The Real Return on Sustainability
Learn how sustainability performance has billion dollar impacts on shareholder value.
Date : June 21, 2011 Time : 12:00 PM CST
Is your company missing a billion dollar opportunity or ignoring a billion dollar risk? CharterMast, Ativo Research, one of the nation's top ranked equity research firms, report on an innovative study that shows how sustainability performance has Billion dollar impacts on shareholder value.

This webinar will help you:

  • Craft and integrate comprehensive sustainability strategies
  • Understand investment and market implications of sustainability
  • De-risk your business from regulation and market shifts
  • Make the business case and sell sustainability initiatives

Numerous companies have realized that sustainability strategies have financial implications far beyond short-term cost savings and ROI. Indeed, sustainability is quickly becoming an important value creator that impacts longer-term revenues, valuations and reputations.

West Monroe Partners, in concert with CharterMast Partners, invites you to review this one-hour webinar on the enormous financial opportunity of sustainability and the significant risks associated with inaction. This Webinar examines the relationship between sustainability and financial value creation, plus provide insights into the driving forces behind sustainability and necessary actions to ensure success.

The slides from this presentation are available for download here.

About the Speakers

Dennis Aust, CharterMast

Dennis has spent nearly 30 years developing and implementing value creation strategies, frameworks, and tools for Fortune 500 and mid-cap firms in a variety of industries. In 2001, he founded CharterMast Partners LLC, which is dedicated to providing public and privately held companies guidance, support, and insights for developing and implementing best-in-class strategies for value creation. His writings covering strategic analysis, financial management, and innovation have appeared in the Journal of Private Equity and Director’s Monthly (NACD). He has contributed chapters to “The Valuation Handbook: Valuation Techniques From Today’s Top Practitioners” (Wiley, 2009), “Managing Innovation in the New Millennium” (ICFAI Press, 2002), and “Stock Options – An Introduction” (ICFAI Press, 2005).

Daniel Allen, Ativo Research

Daniel has overall responsibility for business development at Ativo. Prior to joining Ativo he worked for a variety of financial firms over the last 20 years including Smith Barney and Structured Management and Equity, Ltd. where he was Managing Director. He is actively involved in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing and runs the ESG Investing forum on LinkedIn, one of the largest ESG Investing forums in the world. He frequently writes about ESG Investing, has been quoted in such national publications as USA Today, and is a frequent public speaker throughout the United States and Europe on the topic of Sustainability and ESG Investing. He authored “The Next Step for ESG Investing: Moving from What and Why to How” and he is a guest instructor for the graduate program at the Stuart School of Business at Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a former Major in the U.S Army.

Jett Tackbary, West Monroe Partners
312.980.9460

Jett Tackbary leads West Monroe Partners Sustainability practice with hands-on experience in sustainability strategies, business operations, supply chain and enterprise technologies. Jett has proven management experience in various manufacturing and distribution environments and M&A integration areas, including aerospace, food & beverage, consumer electronics, building products, furniture & textile, and environmental services



 

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