Leading research, breakthrough tools, advanced frameworks and new reports unveiled by Morgan Stanley, ThriveAbility, BlackRock, IO Sustainability and others in Boston
Submitted by: Sustainable Brands
Posted: Oct 06, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 06 /CSRwire/ - The Sustainable Brands® community announces several initiatives focused on identifying, measuring and quantifying entirely new forms of business risk and value at New Metrics ’15 this week in Boston, MA. Over 300 global senior executives across diverse industry sectors are convening today through Oct 8th to collaborate on leading edge corporate practices and performance indicators that quantify environmental and social impacts and tie them to financial value.
The event features over 60 influential speakers sparking conversation and debate that provide critical insight into the key business metrics that are informing next generation goals. Innovative measurement tools, breakthrough research methods, informative case studies and advanced frameworks are featured, including continued threads of conversation on new ways to measure the ROI of sustainability, quantify employee engagement and performance, measure shared value and impact along the supply chain and benchmark ESG performance ratings/rankings.
Compelling corporate initiatives and leading-edge business performance metrics presented this week include:
“We’ve seen tremendous growth in the advancement of new business performance metrics within the SB community over the years,” states KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, Founder and CEO of Sustainable Brands. “The translation of previously ignored environmental and social impacts into corporate financial performance indicators, the spread of goal-setting methodologies and the proliferation of innovative tools have elevated the conversation to the point where we are seeing accelerated shift to new norms. We are proud to acknowledge the brands who are finding business success by implementing these new performance metrics into their corporate strategy.”
Over 300 senior sustainability and financial executives from leading companies such as Levi’s, Avery Dennison, HP, Bank of America, P&G, Oracle, REI, TD Bank, Bloomberg, MIT Sloan, Ben & Jerry’s, Esteé Lauder and Alaska Airlines are attending this week at the Royal Sonesta Boston in Cambridge, MA. In addition, senior leaders from the SB Corporate Member Network are holding a concurrent meeting at Iron Mountain Headquarters in Boston to collaborate in a more intimate setting on science-based goal setting and assigning dollar values to previously ignored social impacts.
Further information can be found at www.NewMetrics15.com, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 1.415.626.2212. Onsite registration is still open, but capacity is limited. Proud supporters of this event include BASF, YK Center, TD Bank, Lucid, Tennaxia, CoClear, Offsetters, Vivreau, Thomson Reuters, Waste Management, Bonneville Environmental Foundation, WBCSD, Ceres, Wharton IGEL, Triple Pundit among others.
About Sustainable Brands
Sustainable Brands® is the premier global community of brand innovators who are shaping the future of commerce worldwide. Since 2006, our mission has been to inspire, engage and equip today’s business and brand leaders to prosper for the near and long term by leading the way to a better future. Digitally published news articles and issues-focused conversation topics, internationally known conferences and regional events, a robust e-learning library and peer-to-peer membership groups all facilitate community learning and engagement throughout the year. Sustainable Brands is a division of Sustainable Life Media headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
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