Speaker: Steven Bradley
Affiliation: Cox Enterprises
Title: Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability
About Steven Bradley:
Steven Bradley is senior director of environmental sustainability for Cox Enterprises, a leading communications, media and automotive services company.
He assists in managing the strategic plan for Cox Conserves, the company’s national sustainability program that seeks to send zero waste to landfill by 2024 and be carbon and water neutral by 2044. He has direct responsibility for key components of the program, including alternative energy and water.
Bradley also oversees electrical and mechanical engineering for Cox’s facilities, including new construction design, retrofits and infrastructure monitoring and management.
Prior to joining Cox, Bradley served as an engineer for Georgia Power, where he managed the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-voltage transmission stations.
Bradley frequently speaks on environmental panels and serves on the boards of Nexus Fuels, a plastic-to-energy company, and the Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL). He is a 2012 graduate of the IGEL program and was named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Who’s Who in Sustainability list. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Mississippi State University
Track: Leaders & Visionaries
Topic: The Financial Impact of Sustainability: Current and Future Trends
Description: Looking ahead, how will we define financial “bottom line”? Return on Investment. such as savings in operations & maintenance and financial advantages related to the building’s capital investment. People-related benefits, such as organizational reputation, occupant productivity and recruitment, and environmental benefits that panelists have experienced first-hand. What’s next: Open dialogue correlates high-performance innovation with a triple bottom line and open their minds to a quadruple bottom line (with the fourth linked to a future-oriented, long-term approach that includes innovation)