Sustainable Business Summit New York 2018
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’s Sustainable Business Summits bring together C-suite executives, influential investors, and innovative thought leaders to discuss how companies are using sustainability as a driver of business value. The summits leverage ’s unrivaled business and markets expertise to convene conversations on the risks and opportunities around sustainability for corporate executives and innovative investors.
In 2018, ’s fourth annual Sustainable Business Summit: New York will explore critical issues, including:
- How corporate leaders are making sustainability a part of their companies’ DNA
- How investors are using companies’ climate disclosures to make smarter long-term investment decisions
- Why investors are increasingly considering diversity as part of their investment decisions
- How city leaders and financial institutions are partnering to develop sustainable financial centers
Registration is now closed. For additional information, please email Tracey Adams. To stay updated on our 2019 Sustainable Business Summits, sign up here.
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 198,000 employees. BNP Paribas has built a strong and diversified presence in the United States to support its client base. The bank employs over 16,000 people in North America and has had a presence in the USA since the late 1800s. For more information, visit usa.bnpparibas or follow us on Twitter @BNPPAmericas.
ERM (Environmental Resources Management) is the world’s largest sustainability-focused advisory firm. With more than 4,500 industry-renowned experts in 160 offices in over 40 countries, we work with the world’s leading organizations to deliver business value through identifying and managing sustainability related business risk and opportunity.
We play a central role in helping companies and investors achieve their objectives with an understanding of how environmental, social, health, safety and risk issues might impact their business, and the context in which they operate. We continue to build our contribution to the global dialogue on sustainability through sharing insights from our experiences and providing practical, technology enabled solutions.
Business Lead Advisor
Ahold Delhaize is one of the world’s largest food retail groups and a leader in both supermarkets and e-commerce. Its family of great, local brands serves more than 50 million customers each week in 11 countries. In the United States, customers shop at: Food Lion, Giant Martin’s, Giant Food, Hannaford, Peapod and Stop & Shop. Ahold Delhaize brands have a strong focus on being a sustainable retailer, sourcing responsibly, supporting local communities and helping customers make healthier choices.
Flex is the Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions provider that designs and builds Intelligent Products for a Connected World™. With approximately 200,000 professionals across 30 countries, Flex provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. For more information, visit flex.com or follow us on Twitter @flexintl. Flex – Live Smarter™
Finance Lead Advisor
Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Nuveen has $970 billion in assets under management as of 12/31/17 and operations in 16 countries. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information, please visit www.nuveen.com.
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 8,300 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 38 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2017 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s corporate responsibility efforts are focused on three strategic priorities: diversity and social inclusion, economic empowerment, and environmental sustainability.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure. For information about our commitment and actions to advance social and environmental sustainability, follow @HPE_LivingProg and visit www.hpe.com/livingprogress.
More than 40 years ago, Honda engineers who developed the revolutionary CVCC engine had a simple vision – they wanted to ensure blue skies for our children. In 1972, Honda introduced CVCC, the first engine technology to meet U.S. Clean Air Act standards without the need for a catalytic converter. Today that vision continues to inspire the advancement of sustainability and reduction of CO2 emissions in Honda products and manufacturing plants. This includes Honda’s intention for two-thirds of its global automobile sales to be electrified vehicles by 2030.
PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 45+ years since, we have continued to bring innovation and expertise to our partnership with clients seeking the best investment solutions. Today, we have professionals in 14 offices around the globe united by a single purpose: creating opportunities for investors in every environment.
Schlumberger is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing approximately 100,000 people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry’s most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production, and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions that optimize hydrocarbon recovery to deliver reservoir performance.
Schlumberger Limited has principal offices in Paris, Houston, London and The Hague, and reported revenues of $30.44 billion in 2017. For more information, visit www.slb.com.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Our heritage of trusted health care services through community pharmacy care and pharmaceutical wholesaling dates back more than 100 years. Our purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe. Together with the companies in which we have equity method investments, we have a presence in more than 25 countries and employ more than 385,000 people. Our portfolio of brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots, Alliance Healthcare, No7 and others.
BCW is one of the world’s largest full-service global communications agencies. Founded by the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, CSR, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), the world’s leader in communications services. For more information visit www.bcw-global.com.
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.
Citi’s mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. To help fulfill this mission, Citi seeks to advance environmental and social progress and conduct business in a way that creates value for our company and for future generations. Visit citi.com/sustainability to learn more.
Eaton is a power management company made up of over 96,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Every day we help our customers manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. We encourage each and every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business to have a positive impact on the world. This is what matters for all our stakeholders—and future generations. We make what matters work. @eatoncorp
Since its foundation in 1865, HSBC has adapted to and helped serve the needs of a changing world. We have financed economic growth, fostered international trade and overcome events such as economic crises. We recognize that governments, corporations, the financial system and civil society are all stakeholders of climate change and sustainability challenges.
In November of 2017, HSBC announced several commitments, including our goal to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2030 and our commitment of $100 billion of sustainable finance and investments by 2025.
We know that, now more than ever, there is a need to develop the business innovations and low-carbon solutions needed to secure long-term prosperity for all. Visit Sustainablefinance.hsbc.com to join the conversation. @HSBC_US
JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline® and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America, with an average of 1,000 daily flights.
JetBlue believes in communicating transparently about climate change. The airline is committed to taking steps to address the emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from its flights by inspiring its customers and crewmembers to offset GHG emissions when they fly. JetBlue is constantly looking for ways to become more fuel efficient and embrace efficient technologies. For example, JetBlue planes feature Airbus’ Sharklets, which improve aerodynamics and cut fuel burn and emissions. For more on JetBlue’s work to reduce emissions, visit www.jetblue.com. @JetBlue
Natixis Investment Managers serves financial professionals with more insightful ways to construct portfolios. Powered by the expertise of our multi-affiliate model, we apply Active Thinking℠ to deliver proactive solutions that help clients pursue better outcomes in all markets. Natixis ranks among the world’s largest asset management firms. For more information, visit www.im.natixis.com/ESGTargetDateFunds
Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company, has been committed to discovering and developing innovative medicines to help people living with diabetes lead longer, healthier lives for 95 years. This heritage has given us experience and capabilities that also enable us to help people defeat other serious diseases including obesity, hemophilia and growth disorders. We remain steadfast in our conviction that the formula for success is to stay focused, think long term and do business in a financially, socially and environmentally responsible way. With U.S. headquarters in New Jersey and production and research facilities in four states, Novo Nordisk employs nearly 6,000 people throughout the country. For more information, visit novonordisk.us, Facebook and Twitter.
The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States. With employees in more than 40 states across the country and a retail branch network that stretches across 19 states and the District of Columbia, PNC is organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking, including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. At PNC, we believe the measure of our success isn’t just found in our financial statements; it’s also in the value we create for all the constituencies we serve. We’re committed to our employees, customers, communities and environment. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com/csr.
Rolland is a leading North American commercial paper manufacturer focused on quality, performance and innovation. Our customers choose our products because of our proven track record as an environmental leader in the pulp and paper industry. All Rolland’s production is manufactured to the highest environmental standards and has the smallest environmental footprint in the North American industry. Our products are made using renewable energy, primarily biogas, using recycled fiber deinked without chlorine. For more information, please visit www.rollandinc.com
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 9 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,200 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at /TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US.
In March 2018, TD launched The Ready Commitment – a new global, enterprise-wide corporate citizenship strategy to help open doors for a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow. As part of this initiative TD is committed to elevating the quality of the environment so that people and economies can thrive. This includes helping to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy, targeting a total of $100 billion $78 (USD) in low-carbon lending, financing, asset management and other programs by 2030. Learn more at td.com/vibrantplanet