The 15th of February 2024. From 10:00 to 14:00 CENTRAL EUROPEAN TIME (CET)

A half-day session on current topical and timely CSR/ESG issues and concerns on Energy, Technology, Innovation, Macroeconomic Megatrends, Sustainability, Diversity, Inclusion, and Talent

Approximate timings due to the online nature and the Q/A sessions at the event

Timing Topics/Speakers
9:50 – 10:00 Registration
9:55 – 10:00 Opening Remarks, Introduction of the Speakers and Agenda
10:00- 10:45


Innovative Financing and Investment for Social Impact
  • Green Bonds and Sustainability-linked Loans Impact
  • Investing and ESG Integration Blended Finance and
  • Its Role in Achieving the SDGs Innovative Philanthropy and Venture Philanthropy Crowdfunding for Social Causes
Meeena Jefferali, Academic DirectorAcademic Director, 
10:45 – 11:15
Mobilising corporate actions through sustainability, integration and reporting
  • to accelerate climate action
  • to develop a unique harmonised reporting framework
Senior Lecturer De Montfort University
11:15 – 12:00
CSR/ESG and the Future of Work
  • Director, board and corporate responsibilities and the nature of future work
  • Innovation, technology, AI and future work quantity and quality
  • Sustainability challenges, risks, threats, vulnerabilities and future work implications
  • Community, collective and collaborative responses and alternative future work
Prof. Colin Coulson-Thomas, Author, Chairman, Academic, Speaker and Corporate Adviser
 12:00-12:45 Social Impact Assessments with AI

  • Implementing existing AI solutions to assess and monitor the social impact of corporate interventions.
  • Quantifying the social impacts on interested parties through objective and data-driven assessments .
  • Business case study on how to train a regression machine learning model to witness firsthand how AI can be harnessed to quantify the impact of health equity policies on demographic trends and patient conditions for informed decision-making.
Hernan Huwyler, Chief Risk Officer, The Milestones Group
12:45- 13:00

Tea Break

13:00 – 13:30
 The Global Sustainability standard. The Esguiera
  • focus on stakeholders with business implications of Corporate, Social and IT Governance
  • develop different best practices, frameworks and reporting standards relating to the social audit
  • identify, analyse and mitigate CSR/ESG-related risks through a social audit?
Kersi F. Porbunderwalla, CEO. The Corporate Governance Institute
13:30 – 14:00
SIMPLIFY Compliance – for Humans, Management and organisations.
  • Suggestions for a framework to help people in organizations make better decisions
Michael Kuckein, Country ERC Head

14:00 – 14:45

Diversity on corporate boards – so needed but still so rare
  • tangible benefits from diversity,
  • share of women on boards,
  • how to change the status quo?

14:45 – 15:15

Closing Panel. All Speakers:
  • How to develop a sustainable corporate CSR/ESG roadmap and a framework for compliance, reporting and performance measurement
Final Q&A Session/Final closing remarks
15:15 – 15:30.

*Conference Program is subject to change. The conference language is English