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Sustainability Delivery Summit

2024 Event Agenda

All timings are in EDT

MONDAY 24 JUNE

8.15

2pm Pre-Summit North American Sustainability Delivery Group Board Meeting

8.15

4pm Pre-Summit North American Business Leaders’ Forum

8.15

5:30pm Pre-Summit Networking Drinks Reception

TUESDAY 25 JUNE

8.15

9:35am Offering 'Total' Sustainability Services

Consulting Industry Panel Discussion: Positioning to Offer “Total” Sustainability Services & Lead the Transition

8.15

10:50am Embedding Sustainability into "Business as Usual"

Industry Sector Panel: Managing a Sustainable Transformation and Strategies for Embedding Sustainability into “Business as Usual”

11:40

11:55am Developing a Future-ready Workforce

Stream A: What Does the Next Generation of Sustainability Leaders Look Like? Developing & Recruiting a Future-Ready Workforce 

11:40

11:55am Delivering Resilient & Sustainable Infrastructure

Stream B: How to design, build, operate and maintain sustainable & resilient infrastructure, to meet the demands of a changing climate

8.15

2pm Optimising Community Involvement in Infrastructure

Fireside Chat: Optimising Community Involvement in an Infrastructure or Development Project

8.15

2pm Driving Sustainability Throughout the Whole Organisation

Roundtable discussion: How to Drive Effective Sustainability Throughout the Whole Organisation

The prominence of the sustainability leader is growing as sustainability firmly takes its place at the table.  Driven to make a real impact on their carbon footprint, today’s leaders are facing significant challenges as they try to fundamentally change the way that their business approaches processes, policies and culture. 

 

This roundtable will explore the leadership challenges and the obstacles to making organisations culturally receptive, so that they can truly embed sustainability in both internal and external practices, strategy and decision making in a measurable and meaningful way.

 

Moderator: Emma Chynoweth, Editorial Director, Environment Analyst

11:40

2:45pm Harnessing Nature to Strengthen Climate Resilience

Stream A: Harnessing Nature-Based Solutions to Strengthen Climate Resilience & Support Wider ESG Goals

11:40

2:45pm Harnessing Digital Technologies to Add Value

Stream A: Harnessing Digital Technologies to Improve Data Management & Add Value

11:40

3:55pm Managing PFAS Contamination

Stream B: Effectively Managing PFAS Contamination to Meet New Regulatory Limits

WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE

8.15

8:30am Investment Community's Perspective on Financing Net Zero

Welcome & Plenary Session on Financing Net Zero: Evaluating Investment Strategies to Meet Client & Regulatory Demands and Facilitate the Transition to a Low-Carbon, Equitable & Green Economy

11:40

9:50am Revitalizing Communities through Remediation and Site Restoration

Stream B: Revitalizing Communities & Delivering Multiple Positive Outcomes Through Effective Remediation and Site Restoration

11:40

9:50am Addressing Scope 3 Emissions to Achieve Net Zero Goals

Stream B: Addressing Scope 3 Emissions across the Supply Chain to Achieve Net Zero Goals

11:40

9:50am Workshop: Optimizing your TNFD Journey

Stream C: Workshop-Style Roundtable Discussion: Optimizing your TNFD Journey

11:05am Accelerating & Supporting a Just Energy Transition

Stream A: Strategies to Successfully Navigate, Accelerate & Support a Just Energy Transition

11:40

11:05am Developing an Equitable Transportation System

Stream B: Developing a Clean, Safe, Accessible & Equitable Transportation System 

8.15

1:15pm Roundtable Feedback Session and Closing Fireside Chat
 
Roundtable Feedback, followed by a Fireside Chat with the former Chief Strategy and Sustainability Officer at US Steel.

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