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2023 Annual ESG repareness report launch

29th of November 2023

9am ET / 2pm BST / 3pm CET

Webinar

2023 Annual ESG Preparedness Report Launch

In this webinar we presented the key findings of this years’ report looking at the world’s largest companies and their boards’ approach to sustainability governance.

We provided insights into the ongoing transformation of boards, with a special focus on climate governance. 

Agenda:

  • Introduction of the Annual ESG Preparedness report and notable data points

  • Chapter Zero's approach to sustainability and climate governance

  • Panel discussion - What are challenges of sustainability governance and how can we improve?

  • Q&A

 

Duration: 45 minutes

Moderator:

Carolynn Chalmers, CEO of The Good Governance Academy, The ESG Exchange, Chapter Zero Southern Africa

Panelists:

Susan Hooper, Founding Director of Chapter Zero, Experienced Senior Board Member and Chair

 

Frederik Otto, Executive Director, The Sustainability Board

Business Resilience and Adaptation in an Era of Extreme Heat Events

31st of August 2023

11am ET / 4pm BST / 5pm CET

Webinar

Business Resilience and Adaptation in an Era of Extreme Heat Events

Extreme heat events are becoming a new normal. From disrupted supply chains and operational challenges to increased employee health risks, the impact of extreme heat on business operations is significant and far reaching.

 

But what does adaptation look like in the context of extreme heat? What role do business leaders and boards play in fostering resilience, and how can these adaptation strategies be implemented across various industries?

Speakers:

Chloe Demrovsky, President and CEO of Disaster Recovery Institute International

Dr Talia Varley, Physician Lead of Advisory Services at Cleveland Clinic Canada

Leadership Conversations Live: Building a Sustainability Culture

3rd of August 2023

Live Podcast

Leadership Conversations Live: Building a Sustainability Culture

In the first live session of our Leadership Conversations by TSB podcast we discuss the secrets to 'Building a Sustainability Culture'.

We explore the highlights and insights from a new report, and learn how boards, management, and the entire organisation play crucial roles in shaping this culture. We also discuss the role of purpose and incentives.

Speakers:

Paul Washington, Executive Director, ESG Center, The Conference Board

Srinand Yalamanchili, Director ESG & Sustainability, Baker Tilly

Nature in the Boardroom – Implications of Biodiversity Loss for Corporate Governance

29th of June 2023

Webinar

Nature in the Boardroom – Implications of Biodiversity Loss for Corporate Governance

Biodiversity loss and the depletion of natural capital has profound implications to our society. In today's world, where the fragility of our planet's ecosystems is increasingly evident, businesses face a pressing challenge: how can they reconcile profit-driven operations with their responsibility to protect and preserve the very environment that sustains us all?​​

Panelists:

Robert Walker, Sustainability Policy Manager, International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN)

Julie Nash, Senior Director of the Food and Forests Program, Ceres

Jenni Ramos, Lawyer Corporate/Finance and Biodiversity, Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative (CCLI)

What is the board's role in governing the business use of AI?

11th of May 2023

Webinar

What is the board's role in governing the business use of AI?

We explore the critical questions that boards must address to ensure that AI is used ethically, responsibly, and for the betterment of their organisations. Join us as we examine the board's role in governing the business use of AI.

Panelists:

Karen Silverman, CEO, The Cantellus Group

Professor Deirdre Ahern, Director of the Technologies, Law and Society Research Group Trinity College Dublin Law School

Mitra Best, Partner & Technology Impact Leader, PWC

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