Every heard of embodied carbon? It’s all the energy and carbon emissions associated with making and placing a material. Skanska’s Mark Chen sets the table in this episode for real goal-setting and goal achievement in sustainability. The secret is pretty simple: break down the larger sustainable goals into smaller pieces and start with what’s important to your company.
Mark is a Senior Sustainability Engineer with the general contracting arm of Skanska in Seattle, WA. In his current role, Mark oversees Skanska’s project-specific construction site carbon, water and waste accounting and reduction measures, embodied carbon efforts, healthy materials research, and green building certification project delivery.