Sustainable Business Summit New York 2019

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Overview

The Sustainable Business Summit that started it all returns to New York City for the fifth year. Connect with thought leaders from corporate boardrooms to private sector leaders innovating businesses and markets each and every day. Join us for this essential, two-day conference to lend your voice to timely conversations on emerging sustainability opportunities and trends.

From Main Street to Wall Street and on to encompass a global scope, this exclusive event will explore such topics as:

  • What’s next for the growing global green bond market
  • Making urban environments more sustainable
  • Financing the clean tech transition
  • Building a circular economy
  • Looking ahead at climate risk disclosure
  • How investors are assessing ESG investments
  • Making transportation more sustainable
  • Sustainability and the impact on hiring and retention
  • Spotlight on gender lens investing
  • Millennials: the sustainable generation?
  • The SDG financing landscape

Date and Time:
October 22, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM 
Networking reception to follow.

October 23, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Location:
Bloomberg L.P.
731 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022

To be announced

To be announced

Sponsors:

Global Advisor

Syngenta

Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet.  We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

To learn more visit www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com.

Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/Syngenta and www.twitter.com/SyngentaUS.

Business Advisors

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure. For information about our commitment and actions to advance social and environmental sustainability, follow @HPE_LivingProg and visit www.hpe.com/livingprogress.

Schlumberger is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing approximately 100,000 people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry’s most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production, and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions that optimize hydrocarbon recovery to deliver reservoir performance.

Schlumberger Limited has principal offices in Paris, Houston, London and The Hague, and reported revenues of $32.82 billion in 2018.

Finance Advisor

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (“TD” or the “Bank”). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves more than 25 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world’s leading online financial services firms, with approximately 12 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$1.3 trillion in assets on January 31, 2018. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol “TD” on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

TD has a long-standing commitment to enriching the lives of its customers, colleagues and communities. As part of its corporate citizenship platform, The Ready Commitment, it aspires to link its business, philanthropy and human capital to help build a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow. As part of this, the bank is targeting CDN $1 billion (US $775 million) in total by 2030 towards community giving in four areas it feels are critical to helping people feel more confident – not just about their finances, but also in their ability to achieve their personal goals in a changing world. These are Financial Security, Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities and Better Health. Through The Ready Commitment TD is also aligned to nine of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. For more information, visit td.com/thereadycommitment.

Premium Sponsors

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DWS is one of the world’s leading asset managers with over $790 billion of assets under management, as of 3/31/19. Building on more than 60 years of experience and a reputation for excellence in Germany and across Europe, DWS aims to be recognized by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Eaton is a power management company made up of over 96,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Every day we help our customers manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. We encourage each and every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business to have a positive impact on the world. This is what matters for all our stakeholders—and future generations. We make what matters work@eatoncorp

JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline® and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America, with an average of 1,000 daily flights.

JetBlue believes in communicating transparently about climate change. The airline is committed to taking steps to address the emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs) from its flights by inspiring its customers and crewmembers to offset GHG emissions when they fly. JetBlue is constantly looking for ways to become more fuel efficient and embrace efficient technologies. For example, JetBlue planes feature Airbus’ Sharklets, which improve aerodynamics and cut fuel burn and emissions. For more on JetBlue’s work to reduce emissions, visit www.jetblue.com@JetBlue

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Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. The Georgia-based company is committed to “believe in better,” always working to shrink its environmental footprint while expanding its social handprint. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. The company’s brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include Mohawk, American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, Feltex, Godfrey Hirst, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Pergo, Quick-Step and Unilin. Learn more about Mohawk’s commitment to corporate social responsibility at MohawkSustainability.com.

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