Bridge Industrial has formed an environmental, social, governance (ESG) program and is working with ESG consultancy firm Verdani Partners to ensure the smooth integration of the newly established program throughout the company’s corporate culture. In establishing the program, Bridge aims to create lasting value through sustainability.
To help spearhead the program, Bridge promoted Francesca De Amicis to the firm’s VP of operations and sustainability. In this role, Francesca will be responsible for the implementation of policies and strategies which support and drive the organization’s ESG goals and will facilitate coordination between Bridge and Verdani.
“We are impressed with Verdani’s track record of developing industry leading ESG programs for commercial real estate portfolios,” said De Amicis. “At Bridge, we want to demonstrate ESG leadership, and with Verdani’s partnership, we feel confident that we can make significant strides toward reaching net zero emissions and advancing decarbonization efforts in the industrial sector.”
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).