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Commit!Forum Right Around the Corner - Special Offer

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 23, 2013 9:00:53 AM / by CSRHub Blogging

Commit! Forum

Are you improving the role of business in society? You’re the CEO, board member, or head of corporate responsibility.   You’re an investor, investment analyst, blogger, or member of the media.  You’re a leading member of the academy, graduate student, or dedicated professional.  You’ll get a year’s worth of connections and data in hours.

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The annual COMMIT!Forum calls on business and sustainability leaders to share their insights on how to improve the role of business in society and how corporate responsibility and sustainability drive sales, save money and improve asset values.

Join the world’s leaders shaping the face of corporate responsibility October 8-9, 2013 in New York City, NY!

Learn more and register here. CSRHub members can enjoy a 40% discount!

Simply select Sponsor/Speaker/Guests/Press, then enter ID Code: CSRHUB.

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FUTURE OF ESG REPORTING AND KEY ACTORS: What You Need to Know About ESG Regulatory and Voluntary Reporting

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 17, 2013 9:14:41 AM / by CSRHub Blogging

Global ESG Regulatory Academy™

JUNE 19TH AT 2:00-3:30PM ET:  LEARN ABOUT:

SEC ESG INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM LIABILITIES FOR THE C-SUITE, BOARD, & EXTERNAL AUDITOR; THE MATERIALITY/SUSTAINABILITY EVOLUTION; GROUNDBREAKING DEVELOPMENTS AT UN GLOBAL COMPACT & SUSTAINABLE STOCK EXCHANGE INITIATIVE

For Public Companies, Boards, Asset Owners/Managers, Risk Managers, Analysts, Auditors, and Attorneys

New York, NY -- You are invited to attend the exciting Global ESG Regulatory Academy™
Spring 2013 Webinar Series live education--JUNE 19, 2013.

 

INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION:  Click Here.

 

All Registrants, whether or not you attend the live Webinars, will receive the archived Webinar recordings and the Webinar presentation slides to view at your leisure.

 

The archived Webinar recordings and presentation slides are now available for the first 3 Webinars in the Spring 2013 Webinar Series.  See the Registration page.

SPRING 2013 TOPICS include:

 

  • SEC ESG Reporting and the Widespread Noncompliance Problem:  Root Causes, Consequences, Solutions, and Noncompliance liabilities for the C-Suite, Board, Auditor, and Asset Manager.
  • What You Need to Know About Internal Control Systems:  SEC Requirements and Liabilities Triggered by ESG Issues for the C-Suite, the Board, the External Auditor, and the Asset Manager.
  • Common SEC ESG Disclosure Omissions, including toxic chemicals and hydraulic fracturing.
  • Current State of ESG Regulatory Reporting and ESG Voluntary Reporting around the world.
  • Latest reporting trends and new developments under the GRI Framework, including the G4 Guidelines.
  • The Materiality Evolution:  A profile of recent developments and future challenges in materiality and sustainability.
  • Current ESG practices and perspectives of institutional investors and other market leaders.
  • First-ever instruction and practical guidance on how to integrate ESG regulatory and voluntary reporting, to streamline the process and cut compliance costs.
  • Groundbreaking developments at the UN Global Compact and the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative.

 

SEE PROGRAM AGENDA for full information.

 

SPRING 2013 SPEAKERS include:

  • Linda Lowson, Esq., CEO and Chief Counsel, Global ESG Regulatory Academy™.
  • Hank Boerner, Chairman, Governance & Accountability Institute.
  • Louis Coppola, SVP and Partner, Governance & Accountability Institute.
  • Brian Rice, Portfolio Manager and Sustainability Risk Management Team Leader, CalSTRS.
  • Sanford Lewis, Esq., Counsel, Investor Environmental Health Network.
  • Ted Grant, Director and Global Head of Research, AccountAbility.
  • Marcy Murninghan, PhD., Senior Research Fellow, Accountability.
  • Danielle Chesebrough, Manager of Investor Engagement, UN Global Compact.

 

3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Exclusive, Authoritative Source and Venue for this Invaluable Global ESG Regulatory and Reporting Education:  This must-have knowledge and practical guidance is not available anywhere else.  CSR Insight™ conducted an exhaustive, independent 5-year, US$5.5 million Global ESG Regulatory and Reporting Research Program on the major global ESG regulatory and voluntary reporting regimes, including comprehensive drill-down legal, regulatory, accounting, and capital market analyses.  This is the future of financial reporting, affecting every global capital market participant.
  • Gain Essential Knowledge to Avoid Serious Liabilities:  Whether you are a C-Suite, Board, Finance, Legal, Audit, Risk,Compliance, Strategy, Sustainability, Analyst, Researcher, Asset Manager, or Asset Owner executive, you need this knowledge and you need it now, to fulfill your job responsibilities and avoid serious liabilities and risks of which you may be unaware.  The current widespread SEC corporate noncompliance on ESG issues creates significant liabilities for thousands of market participants.  ESG regulatory reporting represents a whole new world of requirements and liabilities that is here to stay.
  • Receive Important Guidance at a Nominal Cost to Fulfill Internal and External Stakeholder Expectations:  You will reap the benefits of our 5-year Global ESG Regulatory Research Program--quickly, conveniently, and at a nominal cost, including sophisticated technical analyses of both voluntary and regulatory ESG reporting frameworks, translated into simple laymen guidance on understanding, managing, and streamlining these two reporting worlds for maximum benefit and at lowest cost.  ESG reporting is now a strategic imperative.  Be proactive, not reactive, and you will reap the professional and financial rewards.

 

Webinars have limited capacity; early registration is recommended.  Webinars feature a live Q&A session.

 

Our archived 2012 WEBINAR SERIES is now available for a limited time at a 50% discount:  SEC ESG Compliance: Where the Rubber Meets the Road.  This Webinar Series provides the first-ever in-depth explanation and analysis of SEC ESG Requirements, Liabilities, and Risks for the C-Suite, the Board, the External Auditor, and the Asset Manager.  You will receive the archived Webinar recordings and the presentation slides.  Don't miss it while it is still available!

 

FOR REGISTRATION, SPEAKER, AND SPONSOR QUERIES:

Contact Linda Lowson, Esq., HERE.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS UNIQUE, EXCITING, MUST-HAVE EDUCATION!

Spring 2013 Speakers include:

Linda Lowson, Danielle Cheesebrough, Ted Grant

Hank Boerner, Marcy Murninghan

MEDIA PARTNERS:

CSRwire, Governance & Accountability Institute, CSRHub

 

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FUTURE OF ESG REPORTING AND KEY ACTORS: What You Need to Know About ESG Regulatory and Voluntary Reporting

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 3, 2013 11:39:14 AM / by CSRHub Blogging

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FUTURE OF ESG REPORTING AND KEY ACTORS:
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
GLOBAL ESG REGULATORY AND VOLUNTARY REPORTING


For Public Companies, Boards, Asset Owners/Managers, Risk Managers, Analysts, Auditors, and Attorneys

JUNE 6 & JUNE 19:  CHINA ESG REPORTING; GRI REPORTING DEVELOPMENTS; MATERIALITY EVOLUTION; GROUNDBREAKING UN SSE DEVELOPMENTS


New York, NY - You are invited to attend the exciting Global ESG Regulatory Academy™ Spring 2013 Webinar Series live training--JUNE 6th & JUNE 19th.

FULL DETAILS AND REGISTRATION:  Click Here

The archived Webinar recordings and presentation slides are now available for the April 11th and May 1st Webinars--see Register tab.

A 50% REGISTRATION FEE DISCOUNT IS AVAILABLE FOR A LIMITED TIME.

All Registrants, whether or not you attend the live Webinars, will receive the archived Webinar recordings and the Webinar presentation slides to view at your leisure.

SPRING 2013 TOPICS include:•  SEC ESG Reporting and the Widespread Noncompliance Problem:  Root Causes, Consequences, Solutions, and Noncompliance liabilities for the C-Suite, Board, Auditor, and Asset Manager.
•  What You Need to Know About Internal Control Systems:  SEC Requirements and Liabilities Triggered by ESG Issues for the C-Suite, the Board, the External Auditor, and the Asset Manager.
•  Common SEC ESG Disclosure Omissions, including toxic chemicals and hydraulic fracturing.
•  Current State of ESG Regulatory Reporting and ESG Voluntary Reporting around the world.
•  Latest reporting trends and new developments under the GRI Framework, including the G4 Guidelines.
•  The Evolving Conversation on Materiality:  A profile of recent developments and future challenges in materiality and sustainability.
•  Current ESG practices and perspectives of institutional investors and other market leaders.
•  First-ever instruction and practical guidance on how to integrate ESG regulatory and voluntary reporting, to streamline the process and cut compliance costs.
•  Exciting New Initiatives at the UN Global Compact, and groundbreaking developments in the UN Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative.

SEE AGENDA TAB FOR FULL PROGRAM AGENDA.

SPRING 2013 SPEAKERS include:

•    Linda Lowson, Esq., CEO and Chief Counsel, Global ESG Regulatory Academy™.
•    Hank Boerner, Chairman, Governance & Accountability Institute.
•    Louis Coppola, SVP and Partner, Governance & Accountability Institute.
•    Brian Rice, Portfolio Manager and Sustainability Risk Management Team Leader, CalSTRS.
•    Sanford Lewis, Esq., Counsel, Investor Environmental Health Network.
•    Ted Grant, Director and Global Head of Research, AccountAbility.
•    Marcy Murninghan, PhD., Senior Research Fellow, Accountability.
•    Danielle Chesebrough, Manager of Investor Engagement, UN Global Compact.
3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Exclusive, Authoritative Source and Venue for this Invaluable Global ESG Regulatory and Reporting Education: This must-have knowledge and practical guidance is not available anywhere else.  CSR Insight™ conducted an exhaustive, independent 5-year, US$5.5 million Global ESG Regulatory and Reporting Research Program on the major global ESG regulatory and voluntary reporting regimes, including comprehensive drill-down legal, regulatory, accounting, and capital market analyses.  This is the future of financial reporting, affecting every global capital market participant.
  • Gain Essential Knowledge to Avoid Serious Liabilities: Whether you are a C-Suite, Board, Finance, Legal, Audit, Risk,Compliance, Strategy, Sustainability, Analyst, Researcher, Asset Manager, or Asset Owner executive, you need this knowledge and you need it now, to fulfill your job responsibilities and avoid serious liabilities and risks of which you may be unaware.  The current widespread SEC corporate noncompliance on ESG issues creates signficant liabilities for thousands of market participants.  ESG regulatory reporting represents a whole new world of requirements and liabilities that is here to stay.
  • Receive Important Guidance at a Nominal Cost to Fulfill Internal and External Stakeholder Expectations:  You will reap the benefits of our 5-year Global ESG Regulatory Research Program--quickly, conveniently, and at a nominal cost, including sophisticated technical analyses of both voluntary and regulatory ESG reporting frameworks, translated into simple laymen guidance on understanding, managing, and streamlining these two reporting worlds for maximum benefit and at lowest cost.  ESG reporting is now a strategic imperative.  Be proactive, not reactive, and you will reap the professional and financial rewards.

Webinars have limited capacity; early registration is recommended.  Webinars feature a live Q&A session.

Our archived 2012 WEBINAR SERIES is now available for a limited time at a 50% discount:
SEC ESG Compliance: Where the Rubber Meets the Road.  This Webinar Series provides the first-ever in-depth explanation and analysis of SEC ESG Requirements, Liabilities, and Risks for the C-Suite, the Board, the External Auditor, and the Asset Manager.  You will receive the archived Webinar recordings and the presentation slides.  Don't miss it while it is still available!

FOR REGISTRATION, SPEAKER, AND SPONSOR QUERIES:

Contact Linda Lowson, Esq. here.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS UNIQUE, EXCITING, MUST-HAVE EDUCATION!

Spring 2013 Speakers include:

MEDIA PARTNERS:

 

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CSR Insight: Future of Integrated Reporting Spring Webinar Series

[fa icon="calendar'] May 1, 2013 12:14:44 PM / by CSRHub Blogging


FUTURE OF INTEGRATED REPORTING:
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
ESG REGULATORY AND VOLUNTARY REPORTING

For Public Companies, Boards, Asset Owners/Managers, Risk Managers, Analysts, Auditors, and Attorneys

DATES:  APRIL 11 (Recording and Slides Available), MAY 1, JUNE 4, and JUNE 19, 2013, all at 2:00-3:30pm ET.

TODAY ONLY:  50% DISCOUNT PLUS FREE $35 REPORT for all Registrants:

SEC ESG Noncompliance:  Where the Rubber Meets the Road”, by Linda Lowson, Esq., published in the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, July 2012 (fully annotated).

All Registrants receive the Webinar Recordings and Presentation Slides, even if you do not attend the live Webinars.



WEBINAR SERIES SITE:  Click Here


WEBINAR SERIES DESCRIPTION:

Our most exciting Webinar Series ever, these four Webinars will present:

  • First-ever instruction and practical guidance on correlations and integration of ESG regulatory reporting and ESG voluntary reporting processes.
  • Current regulatory compliance problems, issues, and resources.
  • Current ESG practices and perspectives of institutional investors and other market leaders.
  • Expert commentary on latest developments in global ESG regulation and ESG voluntary reporting frameworks.


SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Linda Lowson, Esq., CEO, Global ESG Regulatory Academy™.
  • Pietro Bertazzi, Senior Manager for Policy and Government Affairs, GRI.
  • Hank Boerner, Chairman,  Governance & Accountability Institute.
  • Sanford Lewis, Counsel, Investor Environmental Health Network.
  • Brian Rice, Portfolio Manager and Sustainability Risk Management Team Leader, CalSTRS.

3 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Exclusive, Authoritative Source and Venue Worldwide for This Global ESG Regulatory and Reporting Education: This must-have education is not available anywhere else.  CSR Insight™ is the only organization worldwide that has completed a 5-year research program which conducted the first comprehensive, drill-downlegal, accounting, and technical analyses of all major global ESG voluntary and regulatory reporting regimes.  This is the future of financial reporting, affecting every global capital market participant.
  • Gain Essential Knowledge to Avoid Serious Liabilities:  Whether you are a C-Suite, Board, Finance, Legal, Audit, Risk, Compliance, Strategy, Sustainability, Analyst, Researcher, Asset Manager, or Asset Owner executive, you need this knowledge and you need it now, to fulfill your job responsibilities and avoid serious liabilities and risks of which you may be unaware.  Be proactive, not reactive, and you will reap the professional and financial rewards.
  • Receive Important Guidance at a Nominal Cost to Fulfill Internal and External Stakeholder Expectations:  You will receive the benefits of a five-year, US$5.5 million Global ESG Regulatory and Reporting Research Program, quickly, conveniently, and at a nominal cost, including sophisticated technical analyses of both voluntary and regulatory ESG reporting frameworks, translated into simple laymen guidance on understanding, managing, and streamlining these two reporting worlds for maximum benefit and at lowest cost.

Webinars have limited capacity. Early registration is recommended.

Webinars will feature a live Q&A session.

Also, if you missed our Fall 2012 Webinar Series, it is now available for a limited time at a 40% discount:  SEC ESG Compliance: Where the Rubber Meets the Road:  Click Here.  This Series provides the first-ever in-depth explanation of SEC ESG Requirements, Liabilities, and Risks for the C-Suite, the Board, the External Auditor, and the Asset Manager.

Don't miss this unique, exciting, and important education!

For Speaker, Sponsor, and Registration Queries:  contact Linda Lowson, Esq. here.

MEDIA PARTNERS:

 

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