With increased focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, BKD launched an ESG consulting practice to assist clients with forward-thinking strategies and reporting/compliance needs. Dirk Cockrum, managing director in Houston, joined BKD to lead this new ESG team in August of 2021. 

Jason Myers, national industry partner of BKD National Construction & Real Estate Group, sat down with Dirk to discuss how ESG affects construction, real estate, architecture, engineering, and hospitality companies. Here are some of the topics they discussed in the video below: 

  • Dirk’s background on ESG and what he does in the field
  • What encouraged Dirk to join BKD?
  • What is happening right now in ESG, and how does this affect our clients in the construction, real estate, A&E, and hospitality industries? 
  • How can a company start developing ESG strategies? 

Watch this 9-minute video for the insightful answers to these questions and more! Looking for additional ESG resources? Learn more here, or connect with Dirk Cockrum today. If you would like to connect with a trusted advisor about another topic, contact us using the form below.

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