Date: 11/20/2019
Event start time: 8:30 AM
Event end time: 4:30 PM
Category: Seminar
Price: Members - $695; Non-Members $895
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This one-day seminar is designed to demystify ESG investing and reporting from a public company perspective. Leading portfolio managers make a compelling case for why corporate ESG strategies and disclosure are of growing relevance to the buy-side, and how to successfully engage this key audience. Understand the often confusing and rapidly evolving landscape of ESG reporting, disclosure and rankings, and determine what is right for your company. Learn how to successfully engage internal ESG teams, and through carefully structured, collaborative group work, learn to solve common, real-world ESG challenges.
 
IRC® credential holders can earn up to 3 professional development units (PDUs). More information is available at www.niri.org/certification.
 
Who Should Attend?
Anyone with a stake in the ESG discussion including C-suite executives, general counsel and corporate secretaries, investor relations professionals, sustainability officers, communications counselors/advisors and others.

High Level Agenda

  • Welcome and Orientation
  • ESG and Alpha
    • Leading portfolio managers make a compelling case for why corporate ESG strategies and disclosure are of growing relevance to the buy-side, why this must be top of mind for public companies, and recommendations for successfully interacting with this key audience.
       
  • ESG Frameworks and Ratings Agencies
    • A primer for understanding the often confusing and rapidly evolving landscape of ESG reporting, disclosure and rankings. Understand the difference between adopting a framework and working towards higher governance ratings. Understand different expectations by industry. Help determine what is right for your company.
       
  • Networking Lunch
  • Successfully Engaging Your Internal ESG Team
    • Learn the role investor relations generally plays in ESG reporting, and strategies for successfully working with key participants of internal corporate ESG teams.
       
  • Corporate ESG Entry Points: Interactive Breakout Session
    • A carefully structured, collaborative session that gives attendees an opportunity to work together in small groups to solve common, real-world ESG challenges.
       
 

*This seminar is part of NIRI Midwest

NIRI Midwest

 

Thank You to our NIRI Midwest Sponsor:

NIRI Midwest - November 18 - 22 (Chicago, IL)

The new NIRI Midwest is a week-long program of seminars and wsorkshops in the heart of Chicago that provides a breadth and depth of education designed to meet the needs of professionals across the experience spectrum. Whether you're relatively new to investor relations or are an experienced IRO, NIRI Midwest offers programs to bring you up to speed quickly on hot topics and fill knowledge gaps. NIRI Midwest programs are led by subject matter experts, and include:
  • Finance Essentials (2 Days)
  • Demystifying ESG Investing, Disclosure and Rankings
  • Corporate Disclosure and Regulatory Compliance
  • Creating Compelling Investor Presentations
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