Land Betterment Appoints Chris Hagler of Independence Point Advisors to Board of Directors
FISHERS, Ind., May 5, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, today announced the appointment of Chris Hagler to its Board of Directors as an Independent Director.
Chris brings more than 20 years of business expertise in the advancement of Environmental Social Governance (ESG) from the board level, throughout the organization and down to the bottom line. Chris recently joined Independence Point Advisors as a Partner and Head of ESG. Previously she was with EY (Ernst & Young) in Atlanta for over 10 years where she was the Executive Director & Southeast Leader in the Climate Change and Sustainability Services Practice. She holds a Master of Science in the Management of Technology from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Toledo.
Kirk Taylor, President of Land Betterment commented, “We are thrilled to have Chris, one of our earliest and biggest supporters, join Land Betterment’s Board of Directors. Her commitment to making the world a better place aligns perfectly with Land Betterment’s mission to foster positive impact and create community development and job creation by upcycling previously abandoned lands. She is a passionate advocate for a just and more sustainable world with the business skills and experience to further meaningful change.”
“I am really excited to join Land Betterment’s Board of Directors and assist the Company to continue to execute on its goals. Right now, there is so much positive momentum at Land Betterment to include the launch of Land Betterment Exchange (LBX) as well as the rapid expansion of both ekō Solutions and Betterment Harvests business pillars. I am looking forward to working with the Company and the board where I can share my experience helping companies to create integrated strategies to drive positive impact, create business opportunities and reduce risk,” said Chris Hagler.
About Independence Point Advisors
Independence Point Advisors (“IPA”) is a women-owned investment bank and advisory firm that was founded on the belief that today’s clients have a diversity of opportunities and challenges that require a diversity of talent to navigate. Through a strategic alliance with Lazard, IPA has created an unrivaled combination of diverse perspectives and experience with Lazard’s preeminent brand in strategic advisory. IPA intends to have a women-owned broker dealer with best-in-class equity and debt capital markets talent. IPA has also formed a team of experts at the intersection of global risk, geostrategy, cyber security, ESG, human capital and board diversity – top of mind issues facing corporate leaders today. For more information about IPA, please visit www.independencepoint.com
About Land Betterment Corporation
Land Betterment Corporation, an Indiana Benefit Corporation and Pending B-Corp, is an environmental solutions company focused on fostering a positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation. The Company utilizes a complete solution-based lifecycle program to restore and rehabilitate the environment and revitalize communities in need of change and opportunity. Land Betterment accomplishes this by identifying un-reclaimed, run-down and neglected coal mining sites, fixing the environment through reclamation and remediation, and then repurposing the land to support a sustainable business that serves the community. Land Betterment firmly believes that with real solutions it is possible for restoration of impacted areas to live side-by-side long term employment, while building sustainable and safe surroundings for communities and our planet. For more information visit landbetterment.com or connect with the Company on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
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