelly helps technology companies achieve their sustainability goals, with a focus on supporting high-growth companies in embedding resilient and inclusive practices that both support business strategy while addressing societal and environmental impacts. Through BSR’s Sustainability Management service offerings, Kelly works with members to prioritize material sustainability issues, develop issue-specific strategies, set ambitious yet realistic goals, and communicate sustainability initiatives to key stakeholders.
Prior to BSR, Kelly spent more than six years consulting on energy efficiency, sustainability, and renewable energy for California’s utilities and public-sector clients. She has also served as a Board Member for the US National Committee for UN Women, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and Spark, a non-profit that seeks to advance gender equality by engaging the next generation in accessible forms of philanthropy.
Kelly holds a MA in International Relations from San Francisco State University and a BA in Global Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Manager, Technology Sectors, BSR
Scarlet is a part of BSR’s Sustainability Management team and focuses on the technology sector. She primarily works with technology companies to provide BSR’s consulting service offerings related to materiality, strategy, corporate governance, stakeholder engagement, and sustainability reporting with some focus on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Prior to joining BSR, Scarlet worked for Oxford Insights, where she worked with private, public, and third sector clients on a range of topics, including mainstreaming sustainability. She created two frameworks for monitoring and evaluating progress in gender equality and social inclusion practices and policies in procurement that several governments have used. Scarlet also represented Oxford Insights at speaking engagements, including presenting at two UNESCO conferences and participating in the UN Global Pulse initiative on big data and AI.
Scarlet holds a BA in Politics and International Relations from the University of Kent and a MA in Middle East and Islam and International Affairs from the American University of Paris.