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The Conference Board of Canada, March 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM EDT
In reaction to shareholder and stakeholder shifting values, corporations now aim to develop and implement sustainability tactics that align with their business strategies.
Despite organizations adopting the appropriate mindset, there is significant room for improvement in the effectiveness of the execution and accountability of their sustainability programs. So what role does the board play in ensuring that sustainability is embedded in the organization? What does this look like in practice? What pitfalls or oversight should the board be cognizant of?
Join us as Dr. Yilmaz Argüden dives deeper into the board’s role in ensuring that a sustainability agenda is fully integrated throughout the organization.
This 60-minute session will explore:
Dr. Yilmaz Argüden’s experiences include private sector, public sector, international organizations, civil society organizations, and academic life. His books and articles on the boards of directors and governance, are internationally recognized. Dr. Argüden has undertaken different responsibilities on the board of directors of more than 50 companies in four different jurisdictions and served on the board of UN Global Compact, the largest global sustainability platform.
Dr. Argüden is the Chairman of ARGE Consulting which is known for his efforts to prepare institutions for the future, creative and innovative management strategies and social contributions. ARGE has served as the B20 Knowledge Partner for Governance & Sustainability and has been recognized at the European Parliament as being among the top three companies shaping the future with its corporate social responsibility projects.
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