July 18 - July 19, 2017 | New York, New York

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