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Moving the Market: The 2016 SASB Symposium

Moving the Market: The 2016 SASB Symposium

December 01, 2016 @ 8:00 AM

Moving the Market, SASB's Inaugural Symposium on December 1st in New York City is the first convening to explore the unique intersection between sustainability, finance, accounting, and law. An outstanding group of speakers and panelists will explore practical questions about the materiality of sustainability information and its relevance to the capital markets. Attendees will come away with a robust high-level view and a deeper understanding of how sustainability factors drive value and how to use sustainability information to inform corporate strategies or investment decisions.

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Symposium Agenda

8-8:30 Breakfast and Networking

8:30-9 Opening Remarks from Jean Rogers, SASB CEO

9:00-10:00 Meeting the Needs of Today’s Investor: Why the SEC is Looking at Disclosure Effectiveness

10:00-10:15 Break & Networking

10:15-10:45 Q&A: Re-writing the Book on Valuation

10:45-11:45 The Next Wave of ESG Integration: Lessons from Institutional Investors

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

12:15-12:30 Lunchtime speaker: The Future of SASB Standard Setting
Michael Kinstlick, Chief of the Standards Setting Organization, SASB

1:00 – 1:50 The Analyst Point of View on ESG

2:00-2:50 The Corporate Perspective: Sustainability and Risk Management

2:50-3:10 Coffee & Networking

3:10-4:00 The Future of the Profession: Emerging Questions for Accountants

4-4:15 The End of Accounting Baruch Lev, Professor, NYU Stern

4:15–5:00 Keynote Speaker: To Be Announced

5:00–6:30 Closing Reception