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Introducing the newest certificate: Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)! 


Dave Pogue ESG   More than 40% of all CO2 emissions come from the built environment, which is why ESG has become a major corporate imperative. This ESG Certificate provides a real-world understanding of ESG and how to incorporate best practices into your organization.

The ESG Certificate is a comprehensive credential for the commercial real estate industry. Spearheaded by Dave Pogue and RiverRock Real Estate Group, we've assembled an experienced panel of industry experts to present a program focused on asset-level, portfolio-level, and corporate-level ESG issues and practices.

The ESG Certificate has five ShortCourses, approximately 2-3 hours in length, available in our online self-paced format. Just interested in one of the topics? You can take each ShortCourse on its own or bundle and save to earn a certificate.


 Meet the distinguished panel of experts:
 Kim Brown, Principal Broker, IMPACT Realty Advisors
 David DeVos, Global Head of ESG, LaSalle
 Abbey Ehman, Vice President, ESG, AvalonBay Communities
 Matt Ellis, Founder & CEO, Measurabl
 Garland Fuller, Talent and Career Strategist, Fuller Circle Consulting
 Dr. Whitney Austin Gray, Senior Vice President Research, International WELL Building Institute
 Ebony Mitchell, Director, Strategic Initiatives, Ferguson Partners
 Dave Pogue, Chief Strategy Officer, RiverRock Real Estate Group
 Chris Pyke, Ph.D., Global Expert in Resilience and VP of Research, ArcSkoru
 Mike Richter, President, Brightcore
 Katie Rothenberg, Vice President of Sustainability, Tower Companies
 Schenae Rourk, President and CEO, Redwood Resources
 Clayton Ulrich, Global Sustainability Director, Hines

Got CPD? Each ShortCourse earns three CPD points. Or earn your certificate and receive 15 CPD points! 

After successful completion of the ESG Certificate, download your Certificate of Completion directly from the learning portal. 

  DNA of ESG tile   Gain a comprehensive understanding of all facets of ESG with the DNA of ESG course bundle. This package includes all sections.     BOMA Member: 
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Non BOMA Member:
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 Or take an individual ShortCourse:         
  ESG 101 tile   Learn the impact of ESG on the industry, how it can be measured, and the importance of taking certified actions.     Learn More Button  
  Decarbonization tile   Understand the urgency of immediate measures, the latest compliance requirements, and proven strategies for you to implement.      Learn More Button
  Resilience tile   Learn the crucial impact of resilience on building value, while also examining the high risk of avoidance.      Learn More Button 
  Well-Being tile   Examine the value of human capital over tangible assets, the newest health-related protocols, and how to leverage new empowerments.      Learn More Button
  DEI tile   Identify the benefits of social and financial parity, a diverse supply chain, and community-based investment strategies.     Learn More Button   


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