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16th Annual Sustainability Summit

Making your Approach to Sustainability, Reporting, and Ratings/Rankings Deliver Value for Your Business
JULY 18 - 19, 2017 | THE CONFERENCE BOARD | NEW YORK, NY

July 18 - 19, 2017

The 2017 Sustainability Summit will provide a unique opportunity for sustainability practitioners at leading companies to enjoy a safe space to address the most urgent and persistent strategic, operational, and implementation challenges they face in addressing the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of their companies. The Summit will enable peer-to-peer exchange and engagement with leading practitioners and subject matter experts to work in a collaborative way through the major challenges that corporate sustainability professionals face today. We will focus on key challenges through interactive sessions that enable participants to learn from and support one another.

Key Takeaways:

  • Creating the business case for the “hard parts” of ESG/Sustainability
  • Creating and measuring sustainable business value
  • Demonstrating the value of sustainability to investors
  • Engaging with key partners in the business to drive ESG thinking into product and service innovation, design, and marketing
  • Understanding how emerging trends in sustainability reporting, disclosure, and ratings will affect your approach to disclosure
  • Defining the value of reporting and public disclosure
  • Responding to survey fatigue: how to prioritize and manage rating and ranking requests
  • Improving data management and collection for sustainability reporting and disclosure

 Get Involved!

For Sponsorship Opportunities, contact Michael.Felden@conferenceboard.org
For Speaking Opportunities, contact Joseph.feuer@conferenceboard.org 

Earn Credits


 

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Earn up to 12.5 CPE credits
Regulatory Ethics
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live, Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

 

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Earn up to 2 ISSP credits

This program is pre-approved for 2 ISSP CEUs

MARKETING PARTNER
Alliance Magazine
Governance and Accountability Institute
AGENDA
JULY 18 - 19, 2017
THE CONFERENCE BOARD,NEW YORK, NY
July 18 - 19, 2017

The 2017 Sustainability Summit will provide a unique opportunity for sustainability practitioners at leading companies to enjoy a safe space to address the most urgent and persistent strategic, operational, and implementation challenges they face in addressing the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of their companies. The Summit will enable peer-to-peer exchange and engagement with leading practitioners and subject matter experts to work in a collaborative way through the major challenges that corporate sustainability professionals face today. We will focus on key challenges through interactive sessions that enable participants to learn from and support one another.

Key Takeaways:

  • Creating the business case for the “hard parts” of ESG/Sustainability
  • Creating and measuring sustainable business value
  • Demonstrating the value of sustainability to investors
  • Engaging with key partners in the business to drive ESG thinking into product and service innovation, design, and marketing
  • Understanding how emerging trends in sustainability reporting, disclosure, and ratings will affect your approach to disclosure
  • Defining the value of reporting and public disclosure
  • Responding to survey fatigue: how to prioritize and manage rating and ranking requests
  • Improving data management and collection for sustainability reporting and disclosure

 Get Involved!

For Sponsorship Opportunities, contact Michael.Felden@conferenceboard.org
For Speaking Opportunities, contact Joseph.feuer@conferenceboard.org 

Earn Credits


 

CPE logo

Earn up to 12.5 CPE credits
Regulatory Ethics
Requirements: Attendees must sign-in each day for full credit. Delivery Method: Group-Live, Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None

 

 ISSP CEU Logo

 

Earn up to 2 ISSP credits

This program is pre-approved for 2 ISSP CEUs

Alyson Genovese, Head of Corporate and Stakeholder Relations, North America, GRI

Reilly Goodwin, Sustainability Platform Manager, 3M Corporate Social Responsibility

George Hodge, Director, Supply Chain Program North America, CDP

Erika Karp, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Cornerstone Capital Group

Bob Laux, North American Lead, International Integrated Reporting Council

David Loehwing, Director, Sustainability Research Department, Pax World Management LLC

Monica Neufang, Worldwide Senior Director, Corporate Governance and Strategic Operations, Johnson & Johnson

Tam Nguyen, Global Head of Sustainability, Bechtel Group, Inc.

Katherine Pickus, Divisional Vice President, Sustainability, Abbott

Katie Schmitz Eulitt, Strategic Advisor, SASB

Mark Shamley, President and Chief Executive Officer, Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals

Thomas Singer, Principal Researcher, The Conference Board

Mark Tulay, GISR Board Member, CECP

Tensie Whelan, Professor and Director, NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business

Marketing Partner
Alliance Magazine
Governance and Accountability Institute