发表: 2023年10月4日
作者: 比尔Sisson, WBCSD北美执行董事
类型: 洞察力

The 正规博彩十大网站(WBCSD) and our members were actively engaged this year, 参加气候周期间的各种活动, 包括各种联合国集会, 联合国秘书长气候雄心峰会, 以及正规博彩十大网站排名目标峰会. 9月18日,WBCSD北美会议拉开了这一周的序幕, where 100+ members convened to share practices and solutions aligned with stakeholder and societal expectations.

WBCSD北美年会在自然积极中心举行. 这次活动由拜伦·皮茨主持, 他是一位经验丰富的记者,多次获得艾美奖,从事新闻报道已有二十多年, 也是ABC晚间新闻的现任主持人.

WBCSD Executive Vice President Diane Holdorf contextualized the day's proceedings within the broader WBCSD agenda during 气候 Week, 特别是为COP28做准备. 黛安强调了大自然在应对气候变化方面的重要性. She discussed the release of a suite of tools and guidance to better prepare the finance and business community for nature disclosures, 声明他们将遵循类似于气候但对自然积极的旅程.



最初的会议,”驾驭ESG格局,,讨论了ESG原则面临的挑战和阻力, 尤其是在美国, and acknowledged the evolving nature of the ESG landscape while recognizing consistent expectations. 拜伦·皮茨主持, 彼得·巴克在会议上发表了主题演讲, President and CEO of WBCSD; Lane Jost, ESG咨询主管, Edelman; and Mark Golovcsenko, 毕马威美国气候和ESG咨询主管.

Peter Bakker stressed the importance of accountability for a company's performance to cultivate trust and recognition. Mark Golovcsenko强调“正规博彩十大网站排名的商业案例仍然是对批评的最终防御.拜伦在会议结束时强调为正确的理由做正确的事,这对所有人来说都是普遍的.”



在最初的会议之后, the subsequent meeting segment offered solutions for companies to build trust and accountability in a dynamic regulatory, 市场, 以及社会环境. Trust within the business community is tied to increased accountability and exceptional performance. Businesses that exhibit unwavering commitment to climate targets and sustainability objectives can expect a surge in trust and recognition, 特别是在有成功实施的具体例子支持的情况下. 这种问责制是真正正规博彩十大网站排名的基石, 促进更大的合作和赢得信誉.

第一次小组讨论。”从逆境到机遇:驾驭不断变化的ESG政策和监管格局,菲奥娜·沃森评论道, 重新定义价值, WBCSD, Velislava伊万诺娃, 美洲首席正规博彩十大网站排名官, 是律师事务所, 理查德·曼利, 董事总经理, 可持续投资主管, 全球领导团队, CPO投资, 还有安马勒·巴特纳, 气候风险解决方案领导, 企业解决方案, 瑞士再保险.

在这个小组讨论期间, 理查德·曼利阐明了监管背后的推动力, emphasizing a 市场 failure where few companies have boards actively overseeing executives' identification and integration of material issues within their businesses. Annemarie Buettner suggested that employing economic models to predict the future impact of natural disasters can aid in better cost accounting and mitigation efforts. 尽管管理信息披露可能是一项挑战和负担, it represents a crucial step in addressing this 市场 failure to achieve a just and sustainable transition.

The panel extended this discussion by exploring the rapid shifts in societal expectations placed on businesses in our digitally connected world. 认识并积极应对风险是长期成功的必要条件. Regulatory initiatives designed to raise awareness about climate risks were highlighted as essential and capable of yielding a favorable return on investment, 最终使企业和社会都受益.

下一个。”从逆境到机遇:用气候政策创造一个正反馈循环,是罗杰·马特拉的一段对话, 通用电气首席正规博彩十大网站排名官, 还有珍妮·多德森, PAMM/WBCSD高级总监.

在这个讨论中, Roger Martella 还有珍妮·多德森 highlighted positive examples of the transforming relationship between government and business. 在欧盟(EU), there is a comprehensive overhaul of the economy underway in response to pending and forthcoming regulations. 同时, 在美国, the Inflation Reduction Act is exceeding expectations with its impact on the energy transition. 尽管面临挑战和不确定性, credit was given to administration officials for their swift actions in formulating rules that favor rapid investment and scaling within this evolving landscape.

第三,“建立符合目的的碳绩效和问责制度的专题文章,来自Pepijn Rijvers, 执行副总裁, WBCSD, 和Anna Stanley-Radiere一起, 气候透明度主任, WBCSD, 及关颖珊, 气候行动与问责局局长, WBCSD.

主要是由于缺乏一个稳健的, 普遍接受的碳性能框架, the current carbon performance and accountability system presents a challenging and complex framework for companies to navigate effectively. This discussion highlighted the significant hurdles businesses encounter in obtaining the recognition they deserve. 

在最后的讨论中,”Social Performance: Elevating Ambition, Driving Collective Action, and Strengthening Accountability," industry leaders emphasized the critical role of addressing inequality and social-related risks in future-proofing businesses and meeting evolving stakeholder expectations. 该小组邀请了David Eichberg, VP, ESG Strategy at Mastercard; Meredith Sumpter, CEO of the Council for Inclusive Capitalism; and Ajaita Shah, Frontier Markets首席执行官.

此次会议旨在揭示这些风险, 强调优先行动领域, 展示突破障碍的策略, and update on progress regarding financial disclosures related to inequality and social issues. 拜伦·皮茨(Byron Pitts)提供了美国.S. 社会公正和负责任企业的区域背景, presenting the Business Commission to Tackle Inequality (BCTI) Action Agenda and encouraging participant perspectives on business's role in addressing 股本-related challenges. Ajaita spotlighted action areas like ‘Access to Essential Products and Services’ and stressed a systems approach for driving inclusive growth in rural 市场s. David built on Ajaita’s intervention by speaking to Mastercard's role in providing financial access through strategic partnerships and stressed the importance of inclusive design for sustainable scalability. Meredith highlighted how businesses are adopting a DEI lens to tap into 市场 opportunities and underscored the need for a comprehensive language that focuses on the business value of meeting societal needs. 

The session concluded by debating ways in which the private sector can play a role in addressing persistent social inequalities. 在关闭, the WBCSD’s Equity Imperative team shared its desire to formally extend the BCTI in January 2024, giving itself 18 months to scale its impact and reach by delivering on a 10-point action agenda it published in May of this year. 其中一个重要因素是计划成立不平等问题特别工作组 & 社会影响财务披露(TISFD), a social- and inequality-focused Taskforce for 市场 disclosures and counterpart to TCFD and TNFD. The TISFD strives to enhance the value of and insight into a corporation’s social performance and is designed to ultimately improve last mile outcomes for marginalized communities. 该计划将于2024年上半年启动.



会议结束, 多米尼克邀请拜伦分享他的观察和关键要点. Byron addressed the audience by highlighting the dominant areas in news coverage: the economy, 环境, 股本, 比赛, 和文化. 他强调,这些领域为我们提供了有效地讲述自己故事的机会, 声明“WBCSD成员可以用引人入胜的人文故事吸引媒体, 同时向媒体提供可靠的数据, 事实和统计数据.”

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