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PESA Advances Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Member Resources
Association to launch Center of Excellence and ESG knowledge-sharing program
HOUSTON, March 9, 2020 –The Petroleum Equipment & Services Association(PESA), the unified voice for oilfield service, supply and manufacturing companies, has announced the upcoming launch of its ESG Center of Excellence, a web-based clearinghouse of ESG information and resources, along with a new ESG knowledge sharing and individual certification program. Through education and training similar to its Executive Development and Inclusion & Diversity Certification programs, PESA will assist member companies navigating ESG elements and examine the criteria used by socially conscious investors to evaluate business practices.
PESA's Center of Excellence will serve as a comprehensive library of ESG information and resources, sharing:
PESA's individual ESG knowledge sharing certification program will consist of two full-day seminars held in May and October. The seminars will present ESG best practices within the sector to educate members and cross industry partners on ESG criteria. In addition to these two seminars, participants will engage in prework and individual ESG mentoring programs.
“We are excited to further enhance our ESG initiatives with the implementation of our Center of Excellence and ESG certification program,” said Tim Tarpley, PESA Vice President, Government Affairs. “Since the inception of our ESG Steering Committee in 2018, PESA has hosted a series of events to educate members on ESG criteria and engaged with ratings agencies to help promote our sector. We're honored to pave the way for our members to become even more ESG-minded and look forward to a brighter, more sustainable future in the energy sector.”
The launch of PESA's Center of Excellence and knowledge sharing program will coincide with the organization's annual meeting to be held at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay, CA on April 1-3, 2020.
The Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA) is the unified voice for the energy industry's service, supply and manufacturing organizations, advocating and supporting continued achievements in job creation, technological innovation and economic stability. Today, PESA's more than 200 companies represent a diverse global workforce of 1.3 million that generates more than $277 billion in annual revenue. To learn more, visit www.pesa.org.
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