CSB Practice Forum Recap Videos

On March 5th and 6th, 2018 the Center for Sustainable Business hosted its first annual Practice Forum: Working Today to Build the Financial Case for Sustainability. Watch the videos below to learn more about the CSB Monetization Methodology and the various ways that sustainability can improve a company's bottom line.

Opening Address by Tensie Whelan & Fireside Chat with Mars: Investing $1 Billion in Sustainability: What is the Payback? 

  • Tensie Whelan, Director, NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business 
  • Adi Ignatius, Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Business Review
  • Barry Parkin, Chief Sustainability Officer, Mars

Business Case in Action: Discussion Regarding the Analysis of the ROI of Sustainability 

  • Tensie Whelan, Director, Stern Center for Sustainable Business (Moderator) 
  • Jim Bath, Global Environment Director, Kimberly Clark
  • Maureen Kline, Vice President, Public Affairs & Sustainabiilty, Pirelli Tire North America 
  • Jeff Senne, Corporate Responsibility Strategy and Implementation Leader, PwC
  • James Sullivan, Head, Global Sustainability Center of Excellence, SAP
  • David J. Tulauskas, Director, Sustainability, General Motors Company

Sustainability Investing: Moving from Correlation to Causality

  • Robert Eccles, Professor, University of Oxford (Moderator)
  • Jerome Dodson, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Parnassus Investments
  • Amisha Parekh, Senior Product Strategist, Sustainable Finance, Bloomberg LP
  • Charles Penner, Partner, Jana Partners LLC
  • Jackie Roberts, Chief Sustainability Officer, The Carlyle Group
  • Megan Starr, Vice President, ESG and Impact Client Strategy Team, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Financial Benefits of Companies Managing for Total Societal Impact

  • Douglas Beal, Director, Social Impact, The Boston Consulting Group

The ROI on Sustainability for DOW Chemical 

  • Emily Chasan, Sustainable Finance Editor, Bloomberg News 
  • Andrew Liveris, Executive Chairman, DowDuPont