Paul Hughes, CEO of ESCOAtlantic, LLC, participated in a discussion at the University of Amsterdam Law School in November 2015, focused on the question, "To what extent should financial markets incorporate social and environmental data and trends into their on-going activities and analyses?  To what extent can they incorporate such data?    Other participants included Irenee May, Managing Director at the Royal Bank of Scotland, who is former Global Head of Hedge Funds for RBS Asset Management, based in London; and now is Senior Relationship Manager for Financial Institutions (Hedge Funds, Asset Managers, Sovereign Wealth Funds, and Banks) for RBS in Stamford, CT; and Cynthia Williams, Osler Chair in Business Law at the Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto and Professor of Law, Markets and Behavior at the University of Amsterdam Law School.  The debate focused on Governor of the Bank of England's recent speech "The Tragedy of the Horizon," in which Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, contended that climate change is a major, unpriced risk on the balance sheet of banks, pension funds, other investors and insurance companies, and that it could cause another financial system disruption when and as investors seek to sell the "stranded assets" of oil, gas and coal.  The speech has provoked quite a bit of controversy, with many bankers and other investors thinking that Carney has gone beyond his proper remit.  Thus, the speech should provide a good focal point for discussion of the responsibilities of financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies and pension funds for the integration of climate change risk into their financial models.

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2016: ESCOAtlantic Represents Polarhide Epoxy Roof Coating Systems: Awarded a Four State distribution area by Polarhide after only 2 years working with their product.

ESCOAtlantic entered into a distributorship agreement with Polarhide Products to provide epoxy roof coating systems for commercial and residential clients.  The distributorship covers the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.  Polarhide, a Texas based company, manufacturers and distributes Polarhide is a high impact resisting, highly flexible, highly reflective, water impervious and heat impervious roof surface and adheres via structural bonds to all roof types and can be installed in all weather conditions. It can fully repair a tar and gravel roof at near half the cost of a tear off and new roof install and give you a higher performing roof with a longer roof warranty.

2016: ESCOAtlantic Joins the Business Owners and Managers Association of Philadelphia AND expands to the Delaware Beach area with an office and presence on Highway 1 in Rehoboth DE.

017:  ESCOAtlantic is invited to join the Delaware chapter of the Commercial and Industrial Realty Council( CIRC)

BOMA and CIRC : Where Delaware and Philadelphia's members are building owners, managers, developers, leasing professionals, medical office building managers, corporate facility managers, asset managers, and the providers of the products and services needed to operate commercial properties. 

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