Langan Strengthens ESG Practice with Leslie Wong
New Senior Associate and Team Enhance Reach of Nationwide Services
Parsippany, NJ (May 5, 2022) – Langan Engineering & Environmental Services officially announces that Leslie Wong, an accomplished and nationally known Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practice leader, has joined the firm as a Senior Associate in its Houston, Texas office. With more than 30 years of experience, Wong is a distinguished ESG consultant with expertise in sustainable business, environmental awareness, sustainability reporting, renewable energy, and carbon footprinting.
“Langan continues to grow our ESG services practice, which means adding exceptional industry leaders such as Leslie Wong as a Senior Associate in the firm,” said David T. Gockel, President/CEO, Langan. “Leslie will greatly enhance what we are already doing for clients in this fast-growing field, and will also lead to more ESG consultants joining Langan, where they will thrive in our entrepreneurial culture and flexible workspace.”
For the last 15 years, Wong has focused her efforts on leading ESG programs for major energy companies, LNG facilities, and renewable energy companies. She supports clients through all phases of ESG program development and management – from education and strategy, to implementation and multi-year roadmaps of best practices and resources. Wong develops business-oriented sustainability solutions for her clients with an emphasis on carbon management including carbon footprinting, data management, and reduction target planning and implementation. Several ESG experts are joining Wong at Langan, which will add ESG and climate change professionals in multiple strategic locations around the country.
“Langan is well-positioned for significant ESG market share gain, and I am thrilled to join the firm to help achieve that growth,” said Wong. “Importantly, Langan’s operations are carbon neutral, so I am proud to join a firm that has sustainability ingrained in its culture.”
Langan launched an ESG practice in March 2021 to help clients conduct thorough reviews of operational factors and reputational risks during mergers and acquisitions (M&A) due diligence. Langan’s ESG M&A team provides traditional environmental, health, and safety (EHS) risk and liability evaluation, as well as comprehensive analyses of sustainability and climate impact (environmental); diversity, human rights, and consumer protection (social); and management structure, stakeholder engagement, and executive compensation (governance).
Founded in 1970 and headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., Langan (www.langan.com) provides environmental and engineering consulting services for private developers, property owners, energy companies, and public sector clients. Langan employs nearly 1,500 professionals and has 32 regional offices in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Virginia, Washington, DC, Ohio, Illinois, Florida, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, and California. The firm has operated as a carbon-neutral business since 2018, and consistently ranks on Zweig Group’s Best Firms to Work For and Hot Firms lists.
Langan International, the firm’s wholly-owned subsidiary based in New York, provides all technical disciplines from offices in Athens, Dubai, Calgary, London, and Panama.