Day 1 - Wednesday, October 16, 2024

8:00
Networking Breakfast and Registration
9:00
Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs
9:15
Keynote Address
9:45
Meeting the SEC’s Climate Disclosure Requirements: The Newest Best Practices and Pitfalls Affecting Financial and Non-Financial Disclosures
10:30
Networking Break
11:00
Keynote Interview
11:30
How to Satisfy California’s Climate Disclosure Mandates and Navigating the Differences with the SEC Rule: Synchronizing Your Approach to Reporting on the Required Data Related to SB 253, SB 264, and AB 1305
12:15
Networking Luncheon
1:15
Preparing to Meet CSRD Reporting Obligations: Concrete Examples of What U.S. Companies and Financial Institutions Are Doing Now – Data Collection and Beyond
2:00
Navigating the Rising Role of Cyber Risks Complexities in ESG: How Corporate ESG and Sustainability Teams are Addressing Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
2:45
Networking Break
3:00
Corporate Governance and Board Priorities: Real-World Takeaways for Reporting, Building Organizational Alignment, and Securing Board Buy-In
4:00
Small-Group Roundtable Discussions
4:15
The Future of ESG: Navigating the Anti-and Pro-ESG Landscape and Takeaways for What’s Ahead
5:00
Closing Remarks and Day 1 Adjourns to Networking Cocktail Reception

Day 2 - Thursday, October 17, 2024

8:00
Networking Breakfast and Registration
9:10
Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs
9:15
Keynote Fireside Chat
9:45
Cross-Industry Lessons for Cost-Effective Decarbonization Strategies and Climate Transition Plans: Companies Discuss Their Paths to Net-Zero Emissions
10:45
Networking Break
11:15
Mitigating Greenwashing and Litigation Risks: What the Latest Cases Reveal on Carbon Offsets, Sustainability, ESG Messaging, and More
12:00
Networking Luncheon
1:00
Third-Party and Supply Chain Risks: Optimizing Supply Chain Sustainability, Ensuring Product Traceability, and Managing Third-Party Risk to Strengthen Human Rights Due Diligence
2:00
Aligning Strategies for Global ESG Compliance: EU, US, UK, and California
3:00
Networking Break
3:15
GC Panel: Intersection and Alignment of ESG and Legal
5:00
Closing Remarks from the Co-Chairs and Conference Adjourns

Day 1 - Wednesday, October 16, 2024

8:00
Networking Breakfast and Registration
9:00
Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs
9:15
Keynote Address
9:45
Meeting the SEC’s Climate Disclosure Requirements: The Newest Best Practices and Pitfalls Affecting Financial and Non-Financial Disclosures
10:30
Networking Break
11:00
Keynote Interview
11:30
How to Satisfy California’s Climate Disclosure Mandates and Navigating the Differences with the SEC Rule: Synchronizing Your Approach to Reporting on the Required Data Related to SB 253, SB 264, and AB 1305
12:15
Networking Luncheon
1:15
Preparing to Meet CSRD Reporting Obligations: Concrete Examples of What U.S. Companies and Financial Institutions Are Doing Now – Data Collection and Beyond
2:00
Navigating the Rising Role of Cyber Risks Complexities in ESG: How Corporate ESG and Sustainability Teams are Addressing Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
2:45
Networking Break
3:00
Corporate Governance and Board Priorities: Real-World Takeaways for Reporting, Building Organizational Alignment, and Securing Board Buy-In
4:00
Small-Group Roundtable Discussions

Roundtable A] E – Quantifying Environmental Impact through Life Cycle Analysis
Roundtable B] S – Supply Chain and Human Rights Due Diligence
Roundtable C] G – Human Capital Metrics and Reporting: The Intersection of AI, Cyber, and Governance
Roundtable D] ESG-Linked Performance Metrics in Executive Compensation

4:15
The Future of ESG: Navigating the Anti-and Pro-ESG Landscape and Takeaways for What’s Ahead
5:00
Closing Remarks and Day 1 Adjourns to Networking Cocktail Reception