ESG3 Summit

A Driver of Shareholder Value

APRIL 7, 2017
3 TIMES SQUARE
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036
30TH FLOOR

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Description
8:00-8:20 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:20-8:25 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:25-8:40 Host Sponsor Remarks
Integrating Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability, and Diversity: The Thomson Reuters Story
Presenter:

Patsy Doerr, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability & Inclusion, Thomson Reuters
8:40-9:10 Keynote Presentation
Topic: TBA

Presenter:
Seth Magaziner, General Treasurer, State of Rhode Island
9:10-9:40 ESG on Tour: Investor Relations, and ESG Executives Bring the Case to Institutional Investors
Interviewer:

Louis Coppola, Co-Founder & Executive Vice President, G&A Institute
Interviewees:
Suzanne Fallender, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Intel Corporation
Mark Henninger, Vice President of Finance, Director of Investor Relations, Intel Corporation
9:40-9:50 Topic Introduction
Topic: TBA
Presenter:

Lukasz Pomorski, Managing Director, AQR Capital Management
9:50-10:30 ESG Integration: Performance Factors That Bridge the Great Divide Between Commitment to ESG and Market Recognition
Moderator:

Lukasz Pomorski, Managing Director, AQR Capital Management
Panelists:
Travis Antoniono, Investment Officer, Corporate Governance, California State Teacher’s Retirement System
Dana Hollinger, Board of Directors, CalPERS
Amy Jaffe, Senior Advisor, Energy and Sustainability, Office of the Chief Investment Officer of the Regents
James Maloney, Trustee, Chicago Policemen’s Annuity and Benefit Fund, Member, Board of Directors, Illinois Public Pension Fund Association
10:30-10:50 Networking Break
10:50-11:30 Confessions of Investor Relations Executives Part I
What IR Executives Wish Sustainability Executives Knew About Investor Demands
Moderator:

Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane, Executive Director, Thirty Percent Coalition
Panelists:
Darin Arita, Senior Vice President, Head of Investor Relations and FP&A, Voya Financial
Libby Bernick, Global Head of Corporate Business, TruCost
Angeline McCabe, ‎Vice President, Investor Relations, WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
11:30-12:10 PM Confessions of Sustainability Executives Part II
What Sustainability Officers Wish IR Executives Knew About ESG as a Value Driver
Moderator:

Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane, Executive Director, Thirty Percent Coalition
Panelists:
Gabriela Burian, Sustainable Agriculture Lead, Monsanto Company
Maureen Kline, Vice President, Public Affairs and Sustainability, Pirelli Tire North America
Nelson Switzer, Chief Sustainability Officer, Nestle Waters North America
12:10-1:10 Networking Luncheon
1:10-1:30 Topic Introduction
Beyond Quarterly Earnings: What Investors and Analysts Want to See When Shifting Away from Shortermism
Presenter:

Michael Muyot, President & Co-founder, The Analyst Desk
1:30-2:10 PM Beyond Quarterly Earnings: What Investors and Analysts Want to See When Shifting Away from Shortermism
Moderator:

Michael Muyot, President & Co-founder, The Analyst Desk
Panelists:
Linda-Eling Lee, Global Head of ESG Research, MSCI
Chris Fowle, Associate Director, Americas, Principles for Responsible Investment
Michael Garland, Assistant Comptroller, Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment, City of New York
Meredith Miller, Chief Corporate Governance Officer, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
2:10-2:50 The Board of the Future: Can Boards and Activists Align on Matters of Board Composition and Diversity?
Moderator:

Robert Jackson, Professor of Law and Director, Program on Corporate Law and Policy, Columbia Law School
Panelists:
Jared L. Landaw, Chief Operating Officer, Barington Capital Group L.P.
Mary Morris, Investment Officer, Corporate Governance, CalSTRS
Irvin D. Reid, President Emeritus, Wayne State University; Director, Mack-Cali Realty Corporation and Former Director of The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack, A. Schulman, Inc. and Handleman, Inc.
2:50-3:20 Presentation
Measuring Intangibles: Lessons Learned from 20 Years of Placing Value on Sustainability
Presenter:
Robert Dornau, Director, Senior Manager Sustainability Services, RobecoSAM
3:20-3:40 Networking Break
3:40-4:00 Topic Introduction
Board Competencies: How to Effectively Integrate Sustainability in Board Oversight
Presenter:

Veena Ramani, Program Director, Capital Market Systems Program, Ceres
4:00-4:45 ESG and Company Performance: Moving From the Qualitative to the Quantitative
Moderator:

Dan Winters, Head of Americas, GRESB
Panelists:
Rodrigo Garcia, Head of Investments, Banking & Finance, Illinois State Treasury
Brandon Rees, Deputy Director, Officer of Investment, AFL-CIO
Diederik Timmer, Executive Vice President, Sustainalytics
Veena Ramani, Program Director, Capital Market Systems Program, Ceres
4:45 Conference Wrap-Up
Networking Reception Begins