#OneForum2020 Bronze Sponsor Featured Speaker: Mr. Sean Barr

Member news | November 11, 2020

The French-American Chamber of Commerce – New York Chapter is delighted to announce Mr. Sean Barr as a featured panelist to discuss novel ESG topics that ultimately demand more cooperation and communal thinking to yield better results with his co-panelists of industry specialists on November 18th at 3:00 pm US Eastern Time.

Sean's career has spanned numerous industries at the intersection of sustainability and technology.  In his present role at EcoVadis, he is responsible for sustainable procurement and supply chain solutions for strategic sectors in the US including financial services, pharmaceutical and healthcare, chemicals, and quick service restaurants. 

EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 200 purchasing categories and 160 countries. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, L’Oréal, Subway, Nestlé, Salesforce, Michelin and BASF are among the more than 65,000 businesses on the EcoVadis network, all working with a single methodology to evaluate, collaborate and improve sustainability performance in order to protect their brands, foster transparency and innovation, and accelerate growth.

Prior to Sean's career at EcoVadis, Sean worked on the global energy intelligence software team helping the world's largest commercial and industrial energy users to unlock the value of energy management at EnerNOC (ENOC). Before joining EnerNOC, Sean founded Independent Solar, a firm dedicated to enabling solar PV projects throughout the Northeast US through a set of vertically integrated services.  Prior to Independent Solar, Sean co-founded GreenFunnel, a consumer facing home energy management technology company that empowers homeowners with appliance level energy consumption analytics. Sean's professional career began in the semiconductor industry with Intersil (ISIL), a high performance analog and power management company, where he served in roles including Field Applications Engineer and District Sales Manager.   Sean has served as an expert technology witness in a dispute involving wireless lighting control and smart-grid systems, and also provides high tech market analysis to technology and investment firms.  

Sean holds an M.B.A. with specialization in venture capital, entrepreneurship, and social impact and innovation from the NYU Stern School of Business, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Penn State, and was a member of the first Engineering Entrepreneurship Minor class at Penn State.

We hope you will join us for three days of riveting discussion, insights and networking opportunities.     

Join us for this discussion on November 18 at 3 PM EST:  

"Free-Market ESG: Is It the Answer?"

Learn more about our Bronze Sponsor, EcoVadis at ecovadis.com, Twitter or LinkedIn.