Our events of you the ability to get to the crux of the issues through issue-driven roundtable discussions. All workshops are designed so that participants go back to the office with practical ideas and suggested actions.
Tackling the SDGs takes a holistic approach – from start-ups, NGOs, companies, Governments and investors. Hear you can identify and launch new cross-industry partnerships that help tackle the SDGs and deliver ambitious impacts.
Jennifer Costley Director, Physical Sciences, Sustainability & Engineering The New York Academy of Sciences
Jeff West Corporate Responsibility Leader IBM
Increasing pressure on natural resources are forcing companies take a Life-Cycle-Analysis approach to product development. How can you embed such an approach within R&D, innovation, procurement and marketing?
Moderator: Kevin Eckerle Director of Corporate Research & Engagement NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business
Bridget Croke VP External Affairs Closed Loop Partners
Giulio Bonazzi Chairman and CEO Aquafil
Joey Bergstein CEO Seventh Generation
John Coyne Vice President and General Counsel Unilever
Jason Pelz Circular Economy Director Tetra Pak
Plastic has been an invention that has been seen until recent years as the perfect material for product packaging.
However, its strengths are also its weakness. In this 90-120 minute Chatham-House rules workshop, learn how to:
John Kotlarczyk Senior Director, CSR & Waste Reduction Walgreen Boots Alliance
Andy Keller CEO & President Chicobag
John Hocevar Oceans Campaign Director Greenpeace
Judy Panayos Sr Director, Sustainability, Supply Management Sodexo
Keith Christman Managing Director, Plastics Markets American Chemistry Council
Most of the risks and opportunities to a business lie beyond the first tier. Both internal and external stakeholders expect visibility and transparency beyond Tier 1 within your supply chain. In this session learn how:
Moderator: Dan Strechay Interim Director of Outreach & Engagement and U.S. Representative RSPO
John Scott VP – Global Quality, Food Safety & Sustainability Subway
Wendy Blanpied Senior Advisor Save the Children
Anna Pot Manager, Responsible Investments APG Asset Management
Chris Morrison CEO Transparency-One
Jaren B. Dunning Legal Director, Human Rights PepsiCo
2020 deforestation targets are fast approaching, and many companies haven’t reached what they set out to. What does leadership look like moving forward? Learn how your company can take the lead on deforestation and drive change through partnerships on a national level.
Dan Strechay Interim Director of Outreach & Engagement and U.S. Representative RSPO
Data needs to be financially material, robust and comparable to be useful for investors. What data to investors want? What does this mean to the data that you collect and manage as a sustainability practitioner?
Moderator: Rachel Guthrie Head of ESG Reporting & Impact Measurement TD Bank
Sandra Nessing Managing Director, Corporate Sustainability American Electric Power
Anne van Riel Head of Sustainable Finance Americas ING
Tjeerd Krumpelman Head of Reporting & Stakeholder Engagement ABN AMRO
Guillaume L. Mascotto V.P., Head of ESG & Investment Stewardship American Century Investments
In this deep-dive session understand what information ranking and ratings agencies are capturing, how it’s impacting investment decisions and how you can stand out from the crowd. Also, there’s opportunities to discuss ideas on how to simplify and address inconsistencies in the differing approaches.
Swami Venkataraman Senior Vice President Environmental, Social and Governance Moody’s
Robert Dornau Director, Senior Manager Sustainabillity Services RobecoSAM
Eric Fernald Director of Issuer Relations Sustainalytics
Bruno Bastit Senior Governance & Sustainable Finance Specialist S&P Global Ratings
Moderator: Louis Coppola Co-Founder & Executive Vice President GA Institute
The TCFD recommendations will change sustainability reporting. It will add further pressure on companies to disclose ESG data – and thus enabling the market to arrive at a more informed view on how climate change will impact different businesses and sectors. Learn how companies are navigating the impending change
Moderator: Mardi McBrien Managing Director CDSB
Hui Wen Chan Vice President, Corporate Sustainability Citi
Jane Thostrup Lead Research Center for ESG Research
Employees can be your biggest advocates and most engaged stakeholder. Given the right message they can share your story for you. What are the latest strategies in engaging employees in sustainability and making them part of the movement?
Moderator: Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation
Paige Goff Vice President of Sustainability Domtar
Amandine Robin SVP North America, Communications & Sustainability Pernod Ricard
Anne Larilahti VP Sustainability Strategy Telia Company
Kelly Hampton Vice President, Global Marketing and Sustainability Flex
Stephanie Slingerland Director of Philanthropy and Social Impact Kellogg
Engage customers and communities on key ESG opportunities and educate them on how they can be part of the solution.
Moderator: Kathryn Seck Associate Director of Marketing Partnerships The Nature Conservancy
Ben Meaker Co-Founder Nice and Serious
Myriam Coneim Director of Sustainability American Express
Ruth Harper Global Vice President of Communications Manpower Group
Virginie Helias Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer P&G
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