BrownFlynn has been collaborating with Nasdaq since the fall of 2014 to produce web-based, educational programming to support Nasdaq-listed companies in their sustainability efforts. The collaboration brings the latest perspectives from experts across the market and will continue in 2016 with both online and in-person educational programming.
PDX Sustainability Gathering: The Intersection of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability
Partner Mike Wallace will moderate a discussion from Nasdaq, Intel and Microsoft as they share their evolution in corporate responsibility and how they are developing strategic initiatives and partnerships to further our collective efforts toward sustainability.
Engaging on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a unique opportunity for corporations to leverage sustainability reporting in a manner that provides global relevance to a company’s positive and negative impacts on the economy, society, and the environment. In this webinar hear from a range of experts, including: Pietro Bertazzi, Head of Sustainable Development for the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI); Adam Roy Gordon, Engagement Manager, UN Global Compact; Nathan Nissen, Principal Engineer, Sustainability, Kohler Co.; and Evan Harvey, Global Head of Sustainability at Nasdaq and UN Global Compact US Network Board Member. Join us on December 20 at 12:00pm Eastern for this 60-minute discussion.
Expect the Unexpected: Practical CSR Insight from the Disaster Relief Frontline
The impacts of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria wrought environmental, social, and financial havoc. Companies of many kinds –and from many different locations – have stepped up to relieve communities in Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean. But which relief efforts worked best? How can (or should) companies address disasters on such a scale? CSR experts from the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) and Joe Ruiz, Director, UPS Humanitarian Relief Program, will join us for a discussion of best practices and lessons learned.
Big Data & Corporate Sustainability Performance: How the world is using ESG data
Each company, intentionally or otherwise, is telling a sustainability story to interested and influential stakeholders. A growing number of specialized research firms are gathering this data using some of the latest technologies and techniques, and then analyzing and disseminating this information to a growing number of customers. Customers include some of the world’s largest asset owners and asset management firms, as well as the world’s largest corporations, who are now using this data to assess and manage ESG risks in their own supply chains. Please join us for a special series of presentations from ESG data experts EcoVadis, Datamaran, and RepRisk.
Celebrating World Water Day: Management practices from leading environmental stewards
Nasdaq and BrownFlynn are joined by Intel and Ceres for a conversation in honor of UN World Water Day.
Business & Human Rights: How Companies are Managing Human Rights Risks Around the Globe
A BrownFlynn webinar in partnership with Nasdaq, featuring special guests Evan Harvey, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Nasdaq; Ariel Meyerstein, PhD, Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Governance, United States Council for International Business (USCIB); Beth Holzman, Independent Business & Human Rights Advisor; Paul Lalli, Global Counsel – Labor & Human Rights, General Electric
Materiality Workshop: How to Conduct a Sustainability Assessment
The demand for sustainability information continues to increase as growing numbers of asset owners and managers make public commitments to initiatives like CDP and the Principles for Responsible Investment.
What the Reg S-K Concept Paper Really Means for Business
A BrownFlynn webinar in partnership with Nasdaq, featuring special guests Daniel Goelzer (Baker & McKenzie), Adam Kanzer (Domini Social Investments), and Will Martindale (UN PRI).
Proxy Season and ESG Activism: What Issuers Should Know
A BrownFlynn webinar in partnership with Nasdaq, featuring special guests: Meg Voorhes, Director of Research, US SIF; Aaron Bernstein, Edtor, Global Proxy Watch; and Tim Mohin, Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility, AMD.
Resilience: Leveraging Global Sustainability Initiatives to Your Business Advantage
A BrownFlynn webinar in partnership with Nasdaq, featuring special guest Chris Walker, Director of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
How Human Capital Impacts Corporate Financial Performance
A BrownFlynn webinar in partnership with Nasdaq, featuring special guests Dr. Larry Beeferman and Aaron Bernstein from Harvard Law School’s Labor and Worklife Program (Pensions & Capital Stewardship Project).
Making Sense of Sustainability: Tips from the Top Non-Financial Reporting Frameworks
A BrownFlynn webinar in partnership with Nasdaq, featuring special guests: Bastian Buck, Director Sustainability Reporting Standards, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI); Doug Park, (former) Director of Legal Policy and Outreach, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB); and Neil Stevenson, Managing Director Global Implementation, International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).
Modern Due Diligence: How Financial Markets Are Analyzing and Incorporating Non-Financial Corporate Performance Data
A BrownFlynn webinar in partnership with Nasdaq, featuring special guests: Miguel Santisteve, Associate Director Responsible Investment & ESG Research, Nasdaq; Michelle Edkins, Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment, BlackRock; and Morgan Tarrant, ESG Data Analyst, Bloomberg.
The Transparency Triumph: Use Existing Systems to Enhance Operational Awareness, Track Progress, and Manage Sustainability
A webinar in partnership with Nasdaq, featuring special guests Tim Hopper (Responsible Sourcing Manager) and Steve Lippman (Director Corporate Citizenship) from Microsoft.