Welcome and Overview: Four Pillars of a ‘Green’ Outcome to Your Project and Why Construction Specifications Matter

Presented by Risa Olekshy BSc, CPESC

Successful environmental results in construction projects require much more than good intentions and general wording about outcomes. This session presents an overview of the basic components to achieving a ‘Green’ outcome for your project and the importance of Construction Specifications.

Risa Olekshy BSc, CPESC

Risa Olekshy is an Environmental Impact Assessment Biologist with Manitoba Infrastructure and for the past 11 years has helped the province ‘Green Up’ its day-to-day operations and construction practices. Risa is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, Vice President of the Erosion and Sediment Control Association of Canada, and a Director of the Canadian Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association.