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Preparing for the SEC’s proposed climate risk disclosure rule

October 27, 2022
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Will your company be ready when the SEC finalizes and adopts the rule?

Thu, October 27, 2022

By now, you’ve heard about the SEC’s proposal on climate risk disclosure and its potential role as a critical tool in the fight against climate change.

But do you know how it could impact your company?

Are you one of the thousands of businesses that could be required to measure and disclose your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the climate-related risks and opportunities that impact your business?

Join experts for a discussion about the key requirements of the proposed SEC rule. You’ll walk away with a better understanding of the major mandated disclosures, the phase-in compliance periods, and how to collect the data necessary to stay compliant.

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Moderator

Alyssa Rade is the chief sustainability officer at Sustain.Life. With a decade-plus of corporate sustainability and ESG experience, she guides the platform’s decarbonization tools including emissions calculations, program recommendations, and third-party certifications and ESG frameworks. Before joining Sustain.Life, Alyssa directed the sustainability program at Vornado Realty Trust, where she managed green building certifications, waste and recycling, energy efficiency, and health and wellness for 30 million square feet of commercial office space. Alyssa is accredited as a LEED and WELL AP. She holds an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University and a BA in Environmental Studies from Washington University in St. Louis.

Panelists

Dr. Matthew Gardner is a Founder and Managing Partner of Sustainserv, a Boston- and Zurich-based firm that works with public and private sector organizations to design and implement sustainability strategies, programs, and communications. His work includes a wide variety of sustainability strategy, data, and communications-focused projects across manufacturing, banking and financial services, logistics, chemicals, electronics, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and consumer products. Matt received his doctorate in Chemistry from Michigan State University. He was a postdoctoral researcher in Chemistry at MIT, where he spent five years as the Executive Director of the Earth System Initiative. He currently teaches sustainability strategy and entrepreneurship in the Sustainability and Environmental Management Program at the Harvard University Extension School.

Shiva Rajgopal holds the Kester and Byrnes Professorship at Columbia Business School (CBS). He served as the vice dean of research at CBS from 2017-2019. He is a world-renowned expert on sustainability and financial reporting issues, executive compensation, corporate culture, and corporate governance. Shiva is a three-time recipient of the prestigious American Accounting Association (AAA) Notable Contribution to the Literature Award. His work is frequently cited in the popular press, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Fortune, Forbes, Financial Times, Business Week, and the Economist. Shiva has wide-ranging experience in solving applied business problems—he advises think tanks, advisory firms, and professional and trade associations. He writes a fortnightly column for Forbes and sits on the advisory boards of Sustain.Life and The Green Exchange.

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Thu, October 27, 2022
Panelists discuss the SEC's proposed climate risk rule