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Delivering Sustainability Transformation through Virtual Twins
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Delivering Sustainability Transformation through Virtual Twins

Philippine de T’Serclaes is Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) of Dassault Systèmes, a software company that serves over 300,000 companies worldwide to create collaborative virtual worlds where they can imagine, test and perfect sustainable innovations. As CSO, Philippine leads the company’s strategy for sustainable operations, as well as strategic customer engagement for Sustainability. She also drives the company’s objective of achieving two-thirds of its new revenues from sustainable solutions by 2027. The company’s wide range of software categories, leveraged collectively on its 3DEXPERIENCE platform, enable its customers to create scientifically accurate virtual worlds capable of “harmonizing product, nature and life.” As such, she leads the development and deployment of the company’s portfolio for sustainable business solutions.

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Scaling Data Centers for Sustainable Growth and Responsible Impact
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Scaling Data Centers for Sustainable Growth and Responsible Impact

Abby believes in the imperative for business to drive sustainable and equitable outcomes. As a leader in Deloitte’s Sustainability Strategy and Transformation practice, she partners with executives to drive this change. For over a decade, she has supported clients through developing, implementing, and measuring strategies that enable greater environmental, social, and economic impact. Her work in technology and media, as well as across industries, allows her to blend industry experience with sustainable innovation broadly.

Ghada Ahmed is the founder of Insurgent Business Analytics and is a senior fellow at Duke University. Her work focuses on transformative initiatives that uncover the intricate connections between businesses, policies, and communities, and their far-reaching impacts on economic, social, and environmental sustainability.

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Tax Credit Investment & the IRA’s Immense Potential
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Tax Credit Investment & the IRA’s Immense Potential

As a Senior Director of Renewable Energy and Carbon Advisory (RECA), Hans leads Schneider Electric’s RECA Client Development team, specializing in strategic renewable energy advisory for Fortune 500 clients. His team works with large corporate and industrial companies focused on renewable energy strategy, offsite PPAs, supply chain/scope 3 renewables acceleration, and renewable energy investments.

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Advancing Sustainability through Enhanced Traceability
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Advancing Sustainability through Enhanced Traceability

Florent Bouguin is the Chief Technology Officer at OPTEL Group. Florent is a research and development executive with substantive experience in developing new technologies and business solutions that measure and reduce human impacts on our global environment. After graduating from Polytechnique (Orleans, France) and completing graduate studies at Laval University (Quebec, Canada), Florent worked as a System Engineer for ABB in the space industry. Holding several technical and management roles over the course of 15 years, he contributed to developing spaceborne analysers for greenhouse gas observation, weather forecast prediction and ozone measurement. He joined OPTEL group, a BCorp certified organization, in 2016 as Vice President of Engineering and Operations, where he has been participating in the expansion of the business in the life science industry. Currently the Chief Technology Officer, Florent drives the technology and go-to-market strategy of OPTEL group, whose corporate vision is a connected world providing full transparency and optimized performance, encouraging social and environmental responsibility and accountability while earning the trust of consumers.

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The Sustainability Playbook: 5 Key Strategies for Advancing your Performance in 2024
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The Sustainability Playbook: 5 Key Strategies for Advancing your Performance in 2024

Rick Fraumann has 15+ years of experience leading innovative sustainability efforts for Fortune 100 companies, large school districts, college and professional stadiums, premier events and communities. Creating new approaches and processes, he drives innovation leading to lasting cultural change from the C suite to the street. Challenging clients to go deeper Rick develops creative programs ensuring sustainability efforts are truly sustainable by evaluating the effect on the triple bottom line; the people, the planet, and profitability.

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Collaborative Models to Scale High-Impact Carbon Projects
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Collaborative Models to Scale High-Impact Carbon Projects

Exploring new models for partnership between carbon developers, investors, and corporates to de-risk and scale high impact carbon projects Stephen GillCo-FounderTerra Natural Capital Stephen is the Co-Founder of Terra and a driving force behind our purpose, mission and vision. Stephen is passionate about influencing business so that economic growth occurs alongside environmental stewardship. Stephen has overseen all decarbonization-related investments at a leading private equity firm, Pala Investments. Erica VertefeuilleCo-FounderTerra Natural Capital Erica is the Co-Founder of Terra and passionate about finding innovative ways to bridge long-term, positive investment outcomes with sustainability goals. Erica has led multiple energy transition-related and niche…

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Sustainability & ESG in the Age of AI
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Sustainability & ESG in the Age of AI

Amanda Petzinger is VP, Sustainability, Stewardship, Supply Chain, & ESG Solutions at Benchmark Gensuite leading the company’s ESG & Sustainability Practice. In this role, Amanda and her team ensure the continual evolution of Benchmark Gensuite’s Sustainability & ESG solutions in alignment with subscriber, market, and regulatory needs; provide best practice insights and thought leadership in the Sustainability and ESG space; and manage Benchmark Gensuite’s internal Sustainability and ESG programs and initiatives.

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Tackling Scope 3 and Supply Chain Sustainability at the Crossroads of New Regulations and ESG Goals
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Tackling Scope 3 and Supply Chain Sustainability at the Crossroads of New Regulations and ESG Goals

In this session, we will uncover some common challenges when building or scaling ESG programs, as well as best practices and approaches for measuring, reporting, and mitigating Scope 3 emissions. Join us to learn more about: Amanda ZalkSenior Strategic Account ExecutivesEcoVadis Amanda has driven sustainable behavior changes since her earliest days. With a background in carbon-emission mitigation policy and international relations, Amanda is passionate about harnessing the power of global business for positive change. Now at EcoVadis, Amanda partners with the world’s largest Financial and Legal Services organizations to leverage sustainability as a performance and value driver for procurement as…

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Conquering Complexity: Scaling ESG Reporting in the New Regulatory Landscape
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Conquering Complexity: Scaling ESG Reporting in the New Regulatory Landscape

Nicole Peerless is Head of Business Engagement at Pulsora, managing all aspects of business engagement for prospective and existing clients, partnerships, and marketing. Nicole joined Pulsora’s leadership team with over fifteen years experience in the investment industry, both in private equity and leading the Investors Industry at the World Economic Forum. While at WEF, she spearheaded the ESG in private markets activities and led a global team overseeing the Forum’s community of asset owners and fund managers.

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Fireside Chat: Integrating Sustainability Across Your Business
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Fireside Chat: Integrating Sustainability Across Your Business

Walmart believes in a shared value approach to engage all levels of the company in embedding sustainability into everyday business practices. And in 2020, it elevated its efforts by making a commitment to pursue becoming a regenerative company, one that places nature and humanity at the center of its business. What does this mean in practice, and what does it mean for the company’s operations looking forward? Jane Ewing, SVP for Sustainability, leads the sustainability charge at Walmart and will share how Walmart is using its scale to spur change throughout its global value chain and speed up adoption of…

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The Journey Towards an Inclusive All-Electric Future
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The Journey Towards an Inclusive All-Electric Future

How do we make impactful change when climate change does not impact every community equally, and sustainable technology alone is not enough for everyone to benefit from an all-electric future? Highlighting solutions to help close equity gaps in the transition to EVs and other sustainable technologies to reduce carbon emissions by investing in GM’s Climate Equity Fund Establishing strategic partnerships to achieve ESG goals faster than ever before Illustrating how to create a framework for an equitable transition by focusing on the future of work, EV access, EV infrastructure equity, and climate equity — Kristen Siemen Chief Sustainability Officer General…

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The New Era of Aerospace Starts with Innovative Technology

 Highlighting how the aerospace industry provides significant societal benefits and is integral to modern life; however, the industry is also responsible for 2.5% of the world’s carbon’s emissions Discussing the Future of Flight, our industry’s path to net zero with respect to innovation, partnerships, policy and why it will take “everything for zero” Exploring how renewable energy sources, energy carriers like sustainable aviation fuels, hydrogen and batteries, and new airplane technologies are intersecting to usher in a new era of aerospace — Chris Raymond Chief Sustainability Officer Boeing Chris Raymond is the chief sustainability officer and vice president of Global…

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Accurately Describing a Product’s Environmental Footprint and Enabling Informed Consumer Purchasing Decisions
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Accurately Describing a Product’s Environmental Footprint and Enabling Informed Consumer Purchasing Decisions

Exploring how L’Oréal has committed to a sustainable business model through the engagement of their consumers In order to meet growing consumer expectations, L’Oréal is creating a fundamental shift in how they communicate product sustainability throughout their activities Challenges and opportunities with product impact labeling and how it sets company action plans to continually improve a product’s environmental profile Case Study: Using principles of environmental science and full life-cycle analyses, L’Oréal’s Product Impact Labeling system demonstrates the capacity to support consumer desires to make more informed purchasing decisions and foster a culture of greater brand transparency. — Marissa McGowan Chief…

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