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Corporate Governance Perspectives and Sustainability Challenges
The Global Summit on Corporate Governance and Sustainability will be a knowledge and capacity building platform and networking opportunity addressing key issues of Corporate Governance and Sustainability challenges:
Bring together future thinking professionals and opinion leaders for creating real business values by placing sustainability at the heart of corporate agenda.
Provide direction for business to integrate Sustainability issues in business strategy, and for its penetration in their entire value chain.
Identify innovative ways to engage internal and external stakeholders.
Turn Sustainability into a Competitive Advantage, as a value creation tool.
Develop new business models for Sustainable growth.
Make the 'Triple Bottom Line' relevant to your organization.
1. Vision of Sustainability in 2050:
Rejuvenating economy through sustainability.
New Era of Sustainable Future - opportunities and challenges.
Evolving sustainable competitiveness strategy.
Sustainable business and society- An agenda for action.
Turning business into a cause.
Managing sustainability performance, through the value chain for life cycle management.
Corporate dialogue on global commons.
Forging strategies to deal with Social and Environmental Sustainability.
2. Sustainable Business Growth through Green Economy:
Green credentials and development agenda for sustainable growth.
Setting regulatory standards and ensuring effective enforcement for environmentally sustainable governance.
Environmental investment and carbon control - Strategies to prepare for a carbon constrained future.
Water management towards zero water strategy.
Governance practices and boardroom policies for climate security.
Promoting sustainable energy options.
Emerging issues and new frontiers in climate change and corporate concerns.
3. Corporate Governance: A Game Changer of Sustainable Strategies:
Corporate Governance at the Crossroads.
Rethinking Governance for Sustainability - Towards more effective Board Leadership.
Leveraging a high performance Board for Sustainability.
Beyond Box-ticking - identifying practices that are fundamental to improved Corporate Governance.
Effective OECD and other Corporate Governance codes and practices to drive both profit and sustainability.
Principle based Corporate Governance - emerging dimensions.
4. Stakeholder Buy- in — Unleashing The Power of Engagement:
Boards to improve quality of engagement with all stakeholders.
Independent Directors in protecting stakeholder interests.
Aligning organizational goals with corporate governance policies
Fostering and rewarding ethical practices at all levels of the organization.
Transparency, resilience and innovation- keys to sustainability
Review internal and external stakeholder paradigm, values and engagement practices to build confidence.
5. Risk Management for Sustainability:
Navigating through new risk Landscape.
Leveraging reliable practices of Corporate Governance for a fraud free environment.
Embedding risk management in the Board's decision-making process.
Establishing effective whistle-blower policy, and protecting the whistle-blowers.
6. Making Corporate Social Responsibility - An Actionable Business Agenda:
Embedding Corporate Social Responsibility into the Boardroom responsibility.
Factoring Civil Society into Corporate Governance - A Bridge between business and society.
Social Innovation - The driver of economic growth.
Strategic CSR - Creating shared value.
Corporate citizenship and social responsibility - Helping achieve the 'Millennium Development Goals'.
7. Need of Integrated Sustainability Reporting - A Paradigm Shift :
Fostering timely and concise information for decision making and bridging the information divide - Cutting through communication clutter.
IFRS and Financial disclosures - Assessing Corporate Performance and profitability.
Triple Bottom Line accounting to give realism to pricing natural and social capital for factoring costs in financial statements.
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) - Makes compliance and performance more accountable through non-financial reporting.