Organizer: Conference Board, Inc., The
Date: 06.04.13, 09:00AM – 06.05.13, 01:00PM ET
Location:Convene, New York City
Sponsor:The Conference Board
The Conference Board Summit on Sustainability brings together sustainability experts, practitioners, and institutional investors share the latest perspectives on how corporations are transforming their global operations by integrating sustainability into a long term return-on-investment strategy.
Businesses, foundations, universities, governments and consumers are actively seeking solutions for an increasing number sustainability concerns, creating a new “sustainability market.” In this environment, corporations benefit by promoting innovative technologies, resource-efficient business processes, and new methods and partnerships for research and development.
The Conference Board Sustainability Summit examines four critical themes. The first two focus on the people who drive sustainability: Investors and Stakeholders. The second two themes focus on tools used for sustainability: Technology and R&D. All comes together with targeted discussion on the new touch points of sustainability, including innovation, technology, eliminating waste, dramatic energy efficiency, water supply, and a reinvented workforce.
The 2013 Conference Features Two Pre-Conference Seminars – bring home some specific tools on how you can benefit from the new sustainability mindset
Plenary Sessions – hear from renowned keynote speakers and panelists as well comments and questions from the full audience
Four Tracks – tailor your conference to your own expertise or interests. Choose from tracks on:
A Pre-Conference Survey – determine what your peers view as the main touch points of the new Sustainability Regime. These will be revisited throughout the conference to see how they fit in with the discussion as it unfolds
Interactive Sessions – Creatively collaborate with fellow attendees during the Design your Own Smart City group exercise designed for executives in charge of corporate sustainability, environmental health & safety, supply chain, purchasing and procurement, resource management, investment and financial firms, sustainability consulting firms, and government entities/agencies.
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