The Future Dealership Is Green

Track: Business Essentials & Innovations

Friday, March 11, 2022 3:00 PM - Tuesday, June 14, 2022 3:20 PM

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Location
Dealer Learning Lab

Presenters: Ryan Gaylord, Lance Brittle, Annika Nordlund-Swenson

By 2030, the average auto dealership could spend 15–20% or more on utility costs. Utility companies are transitioning their pricing plans to focus on peak demand and time-of-use. How will this impact your bottom line? What can you do now to reduce risk and lock in low utility costs over time? How are you preparing for the increased demand for EVs? What are your plans for an efficient EV charging infrastructure? How does the millennial buyer and workforce influence your business? Learn how to integrate "Green Dealer" best practices to invest in the future of your dealership.

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Ryan Gaylord
Presenter

As one of the founding Principals of Altura, Ryan Gaylord works with clients across all industries to develop and implement results-driven sustainability programs. Using an effective stakeholder engagement and goal setting process, he empowers clients to measure, improve and report on their social, environmental, and economic performance. With over 15 years of consulting experience, he is qualified in preparing Sustainability Roadmaps, Implementation Plans and annual reports using industry-recognized frameworks such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and other leading frameworks.

Lance Brittle
Presenter

Lance Brittle
Dealer Facility Operations Manager - Retail Market Development

Lance joined Toyota in 1988 as a customer service specialist in insurance services in Torrance, CA. Over the years, Toyota has relocated him across the country to various cities where he has held numerous positions in the company – from district service manager to TFS product manager, from fleet manager to business management manager. Since 2016, Lance has been in the company's retail market development. Currently, Lance is the dealership facility operations manager.

Annika Nordlund-Swenson
Presenter

Annika Nordlund-Swenson
Program Manager

Annika has been with Honda since 2009. Today, she leads the company's environmental sustainability efforts and is responsible for tracking, analyzing, and reporting carbon, energy, water, & waste data; coordinating with global environmental management team to set & track towards regional targets. Annika manages the Honda/Acura Environmental Leadership ("Green Dealer") Program which received 2019 Climate Leadership Award: Innovative Partnership from The Climate Registry & the Center for Climate & Energy Solutions and was awarded a patent for dealership energy management system using controlled electric vehicle charging