Verdical Group Fall 2021 Newsletter

Verdical Group’s Fall 2021 Update


Produce LA
Verdical Group’s Produce LA project has earned LEED v4 BD+C: Core & Shell Gold certification! The building is a 107,000-square-foot, ground-up mixed-use development located in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles. 

The four-story building, designed by EYRC Architects and constructed by Pankow, features 100,000 square feet of office space, 15,000 square feet of ground-floor commercial space, a rooftop deck, and parking. Verdical Group provided LEED Project Management, CALGreen Commissioning, LEED Fundamental Commissioning, LEED Enhanced Commissioning, Savings by Design Consulting, and a WELL Feasibility Assessment.


2021 Trailblazer Awardees Announced!

We announced our 2021 cohort of Trailblazer Awardees at our annual Trailblazer Awards Gala on September 16th at LA LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles! Meet this year’s award winners.

USGBC+ Magazine Covers NZ21 and Net Zero Accelerator Program

Meet the minds behind USGBC Los Angeles’ accelerator for net zero building technology in USGBC+ Magazine’s coverage of NZ21 and the Net Zero Accelerator Program. Learn more.

VG Leads USGBC-LA Tour of the LEED Gold Sheila Kuehl Wellness Center

Attendees had the opportunity to hear from the project team as they took us through this 15,000 SF Design-Build project in San Fernando, CA. Missed the webinar? It’s not too late to take the tour!

Bisnow Interviews VG CEO on How CA Drought Impacts Developers

VG Founder and CEO Drew Shula was recently interviewed by Bisnow for an article discussing how California’s drought is impacting the decisions that developers make about building design. Read more.

VG Senior Project Manager Featured in Real Leaders Magazine

The building design and construction industry accounts for 40% of global carbon emissions, and over a quarter of those emissions are embodied carbon-related. VG’s Rebecca Ramsdale explains in Real Leaders Magazine.


As a B Corp and 1% for the Planet Member Company, Verdical Group seeks to transparently share our environmental and social performance.

We’re committed to making a positive impact within our community through the Net Zero Conference as the energy and momentum around the event continue to grow. In line with that goal, we are pleased to introduce the NZ21 Transparency Report, which shares insights on our attendees, speakers, environmental impact, and more.

Missed a session? Didn’t make it to the event?
You can still access NZ21 sessions On-Demand! 

Those who registered for a Cimate+Change or Net Zero Conference pass will be able to access session recordings through December 2021. If you had an Expo-Only, Trailblazer Gala-only, or no ticket, you can still upgrade or register to gain access to the recordings.


Verdical Group is currently seeking qualified candidates for two open roles!

Director of Growth & Client Solutions

We’re looking for an “intrapreneur” who is excited to oversee business development and revenue generation as the company scales. Candidates should demonstrate a large number of industry relationships and a proven track record for growth.

You’re an energy modeler with a minimum of 2 years of experience and a passion for transforming data into a communication tool to advocate for sustainable building design. You have an educational background in engineering or a related field.



December 7 & 8, 2021

Join the U.S. Green Building Council for Bridging Occupant & Community Health. This virtual summit will explore key questions in promoting health for both building occupants and communities, bringing together professionals from complementary fields—Building Health and Public Health—to discuss a ‘community of practice’ approach.

All are invited to join for two days of high-level engagement with keynote speakers, advanced case studies, new technology, and explorations of emerging topics. As a friend of Verdial Group, you can use the promo code BOCH2021 to receive a 10% discount!

October 16, 2021

Verdical Group’s Founder & CEO Drew Shula will be speaking at the upcoming Green Economy Conference, hosted in-person at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. This semi-annual event serves businesses, organizations, employers, and career seekers who are eager to share in the green economy—a windfall of opportunity—while also helping to create solutions to climate challenges.

October 28, 2021

New York City fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff has spent the past two decades building her brand into a formidable fashion empire with a wide range of apparel, accessories, and fragrance available across the globe. It wasn’t easy, but Rebecca was determined and fearless in the pursuit of her dreams. In 2018, she launched the Female Founder Collective to support other women and help empower their female-owned businesses.

We invite you to join Meet the Real Leaders on October 28 at 12 PM EDT where Real Leaders Founding Editor, Grant Schreiber, will be in conversation with Minkoff. She will share her personal journey from unknown entrepreneur to celebrated, award-winning fashion icon – and offer her best advice on how to be a fearless leader.

The monthly Meet the Real Leaders events are attended by values-aligned executives who wish to connect and collaborate with other impact leaders. Save your spot today!

Want to learn about the intersection of fashion and climate? Check out our Climate+Change platform!