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SolBid names former Visa Chief Sustainability Officer Douglas Sabo as Strategic Advisor

March 8, 2024

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SolBid, an AI-powered commercial and industrial solar energy evaluation and procurement platform, today announced the appointment of Douglas Sabo, former Visa Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), as a Strategic Advisor to the company. In this role, Sabo will bring the voice of the corporate CSO, sustainability and energy team to SolBid’s strategy, product roadmap, client engagement and industry thought leadership.

 

Sabo to support SolBid’s mission to streamline and simplify onsite corporate solar

Boston, MA: March 8, 2024 – SolBid, an AI-powered commercial and industrial solar energy evaluation and procurement platform, today announced the appointment of Douglas Sabo, former Visa Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), as a Strategic Advisor to the company. In this role, Sabo will bring the voice of the corporate CSO, sustainability and energy team to SolBid’s strategy, product roadmap, client engagement and industry thought leadership. 

 

Sabo is a recognized industry leader in corporate and environmental sustainability. He recently completed a 15-year tenure at Visa, where he led the company’s global corporate sustainability and ESG initiatives and most recently served as the company’s inaugural Chief Sustainability Officer. In addition to leading Visa’s transition to 100% renewable electricity during his tenure, Sabo also served on numerous industry leadership bodies, including the Sustainable Brands Advisory Board, New York Stock Exchange Sustainability Advisory Council, Sustainable Finance Working Group of the Institute of International Finance, and the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Sustainable Tourism. Sabo has been recognized as a Top 100 Chief Sustainability Officer by Sustainability Magazine and one of the 50 Most Influential in ESG by Constellation Research.

 

“We are thrilled to welcome Doug Sabo to the SolBid family. His expertise and visionary approach to sustainability are exactly what we need to propel our mission forward and provide our corporate clients with cutting-edge solutions. His proven track record in leading sustainability initiatives at Visa aligns perfectly with our value proposition, ensuring that we continue to deliver innovative and impactful results. With his contribution, we are poised to redefine corporate sustainability, making it more accessible, actionable, and impactful than ever before,” said Ian Ricci, Co-Founder of SolBid.

 

“A core focus for my next chapter now is to help support companies -- through their CSOs and sustainability and real estate teams -- to achieve their ambitious sustainability goals with greater speed and less friction,” said Sabo. “I am honored and excited to serve as a Strategic Advisor to SolBid, as I truly believe their software and solutions will streamline the design, procurement and installation of commercial and industrial solar – a win-win for businesses and society.”

 

About SolBid

At SolBid Inc., we provide enterprises with an innovative software platform and an extensive network of stakeholders, designed to simplify the evaluation and deployment of onsite solar energy assets across vast real estate portfolios. Our unique combination of cutting-edge technology and systematic processes positions us as a frontrunner in the field of Enterprise Commercial & Industrial (C&I) solar assessment and implementation. Through our platform, users are empowered to easily navigate the complexities of solar project planning and execution. Our user-friendly interface offers streamlined access to critical data enabling businesses to make informed decisions and accelerate their transition to renewable energy. By leveraging our comprehensive stakeholder network, SolBid ensures that each project benefits from expert insights, optimal technology selection, and efficient deployment strategies. Our mission is to democratize access to sustainable energy solutions, making it feasible for companies to contribute to a greener planet in a more efficient and effective way. With SolBid, embarking on your solar energy journey is seamless, impactful, and aligned with the future of environmental stewardship.

For more information about SolBid, please visit https://www.solbid.com

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