Sustainability Investment Leadership Conference

New York

May 9th, 2019

8 CPE/CLE and Ethics credits will be applied

Agenda

Our bench of speakers are luminaries in their fields, who bring together expertise in integrated reporting, measurement, impact investing and technology. We cultivate the exchange of different ideas. Our breakout sessions are intended to further engage and dig deeper into how organizations can voluntarily improve their own longevity and their bottom lines.

May 9th, 2019

0900

Can CEO's Avoid Politics? Should They?

Panel Moderator: Sarah Tomolonius

Panelists

  • Michelle Edkins - Managing Director at BlackRock
  • Amanda Pullinger - Chief Executive Officer of 100 Women in Finance
  • Harvey Golub - Former American Express CEO and Chairman
  • Robert Hoglund - Chief Financial Officer of ConEd

1000

Artificial Intelligence

Panel Moderator: Jeffrey Yin

Panelists

  • June Choi - CEO and Founder of Serval Ventures

1100

Inclusion and Diversity: Investigating Bias to Grow Profitable Companies

Best practices for a sustainable workplace includes an understanding of implicit bias.  Find out the origin of implicit bias, discover ways to deal with your own implicit bias and learn techniques that you can share with colleagues in order to create a more inclusive workplace.

Panel Moderator: Deborah Goldstein

Panelists

In Progress

1200

Supply Chain Assurance

Panel Moderator: Sara Orr - Counsel at Latham & Watkins

Panelists

  • Michael Mahoney - Environmental and Sustainability Leader at Pfizer.

1300

Applying the Principles Of Sustainability To Integrated Reporting: A Panel Discussion

How do organizations synthesize the various standards, metrics, and frameworks of sustainability to develop an integrated reporting system for internal management and external disclosure purposes? Our panel of specialists and experts will describe “state of the art” practices for designing and implementing such systems for the C-Suites of global organizations.

Panel Moderator: Dr. Michael Kraten

Panelists

  • Bob Laux - North American Lead, International Integrated Reporting Council
  • Kristen Sullivan - Partner, Deloitte & Touche
  • Jeff Cohen - Institutional Product Strategist at SASB

1400

Next Generation Sustainability Leadership

Panel Moderator: In Progress

Panelists

  • Feona Castro - Impact Investment Analyst at Capital Alliance
  • Erin O'Brien - Senior Associate for Investments at ImpactAssets
  • Trysha Daskam - Head of ESG Strategy at Silver Regulatory Associates

1500

Impact Investing: Measuring Return and Impact

Latest trends in setting an impact investment thesis and policy statement and measuring impact investment performance in the private and public markets.

Panel Moderator: Marc L. Rinaldi

Panelists

  • Mateo Goldman - General Counsel of GPI Capital
  • Christine Harada - President of i(x) investments
  • Rebecca A. Meyer - Consultant, Relative Solutions
  • Trysha Daskam - Head of ESG Strategy at Silver Regulatory Associates

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BREAK-OUT SESSIONS:

An Action Plan For Developing ESG And Integrated Reports: An Experiential Workshop

 

Breakout Panel

Panel Moderator: Dr Michael Kraten

Roll up your sleeves and join a break-out session that will present a pragmatic action plan for developing ESG and Integrated Reports. Participants will review the publicly disclosed sustainability and CSR information of a Fortune 500 firm. They will then join a discussion of the relative benefits of presenting information in this manner, and will learn to utilize an action plan for designing such reports for their own organizations.

Inclusion and Diversity

Breakout Panel 

Panel Moderator: Deborah Goldstein

Continue the conversation about implicit bias in this interactive, small-group discussion with your colleagues and peers.  Each group will discuss a hypothetical from real-life scenarios observed in the legal, banking and accounting workspace with the goal of expanding your capacity to challenge your own inner bias.

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