Decrypting ESG Program Standards and Risk Mitigation

Good corporate citizenship comes with a short-term price, but long-term benefits. Strategic Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) programs are topical commodities for investors and insurance companies, and best practices for corporate stewardship. Meeting and preempting social demands for climate change and societal equity today has led many companies to see greater returns while making societal impacts and building their ESG scores. With increased investor demand on integrating ESG programs into business plans, numerous ESG frameworks and standards continue to stem the development of effective ESG planning and strategy. Join co-founder of Eigen10 Advisors, Paige Mueller, CRE and principal of RealAlts, Catherine Ann Marshall, as we unlock the most effective approaches for building ESG programs and risk mitigation.

Gain guidance on:

  • The evolving ESG regulations and risk mitigation tactics
  • Popular ESG framework advantages and challenges typical used in the rental housing market
  • The next generation of ESG programs and focusing investors on relevant outcomes
  • An effective and budget-friendly approach to ESG program development

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About the Hosts

Paige Mueller
Paige Mueller, CRE, Managing Principal, Eigen 10 Advisors, LLC

Paige Mueller is a co-founder of Eigen10 Advisors, LLC (E10A), which provides real estate consulting services through all stages of the investment cycle from capital formation and property / market analysis to ESG guidance. She previously led America’s strategy for GIC Real Estate and worked at LaSalle Investment Management. Building on those experiences, Mueller created and led a successful pension consulting business prior to forming Eigen10 Advisors. Mueller has an MBA from Indiana University, serves on the PREA-NCREIF ESG Standards Task Force and the Counselors of Real Estate DEI Committee, and has completed multiple Climate Disclosures Standard Board TCFD courses.

Catherine Ann Marshall
Catherine Ann Marshall, CFA, Principal, RealAlts

Catherine Ann Marshall leads RealAlts, a real assets investment consulting firm focused on ESG.  Realalts’ goal is to improve client’s performance through ESG integration. Since 2008, Marshall has worked with a wide variety of Canadian and global asset owners and investment managers. Prior to becoming a consultant, Marshall held executive roles in institutional investment management including LaSalle Investment Management and CPP Investments. She has also worked as an Associate Partner at Aon/Townsend Investment Consulting. Marshall is a graduate of the global Sustainability and Climate Risk certification program. In addition, she holds the CFA designation, and has an MA in economics and finance.