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The Responsible Business Summit New York 2020 March 17-18, 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

Morning Keynotes
08:3008:45
Welcome Speech

ERB Institute Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

ERB Institute Ed Long Head of US Operations Ethical Corporation

08:4509:45
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?

United Nations Global Compact Lila Karbassi Chief of Programmes United Nations Global Compact

Waste Management Devina Rankin Chief Financial Officer Waste Management

JP Morgan Marilyn Ceci Managing Director, Head of Green Bonds JP Morgan

Unilever Rebecca Marmot Chief Sustainability Officer Unilever

Moderator: Competent Boards Helle Bank Jorgensen CEO & Founder Competent Boards

09:4510:30
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 Tom Palmer President and CEO Newmont

Hermes Investment Saker Nusseibeh CEO Hermes Investment

BlackRock Ray Cameron Managing Director, Head of Investment Stewardship BlackRock

Moderator: SASB Katie Schmitz Eulitt Director of Investor Outreach SASB

10:3011:00
COFFEE BREAK
11:0011:30
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 c-suite executives on what investors want to know from you.

Aroundtown Andrew Wallis Deputy CEO Aroundtown

Kellogg Company Amy Senter Chief Sustainability Officer Kellogg Company

Moderator CDP Emily Kreps Global Director, Investor Initiatives CDP

11:3011:50
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.

Hanesbrands Gerald Evans CEO Hanesbrands

Moderator: Solve Alex Amouyel Executive Director Solve

11:5012:10
Ambition for the Future Keynote

P&G Marc Pritchard Chief Brand Officer, P&G

12:1012:40
Case Study: VF Corporation - Becoming a Purpose Led Organization

Corporations have an essential role to play in improving our society. In this case study, hear how VF Corporation are putting purpose at the heart of their organization

VF Corporation Steve Rendle Chairman, President & CEO VF Corporation

Moderator: ERB Institute Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

12:4013:00
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.

SupplyShift Alex Gershenson CEO SupplyShift

Moderator: ERB Institute Dede Hapner Executive in Residence ERB Institute

13:0014:00
LUNCH
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14:0014:20
Workshop: Purpose-Driven Communications

Creating a sustainability plan that’s fully integrated into business strategy is of paramount importance. To be truly integrated, a holistic engagement strategy incorporating employees, customers and the community is required. In this 90 minute workshop, learn the latest on:

  • Employee engagement: Strategies to incorporate employees and make them a part of the movement
  • Community engagement: Increase talent pools, educate communities and ensure communities grow with you
  • Customer engagement: Innovative ways business have increased engagement and helped deliver greater advocacy

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

DSM North America Hugh Welsh President & General Counsel DSM North America

Covestro Rebecca Lucore Head of Sustainability and CSR Covestro

Wynn Resorts Monica Moradkhan Vice President, Community Relations Wynn Resorts

Walgreens Boots Alliance Alain Turenne Vice President Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

Moderator: ERB Institute Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

Legislative Action on Climate Change

Without strong action on climate change in Washington, the world will tumble into certain catastrophe. Sen. Whitehouse will discuss the political forces blocking meaningful climate action, and call on corporate America to reform or quit the trade organizations and other bad actors in their midst and unite in support of real climate legislation.

U.S. Senate Sheldon Whitehouse Senator U.S. Senate

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

Pepsico Meghan Ryan Senior Manager of Global Sustainable Sourcing Pepsico

CDP Pilar Bennett Account Manager – Supply Chain CDP

Moderator: Future500 Ellen Griesemer Analyst Future500

Rethink Investment: Integrate ESG into Core Investments

It’s a fact; ESG is here to stay. But what’s driving your investment rationale; are you reacting to a rapidly changing world, or are you ahead of the curve? Don’t be left with stranded assets as factors become material.

  • Short-termism v long-termism: Overhaul the culture of investment to include previously abstract concepts such as environment and governance with traditional financial returns
  • From Exclusion to Eligible: Embed reliable ESG data-driven decision-making across all investment opportunities to reduce volatility and create resilient portfolios
  • Rapid Changes to Materiality: Globalisation, politics, Extinction Rebellion. Pressure for change is coming from all sides, fast. Evaluate strategies in-line with geo-political trends.

Warburg Pincus Leela Ramnath Director of ESG Warburg Pincus

Heitman Laura Craft Senior Vice President, Global Strategy & Investment ESG Heitman

Breckinridge Capital Advisors Robert Fernandez Director of ESG Research Breckinridge Capital Advisors

Macquire Barry Gladstein CFA, Senior Vice President, Investments Research, Head of ESG Oversight — Investments Business Management and Analysis Macquire

Moderator Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC. Jeff Gitterman Co-Founding Partner Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC.

14:2014:45
Workshop: Purpose-Driven Communications [Continued…]
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

Calstrs Brian Rice Portfolio Manager Calstrs

Citi Eliza Huger Eubank Managing Director and Global Head, Citi Environmental and Social Risk Management Citi

Southpole Marientina Laina Senior Consultant & CDP Expert Southpole

Moderator: BSR David Wei Climate Director, BSR

Best Practice Sustainable Supplier Engagement [Continued…]
Rethink Investment: Integrate ESG into Core Investments [Continued…]
14:4515:00
Workshop: Purpose-driven Communications [Continued…]
Climate Disclosures - Accurately Reporting Climate Impacts, Risks and Future Opportunities [Continued…]
Best Practice Sustainable Supplier Engagement [Continued…]
The ESG Data Goldrush: Achieve True Clarity When Assessing RI Opportunities

The data goldrush has started, but what data sets are going to be valuable as assets managers seek ever greater insights?

  • Sourcing data: Where is your data coming from? Can it be trusted? Work with corporates to deliver transparent and relevant data that that supports investment opportunities
  • What alternative sources of data can aid investment decision-making?
  • See how to work with third party data and framework providers to provide rich, standardised data against which to benchmark investments

Nuveen Sarah Wilson Senior Director, Responsible Investing Nuveen

Calstrs Brian Rice Portfolio Manager Calstrs

J.P. Morgan Gloria Kim Managing Director | Global Head of Index Research J.P. Morgan

Moderator: SOLEBURY TROUT Amanda Cimaglia Managing Director, ESG SOLEBURY TROUT

15:0015:30
Workshop: Purpose-driven Communications [Continued…]
Climate Disclosures - Accurately Reporting Climate Impacts, Risks and Future Opportunities [Continued…]
Carbon Reduction in Transportation Case Study: Commercial and Operational Success

Heavy duty trucking fleets that run on renewable natural gas (RNG) can save money and significantly reduce GHG emissions…a perfect solution for companies looking to improve their ESG scores without sacrificing profitability. During this fireside chat, Adam Comora, CEO of TruStar Energy—one of the leading providers of RNG, will speak with Mike Casteel, a 40 year veteran of UPS where his last post saw him play a leading role developing and implementing UPS’s “rolling laboratory” of alternative fueled vehicles, will explore how companies can take advantage of this unique opportunity.

TruStar Energy LLC Adam Comora President and CEO TruStar Energy LLC

TruStar Energy LLC Mike Casteel Senior Advisor TruStar Energy LLC

The ESG Data Goldrush: Achieve True Clarity When Assessing RI Opportunities [Continued…]
15:3016:00
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16:0016:30
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

NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business Elyse Douglas Senior Scholar NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business

AMD Susan Moore Corporate Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Government Affairs AMD

Unilever Rebecca Marmot Chief Sustainability Officer Unilever

Thomson Reuters Meg Parker Young Director of Impact Strategy and Development Thomson Reuters

Moderator: AHA Betsy Henning CEO AHA

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 Stephen Gottesfeld EVP, Chief Sustainability and External Affairs Officer Newmont

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

The Works Design Communications Wesley Gee Director of Sustainability The Works Design Communications

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

Case study: 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. Hear how a leading company is taking a regenerative approach, and implementing nature-based solutions, to deliver a net-positive impact on the environment.

Danone North America Tina Owens Senior Director Food & Agriculture Impact Danone North America

Moderator: American Sustainable Business Council Jeffrey Hollender CEO American Sustainable Business Council

The Data Wild West: Navigate Through the Incomparability of ESG Data Sets

Data may be the key, but it’s the wild west out there for ESG right now. Apply methodologies to create data sets that you can rely on

  • Present data in a language that is accessible and recognisable alongside financial statements
  • Create holistic value measurements beyond financial performance alone
  • Debate how to create indexes that allow for the comparison between different industries and assets. Is there such a thing as one size fits all?

J.P. Morgan Gloria Kim Managing Director | Global Head of Index Research J.P. Morgan

16:3017:00
Proving the ROI of Sustainability Across the Business [Continued…]
A Joint Approach to ESG Engagement: Investor Relations and Sustainability [Continued…]
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 President & CEO Disability:IN

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

The Data Wild West: Navigate Through the Incomparability of ESG Data Sets [Continued…]
17:0018:00
Operationalizing Sustainability

Sustainability is increasingly moving from a reporting exercise to critical way of managing performance. Discover ways in which you can operationalize 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

Domini Corey Klemmer Director of Engagement Domini

Moderator: AHA Betsy Henning CEO AHA

How do Investors Analyze, 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

CDPQ Bertrand Millot Vice-President and Chief Stewardship Investing Officer CDPQ

BlackRock Danielle Sugarman Vice President, Investment Stewardship BlackRock

FutEra Power Lisa Mueller President FutEra Power & VP New Ventures Razor Energy

Moderator: Korngold Consulting Alice Korngold CEO Korngold Consulting

Workshop: Advance Equity & Inclusion through ESG Investing [Continued…]
Truly Impactful ESG as the Differentiator for Asset Managers - From Greenwashing to Integrity
  • Differentiate your core values from your competitors by providing clarity in how you define ‘normative exclusions’ when vetting investment opportunities
  • Beyond ‘exclusion’ how can you further identify where investment opportunities lie, and where they absolutely cannot. Invest with principals
  • Learn how to communicate to fund owners the true impact of your portfolios. Put responsible investment at the centre of your brand image

DWS Gerold F. Koch, CFA Director, Product Development ESG and Index Investing Americas DWS

Morgan Stanley Kate Marshall Executive Director, Global Stewardship Morgan Stanley

Moderator Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC. Jeff Gitterman Co-Founding Partner Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC.

18:0019:00
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Morning Keynotes
08:3009:30
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

Saint-Gobain Tom Kinisky Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Saint-Gobain & Chairman Saint-Gobain North America

Moderator Circular Economy Club Stephanie Bakkum Co-Leader Circular Economy Club

09:3010:00
Technology Keynote: Jump Start your Circular Journey through Emerging Technologies

We know what the value chain looks like (low circularity, plenty of plastics leaking into the environment). We know what the dream would be. But how do we get there? During this presentation, BioLogiQ will outline how to jumpstart your circular journey by harnessing the power of emerging technologies.

BioLogiQ Bruno R. Pereira Chief Sustainability Officer BioLogiQ

10:0010:20
Leading a Digital Revolution in Sustainability and Traceability

More information coming soon…

Orbital Insight A.J. DeRosa Executive Vice President & Head of Global Sales Orbital Insight

10:2011:20
COFFEE BREAK
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11:2012:05
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

Aerofarms David Rosenberg Co-Founder & CEO Aerofarms

Thomson Reuters Foundation Giulia Corinaldi Director of Inclusive Economies Programme Thomson Reuters Foundation

Moderator: PYXERA Global Harry Pastuszek Vice President, Client Engagement PYXERA Global

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

Pax World Funds David Loewing VP for Sustainable Investing Pax World Funds

GRI Alyson Genovese Director of Regional Hub, USA & Canada GRI

Domini Corey Klemmer Director of Engagement Domini

Moderator: Graystone Consulting, A Business of Morgan Stanley Jodie Gunzberg Managing Director, Chief Investment Strategist Graystone Consulting, A Business of Morgan Stanley

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, learn new strategies and discuss practical ideas on how to reduce Scope 3 emissions

The Nature Conservancy Stewart Lindsay Head of Global Corporate Engagement, Agriculture and Food The Nature Conservancy

Cisco Maria Gorsuch Kennedy Senior Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability Cisco

DWS Marc Khouzami Director DWS

Moderator: Scott Deatherage Law Scott Deatherage Lawyer Scott Deatherage Law

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 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

Molson Coors Kim Marotta Head of Sustainability Molson Coors

Hi-Cone Jennifer Perr Sustainability Director Hi-Cone

Moderator: Future500 Erik Wohlgemuth Chief Operating Officer Future500

12:0512:45
Grow Market Share and Brand Equity through Purpose

Corporate leaders explore a new framework for communication and consumer participation that drives transformative value across stakeholders: customers, brand, and our planet.

Public Good Melissa Anderson President and co-founder Public Good

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

B Corporation Amanda Kizer Head of Global Offerings B Corporation

World Benchmarking Alliance Pratik Desai Strategic Engagement Lead World Benchmarking Alliance

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

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

Archer Daniels Midland Alison Taylor Chief Sustainability Officer Archer Daniels Midland

Sustainable Forestry Initiative Annie Perkins Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Moderator Sustainable Apparel Coalition Scott Miller Director of Business Development Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Workshop: The Quest to Solve the Plastic Dilemma [Continued…]
12:4513:45
LUNCH
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13:4514:30
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 session 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

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Lindsay Clinton Executive Vice President of Initiatives New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)

Flex Michiel Van Der Ros Director of Business Development Flex

Terracycle Tom Szaky CEO Terracycle

Moderator: WBCSD Bill Sisson Executive Director WBCSD

Principles for 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?

Rainforest Action Network Patrick McCully Climate & Energy Program Director Rainforest Action Network

Amalgamated Bank Ivan Frishberg Director of Impact Policy Amalgamated Bank

Citi Davida Heller Senior Vice President, Corporate Sustainability Citi

Moderator: UN Environment Layalee Ramahi North America Network Coordinator UN Environment

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

Unilever Marcela Manubens Global VP for Integrated Social Sustainability Unilever

IFC Albeta Klein Director and Global Head, Climate Business IFC

Danone North America Tina Owens Senior Director Food & Agriculture Impact Danone North America

Moderator ERB Institute Dede Hapner Executive in Residence ERB Institute

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14:3014:45
From Pilot to Scale – How can Companies Mainstream a Circular System [Continued…]
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

CECP Carmen Perez Senior Director of Data Insights CECP

Moderator: MIT Solve Pooja Wagh Director of Results Measurement and Health Community Lead MIT Solve

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. In this session 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 

Bayer Gabriela Burian Senior Director Sustainable Food Systems Bayer

IBM Jeff West Corporate Responsibility Leader, IBM

Citi Ariel Meyerstein Senior Vice President, Sustainability & ESG Citi

Moderator: Globescan Chris Coulter CEO Globescan

Workshop Session Available

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14:4515:15
Corporate Purpose – Putting Pen to Practice after the Business Roundtable Statement

Building on recent trends and public discourse, including the Business Roundtable’s recent statement on the purpose of corporation, this panel will dive into some foundational aspects of what business is for, moving from rhetoric to practice in terms of implementing a broader vision of purpose, beyond solely shareholder value and short term thinking to broader models of stakeholder value.

Amalgamated Bank Ivan Frishberg Director of Impact Policy Amalgamated Bank

Wal-Mart Inc. Doug Nystrom Director – Human Rights, ESG Wal-Mart Inc.

Futures Without Violence Linda A. Seabrook General Counsel and Director of Workplace Safety & Equity Futures Without Violence

Oxfam America Irit Tamir Director of Private Sector Department Oxfam America

Moderator: Rights CoLab Joanne Bauer Co-Founder and Managing Partner Rights CoLab

Measuring your Social Impact [Continued…]
Driving Systemic Change in Key Infrastructures [Continued…]
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15:1515:30
Corporate Purpose – Putting Pen to Practice after the Business Roundtable Statement [Continued…]

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15:3015:50
COFFEE BREAK
Afternoon Keynotes
16:0016:20
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

CECP Daryl Brewster CEO CECP

Moderator: Ethical Corporation Terry Slavin Editor Ethical Corporation

16:2016:40
Climate Adaption Keynote: Current State of Play and Future Risks and Opportunities

The financial risk of climate change is now a central issue to businesses across all industries. Learn the current state of climate science and future projections. Hear how companies are using innovative technologies, strategies and collaborations to adapt their business to impacts from climate change

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Gavin Schmidt Director NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

Moderator: Smart Electric Power Alliance Julia Hamm President & CEO Smart Electric Power Alliance

16:4017:00
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

Moderator: Ethical Corporation Terry Slavin Editor Ethical Corporation

17:00
End of Summit
Morning Keynotes
08:3008:45
Welcome Speech

ERB Institute Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

ERB Institute Ed Long Head of US Operations Ethical Corporation

08:4509:45
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?

United Nations Global Compact Lila Karbassi Chief of Programmes United Nations Global Compact

Waste Management Devina Rankin Chief Financial Officer Waste Management

JP Morgan Marilyn Ceci Managing Director, Head of Green Bonds JP Morgan

Unilever Rebecca Marmot Chief Sustainability Officer Unilever

Moderator: Competent Boards Helle Bank Jorgensen CEO & Founder Competent Boards

09:4510:30
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 Tom Palmer President and CEO Newmont

Hermes Investment Saker Nusseibeh CEO Hermes Investment

BlackRock Ray Cameron Managing Director, Head of Investment Stewardship BlackRock

Moderator: SASB Katie Schmitz Eulitt Director of Investor Outreach SASB

10:3011:00
COFFEE BREAK
11:0011:30
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 c-suite executives on what investors want to know from you.

Aroundtown Andrew Wallis Deputy CEO Aroundtown

Kellogg Company Amy Senter Chief Sustainability Officer Kellogg Company

Moderator CDP Emily Kreps Global Director, Investor Initiatives CDP

11:3011:50
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.

Hanesbrands Gerald Evans CEO Hanesbrands

Moderator: Solve Alex Amouyel Executive Director Solve

11:5012:10
Ambition for the Future Keynote

P&G Marc Pritchard Chief Brand Officer, P&G

12:1012:40
Case Study: VF Corporation - Becoming a Purpose Led Organization

Corporations have an essential role to play in improving our society. In this case study, hear how VF Corporation are putting purpose at the heart of their organization

VF Corporation Steve Rendle Chairman, President & CEO VF Corporation

Moderator: ERB Institute Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

12:4013:00
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.

SupplyShift Alex Gershenson CEO SupplyShift

Moderator: ERB Institute Dede Hapner Executive in Residence ERB Institute

13:0014:00
LUNCH
Room 1
Room 2
Room 3
Room 4 ESG Investment Forum
14:0014:20
Workshop: Purpose-Driven Communications

Creating a sustainability plan that’s fully integrated into business strategy is of paramount importance. To be truly integrated, a holistic engagement strategy incorporating employees, customers and the community is required. In this 90 minute workshop, learn the latest on:

  • Employee engagement: Strategies to incorporate employees and make them a part of the movement
  • Community engagement: Increase talent pools, educate communities and ensure communities grow with you
  • Customer engagement: Innovative ways business have increased engagement and helped deliver greater advocacy

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

DSM North America Hugh Welsh President & General Counsel DSM North America

Covestro Rebecca Lucore Head of Sustainability and CSR Covestro

Wynn Resorts Monica Moradkhan Vice President, Community Relations Wynn Resorts

Walgreens Boots Alliance Alain Turenne Vice President Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

Moderator: ERB Institute Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

Legislative Action on Climate Change

Without strong action on climate change in Washington, the world will tumble into certain catastrophe. Sen. Whitehouse will discuss the political forces blocking meaningful climate action, and call on corporate America to reform or quit the trade organizations and other bad actors in their midst and unite in support of real climate legislation.

U.S. Senate Sheldon Whitehouse Senator U.S. Senate

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

Pepsico Meghan Ryan Senior Manager of Global Sustainable Sourcing Pepsico

CDP Pilar Bennett Account Manager – Supply Chain CDP

Moderator: Future500 Ellen Griesemer Analyst Future500

Rethink Investment: Integrate ESG into Core Investments

It’s a fact; ESG is here to stay. But what’s driving your investment rationale; are you reacting to a rapidly changing world, or are you ahead of the curve? Don’t be left with stranded assets as factors become material.

  • Short-termism v long-termism: Overhaul the culture of investment to include previously abstract concepts such as environment and governance with traditional financial returns
  • From Exclusion to Eligible: Embed reliable ESG data-driven decision-making across all investment opportunities to reduce volatility and create resilient portfolios
  • Rapid Changes to Materiality: Globalisation, politics, Extinction Rebellion. Pressure for change is coming from all sides, fast. Evaluate strategies in-line with geo-political trends.

Warburg Pincus Leela Ramnath Director of ESG Warburg Pincus

Heitman Laura Craft Senior Vice President, Global Strategy & Investment ESG Heitman

Breckinridge Capital Advisors Robert Fernandez Director of ESG Research Breckinridge Capital Advisors

Macquire Barry Gladstein CFA, Senior Vice President, Investments Research, Head of ESG Oversight — Investments Business Management and Analysis Macquire

Moderator Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC. Jeff Gitterman Co-Founding Partner Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC.

14:2014:45
Workshop: Purpose-Driven Communications [Continued…]
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

Calstrs Brian Rice Portfolio Manager Calstrs

Citi Eliza Huger Eubank Managing Director and Global Head, Citi Environmental and Social Risk Management Citi

Southpole Marientina Laina Senior Consultant & CDP Expert Southpole

Moderator: BSR David Wei Climate Director, BSR

Best Practice Sustainable Supplier Engagement [Continued…]
Rethink Investment: Integrate ESG into Core Investments [Continued…]
14:4515:00
Workshop: Purpose-driven Communications [Continued…]
Climate Disclosures - Accurately Reporting Climate Impacts, Risks and Future Opportunities [Continued…]
Best Practice Sustainable Supplier Engagement [Continued…]
The ESG Data Goldrush: Achieve True Clarity When Assessing RI Opportunities

The data goldrush has started, but what data sets are going to be valuable as assets managers seek ever greater insights?

  • Sourcing data: Where is your data coming from? Can it be trusted? Work with corporates to deliver transparent and relevant data that that supports investment opportunities
  • What alternative sources of data can aid investment decision-making?
  • See how to work with third party data and framework providers to provide rich, standardised data against which to benchmark investments

Nuveen Sarah Wilson Senior Director, Responsible Investing Nuveen

Calstrs Brian Rice Portfolio Manager Calstrs

J.P. Morgan Gloria Kim Managing Director | Global Head of Index Research J.P. Morgan

Moderator: SOLEBURY TROUT Amanda Cimaglia Managing Director, ESG SOLEBURY TROUT

15:0015:30
Workshop: Purpose-driven Communications [Continued…]
Climate Disclosures - Accurately Reporting Climate Impacts, Risks and Future Opportunities [Continued…]
Carbon Reduction in Transportation Case Study: Commercial and Operational Success

Heavy duty trucking fleets that run on renewable natural gas (RNG) can save money and significantly reduce GHG emissions…a perfect solution for companies looking to improve their ESG scores without sacrificing profitability. During this fireside chat, Adam Comora, CEO of TruStar Energy—one of the leading providers of RNG, will speak with Mike Casteel, a 40 year veteran of UPS where his last post saw him play a leading role developing and implementing UPS’s “rolling laboratory” of alternative fueled vehicles, will explore how companies can take advantage of this unique opportunity.

TruStar Energy LLC Adam Comora President and CEO TruStar Energy LLC

TruStar Energy LLC Mike Casteel Senior Advisor TruStar Energy LLC

The ESG Data Goldrush: Achieve True Clarity When Assessing RI Opportunities [Continued…]
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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

NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business Elyse Douglas Senior Scholar NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business

AMD Susan Moore Corporate Vice President, Corporate Responsibility & Government Affairs AMD

Unilever Rebecca Marmot Chief Sustainability Officer Unilever

Thomson Reuters Meg Parker Young Director of Impact Strategy and Development Thomson Reuters

Moderator: AHA Betsy Henning CEO AHA

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 Stephen Gottesfeld EVP, Chief Sustainability and External Affairs Officer Newmont

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

The Works Design Communications Wesley Gee Director of Sustainability The Works Design Communications

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

Case study: 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. Hear how a leading company is taking a regenerative approach, and implementing nature-based solutions, to deliver a net-positive impact on the environment.

Danone North America Tina Owens Senior Director Food & Agriculture Impact Danone North America

Moderator: American Sustainable Business Council Jeffrey Hollender CEO American Sustainable Business Council

The Data Wild West: Navigate Through the Incomparability of ESG Data Sets

Data may be the key, but it’s the wild west out there for ESG right now. Apply methodologies to create data sets that you can rely on

  • Present data in a language that is accessible and recognisable alongside financial statements
  • Create holistic value measurements beyond financial performance alone
  • Debate how to create indexes that allow for the comparison between different industries and assets. Is there such a thing as one size fits all?

J.P. Morgan Gloria Kim Managing Director | Global Head of Index Research J.P. Morgan

16:3017:00
Proving the ROI of Sustainability Across the Business [Continued…]
A Joint Approach to ESG Engagement: Investor Relations and Sustainability [Continued…]
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 President & CEO Disability:IN

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

The Data Wild West: Navigate Through the Incomparability of ESG Data Sets [Continued…]
17:0018:00
Operationalizing Sustainability

Sustainability is increasingly moving from a reporting exercise to critical way of managing performance. Discover ways in which you can operationalize 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

Domini Corey Klemmer Director of Engagement Domini

Moderator: AHA Betsy Henning CEO AHA

How do Investors Analyze, 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

CDPQ Bertrand Millot Vice-President and Chief Stewardship Investing Officer CDPQ

BlackRock Danielle Sugarman Vice President, Investment Stewardship BlackRock

FutEra Power Lisa Mueller President FutEra Power & VP New Ventures Razor Energy

Moderator: Korngold Consulting Alice Korngold CEO Korngold Consulting

Workshop: Advance Equity & Inclusion through ESG Investing [Continued…]
Truly Impactful ESG as the Differentiator for Asset Managers - From Greenwashing to Integrity
  • Differentiate your core values from your competitors by providing clarity in how you define ‘normative exclusions’ when vetting investment opportunities
  • Beyond ‘exclusion’ how can you further identify where investment opportunities lie, and where they absolutely cannot. Invest with principals
  • Learn how to communicate to fund owners the true impact of your portfolios. Put responsible investment at the centre of your brand image

DWS Gerold F. Koch, CFA Director, Product Development ESG and Index Investing Americas DWS

Morgan Stanley Kate Marshall Executive Director, Global Stewardship Morgan Stanley

Moderator Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC. Jeff Gitterman Co-Founding Partner Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC.

18:0019:00
NETWORKING DRINKS
Morning Keynotes
08:3009:30
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

Saint-Gobain Tom Kinisky Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Saint-Gobain & Chairman Saint-Gobain North America

Moderator Circular Economy Club Stephanie Bakkum Co-Leader Circular Economy Club

09:3010:00
Technology Keynote: Jump Start your Circular Journey through Emerging Technologies

We know what the value chain looks like (low circularity, plenty of plastics leaking into the environment). We know what the dream would be. But how do we get there? During this presentation, BioLogiQ will outline how to jumpstart your circular journey by harnessing the power of emerging technologies.

BioLogiQ Bruno R. Pereira Chief Sustainability Officer BioLogiQ

10:0010:20
Leading a Digital Revolution in Sustainability and Traceability

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Orbital Insight A.J. DeRosa Executive Vice President & Head of Global Sales Orbital Insight

10:2011:20
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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

Aerofarms David Rosenberg Co-Founder & CEO Aerofarms

Thomson Reuters Foundation Giulia Corinaldi Director of Inclusive Economies Programme Thomson Reuters Foundation

Moderator: PYXERA Global Harry Pastuszek Vice President, Client Engagement PYXERA Global

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

Pax World Funds David Loewing VP for Sustainable Investing Pax World Funds

GRI Alyson Genovese Director of Regional Hub, USA & Canada GRI

Domini Corey Klemmer Director of Engagement Domini

Moderator: Graystone Consulting, A Business of Morgan Stanley Jodie Gunzberg Managing Director, Chief Investment Strategist Graystone Consulting, A Business of Morgan Stanley

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, learn new strategies and discuss practical ideas on how to reduce Scope 3 emissions

The Nature Conservancy Stewart Lindsay Head of Global Corporate Engagement, Agriculture and Food The Nature Conservancy

Cisco Maria Gorsuch Kennedy Senior Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability Cisco

DWS Marc Khouzami Director DWS

Moderator: Scott Deatherage Law Scott Deatherage Lawyer Scott Deatherage Law

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 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

Molson Coors Kim Marotta Head of Sustainability Molson Coors

Hi-Cone Jennifer Perr Sustainability Director Hi-Cone

Moderator: Future500 Erik Wohlgemuth Chief Operating Officer Future500

12:0512:45
Grow Market Share and Brand Equity through Purpose

Corporate leaders explore a new framework for communication and consumer participation that drives transformative value across stakeholders: customers, brand, and our planet.

Public Good Melissa Anderson President and co-founder Public Good

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

B Corporation Amanda Kizer Head of Global Offerings B Corporation

World Benchmarking Alliance Pratik Desai Strategic Engagement Lead World Benchmarking Alliance

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

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

Archer Daniels Midland Alison Taylor Chief Sustainability Officer Archer Daniels Midland

Sustainable Forestry Initiative Annie Perkins Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Moderator Sustainable Apparel Coalition Scott Miller Director of Business Development Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Workshop: The Quest to Solve the Plastic Dilemma [Continued…]
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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 session 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

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Lindsay Clinton Executive Vice President of Initiatives New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)

Flex Michiel Van Der Ros Director of Business Development Flex

Terracycle Tom Szaky CEO Terracycle

Moderator: WBCSD Bill Sisson Executive Director WBCSD

Principles for 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?

Rainforest Action Network Patrick McCully Climate & Energy Program Director Rainforest Action Network

Amalgamated Bank Ivan Frishberg Director of Impact Policy Amalgamated Bank

Citi Davida Heller Senior Vice President, Corporate Sustainability Citi

Moderator: UN Environment Layalee Ramahi North America Network Coordinator UN Environment

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

Unilever Marcela Manubens Global VP for Integrated Social Sustainability Unilever

IFC Albeta Klein Director and Global Head, Climate Business IFC

Danone North America Tina Owens Senior Director Food & Agriculture Impact Danone North America

Moderator ERB Institute Dede Hapner Executive in Residence ERB Institute

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14:3014:45
From Pilot to Scale – How can Companies Mainstream a Circular System [Continued…]
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

CECP Carmen Perez Senior Director of Data Insights CECP

Moderator: MIT Solve Pooja Wagh Director of Results Measurement and Health Community Lead MIT Solve

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. In this session 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 

Bayer Gabriela Burian Senior Director Sustainable Food Systems Bayer

IBM Jeff West Corporate Responsibility Leader, IBM

Citi Ariel Meyerstein Senior Vice President, Sustainability & ESG Citi

Moderator: Globescan Chris Coulter CEO Globescan

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14:4515:15
Corporate Purpose – Putting Pen to Practice after the Business Roundtable Statement

Building on recent trends and public discourse, including the Business Roundtable’s recent statement on the purpose of corporation, this panel will dive into some foundational aspects of what business is for, moving from rhetoric to practice in terms of implementing a broader vision of purpose, beyond solely shareholder value and short term thinking to broader models of stakeholder value.

Amalgamated Bank Ivan Frishberg Director of Impact Policy Amalgamated Bank

Wal-Mart Inc. Doug Nystrom Director – Human Rights, ESG Wal-Mart Inc.

Futures Without Violence Linda A. Seabrook General Counsel and Director of Workplace Safety & Equity Futures Without Violence

Oxfam America Irit Tamir Director of Private Sector Department Oxfam America

Moderator: Rights CoLab Joanne Bauer Co-Founder and Managing Partner Rights CoLab

Measuring your Social Impact [Continued…]
Driving Systemic Change in Key Infrastructures [Continued…]
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15:1515:30
Corporate Purpose – Putting Pen to Practice after the Business Roundtable Statement [Continued…]

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15:3015:50
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Afternoon Keynotes
16:0016:20
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

CECP Daryl Brewster CEO CECP

Moderator: Ethical Corporation Terry Slavin Editor Ethical Corporation

16:2016:40
Climate Adaption Keynote: Current State of Play and Future Risks and Opportunities

The financial risk of climate change is now a central issue to businesses across all industries. Learn the current state of climate science and future projections. Hear how companies are using innovative technologies, strategies and collaborations to adapt their business to impacts from climate change

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Gavin Schmidt Director NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

Moderator: Smart Electric Power Alliance Julia Hamm President & CEO Smart Electric Power Alliance

16:4017:00
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

Moderator: Ethical Corporation Terry Slavin Editor Ethical Corporation

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