Sustainability in Transition: Moving From the Margin to the Core
A generation after the global dialogue on sustainability was launched, businesses are deeply involved in the challenge of how to address the emerging opportunities, risks, regulations and responsibilities that cluster under the “sustainability” umbrella. Most companies have accepted the business benefits of moving to “green” operations at some level – driven to reduce costs and satisfy customers. What is next? How are the most forward-thinking companies moving sustainability from the margin to the core of their business model and long term strategy? This two-part series will look at the impact of sustainability on business thinking, structure and strategy across the entire organization.
Executives in leadership roles across a range of corporate functions, including strategy, risk management, governance, communication, human capital planning and operations.
PART 1… view details
10 May, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | (1 hr)
Peter F. Minan
Mr. Minan, an audit partner with KPMG LPP, is the Assurance Leader for KPMG’s Climate Change and Sustainability practice in the US. During his 28 years with KPMG, he has held several leadership positions, including US National Ma... Full Bio
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17 May, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00] | (1 hr)
Melissa Epperly joined the GS SUSTAIN research team in November 2007. GS SUSTAIN is a global, long-term investment strategy designed to generate sustainable alpha by integrating analysis of global themes, long-term valuation drivers, competitive a... Full Bio
David J. Vidal
Senior Fellow, Initiative on Sustainability
David J. Vidal is senior fellow, The Conference Board Initiative on Sustainability. Since joining The Conference Board in 1997, he has initiated and been responsible for research and program development in corporate citiz... Full Bio