Bentley Systems’ Rodrigo Fernandes, Empowering Sustainable Development Goals (ES(D)G) Director, will participate in an expert panel discussion at Environment Analyst’s Global Business Summit in Chicago, Illinois. He will specifically focus on how organizations involved in infrastructure can successfully integrate sustainability and resilience into their development and project delivery. Fernandes will also highlight the latest news about Bentley’s product strategy for supporting carbon footprint reporting and optimization in infrastructure projects.

In a rapidly evolving landscape, the Global Business Summit provides an opportunity to come together with over 150 sustainability consulting leaders, clients, and stakeholders to explore how sustainability and ESG drivers are impacting the North American market. Attendees will learn how to respond to these drivers, as well as how to develop strategies to fully integrate ESG within the corporate business framework and showcase real action.


The following people will be presenting alongside Fernandes at the expert panel discussion:

Hollie Schmidt, Director, Resilient + Sustainability Business Advisory, Jacobs
Lauren Swan, Vice President, Director of Resilience and Sustainable Development, AECOM
Joyce Coffee, President, Climate Resilience Consulting
Michael Johnsen, Senior Advisor for Climate and Sustainability, Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation


The Global Business Summit runs from June 27 to June 28, 2023. Fernandes will be a panelist at the following event:

Wednesday, June 28, 11:15 a.m.

Expert Panel Discussion: Successfully Integrating Sustainability and Resilience into Infrastructure Development and Project Delivery

Moderator: Susan Reisbord, EVP environmental services, Stantec


Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel

221 N Columbus Drive

Chicago, IL 60601

Media Interviews

Rodrigo Fernandes and Kaustubh Page, Bentley’s director of product management, will be available for one-on-one interviews during the event, as well as virtually after the event—particularly to discuss the latest news on Bentley’s product strategy and solutions for carbon footprint reporting and optimization. To request an interview, please contact Michaela Romero at Michaela.Romero@bentley.com or +33 188463963.

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