NEW YORK — Ernst & Young LLP has announced the appointment of Brendan LeBlanc as an executive director in Americas Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) and Chris Walker as an associate director, according to a press release.
Based in the firm''s Boston and New York offices, LeBlanc and Walker bring valuable experience in areas such as sustainability reporting and strategy, risk management, assurance, energy and emissions accounting and management, the release stated.
According to the release, LeBlanc was most recently the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of LeBlanc & Associates, an accounting and consulting firm specializing in corporate responsibility assurance that provided internal and external auditing services to organizations seeking to improve their credibility, transparency and performance, while Walker joins Ernst & Young from the Carbon Trust LLC, where he served as the executive officer, providing support to businesses and the public sector to reduce emissions, save energy and accelerate cleantech.
"Brendan and Chris bring with them a deep knowledge that will expand our experience and leadership in sustainability services," said Steve Starbuck, Americas Leader, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young LLP.
"Their collective experiences will strengthen our team''s ability to help our clients respond to new expectations on sustainability reporting and other sustainability-related challenges and opportunities," Starbuck added.
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