Navigating Operations During a Global Crisis: Perspectives from a COO


Business as usual is no longer the norm yet operations must continue and adapt to a new reality. How do you achieve resiliency and sustainable operations while navigating through an unprecedented global pandemic and addressing complex disruptions?

Setting Science-Based Targets: SBTi’s Framework for Financial Institutions


Shortly after the release of the Science Based Target initiative's (SBTi) pilot version of the sector development framework for financial institutions early this month, the total commitment to Science Based Targets surpassed 1,000 companies. SBTi’s new framework allows financial institutions to set science-based targets to align their lending and investment activities with the Paris Agreement.


Learn more about how ADEC Innovations can drive bottom-line value for your organization by lowering costs, optimizing resource use and driving operational efficiencies. Once you've finished with the brochures, you can also read some of our clients' case studies.

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ADEC Innovations produces white papers about various industry issues and regulatory updates.
Below are our latest papers, which you can download in a PDF format.

ESG Roadmap to Resilience: How to Innovate and Thrive During a Global Crisis

Global crises are felt by every organization around the globe--but a strong approach to ESG can help you foster resiliency through innovation and adaptability. How do you align your revenue with ESG principles and give direction to your strategy? Start by building your ESG Roadmap.

4 Steps to Improving Your CDP Performance

Your CDP score measures the transparency and management of your organization’s environmental impacts. How can you maximize your performance and improve your sustainability programs overall?

Your Road to Leadership

Where are you on your sustainability journey? Read our white paper for more information on steps you can take on the road to CDP Leadership.

Why disclose to CDP?

By encouraging a system of sustainability disclosure and transparency among companies and cities, CDP enables organizations to benchmark, measure and manage their environmental risks, while at the same time improving their brand reputation, increasing operational efficiency and lowering their costs.

How To Sell The Sustainability Value Proposition Internally

How sustainability software can safeguard the future of business. Growing numbers of customers, investors and employees are recognizing that sustainability is a crucially important part of the future of doing business.

How Brands can Message Green Chemistry to the Consumer

Sustainability” has evolved into more than a buzzword. With ethical consumption and climate change top of mind for many, brands in every industry face continually increasing demand from consumers to take concrete, quantifiable, and transparent action on sustainability.

How Textile and Apparel Suppliers Promote and Validate Safer Chemistry

Textile chemicals account for a significant amount of global chemical use, with global consumption predicted to reach US$30.7 billion by 2025.

Utility Energy Data Management

Learn how to reduce your energy consumption, gain control of your energy spending and increase productivity and profitability.

Mastering 'Big Data' In Environmental Sustainability

Get insights and guidance to wade through the big data challenge. The white paper explores the key components for successfully managing environmental sustainability data, from defining and narrowing the universe of data for your company to the tools to help manage and apply those data.

Alphabet Soup: Selecting and Using Sustainability Reporting Frameworks

Companies must now wade through acronyms and initials of sustainable organizations and their respective disclosure shcemes in order to obtain a stronger grasp of their sustainability performance.

Carbon Accounting Methods for Estimating Scope 3 Emissions

Understanding a company's GHG emissions is the first step for an effective corporate climate change strategy.

Water and Corporate Responsibility: What Can Companies Do?

As the world embraces the importance of environmental sustainability, organizations must place a greater emphasis on addressing the global water crisis, and minimizing impact to themselves and the planet.

Effectiveness of Local Agency Sustainability Plans

A successful sustainability plan allows you to identify and implement goals, milestones and metrics to measure success and address environmental concerns, economic conditions and social equity within your community.

ADEC Innovations hosts webinars on various topics, and participates as industry experts in online sessions and podcasts hosted by other organizations.

See below for links to our previous sessions.

  • Private Sector Resiliency: ESG Insights and Opportunities for an Evolving Landscape

    In this webinar, we bring together Kansas City business leaders to share their experiences, successes, and challenges addressing ESG from different industries in an ever-changing landscape.

  • How to Respond to CDP During Times of Global Crisis

    The outbreak of COVID-19 has driven companies and other organizations to rethink resiliency, sustainability, and how they do business amidst global disruption. Our webinar aims to help attendees understand how to organize responding to CDP in 2020, given new challenges and a changing environment.

  • Resilient Cities: Adaptation and Municipal Financing in the Era of COVID-19

    Join Climate Action KC (CAKC), ADEC Innovations, and Moody’s for an interactive webinar to learn about ESG for local governments—including what key ESG factors and risks are used by bond raters, and what you can do within your community to better manage these risks.

  • How to Improve your CDP Performance

    ADEC Innovations hosted a live webinar to help attendees understand how to improve their CDP performance, using their 2019 disclosure as a foundation. This masterclass style webinar walked attendees through some of the more challenging questions of the 2019 questionnaire, as well as offer insight on how to improve your responses to maximize your score.

  • Understanding Scenario Planning & the TCFD

    Join ADEC Innovations and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) for a look into scenario planning and analysis, the Task Force for Climate-related Disclosure (TCFD), and how these affect your disclosure.


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    ESG (environmental, social, governance) is a growing and increasingly vital part of business across all industries. The market has shown that your approach to ESG—from strategy and planning to action and collaboration—will play a key role in the success and longevity of your company. In this webinar, we bring together business leaders to share their experiences, successes, and challenges addressing ESG from different industries in an ever-changing landscape. How are their companies addressing ESG? What trends and opportunities are they seeing? And how do their ESG efforts fit within the community and climate action in Kansas City?

    Watch the webinar on-demand to join Climate Action KC, ADEC Innovations, and a panel of industry leaders for perspectives on how different industries are approaching ESG, including:

    • Trends and best practices in ESG for private industry
    • Challenges and opportunities in managing ESG
    • Examples of corporate ESG management and success in action
    • Parallels and collaboration opportunities with local government