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How ESG Drives Company Growth
December 2 @ 11:00 - 13:00 CST
Public markets and consumers are emphasizing the importance of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), which means entrepreneurs can and should build ESG into their company’s foundation from the outset. This event will highlight how to do that, as well as best practices in ESG.
Investors are increasingly analyzing these non-financial factors when looking at companies to invest in. Too often, implementing these practices are an expensive and time-consuming afterthought, so we are excited to host this discussion with our partners from Nasdaq, Bank of the West, KPMG, Wilson Sonsini, Woodruff Sawyer, and VentureESG! Our expert panelists will share best practices, case studies, and tips for you to put these important foundations in place.
By attending LIVE, you will be able to join our experts, ask questions, and learn:
- Trends in ESG important for growing companies
- How to build ESG into your company’s foundation from the beginning
- Best practices for measuring and communicating ESG
- Considerations at the intersection of venture and ESG, and how governance applies to these
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT : Overview of ESG Trends and Importance
- Steve Vargas, ESG Advisory, Nasdaq
- Annalisa Barrett, Senior Advisor, KPMG Board Leadership Center
- Bob O’Connor, Partner, Wilson Sonsini
12:00 PM-12:05 PM PT: BREAK
12:05 PM-1:00 PM PT: ESG Strategies for Early to Mid-Stage Founders
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