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The Responsible Business Summit New York 2020 March 16-18, 2020 · New York, USA

Business critical sessions from our world-class speaker faculty

If you would like more information on the event, email Ed at ed.long@ethicalcorp.com or download the brochure

Keynote Sessions
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Leadership Keynote: Financing the Sustainable Future

This is the decade for change, action is needed now. The push for business to deliver a low carbon economy, adapt to the changing climate and understand the potential financial and social risks of climate change has never been greater. How will your business take the lead and invest to deliver the required action?

0000
Climate Adaption Keynote: Taking Action on Key Climate Risks and Opportunities

The financial risk of climate change is now a central issue to businesses across all industries. Responsibility sits with the CFO, but it’s a risk with many new questions and considerations. Hear how companies are using the Taskforce for Climate Related Financial Disclosures to show financial risk and how they’re going to adapt the business to the changing climate

0000
ESG Keynote: Going Mainstream
Environmental, social and governance information on companies is being utilised as a guide to the movement of capital. ESG is now mainstream. Hear from the leading investors and c-suite executives on the current state of play, is this the end of short-termism?

Newmont Goldcorp Tom Palmer President and CEO Newmont Goldcorp

Hermes Investment Saker Nusseibeh CEO Hermes Investment

0000
Investor Keynote: Going beyond ESG disclosures

The conversation has shifted. Investors are looking beyond your disclosures into performance-based metrics and the goals you set. What are you doing and how well are you doing it? Hear from investors and c-suite executives on what they want to know from you.

Aroundtown Andrew Wallis Deputy CEO Aroundtown

0000
Climate Action Keynote: Adopting a Regenerative Strategy

Companies are increasingly realising the benefits of taking a regenerative approach across their supply chain and operations. Hear how companies are helping reverse climate change through scalable regenerative strategies.

General Mills Mary Jane Melendez Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer; President, General Mills Foundation General Mills

0000
Sustainable Procurement Keynote: The End of the Commodity Era

The global commodity system that has served society for centuries is no longer fit for purpose. What materials businesses buy, where from and how are a crucial part of the sustainability journey. Hear how companies are altering sourcing models, simplifying supply chains, and putting purpose and impact at the heart of the procurement process. Discover how such an approach is helping build resilience and changing how they do business.

0000
Social Purpose Keynote: Taking a Stand

Employee wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, human rights, community support are just some of the social pressures that company face. Learn how companies are taking a stand on key social issues and realizing the business benefits among its employees, customers and other key stakeholders

Shift Caroline Rees President and Co-Founder Shift

0000
Circularity Keynote: Transitioning from a Linear to a Circular Economy

Delivering a circular economy and eliminating waste is a huge challenge. Increased pressure is forcing companies to look across the life cycle of all their products, reducing impacts and increasing the recyclability at design stage. How can you implement circularity into your business?

Eastman Steve Crawford Senior Vice President, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer Eastman

Closed Loop Partners Kate Daly Managing Director, Center for the Circular Economy Closed Loop Partners

Enel Ernesto Ciorra Chief Innovability Officer Enel

0000
The Future of Capitalism Keynote: Redefining value through integrated capitalism

Companies must take action whilst meeting business priorities and sustaining growth. Hear how companies are calculating returns on financial, social and natural capital and proving the ROI of sustainability.

Firmenich Gilbert Ghostine CEO Firmenich

Hanesbrands Gerald Evans CEO Hanesbrands

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ESG Data, Disclosures and Engagement

Corporates and investors share best practice approaches around ESG-driven disclosure

0000
Workshop: Climate Disclosures - Accurately reporting climate impacts, risks and future opportunities
  • Implementing the TCFD recommendations into the business
  • Monetising climate impacts and showcasing a transition to the low-carbon economy
  • Conducting a scenario analysis of current and future climate risks
  • Benefits to the business from adopting the TCFDs

UN Environment Layalee Ramahi North America Network Coordinator UN Environment

0000
How do Investors Analyse, Compare and Make Investment Decisions?

Performance based metrics are key to investment decisions. Hear how investors make their investment decisions, what they want and how corporates can improve their communications and disclosures

KKR Elizabeth Seeger Director, Sustainable Investing KKR

0000
A Joint Approach to ESG Engagement: Investor Relations and Sustainability

Non-financial performance has financial relevance to investors, meaning reporting professionals from two different worlds need to collaborate to understand what this ESG demand means and how to share non-financial data in a financial context. Get in front of the trend and understand the latest approaches to further collaboration between internal teams

Newmont Goldcorp Stephen Gottesfeld EVP, Chief Sustainability and External Affairs Officer Newmont Goldcorp

APG Asset Management Anna Pot Head of Responsible Investment Americas APG Asset Management

Nuveen Megan Fielding Senior Director, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Responsible Investing Nuveen

Moderator: Johns Hopkins Nina Gardner Adjunct Professor, Corporate Sustainability, Business & Human Rights Johns Hopkins

0000
Showcase Leadership Through Robust, Impact-Driven Data

There’s increasingly conflicting messaging from frameworks, rating and rankings agencies. It’s becoming more difficult for both investors and corporates to assess and benchmark impact. Learn how your company can stand out from the crowd, through better quality data – not more data

0000
Impact Centric Data Part A: Investors

How you demonstrate impact is only as good as the data you provide. Investors require more than just data and reporting to understand how you’re moving the needle and impact their investment decisions. Hear how to demonstrate impact to investors

KKR Elizabeth Seeger Director, Sustainable Investing KKR

0000
Impact Centric Data Part B: Corporates

There’s a need for business to move from reporting on what you’re doing to the impact you’re having. Data that has impact at its heart is central to proving a company’s purpose. Learn best practice examples of performance-based metrics that are impact centric

21C Impact Dave Stangis CEO & Founder 21C Impact & Former CSO Campbell Soup

0000
Measuring your Social Impact

The S in ESG is always the toughest to measure. Discover how to navigate the data measurement challenge, understand what data is material and how the SDGs could be the key to framing your social impact.

Shift Caroline Rees President and Co-Founder Shift

SAP Michele Hovet Vice President, Experience Management Engineering SAP

0000
Principles of Responsible Banking

The recent commitment by the banking sector is going to cause a shift. What are the commitments of the banking sector and what will this mean moving forward?

0000
Workshop: Advance Equity & Inclusion through ESG investing

Diverse teams can lead to innovation and sustainable financial performance. In this workshop, learn how can corporate diversity and inclusion efforts can merge with ESG investment strategies to advance equity among underrepresented groups.

  • Understand how diversity and inclusion is driving corporate financial performance
  • Gain insight and input from audience members on how investment, sustainability, and diversity leaders are driving equity through ESG investments
  • Learn which companies are at the forefront of this ‘next frontier’ of ESG investments and corporate social responsibility

the NAACP Marvin J. Owens, Jr. Deputy Chief Development Officer/Sr. Director of Corp. Affairs and the Senior Director of Economic Programs the NAACP

Disability:IN Jill Houghton Biography President & CEO Disability:IN

Caesars Entertainment Gwen Migita Global head of social impact, equity and sustainability Caesars Entertainment

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Purpose Driven Strategy and Communications

In-depth look at how business can align itself with the SDGs and advocate a clear purpose-driven strategy

0000
Proving the ROI of Sustainability Across the Business

The value of sustainability is far greater than a cost centre, but how do you prove that internally across the business to every employee? The next step on the journey is making sustainability a part of every employee’s mindset, hear strategies to prove the ROI of sustainability

Bank of the West Jenny Flores Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Bank of the West

NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business Kevin Eckerle Director, Corporate Research & Engagement NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business

AMD Susan Moore Vice President AMD

Unilever Rebecca Marmot Chief Sustainability Officer Unilever

Moderator: AHA Betsy Henning CEO AHA

0000
Operationalizing Sustainability

Sustainability is increasingly moving from a reporting exercise to critical way of managing performance. Discover ways in which you can operationalise the reporting process to manage risks and identify new opportunities

Honeywell Evan Van Hook Corporate V.P. Health, Safety, Environment, Product Stewardship and Sustainability Honeywell

ABN AMRO Tjeerd Krumpelman Head of Reporting & Stakeholder Engagement ABN AMRO

Nokia Karoliina Loikkanen Head Of Sustainability Nokia

0000
Workshop: Purpose-driven communications Part A: Employee Engagement

Creating a sustainability plan that’s fully integrated into business strategy is of paramount importance. Employees can be your biggest advocates and most engaged stakeholder. What are the latest strategies in engaging employees in sustainability and making them part of the movement?

Firmenich Nollaig Forest Vice President Corporate Communications Firmenich

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Workshop: Purpose-driven communications Part B: Community Engagement

Hear from leading companies on community development projects that are increasing talent pools, educating communities and ensuring communities grow with you

Hersheys Jeff King Senior Dirctor Global Sustainability and Social Impact Hersheys

0000
Purpose-driven Communications Part C: Customer Engagement

Customers are receiving increasing communications from companies and this in turn is making it more difficult for companies to get heard on key issues. Hear innovative ways businesses have increased engagement with customers and helped deliver greater advocacy and action

The Nature Conservancy Jennifer Hoyer Director of Cause Marketing and Brand Partnerships The Nature Conservancy

0000
Communicating Leadership in Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships

As companies increasingly work in multi-industry partnerships it’s imperative they know how to communicate their impact, whilst aligning with the partnership messaging. Learn how companies are demonstrating leadership whilst retaining consistency with their partners

United States Council for International Business (USCIB) Norine Kennedy Vice President, Environment, Energy and Strategic International Engagement United States Council for International Business (USCIB)

Tata Balaji Ganapathy Head of Workforce Effectiveness Tata

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Responsible Supply Chains

Deep dive on how companies are tackling key social and environmental risks and building resilience across their supply chain

0000
De-Risk your Resilient Supply Chain Through New Tools and Technologies

A company’s supply chain is where the battle is won and lost; there’s now a heightened sense of importance of supply chain risk. In this session hear how new tools, technologies and systems can provide greater oversight of potential risks and identify new strategies that builds resilience

Syngenta Jill Wheeler Head, Sustainable Productivity, North America Syngenta

0000
Best Practice Sustainable Supplier Engagement

More and more companies are setting ambitious sustainability targets to decarbonize their supply chains. Hear how companies are designing and implementing sustainable strategies with their suppliers and continuing to engage them for transparency and visibility purposes

Cathay Pacific Airways Philippe Lacamp SVP, Americas Cathay Pacific Airways

HP Annukka Dickens Director, Human Rights and Supply Chain Responsibility HP

Future500 Ellen Griesemer Analyst Future500

0000
Net-Zero Value Chains: Addressing Scope 3 Emissions

Companies that wish to be aligned with the Paris Agreement are targeting net-zero emissions. Yet for many companies the bulk of their carbon footprint lies in their value chains. In this session, receive guidance on how to reduce Scope 3 emissions

The Nature Conservancy Stewart Lindsay Interim Head of Corporate Engagement The Nature Conservancy

Moderator: Scott Deatherage Law Scott Deatherage Lawyer Scott Deatherage Law

0000
The 21st Century Supply Chain: Combining Sustainability and Procurement KPIs

To drive real impact and change across the supply chain companies are tasked with juggling the need to meet targets for quality and cost, whilst reducing GHG footprint and delivering positive social impacts. Discover innovative strategies and technologies that can support this ambition

0000
Workshop: The Quest to Solve the Plastic Dilemma

Plastic has been an invention that has been central to modern day life. It’s the perfect product, until it reaches end of life. In this 90-minute workshop, learn how to:

  • Full packaging impact assessments  – sustainable alternatives to plastic
  • Technological innovation that’s providing the solution and at scale
  • Form local partnerships to improve infrastructure and educate communities
  • Replace plastics without impacting durability or quality of your products
  • Redesign your packaging to be readily recyclable 

Amcor David Clark Vice President, Sustainability Amcor

Greenpeace John Hocevar Oceans Campaign Director Greenpeace

American Chemistry Council Keith Christman Managing Director, Plastics Markets American Chemistry Council

Hi-Cone Shawn Welch Vice President and General Manager Hi-Cone

0000
Traceability & Visibility: Successfully Map and Monitor Across the Tiers

Understand the full origins of inputs. Integrate data-driven systems that deliver accurate metrics and oversight that ensures your company can make the right decisions to tackle climate and social impacts

Don't miss out - register now

Save $300 with our Super-Early Bird discount. Don't miss out!

Climate Action and Circular Innovation

Opportunity to showcase the latest technologies and innovations that will tackle key environmental impacts to deliver a clean, circular system – and how!

0000
Workshop: From Pilot to Scale – How can Companies Mainstream a Circular System

Implementing a circular system across your operations is no easy task. Improving your products, trying new materials and changing your operations generate costs and risks to the business. In this 120-minute workshop learn how to:

  • Full impact assessment of a circular model
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities across the chain
  • How to measure your progress towards reaching a circular system
  • Attribute accounting values to investments & implementation of circular operations

ING Anne van Riel Head of Sustainable Finance Americas ING

0000
Workshop: Restoration of the Natural Capital

The loss of biodiversity, deforestation and access to clean water are critical issues for the world. Businesses are now realizing they must transform and collaborate to deliver restorative growth strategies. Learn how companies and industries can partner & implement nature-based solutions in a manner that delivers a net-positive impact on the environment.

0000
Workshop: Setting a Competitive Price on Carbon

As global pressure mounts on the need for a unified price on carbon, many companies have taken the initiative to set their own carbon price. Hear ideas and strategies on:

  • How to convince the business of the benefits
  • How to set a competitive price
  • How to use carbon-pricing to identify hidden risks and impacts
  • New opportunities realized through setting a price on carbon
0000
Workshop: Implementing Science Based Targets – Aiming for a 1.5C Target

Companies are under increasing pressure to align their business model with a 1.5 Target. Setting and achieving SBTs requires a managed approach to data collection and analysis, an strategic approach to emissions reduction and innovative approach to stakeholder engagement:

  • Identify and report key impacts across the business
  • Engage the business to understand and buy-in to a 1.5C ambition
  • Integrate SBTs across your business strategy

Don't miss out - register now

Save $300 with our Super-Early Bird discount. Don't miss out!

NEW for 2020
0000
NEW for 2020 – Driving Systemic Change in Key Infrastructures

We need to drive systems change. To have products and services in the future that will be sustain long term growth. New for 2020 will be half-day devoted forums on the key economic infrastructures that have to undergo a systemic change to meet the 2050 net-zero ambitions. We will tackle 5 key areas of business on the verge of disruption:

  • The Future of Energy and Carbon
  • The Future of Cities and Mobility
  • The Future of Food and Land Use
  • The Future of Mining
  • The Future of Fashion 

Benefit from:

  • Learning the latest trends and practical tools in consumer insights, technologies, responsible investment and where regulation is heading across these areas of business.
  • Build disruptive thinking into your business model so that you can have meaningful conversations with your board to equip your company for the future
Keynote Sessions
0000
Leadership Keynote: Financing the Sustainable Future

This is the decade for change, action is needed now. The push for business to deliver a low carbon economy, adapt to the changing climate and understand the potential financial and social risks of climate change has never been greater. How will your business take the lead and invest to deliver the required action?

0000
Climate Adaption Keynote: Taking Action on Key Climate Risks and Opportunities

The financial risk of climate change is now a central issue to businesses across all industries. Responsibility sits with the CFO, but it’s a risk with many new questions and considerations. Hear how companies are using the Taskforce for Climate Related Financial Disclosures to show financial risk and how they’re going to adapt the business to the changing climate

0000
ESG Keynote: Going Mainstream
Environmental, social and governance information on companies is being utilised as a guide to the movement of capital. ESG is now mainstream. Hear from the leading investors and c-suite executives on the current state of play, is this the end of short-termism?

Newmont Goldcorp Tom Palmer President and CEO Newmont Goldcorp

Hermes Investment Saker Nusseibeh CEO Hermes Investment

0000
Investor Keynote: Going beyond ESG disclosures

The conversation has shifted. Investors are looking beyond your disclosures into performance-based metrics and the goals you set. What are you doing and how well are you doing it? Hear from investors and c-suite executives on what they want to know from you.

Aroundtown Andrew Wallis Deputy CEO Aroundtown

0000
Climate Action Keynote: Adopting a Regenerative Strategy

Companies are increasingly realising the benefits of taking a regenerative approach across their supply chain and operations. Hear how companies are helping reverse climate change through scalable regenerative strategies.

General Mills Mary Jane Melendez Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer; President, General Mills Foundation General Mills

0000
Sustainable Procurement Keynote: The End of the Commodity Era

The global commodity system that has served society for centuries is no longer fit for purpose. What materials businesses buy, where from and how are a crucial part of the sustainability journey. Hear how companies are altering sourcing models, simplifying supply chains, and putting purpose and impact at the heart of the procurement process. Discover how such an approach is helping build resilience and changing how they do business.

0000
Social Purpose Keynote: Taking a Stand

Employee wellbeing, diversity and inclusion, human rights, community support are just some of the social pressures that company face. Learn how companies are taking a stand on key social issues and realizing the business benefits among its employees, customers and other key stakeholders

Shift Caroline Rees President and Co-Founder Shift

0000
Circularity Keynote: Transitioning from a Linear to a Circular Economy

Delivering a circular economy and eliminating waste is a huge challenge. Increased pressure is forcing companies to look across the life cycle of all their products, reducing impacts and increasing the recyclability at design stage. How can you implement circularity into your business?

Eastman Steve Crawford Senior Vice President, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer Eastman

Closed Loop Partners Kate Daly Managing Director, Center for the Circular Economy Closed Loop Partners

Enel Ernesto Ciorra Chief Innovability Officer Enel

0000
The Future of Capitalism Keynote: Redefining value through integrated capitalism

Companies must take action whilst meeting business priorities and sustaining growth. Hear how companies are calculating returns on financial, social and natural capital and proving the ROI of sustainability.

Firmenich Gilbert Ghostine CEO Firmenich

Hanesbrands Gerald Evans CEO Hanesbrands

ESG Data, Disclosures and Engagement

Corporates and investors share best practice approaches around ESG-driven disclosure

0000
Workshop: Climate Disclosures - Accurately reporting climate impacts, risks and future opportunities
  • Implementing the TCFD recommendations into the business
  • Monetising climate impacts and showcasing a transition to the low-carbon economy
  • Conducting a scenario analysis of current and future climate risks
  • Benefits to the business from adopting the TCFDs

UN Environment Layalee Ramahi North America Network Coordinator UN Environment

0000
How do Investors Analyse, Compare and Make Investment Decisions?

Performance based metrics are key to investment decisions. Hear how investors make their investment decisions, what they want and how corporates can improve their communications and disclosures

KKR Elizabeth Seeger Director, Sustainable Investing KKR

0000
A Joint Approach to ESG Engagement: Investor Relations and Sustainability

Non-financial performance has financial relevance to investors, meaning reporting professionals from two different worlds need to collaborate to understand what this ESG demand means and how to share non-financial data in a financial context. Get in front of the trend and understand the latest approaches to further collaboration between internal teams

Newmont Goldcorp Stephen Gottesfeld EVP, Chief Sustainability and External Affairs Officer Newmont Goldcorp

APG Asset Management Anna Pot Head of Responsible Investment Americas APG Asset Management

Nuveen Megan Fielding Senior Director, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Responsible Investing Nuveen

Moderator: Johns Hopkins Nina Gardner Adjunct Professor, Corporate Sustainability, Business & Human Rights Johns Hopkins

0000
Showcase Leadership Through Robust, Impact-Driven Data

There’s increasingly conflicting messaging from frameworks, rating and rankings agencies. It’s becoming more difficult for both investors and corporates to assess and benchmark impact. Learn how your company can stand out from the crowd, through better quality data – not more data

0000
Impact Centric Data Part A: Investors

How you demonstrate impact is only as good as the data you provide. Investors require more than just data and reporting to understand how you’re moving the needle and impact their investment decisions. Hear how to demonstrate impact to investors

KKR Elizabeth Seeger Director, Sustainable Investing KKR

0000
Impact Centric Data Part B: Corporates

There’s a need for business to move from reporting on what you’re doing to the impact you’re having. Data that has impact at its heart is central to proving a company’s purpose. Learn best practice examples of performance-based metrics that are impact centric

21C Impact Dave Stangis CEO & Founder 21C Impact & Former CSO Campbell Soup

0000
Measuring your Social Impact

The S in ESG is always the toughest to measure. Discover how to navigate the data measurement challenge, understand what data is material and how the SDGs could be the key to framing your social impact.

Shift Caroline Rees President and Co-Founder Shift

SAP Michele Hovet Vice President, Experience Management Engineering SAP

0000
Principles of Responsible Banking

The recent commitment by the banking sector is going to cause a shift. What are the commitments of the banking sector and what will this mean moving forward?

0000
Workshop: Advance Equity & Inclusion through ESG investing

Diverse teams can lead to innovation and sustainable financial performance. In this workshop, learn how can corporate diversity and inclusion efforts can merge with ESG investment strategies to advance equity among underrepresented groups.

  • Understand how diversity and inclusion is driving corporate financial performance
  • Gain insight and input from audience members on how investment, sustainability, and diversity leaders are driving equity through ESG investments
  • Learn which companies are at the forefront of this ‘next frontier’ of ESG investments and corporate social responsibility

the NAACP Marvin J. Owens, Jr. Deputy Chief Development Officer/Sr. Director of Corp. Affairs and the Senior Director of Economic Programs the NAACP

Disability:IN Jill Houghton Biography President & CEO Disability:IN

Caesars Entertainment Gwen Migita Global head of social impact, equity and sustainability Caesars Entertainment

Purpose Driven Strategy and Communications

In-depth look at how business can align itself with the SDGs and advocate a clear purpose-driven strategy

0000
Proving the ROI of Sustainability Across the Business

The value of sustainability is far greater than a cost centre, but how do you prove that internally across the business to every employee? The next step on the journey is making sustainability a part of every employee’s mindset, hear strategies to prove the ROI of sustainability

Bank of the West Jenny Flores Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Bank of the West

NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business Kevin Eckerle Director, Corporate Research & Engagement NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business

AMD Susan Moore Vice President AMD

Unilever Rebecca Marmot Chief Sustainability Officer Unilever

Moderator: AHA Betsy Henning CEO AHA

0000
Operationalizing Sustainability

Sustainability is increasingly moving from a reporting exercise to critical way of managing performance. Discover ways in which you can operationalise the reporting process to manage risks and identify new opportunities

Honeywell Evan Van Hook Corporate V.P. Health, Safety, Environment, Product Stewardship and Sustainability Honeywell

ABN AMRO Tjeerd Krumpelman Head of Reporting & Stakeholder Engagement ABN AMRO

Nokia Karoliina Loikkanen Head Of Sustainability Nokia

0000
Workshop: Purpose-driven communications Part A: Employee Engagement

Creating a sustainability plan that’s fully integrated into business strategy is of paramount importance. Employees can be your biggest advocates and most engaged stakeholder. What are the latest strategies in engaging employees in sustainability and making them part of the movement?

Firmenich Nollaig Forest Vice President Corporate Communications Firmenich

0000
Workshop: Purpose-driven communications Part B: Community Engagement

Hear from leading companies on community development projects that are increasing talent pools, educating communities and ensuring communities grow with you

Hersheys Jeff King Senior Dirctor Global Sustainability and Social Impact Hersheys

0000
Purpose-driven Communications Part C: Customer Engagement

Customers are receiving increasing communications from companies and this in turn is making it more difficult for companies to get heard on key issues. Hear innovative ways businesses have increased engagement with customers and helped deliver greater advocacy and action

The Nature Conservancy Jennifer Hoyer Director of Cause Marketing and Brand Partnerships The Nature Conservancy

0000
Communicating Leadership in Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships

As companies increasingly work in multi-industry partnerships it’s imperative they know how to communicate their impact, whilst aligning with the partnership messaging. Learn how companies are demonstrating leadership whilst retaining consistency with their partners

United States Council for International Business (USCIB) Norine Kennedy Vice President, Environment, Energy and Strategic International Engagement United States Council for International Business (USCIB)

Tata Balaji Ganapathy Head of Workforce Effectiveness Tata

Responsible Supply Chains

Deep dive on how companies are tackling key social and environmental risks and building resilience across their supply chain

0000
De-Risk your Resilient Supply Chain Through New Tools and Technologies

A company’s supply chain is where the battle is won and lost; there’s now a heightened sense of importance of supply chain risk. In this session hear how new tools, technologies and systems can provide greater oversight of potential risks and identify new strategies that builds resilience

Syngenta Jill Wheeler Head, Sustainable Productivity, North America Syngenta

0000
Best Practice Sustainable Supplier Engagement

More and more companies are setting ambitious sustainability targets to decarbonize their supply chains. Hear how companies are designing and implementing sustainable strategies with their suppliers and continuing to engage them for transparency and visibility purposes

Cathay Pacific Airways Philippe Lacamp SVP, Americas Cathay Pacific Airways

HP Annukka Dickens Director, Human Rights and Supply Chain Responsibility HP

Future500 Ellen Griesemer Analyst Future500

0000
Net-Zero Value Chains: Addressing Scope 3 Emissions

Companies that wish to be aligned with the Paris Agreement are targeting net-zero emissions. Yet for many companies the bulk of their carbon footprint lies in their value chains. In this session, receive guidance on how to reduce Scope 3 emissions

The Nature Conservancy Stewart Lindsay Interim Head of Corporate Engagement The Nature Conservancy

Moderator: Scott Deatherage Law Scott Deatherage Lawyer Scott Deatherage Law

0000
The 21st Century Supply Chain: Combining Sustainability and Procurement KPIs

To drive real impact and change across the supply chain companies are tasked with juggling the need to meet targets for quality and cost, whilst reducing GHG footprint and delivering positive social impacts. Discover innovative strategies and technologies that can support this ambition

0000
Workshop: The Quest to Solve the Plastic Dilemma

Plastic has been an invention that has been central to modern day life. It’s the perfect product, until it reaches end of life. In this 90-minute workshop, learn how to:

  • Full packaging impact assessments  – sustainable alternatives to plastic
  • Technological innovation that’s providing the solution and at scale
  • Form local partnerships to improve infrastructure and educate communities
  • Replace plastics without impacting durability or quality of your products
  • Redesign your packaging to be readily recyclable 

Amcor David Clark Vice President, Sustainability Amcor

Greenpeace John Hocevar Oceans Campaign Director Greenpeace

American Chemistry Council Keith Christman Managing Director, Plastics Markets American Chemistry Council

Hi-Cone Shawn Welch Vice President and General Manager Hi-Cone

0000
Traceability & Visibility: Successfully Map and Monitor Across the Tiers

Understand the full origins of inputs. Integrate data-driven systems that deliver accurate metrics and oversight that ensures your company can make the right decisions to tackle climate and social impacts

Climate Action and Circular Innovation

Opportunity to showcase the latest technologies and innovations that will tackle key environmental impacts to deliver a clean, circular system – and how!

0000
Workshop: From Pilot to Scale – How can Companies Mainstream a Circular System

Implementing a circular system across your operations is no easy task. Improving your products, trying new materials and changing your operations generate costs and risks to the business. In this 120-minute workshop learn how to:

  • Full impact assessment of a circular model
  • Identify potential risks and opportunities across the chain
  • How to measure your progress towards reaching a circular system
  • Attribute accounting values to investments & implementation of circular operations

ING Anne van Riel Head of Sustainable Finance Americas ING

0000
Workshop: Restoration of the Natural Capital

The loss of biodiversity, deforestation and access to clean water are critical issues for the world. Businesses are now realizing they must transform and collaborate to deliver restorative growth strategies. Learn how companies and industries can partner & implement nature-based solutions in a manner that delivers a net-positive impact on the environment.

0000
Workshop: Setting a Competitive Price on Carbon

As global pressure mounts on the need for a unified price on carbon, many companies have taken the initiative to set their own carbon price. Hear ideas and strategies on:

  • How to convince the business of the benefits
  • How to set a competitive price
  • How to use carbon-pricing to identify hidden risks and impacts
  • New opportunities realized through setting a price on carbon
0000
Workshop: Implementing Science Based Targets – Aiming for a 1.5C Target

Companies are under increasing pressure to align their business model with a 1.5 Target. Setting and achieving SBTs requires a managed approach to data collection and analysis, an strategic approach to emissions reduction and innovative approach to stakeholder engagement:

  • Identify and report key impacts across the business
  • Engage the business to understand and buy-in to a 1.5C ambition
  • Integrate SBTs across your business strategy
NEW for 2020
0000
NEW for 2020 – Driving Systemic Change in Key Infrastructures

We need to drive systems change. To have products and services in the future that will be sustain long term growth. New for 2020 will be half-day devoted forums on the key economic infrastructures that have to undergo a systemic change to meet the 2050 net-zero ambitions. We will tackle 5 key areas of business on the verge of disruption:

  • The Future of Energy and Carbon
  • The Future of Cities and Mobility
  • The Future of Food and Land Use
  • The Future of Mining
  • The Future of Fashion 

Benefit from:

  • Learning the latest trends and practical tools in consumer insights, technologies, responsible investment and where regulation is heading across these areas of business.
  • Build disruptive thinking into your business model so that you can have meaningful conversations with your board to equip your company for the future

Don't miss out - register now

Save $300 with our Super-Early Bird discount. Don't miss out!