Energy & Sustainability Webcasts
Linking Business Needs to Social Impact
07 April, 2015 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Special Webcast
What are some ways to think outside the box when it comes to business processes such as finance and HR? Join us to discover how AOL was able to link its business needs to social impact and bring work back onshore.
Sustainability in China: Multinationals in the Crosshairs
27 April, 2015 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | KnowlEdge Series®
Anke Schrader's latest work assesses the sustainability performance of Fortune 500 companies in China, and provides insights on sustainability leadership that apply both to China and other emerging markets.
Engaging Men in the Charge of Advancing the Women’s Leadership Agenda
14 May, 2015 03:00 PM EST [15:00] | Conference KeyNotes
This talk describes the key factors that influence men’s participation--positively or negatively--in D&I programs and campaigns. It will also cover if training really works and strategies that individual men and women can use to drive equality.
Navigating Changing Oil Prices
05 March, 2015 | KnowlEdge Series® | 1:18
Dramatic changes in oil prices are suddenly and quickly rearranging the global economic landscape. In this webcast, The Conference Board Economics Team discusses the potential impacts on the business environment across a range of pricing scenarios.
Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, and Corporate Strategy
16 September, 2014 | Special Webcast | 4:39
Energy cost is critical to the competitiveness of many firms. Join this webcast to find out how to build a sound corporate energy strategy.
The Changing Cost Competitiveness of European Economies
04 June, 2014 | Special Webcast | 8:48
During the past few years, southern European countries have rapidly regained cost competitiveness, as wages in the region have declined compared to those in northern Europe.
China's Natural Gas: A new foundation for competitiveness?
09 May, 2014 | Special Webcast | 13:53
China has the largest estimated shale gas reserves in the world, but is so far struggling to access it. What does China’s medium-term supply of, and demand for, natural gas look like? What are the implications for pricing and energy costs?
Leadership Culture – The Hidden Driver of Sustainable Change
05 February, 2014 | Special Webcast | 8:45
Research has consistently confirmed that over 70 percent of organizational transformations fail to reach their objectives. Choosing the right leadership culture is often the difference between success and failure.
Sustainability Matters 2014: Sustainability, Brand, and Reputation
03 December, 2013 | KnowlEdge Series® | 13:04
We invite you to explore the link between corporate sustainability initiatives and brand value. The discussion will center on the preliminary results of our study, Sustainability Matters 2014: Sustainability, Brand, and Reputation.
Beyond Law & Compliance: Achieving a Civil Workplace
20 November, 2013 | Special Webcast | 6:58
What are the benefits of moving beyond a purely legal compliance corporate culture to a civil, respectful, and inclusive workplace that focuses on organizational values, behavior, and cultural change?
Corporate Governance, ESG and Sustainability
31 October, 2013 | Special Webcast
Institutional investors have traditionally made investment decisions guided by a "prudent person" fiduciary standard, but recent events have challenged the assumptions underlying this model.
Transforming Our Aspirations: From ‘Less Bad’ to 'Net Good'
25 October, 2013 | Conference KeyNotes | 2:05
Join us for a reprisal of one of the best rated presentatons from The Conference Board Summit on Sustainability. This webcast will discuss why reducing environmental footprint is no longer sufficient to meet the scale of change required.
Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition
10 October, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:48
Thomas Singer gives us insights into this report that analyzes a total of 76 environmental, social, and reporting practices and introduces along with it a new complementary web based tool, the Sustainability Practices Dashboard.
Game Changers: Strategies to Reignite US Economic Growth
24 September, 2013 | Special Webcast | 7:38
Join Rebecca Ray, Bart Van Ark, and Susan Lund as they discuss five game changer strategies that will reignite U.S. economic growth, and the implication of these strategies for both policy makers and business leaders.
Book Discussion: Uprising
24 September, 2013 | Special Webcast | 7:45
George Magnus, Economist, and author of 'Uprising', joins us to discuss whether emerging markets will shape or shake the world economy.
Reinventing Recycling with Extended Producer Responsibility
14 June, 2013 | Special Webcast | 1:48
In this session, experts will discuss their work to drive a long-term solution to recycling in the United States through Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
The Latest Health and Safety Considerations for Nanotechnology
10 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 6:22
This webcast will focus on the latest H&S risks facing companies that produce nano particles and structures, as well as those who use substances that contain nano particles and structures.
The Corporation of the Future: Integrating Trust and Sustainability with Creating Shareowner Value
07 May, 2013 | Special Webcast | 6:06
Tomorrow's Company, an important think tank in the U.K., has been for some time exploring the most appropriate corporate form for both business and society. This spring, it is hosting discussions on this subject by our webcast speaker, Prof. Colin Mayer.
A Better Way Forward to a Sustainable Future
25 April, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:28
Join us for this webcast as our guest, Michael Ian Fanning, Director of Sustainable Development at Michelin Group, tells us how After 10 years of a formal sustainable development program, Michelin decided to step back and re-examine its approach.
The Importance of Integrated Reporting Standards
08 March, 2013 | Special Webcast | 3:10
Join Mike Krzus of Mike Krzus Consulting and Aleen Bayard of Footprint Partners as they explain the concept of integrated reporting and its benefits and challenges.
The Future of Renewable Energy & Energy Finance
23 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 1:46
Energy innovation is essential for any large-scale business to become sustainable in the long-term. We will examine current state and outlook of developments in renewable energy innovation, delivery, and efficiency in mitigating the cost of energy.
Europe’s Future Energy Policies and its Impact on Business
15 January, 2013 | Special Webcast | 09:13
This webcast is part of The Conference Board Director General Series. A series of briefings with senior officials from the EU Commission. Our guest speaker for the January webcast is Director General for Energy, Philip Lowe.
Europe's Future Environmental Policy and its Impact on Business
06 December, 2012 | Special Webcast | 07:35
This webcast is part of The Conference Board Director General Series. A series of briefings with senior officials from the EU Commission. Our guest speaker for the December webcast is Director General for Environment, Karl Falkenberg.
Compliance Challenges in Emerging Markets (China and India)
29 October, 2012 | Special Webcast
This Special Webcast will cover the status and direction of compliance in China and India, and look at how the related challenges can be best handled.
Environmental, Social, and Governance Disclosure
24 October, 2012 | Special Webcast | 16:34
Even as disclosure of sustainability performance spreads globally stakeholders are increasingly questioning the value of the information for business and investment decisions.
Sustainability: A top concern for CEOs in Asia
31 May, 2012 | Special Webcast | 04:07
CEOs have also recognized that sustainability needs to be incorporated in company values and cascaded down into the ranks. How are they meeting the challenges around quality of life and environmental issues?
Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership
27 September, 2011 | Conference KeyNotes
This Conference KeyNotes Webcast contains video clips of the keynote address from The 2011 Conference Board Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Conference. The speech was titled “Sustainability and Ethics: A Vibrant New Partnership.”
China and Sustainable Business Practices
20 September, 2011 | Special Webcast
Discuss the key factors driving and/or constraining broader corporate sustainability activities in China and the maturity of corporate sustainability strategies and programs.
Business and Sustainability in China: How Real is the New Direction?
07 July, 2011 | Special Webcast
This webcast is ideal for senior executives, corporate strategists, and CSR/sustainability practitioners looking for a detailed, practical evaluation of current corporate sustainability initiatives in China.
Green Jobs: What are They? Where are They?
03 March, 2011 | Special Webcast
This webcast will address: Green jobs: Saving energy and creating energy, the state of green jobs across the nation, and retooling workers for green jobs; what do we need to do?
The Human and Economic Cost of Climate Change: Assets at Risk
11 November, 2010 | Special Webcast
Without further investments in adaptation, climate risks could cost some countries up to 19 percent of annual GDP by 2030, undoing years of development gains.
Sustainability Reporting in Asia: Trends, Branding and Competition
03 November, 2010 | Special Webcast
This webcast will discuss why GRI is gaining ground, especially among mainstream financial institutions, how GRI helps companies manage and measure their sustainability strategies, the opportunities and risks of greater transparency and growing stakeholder demands, and the future of integrated reporting and how this will impact corporate management and investor behavior.
Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Can the EPA Do It?
23 September, 2010 | Special Webcast
The reality of EPA action opens a variety of scenarios for business that are very different from what was envisioned under a cap and trade bill, including litigation, economic impacts and compliance challenges.
The Future of Energy: The Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy
23 June, 2010 | Special Webcast
As the public and private sectors begin to explore the transition to a low-carbon company, executives are wondering about the challenges and promises of such a transition. Join experts who understand the issues and have an incumbent’s point of view on the
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Future of Integrated Reporting
07 June, 2010 | Special Webcast
This webcast will discuss why GRI is gaining ground, especially among mainstream financial institutions and how GRI helps companies manage and measure their sustainability strategies.
Understanding the SEC Climate Change Guidance
04 May, 2010 | Special Webcast
This webcast will explore the implications of SEC guidance for corporate measurement and reporting on climate change risks and how this can improve corporate investor relations.
Emerging Climate Change Directives from Copenhagen: What does it Mean for Global Business?
14 January, 2010 | Special Webcast
In this webcast, we will hear first-hand impressions of the Copenhagen meeting and how the meeting results will impact global business in the near term.
U.S. Climate Change Strategies without a Clear Legislative Signal
02 December, 2009 | Special Webcast
This webcast includes an overview of the EPA’s Endangerment Finding for GHG emissions, an update of vehicle emissions regulation and standard development, and a discussion of regional cap and trade programs without a federally mandated scheme.
Preparing for Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting in the U.S
29 April, 2009 | Special Webcast
The Conference Board is presenting a webcast dialogue with the EPA to discuss specific aspects of the new forthcoming government regulations on greenhouse gases, and its implications for business including how the data can be used.