Best Practices in ESG: A View from the U.S., Europe & Japan

Date Oct 14, 2020
Time 8:00AM-9:15AM
Cost Free
Online

LIVE WEBINAR
Wednesday, October 14, 8—9:15 AM EDT   Calculate your local time

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the momentum for ESG globally. Investors increasingly consider firms’ environmental, social and governance performance when allocating capital—half of professionally managed assets now involve an ESG filter. New regulation will force companies to disclose more detail about their businesses and increasingly define what counts as sustainable activity. Social issues are rising up shareholders’ agenda as customers, employees and politicians demand more from business, requiring companies to address ESG issues in a more sophisticated way with the right strategy, communications and engagement approaches. In this ESG webinar, our panelists will focus on which elements of the ESG agenda are becoming priorities, best practice communications and reporting, and the factors to consider when setting an ESG strategy.

Speakers:
Kal Goldberg, Partner, Finsbury (New York)
Ruban Yogarajah, Managing Director, Finsbury (London)
Nicholas Benes, Representative Director, The Board Director Training Institute of Japan; Independent Director, ADVANTEST

Moderator:
Minako Hattori, Managing Director, Finsbury (Tokyo)

Agenda:
8—9:15 AMDiscussion and Q&A
Admission:
This is a free event. You must register for the webinar to receive the login details. Registrants will receive a link to access the live webinar one day before the event.

For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email register@japansociety.org.

 


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