New York, NY
Corporate Secretary and IR Magazine are partnering to help companies respond to the growing demand for improved ESG practices and disclosures with an integrated approach to environmental, social and governance related risks.
The ESG integration forum brings investor relations, governance, risk and compliance experts together to explore the underlying factors that have driven the rise of ESG, deepen shareholder engagement, help companies identify and act on material risks, and better manage shareholder proposals.
Registration and networking breakfast
Welcome to the ESG Integration Forum | Taking a cohesive approach to long-term success
The driving force of ESG – values and value
Why is ESG important for investors and shareholders, and why should companies take interest? This session will share views on what is really driving investor interest in ESG and why it is important.
Morning refreshment and networking break
Taking an integrated approach to ESG risks and opportunities
How Investor Relations and Corporate Governance teams can collaborate to respond to investor expectations on material Environmental, Social and Governance risks (and opportunities.)
Trends in shareholder proposals: Review of the latest proxy season
Hear discussions about the hot issues that have topped the list of shareholder proposals, then discuss what you, and the actions that management can take to address these concerns.
Making the most of engagement and telling the long-term story
This session focuses on engaging with your current, and prospective investors looking at engagement best practices
ESG Disclosure vs. Performance
This session will debate the importance of disclosure and how to use reporting to improve ESG performance.
Closing keynote: The next steps for ESG integration
A summary of the days discussions and what both investor relations and corporate governance need to do to take a more cohessive approach to satisfy investor expectations on ESG.
The ESG Integration Forum will take place at the following venue:
Shearman & Sterling
599 Lexington Avenue
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The ‘corporate attendee’ rate is reserved for publicly listed companies only. All others must book under the ‘non-corporate’ rate. If you have any questions or need assistance with your booking, please contact
Janeshia Neeley or on +1 212 430 6895
Book today; early bird pricing ends Friday, October 26, 2018.
Governance & Accountability Institute
Founded in 2007, Governance & Accountability Institute is a sustainability consulting firm headquartered in New York City, advising corporations in executing winning strategies that maximize return on investment at every step of their sustainability journey. The G&A team helps corporate and investment community clients recognize, understand and address sustainability issues of concern to important stakeholders. G&A’s sustainability-focused services and resources include counseling & strategies for the sustainability journey; sustainability reporting; materiality assessments; stakeholder engagement; benchmarking; ESG investor data strategy; investor relations; sustainability communications; coaching & training; advice on third-party awards, recognition and index inclusions; issues monitoring & customized research.
845 Third Avenue, Suite 644
New York, New York 10022
For more information, please visit www.ga-institute.com.
NIRI New York is the largest chapter in the NIRI network. Our unique position at the cross roads of the world’s largest financial center and proximity to a large number of Fortune 500 companies, enables us to deliver cutting edge programs featuring our industry’s most respected leaders, unparalleled peer-to-peer networking opportunities and access to thought leadership across multiple channels. No other local investor relations organization offers the breadth and depth of our outstanding membership benefits.
For more information, please visit www.niriny.org
Our events provide a unique opportunity to get in front of some of the most influential people in the US GRC community. As a sponsor, you will gain an extensive amount of exposure through a wide range of print and digital marketing materials, both pre and post event, as well as on the day itself. Additionally, you can use the event to align yourself with excellence and network with key decision makers from across the region.
Sponsoring the event will provide:
To find out more about the benefits of sponsoring and the various packages available, email Ian Richman or call on +1 212 430 6865.
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