Meet the Emmy Award-Winning Emcee of NZ24!

Meet the Emmy Award-Winning Emcee of NZ24!

Sarah Yourgrau, a two-time Emmy award-winning storyteller and pioneering social anthropologist, is the visionary force behind Common Ground Studios. With over a decade of diverse media experience from Saturday Night Live to United Nations and Netflix, she's a trailblazer at…
 The Path to Net Zero

The Path to Net Zero

In an article published by Metropolis Magazine, our Founder & CEO Drew Shula, was commemorated for his role as a pioneer in Net Zero architecture. The article also touches on powerful net zero projects and the Planet Positive Awards, among…
 Meet the 2024 Abstract Review Committee

Meet the 2024 Abstract Review Committee

Each year, Verdical Group assembles an Abstract Review Committee comprised of a group of subject-matter experts in climate, net zero, ESG, equity, carbon, and resilience. The committee members evaluate the abstracts submitted with a focus on diverse, high quality, and…
 2024 Net Zero Conference Venue Announcement

2024 Net Zero Conference Venue Announcement

We are pleased to announce that our 2024 Net Zero Conference will be hosted on September 17 + 18 at the Anaheim Convention Center! Located directly across from Disneyland, the Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) is consistently ranked as one of…
 New NZ23 Keynote Speakers Announced!

New NZ23 Keynote Speakers Announced!

Excited to hear from our first two Keynote Speakers, Panama and Alex? There’s certainly more where that came from. Our next two Keynote Speakers are nothing short of incredible; we’re pleased to share that we’ll be joined by the co-founders…
 Meet the Emmy Award-Winning Emcee of NZ23!

Meet the Emmy Award-Winning Emcee of NZ23!

Emmy Award winner Sarah Pilla has joined the Net Zero Conference lineup as our 2022 host and emcee! Sarah is a Los Angeles-based climate reporter with Spectrum News. She primarily reports on climate, the environment, and where those two overlap…
 2023 Net Zero Conference Venue Announcement

2023 Net Zero Conference Venue Announcement

We are excited to be back at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) for the 2023 Net Zero Conference! Located just steps away from the Crypto.com Arena, L.A. LIVE, and the GRAMMY Museum, LACC is in the cultural, business, and entertainment mecca of…
 Meet the 2023 Abstract Review Committee

Meet the 2023 Abstract Review Committee

Our History With a focus on diversity and thought leadership, our Abstract Review Committee evaluates the multitude of abstracts received in order to select the highest quality educational programming for each year’s Net Zero Conference. This year’s committee is composed…
 NZ23 Speaker Submission Deadline is April 17th

NZ23 Speaker Submission Deadline is April 17th

We are ecstatic to be hosting our 10th annual Net Zero Conference in Los Angeles on September 13 – 14, 2023! Join us for educational sessions on Carbon, Climate, Equity, ESG, Net Zero, and Resilience, alongside inspirational keynotes and an…
 Trailblazer Awardees Announced at NZ22 Gala

Trailblazer Awardees Announced at NZ22 Gala

Verdical Group announced their 2022 cohort of Trailblazer Awardees at the annual Trailblazer Awards Gala on September 15, 2022. The event was held in Downtown Los Angeles at the LEED Platinum-certified South Park Center. Emmy Award-winner Sarah Pilla emceed the…
 Meet the Emmy Award-Winning Emcee of NZ22!

Meet the Emmy Award-Winning Emcee of NZ22!

Emmy Award winner Sarah Pilla has joined the Net Zero Conference lineup as our 2022 host and emcee! Sarah is a Los Angeles-based climate reporter with Spectrum News. She primarily reports on climate, the environment, and where those two overlap…
 NZ22 Shoulder Event: Welcome Happy Hour!

NZ22 Shoulder Event: Welcome Happy Hour!

Join us for our Welcome Happy Hour on Wednesday, September 14th at 6pm! We’re partnering with Arts District Brewing Company in Downtown L.A.’s historic Arts District and Good Vodka to kick off this year’s Net Zero Conference in good spirits.…
 NBI Interviews Net Zero Conference Founder Drew Shula

NBI Interviews Net Zero Conference Founder Drew Shula

Verdical Group announced their 2022 cohort of Trailblazer Awardees at the annual Trailblazer Awards Gala on September 15, 2022. The event was held in Downtown Los Angeles at the LEED Platinum-certified South Park Center. Emmy Award-winner Sarah Pilla emceed the…
 NZ22 Trailblazer Awards and Gala!

NZ22 Trailblazer Awards and Gala!

Each year, the Trailblazer Awards recognize leaders building a net zero future through the work they’re accomplishing to decarbonize our environment. The award ceremony is hosted annually as part of the Net Zero Conference. 
 First NZ22 Keynote Speaker Announced!

First NZ22 Keynote Speaker Announced!

Meet our Net Zero 2022 Keynote speaker, Kate Williams! Kate is CEO of 1% for the Planet, a global movement that inspires action and commitment so that our planet and future generations thrive. 1% for the Planet’s global network has donated…
 Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunity

Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunity

Excited to be back in person? We have one spot available for an exclusive opportunity to sponsor our Net Zero Conference Welcome Happy Hour hosted in partnership with Good Vodka. Join the legacy of the Net Zero Conference as we come together to champion…
 Meet the 2022 Abstract Review Committee

Meet the 2022 Abstract Review Committee

With a focus on diversity and thought leadership, our Abstract Review Committee evaluates the multitude of abstracts received in order to select the highest quality educational programming for each year's Net Zero Conference. The committee is composed of 12 nationally…

NZ22 Venue Announcement

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is the City of Los Angeles’ premier convention center and conference hall. The LEED EB: O+M Gold Certified venue is an “enduring symbol of environmental sustainability and social responsibility.”