nasdaq_logoBrownFlynn 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.


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.



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



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.



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).