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Leadership Keynote: Delivering the New Business Blueprint for a Commercially Successful Transition
To survive and succeed in a more sustainable world business must lead the change, putting profit and the planet on an equal footing. In this opening keynote, hear from corporate leaders creating the blueprint for a commercially successful transition in line with an equitable, Paris-Aligned world.
Net Zero Keynote: Setting Net Zero Pledges into Practice – Road Mapping for the Decisive Decade
Business must now make an effective decarbonization roadmap that will deliver against your short- and long-term reduction targets. But what does an effective roadmap really look like? Discover how leading companies are already setting their transition plans in motion – ones that have milestones, dispel greenwashing, and stand to scrutiny.
Biodiversity Keynote: Adopting a Regenerative Approach to Nature and Biodiversity
It’s now clear that addressing biodiversity and nature loss is critical to meeting Net Zero ambitions and addressing future business risks. Hear from CEOs on how they’re taking the lead and inspiring a new, regenerative approach for business, how Boards should be considering biodiversity and its link towards a successful, Net Positive business.
ESG Investment Keynote: Building a Finance System Fit for a Clean, Resilient and Just Future
The Build Back Better Bill and COP26 commitments both point to a new direction for business and society. However, current regulations, systems, metrics, platforms, and incentives don’t fully support a new direction for Finance. Learn how finance leaders are delivering on promises made at COP26 and mobilizing funds to deliver a clean, resilient and just future.
Climate Finance Keynote: How Investors Can Help Decarbonize the US Economy
Whilst we’ve seen a dramatic shift by the US Government behind the Net Zero ambition, COP26 demonstrated that the finance sector will play a critical role decarbonizing the US economy. Hear from those at the helm of financial institutions on how they plan on leading this ambition, and where their focus will lie in the coming months.
Government Keynote: How Business and Government Can Lead the Sustainable Transition
The Biden Administration’s continuing efforts will shift the needle in the pursuit of delivering a clean and sustainable future. The relationship between Government and business is central to its success. In this keynote session we’ll hear from Government representatives as to how ambitious collaborations and initiatives will be critical to delivering the required investments and action.
Regulation Keynote: The Impact of SEC Legislation on Corporate Reporting
As investor demand for climate and ESG information soars, regulation is finally on the horizon and later this year the SEC will reveal how corporations will be required to report on ESG matters within their financial reports. Hear from those shaping the future SEC legislation and how this might impact both the corporate and finance communities.
DE&I Keynote: The Business Imperative of Delivering an Equal Society
The US workforce is changing. CEOs of major companies are starting to recognize that leading on DE&I is an important and necessary part of business. Hear from the leaders on how they’re addressing racial equality and workplace equity, and how that’s ensuring they’re better equipped both now, and in the future.
Supply Chain Keynote: Addressing Key Risks and Impacts Through Ambitious Partnerships and Investments
Businesses must dramatically shift practices and prioritize addressing material risks and impacts within their supply chain. Learn how companies are identifying new cross-industry partnerships to help address the innovation and investment gap within their supply chain.
Closing Keynote: Transforming Capitalism to Reward Returns and Long-Term Value Creation
It’s evident that the current system – driven solely by the quest for profit – is self-destructive, with the planet and its inhabitants as its main victims. Join this closing keynote as senior leaders share ideas and insights on how they see a future capitalist system delivering both returns, and long-term value creation.
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