Sustainability & Risk Management

For Sustainability, Risk, Practice and Subject Matter Experts

OCTOBER 24, 2019
LOCKHEED MARTIN
2121 CRYSTAL DRIVE
ARLINGTON, VA

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
8:00-8:40 AM Registration & Networking
8:40-8:45 Welcome Remarks
Matthew Swibel, Vice President, Strategic Communications & Operations, Lockheed Martin
8:45-9:20 Armchair Chat
Climate Risk: How It Affects Company Risk Management
Discussants:
Cynthia Cummis, Director, Private Sector Climate Mitigation, WRI
Sean O’Donnel, Director, Sustainability and Risk Management, American Tower
9:20-10:00 Panel Discussion
The Role of Global Company in Society: What’s Driving the Integration of Sustainability into Company Risk Management
Moderator:
Sohayla Fitzpatrick, CRP, Regional Director, PRMIA Boston Chapter
Panelists:
Monique Carswell, Principal, Myles Ahead Consulting, Former Director of Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility, Comcast NBCUniversal
John Friedman, Sustainability Manager, WGL
Yi Sun, Associate, Redefining Value, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
10:00-10:40 Panel Discussion
Supply Chain Management: Integrating Sustainability into Supply Chain Operational Risk
Moderator:
Michael Gerst, Research Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Panelists:

Travis Campbell, Sr. Manager, Corporate Responsibility, Public Affairs, AMD
Jason Pearson, Board Chair, Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council
Bill Pease, Chief Scientist, UL
10:40-11:10 Networking Break
11:10-11:50 Panel Discussion
Measuring Financial Results: Examples of How Integrating Sustainability into Risk Operations Supports Company Performance
Moderator:
Nancy Gillis, CEO, Green Electronics Council
Panelists:
Jed Ela, Senior Advisor, Sustainable Supply Chain, General Services Administration
Eric Israel, Sustainability Assurance Strategist, ISOS Group
Steve Rochlin, CEO, Impact ROI
11:50-12:20 PM Presentation
Update: Regulatory and Private Sector Developments on ESG Disclosure
Presenter:
Thomas L. Riesenberg, Director of Legal Policy, SASB
12:20-1:20 Networking Luncheon
1:20-1:45 Interview
CEO Mandate: The Importance in Leading the Sustainability
Interviewer:

Alicia Korten, Member, Business Climate Leaders
Interviewee:
Christopher Geiger, Enterprise Risk Management and Sustainability Executive, Lockheed Martin
Jonathan Polep-Saffer, Co-founder & Managing Partner, @M.I.N.D
1:45-2:25 Discussion
Creating the Catalyst: Building a Core Team to Address Strategy, Resources, Benchmarking and Talent Needs

Discussants:
Tom Polton, Former Sr. Director Environmental Sustainability, Pfizer
Daniel Kreeger, Executive Director, Association of Climate Change Officers
2:25-2:55 Panel Discussion
The Merging of CSR, ESG and Sustainability Roles: How to Effectively Build Off of an Operational Risk Platform
Moderator:
Gregg Sgambati, Director, Head of ESG Business, S-Network
Panelists:
Michael Carren, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, The Guardian Life
Cathy Hansell, Founder and President, Breakthough Results, LLC
Tam Nguyen, Global Head of Sustainability, Bechtel Corporation
Silvia M. Garrigo, VP of Corporate Responsibility, Millicom International Service LLC
2:55-3:25 Networking Break
3:25-4:05 Panel Discussion
Case Story: A Look at Sustainability Risk through the Lens of the Circular Economy
Moderator:
Kevin Eckerle, Director of Corporate Research and Engagement, NYU Stern School of Business
Panelists:
Daniel Velez, Chief Sustainability Officer, Circle Blue LLC
4:05 Closing Remarks
4:10 Networking Reception

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