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Sustainability Series: Building Climate Resiliency Session 2

May 3 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

In-person and Virtual

The business community’s interest in ESG factors – environmental impact, social impact and governance impact – at all levels of business decisions and policymaking is greater than ever before. Businesses are working hard to adjust to these realities and lay the foundations for a sustainable, socially responsible economy where the private sector and its partners drive widely shared growth and prosperity, protect the environment and improve the quality of life for everyone.

A key part of this emphasis on ESG factors is building climate resiliency across all sectors in our economy. This series will bring together panelists from the Greater Vancouver business community that serve to exemplify climate resiliency in action, including the primacy of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, technological transformation in our economy, sustainable financial investments and advancing circular economy models.

You can choose to purchase a bundle package and attend all sessions or simply attend the session that is most relevant to you.

SESSION 2

Achieving the Triple Bottom Line (Finance & Investment)

Climate change and government policy responses are driving the imperative for decarbonization through business innovations, technologies, and partnerships. Amidst the cascading effects of supply-chain challenges and myriad COVID-19 implications, how do we keep innovating and growing the bottom line, while also moving the needle on climate-change and growing ESG expectations (UNDRIP, gender equity, and diversity/inclusion)? Governments are investing and promoting partnerships, but how to make sense of and capitalize on the expectations and opportunities that are emerging to achieve the “triple bottom line”?

KEYNOTE:

Christine Bergeron
Christine Bergeron
President and CEO
Vancity

PANELLISTS:

Roopa Davé Michael Meneer

Roopa Davé, ESG and Sustainability Practice, KPMG in Canada
Moderator: Michael Meneer, President and CEO, Pacific Salmon Foundation

Additional panellists to be announced

In-Person Attendance

Location:
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Saturna Ballroom
900 W Georgia St., Vancouver

In order to comply with Public Health Orders:

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination along with photo ID will be required to access this event.
  • Masks must be worn at all times when indoors unless when seated at your table.
  • If you are feeling unwell, please stay home.

Virtual Attendance

  • Return to this web page
  • Login to your GVBOT account – top right corner – using the same email that was used during registration for this event.
  • This will unlock the video allowing you to watch the event from this page.

If you encounter any difficulties, please contact events@boardoftrade.com.

Members:
Individuals: $89 + GST
Table of 8: $850 + GST

Virtual: $30 + GST

Non-Members:
Individuals: $178 + GST
Table of 8: $1,700 + GST

Virtual: $60 + GST

3 Event Bundle Pricing:
In-person
Members: $229 + GST
Non-Members: $499 + GST

Virtual
Members $75 + GST
Non-Member $150 + GST

Details

Date:
May 3
Time:
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Website:
https://www.boardoftrade.com/events/individual-events/2170-6859

Organizer

Greater Vancouver Board Of Trade
Phone:
1-844-208-8197
Email:
contactus@boardoftrade.com
Website:
https://www.boardoftrade.com/