Governance 2016

Its Role in Building Company Resilience Capacity
January 26, 2016
EXECUTIVE DIALOGUE SERIES I: RESILIENCE MANAGEMENT
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
1 Liberty Street
New York, NY

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PROGRAM AGENDA

Time Description
8:30–9:00 AM Arrival & Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:15 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Hank Boerner, Chairman, Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Louis Coppola, Executive Vice President & Partner, Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
9:15-9:55 The Human Factor in the Post-Crisis Landscape: Case Story
Presenter:
Jeffrey Chertoff, Director & Advisor to Boards
9:55-10:35 How Boards of Directors Make the Difference in Creating Effective Company Resilience
Facilitators:
Shelley Dropkin, Deputy Corporate Secretary & General Counsel, Corporate Governance, Citigroup
Arthur H. Kohn, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
10:35-10:50 Refreshment Break
10:50-11:30 Recruiting Expertise: Is There a Talent Gap on Boards?
Facilitators:
Tom Furlong, Managing Director, Energy Practice, The Harvard Group International
Gregory E. Lau, Managing Director, Head of the Board Advisory Practice, RSR Partners
11:30-12:10 PM Why Boards Are Avoiding the Subject of Disruptive Threats
Facilitators:
Veena Ramani, Senior Director, Corporate Program, Ceres
12:10-12:50 Shortcomings of Cyber Breach Response: Board Failures
Facilitator:
Jared L. Landaw, Chief Operating Officer, Barington Capital Group, L.P.
Matt Kelly, Editor & Chief Executive Officer, RadicalCompliance.com
12:50-1:20 What the Data Reveals: The Effect of Shareholder Actions on Company Resilience
Facilitator:

Ric Marshall, Executive Director, ESG Research, MSCI
1:20-2:05 Networking Luncheon
2:05-2:45 The Evolving Role of Risk Management: What Should Boards Want Included in their ERM Plan?
Facilitator:
Brian Barnier, Principal & Member, ValueBridge Advisors
2:45-3:25 Corporate Governance: Does Good ESG Enhance Company Resilience?
Session Leader:
Christianna Wood, Chairman of the Board, Global Reporting Initiative
3:25-3:40 Refreshment Break
3:40-4:20 Protecting Reputation: Good Governance Practices in Special Situations
Facilitators:
Stephen Brown, CEO & President, The Edgerton Group and Special Advisor, Skytop Strategies
Ariel Meyerstein, PhD, Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Governance, United States Council for International Business
4:20-5:00 Managing Regulators: How to Minimize Damage and Demonstrate Responsiveness
Facilitator:
Ursula Wynhoven, ‎Chief, Governance & Social Sustainability, and General Counsel, UN Global Compact
5:00-5:10 Closing Remarks
Hank Boerner, Chairman, Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Louis Coppola, Executive Vice President & Partner, Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
5:10-5:40 Networking Reception

SESSION LEADERS
  1. Brian Barnier
    ‎Principal & Member
    ValueBridge Advisors
    New York, NY
  2. Hank Boerner
    Chairman
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  3. Stephen Brown
    CEO & President
    The Edgerton Group
    Special Advisor
    Skytop Strategies
    New York, NY
  4. Jeffrey Chertoff
    Director & Advisor to Boards
    New York, NY
  5. Louis Coppola
    Executive Vice President & Partner
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  6. Shelley Dropkin
    Deputy Corporate Secretary & General Counsel, Corporate Governance
    Citigroup
    New York, NY
  7. Tom Furlong
    Managing Director, Energy Practice
    The Harvard Group International
    Atlanta, GA
  8. Matt Kelly
    Editor & Chief Executive Officer
    RadicalCompliance.com
    Cambridge, MA
  9. Arthur H. Kohn
    Partner
    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
    New York, NY
  1. Jared L. Landaw
    Chief Operating Officer
    Barington Capital Group, L.P.
    New York, NY
  2. Gregory E. Lau
    Managing Director, Head of the Board Advisory Practice
    RSR Partners
    Greenwich, CT
  3. Joseph Manning
    Associate, Corporate Program
    Ceres
    Boston, Massachusetts
  4. Ric Marshall
    Executive Director, ESG Research
    MSCI
    Portland, ME
  5. Ariel Meyerstein, PhD
    Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Governance
    United States Council for International Business
    New York, NY
  6. Veena Ramani
    Senior Director, Corporate Program
    Ceres
    Boston, MA
  7. Christianna Wood
    Chairman of the Board
    Global Reporting Initiative
    Denver, CO
  8. Ursula Wynhoven
    Chief, Governance & Social Sustainability,
    and General Counsel
    UN Global Compact
    New York, NY
DELEGATES
  1. Brian Allen
    Chief Security Officer
    Time Warner Cable
    New York, NY
  2. Brian Barnier
    ‎Principal & Member
    ValueBridge Advisors
    New York, NY
  3. Barclay T. Blair
    ‎Founder & Executive Director
    ‎Information Governance Initiative
    Brooklyn, NY
  4. Hank Boerner
    Chairman
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  5. Stephen Brown
    CEO & President
    The Edgerton Group
    Special Advisor
    Skytop Strategies
    New York, NY
  6. Jeffrey Chertoff
    Director & Advisor to Boards
    New York, NY
  7. Louis Coppola
    Executive Vice President & Partner
    Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
    New York, NY
  8. Shelley Dropkin
    Deputy Corporate Secretary & General Counsel, Corporate Governance
    Citigroup
    New York, NY
  9. Emily Epstein
    Vice President of Corporate Governance & Assistant Secretary
    American Express Company
    New York, NY
  10. Scott Ernst
    Vice President
    Wells Fargo Insurance Services
    New York, NY
  11. Tom Furlong
    Managing Director, Energy Practice
    The Harvard Group International
    Atlanta, GA
  12. Alyson Genovese
    Head of Corporate/Stakeholder Relations, USA & Canada
    Global Reporting Initiative
    New York, NY
  13. Sara Hays
    Managing Director, Co-Leader of North American Board Practice
    Allegis Partners
    Chicago, IL
  14. Matt Kelly
    Editor & Chief Executive Officer
    RadicalCompliance.com
    Cambridge, MA
  1. Arthur H. Kohn
    Partner
    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
    New York, NY
  2. Ronald Kullman
    Chief Risk Officer
    State Farm Bank
    Bloomington, IL
  3. Jared L. Landaw
    Chief Operating Officer
    Barington Capital Group, L.P.
    New York, NY
  4. Gregory E. Lau
    Managing Director, Head of the Board Advisory Practice
    RSR Partners
    Greenwich, CT
  5. Wanda Lopuch
    Chair of the Board
    Global Sourcing Council
    New York, NY
  6. Rachelle Loyear
    Director, Enterprise Business Continuity Management
    Time Warner Cable
    New York, NY
  7. Joseph Manning
    Associate, Corporate Program
    Ceres
    Boston, Massachusetts
  8. Ric Marshall
    Executive Director, ESG Research
    MSCI
    Portland, ME
  9. Ariel Meyerstein, PhD
    Vice President, Labor Affairs, Corporate Responsibility & Corporate Governance
    United States Council for International Business
    New York, NY
  10. Mneesha Nahata
    Vice President
    Corporate Legal Finance & Risk Management
    American Tower Corporation
    Boston, MA
  11. Veena Ramani
    Senior Director, Corporate Program
    Ceres
    Boston, MA
  12. Jessica Urdangarin
    Senior Consultant
    BrownFlynn
    Ann Arbor, MI
  13. Christianna Wood
    Chairman of the Board
    Global Reporting Initiative
    Denver, CO
  14. Ursula Wynhoven
    Chief, Governance & Social Sustainability,
    and General Counsel
    UN Global Compact
    New York, NY
  15. Scott Zdrazil
    Director of Strategy & Corporate Engagement
    Office of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer
    Bureau of Asset Management –
    Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment Unit

    New York, NY

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