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Sep 9, 2020 — Sep 10, 2020
  • Digital Live Event

360 Engage: Leading the Way for ESG and Sustainability Reporting

Learn about current issues and trends for environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) and sustainability topics from our keynote speakers, sustainability experts and customer success examples.

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Date & Time

Starts

Sep 9, 2020 4:00pm CET

Ends

Sep 10, 2020 2:00pm CET

Location

Online

Day 1: September 9, 2020
EU and U.S. – 9 a.m. Central U.S. / 3 p.m. U.K. / 4 p.m. Europe 

Day 2: September 10, 2020
EU and Asia – 9 a.m. U.K. / 10 a.m. Europe / 4 p.m. Beijing

What is 360 Engage?

Each year, UL’s environment and sustainability division gathers industry experts and keynote speakers to deliver a packed agenda for a mix of existing 360 software customers and new contacts. This year, it’s virtual and global. 

There’s something for everyone. *All registrants will receive a joining link following an approval process 1 week leading up to the event

Guest Speakers

Neil Stewart Portfolio
Neil Stewart
Director of Corporate Outreach
New York, NY

SASB

Neil Stewart joined SASB in 2020 as its New York-based Director of Corporate Outreach, bringing more than 25 years of experience in and around investor relations and corporate governance. Previously he was at Citigroup as VP IR Advisory on the ADR team, helping non-US issuers develop IR and ESG strategies. Formerly Editorial & Research Director of both IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary magazine, Neil is well known for having led a global lineup of conferences and awards events. He is currently president of NIRI NY, the New York chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute.

Dan Winters Profile
Dan Winters CRE
Head of Americas 

GRESB

Mr. Winters furthers GRESB’s international scope and impact by engaging institutional investors throughout the Americas, establishing industry partnerships for ESG data, and expanding GRESB coverage among REITs, private equity firms and multinational lenders.

GRESB is an industry-driven organization committed to assessing the sustainability performance of real asset portfolios around the globe.  Institutional investors use the GRESB Benchmark to engage with private equity fund managers and listed companies, aiming to improve the sustainability performance of their investment portfolios and the global real asset sector at large.

He previously served the U.S. Green Building Council as Senior Fellow for Business Strategy and Finance.  Additional professional experience includes tenures at Russell Real Estate and CBRE, and participation in several start-up technology companies.

He earned his Masters in Real Estate Finance and Development from Harvard, MBA from Southern Methodist University, and is an alumni of the University of Wisconsin real estate program.  Mr. Winters is a former lecturer at Colvin School of Real Estate at University of Maryland, and current Counselor of Real Estate.

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TS Wu
Sustainability Officer

ASUS

TS Wu serves as ASUS’s Chief Sustainability Officer. In his current position, TS leads a professional team dedicated to identifying risks and opportunities derived from sustainability, and establishing key performance indicators and goals for the company. He is driving the Company’s Sustainability Programs across all of ASUS business and function units with the aim to strategically integrate sustainability into corporate’s competitive advantage. Asus has been awarded a number of prizes and honors including MSCI global sustainability index , FTSE4Good Emerging Index , Top 10 Corporate Sustainability Awards in Taiwan, the Most Valuable International Brand from Taiwan, and the only Taiwan Company in Top 100 in “Forbes” Magazine top regarded companies.

TS was also appointed as the management representative of GreenASUS and SERASUS. He has responsibility for ASUS Environmental Compliance and Health & Safety programs, overseeing hazardous waste management, implementing product policies, regulatory and legal requirements.

Laura Hillis
Laura Hillis
Director

Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC)

Laura Hillis is the Director Climate Action 100+ at the Investor Group on Climate Change. In her role, she works with over 500 global investors who are signatories to Climate Action 100+ to engage with 160 listed companies that are seen as strategically critical to the global transition to net zero emissions. 

Laura has worked in sustainability, ESG, finance and climate change for well over a decade; working with businesses and NGOs to improve sustainability and social performance. Prior to IGCC, Laura led the development of Bank Australia's responsible banking approach including sustainability, human rights, environmental conservation and climate change. She has also worked for the Suncorp Group and Zoos Victoria, and regularly participates in industry forums and committees. 

Laura has a Bachelor of Creative Industries, a Graduate Diploma in Psychology, and is completing a Masters focused on environmental management and climate change.
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Robin Argyrou
Operations Director

GPA Global 

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Hugo Ernest-Jones
Supply Chain

CDP 

Hugo leads CDP Europe’s supply chain programme based in Berlin, working with European companies to drive and track environmental performance across climate change, water security and forests impacts throughout their supply chains. Prior to joining CDP, Hugo led the sustainability programme at a healthcare multinational in London and has worked with environmental start-ups. He holds an MA (Oxon) in Human Sciences from Oxford University and an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London.

 

Sheida
Sheida Palmelind
Sustainability Analyst

Nordea Bank

Sheida Palmelind is an ESG Analyst at Nordea Group Sustainable Finance and has been working within the ESG space at Nordea for the past three years. Starting of as a ESG analyst for thematic research and engagements and moved on to working as an ESG analyst as well as with development of the ESG analysis and data solutions for financing.​

Sheida Palmelind has an MS.c in Finance from University of Gothenburg.

 

Agenda

Day 1

How investors are driving ESG  

Learn about ESG expectations from an investor perspective and how increasing demands for transparency effect investor decisions.

Laura Hillis,  Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC)

 

ESG Metrics and reporting 

The importance of high quality, consistent sustainability data internally and externally for investors including frameworks. How this data is used my investors for decision making and what they are looking for.

Chris Cattermole, UL

 

Time for a materiality reassessment? 
Zeroing in on metrics that matter to investors

This session will look at today’s hot-button ESG issues through SASB’s financial materiality lens.

You will learn how companies set strategy, manage risk and communicate with investors based on industry-specific ESG factors, and how SASB fits alongside GRI, TCFD and the SDGs as building blocks in a global system of ESG disclosure.

Neil Stewart, SASB

 

Why Building Data Matters

ESG Measures and Metrics for Institutional Investors      

Dan Winters, GRESB and Chris Ashworth, UL


Product Roadmap for 360 software          

Clayton Sanderson, UL

 

Day 2

ESG reporting in supply chains

Chris Cattermole, UL

 

Carbon reporting  - Scope 3        

Hugo Ernest-Jones, CDP and Adrian Wain, UL

 

Sustainable procurement and supply chain management             

TS Wu, ASUS

 

The supplier experience

Gain insights from a supplier deep in the supply chain.

GPA Global have been working with UL over the years to measure and manage their carbon footprint and better respond to the CDP supply chain survey.

Robin Argyrou, GPA Global and Adrian Wain, UL

 

Client 360 user success story     

Sheida Palmelind, Nordea Bank

 

SDG's   

Avoid rainbow washing

Catherine Sheehy, UL

Join us!

Join UL for our annual ESG and sustainability conference, 360 Engage. Sign up now.

 

 UL Speakers

adrian wain

Adrian Wain, Carbon and Sustainability Expert, UL

Adrian leads UL’s Carbon Management practice. In this role he applies 9 years of experience working with many of the world’s largest companies to measure and manage their carbon footprint. He blends technical depth developed between 2015 and 2020 with UL and strategic vision gained between 2011 and 2015 with Accenture.

Combined, these attributes enable him to take a precision approach to decarbonization. His main focus, and personal mission is helping global brands understand emissions hotspots in their supply chain so that they can target their carbon reduction activities for maximum impact.

Focus areas: Carbon Strategy, Carbon Reporting, Carbon Assurance, Supply Chain

chris cattermole Chris CattermoleESG Advisory and Solutions Global Lead at UL

He sits within UL's Environment and Sustainability business and his mission is to enable companies of all sizes to collect, analyse and report on investment grade sustainability data and to enable investors to use the same data for portfolio decision making.

Current focus areas include physical and transition risks, scope 3 emissions including financed emissions and the concrete steps clients can take to address these issues from the strategic to the asset level, applying UL's extensive understanding of science and engineering. He also works across UL's business units to connect the dots of UL's deep experience in product and supply chain sustainability for corporate level reporting. 

Previously he worked for Accenture and KPMG across the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore. In these roles he supported companies to understand their material sustainability topics, embed sustainability into business strategy & operations and demonstrate the value of sustainability initiatives to investors.

Chris received his BSc. In Geography with Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is a CFA Charter holder.

catherine sheehy

Catherine Sheehy
Business Development, UL

Catherine Sheehy is the global lead for sustainability partnerships at UL. Catherine’s wealth of knowledge in measurement, reporting, and data-driven change management coupled with her passion for sustainability has positioned her to successfully steward collaborative partnerships aimed at advancing sustainability and circular economy imperatives.

Catherine’s expertise has enabled leading businesses to bring more sustainable products and services to market, meeting growing stakeholder demands for solutions to social and environmental challenges.

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Chris Ashworth, National Service Line Manager, UL

Chris has worked with commercial real estate, Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, US GSA, architects, and general contractors, specializing in the energy, indoor air quality, ESG and sustainability areas for over 14 years.  Currently Chris is the National Service Line Manager for the Energy and Sustainability services with UL’s Environment and Sustainability division.

Suitable for:

Businesses looking for direction on managing and reporting non-financial data and existing 360 software customers

Takeaways: 

Gain an understanding of the drivers for reporting sustainability and ESG data to multiple stakeholders

Learn about solutions for gathering and reporting data and request demonstrations

View tips and tricks for making the most out of the system at the live support virtual booth (for existing 360 customers)

Topics

How investors are driving ESG reporting

ESG metrics and reporting

Customer success stories

Supply Chain Scope 3 reporting

Join us!

Join UL for our annual ESG and sustainability conference, 360 Engage. Sign up now.

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