Turn sustainability ambition into action

6 December 2023, New York 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
In partnership

Dinner Location: Institute of Culinary Education

How are you defining and tracking your ESG/sustainability goals?

The need for sustainability in business has never been higher, investors, consumers, employees, and governments are demanding more transparent action. 80% of CEOs expect sustainability investments to improve business results within the next 5 years. Simultaneously, today’s top three business risks are relating to the environment. Technology plays an integral role in accelerating the journey to net zero by creating more accurate and refined operational processes while reducing unnecessary waste, driving better sustainability and business outcomes.

To thrive in a sustainable world, leaders must define ESG/sustainability goals, establish clear baseline, and operationalize sustainability goals. And while we navigate the right ingredients to build a sustainable ecosystem, we’ll be guided by the master chefs at the Institute of Culinary Education and create our own eco-friendly meal.

Join us as we discuss the role technology plays in sustainable operations, supply chain, ESG reporting and how to turn your sustainability ambition into action.

We hope to see you in, New York!

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Discussion topics

Strategy: Move toward a sustainable business model using a roadmap that’s informed by data. Drive action and outcomes

ESG Reporting: Use environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting to integrate data silos. Find new opportunities to drive positive change

Scope 3 Reporting: Track Scope 3 emissions within your organization to further support ESG performance reporting

Sustainable Operations: Extend the life of critical assets and reduce environmental impact leading to reductions in energy, waste, water, and carbon emission

Sustainable Supply Chain: Drastically cut waste by right-sizing inventory, reduce carbon footprint of shipments, and ensure responsible sourcing to create a more resilient supply chain

Environmental Intelligence: Plan for business impact around climate risk and carbon performance. Reduce the operational costs and complexity of ESG compliance and reporting

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Art DuRivage, VP Sales
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David Kidder, CEO & Co-Founder, Bionic
"It's all about exposure and visibility, right? Getting us in front of the right CEOs or the practitioners or whatever, bringing people together to share new techniques, new processes, and new technologies. "
Jason Mical, Cyber Security Evangelist, Devo
"It was a very qualified audience. It was exactly the level and the type of people we want to talk to. The dialogue, the nature of those one on ones gives you the ability to really understand what the client is seeking."
Hamp Hampton, Chief Revenue Officer, Cadalys

Event Agenda

Day one

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Arrivals, welcome cocktails, and networking

6:30 pm - 7:40 pm

6:30 pm - 7:40 pm

Let’s Get Cooking! Culinary experts show us how to become Master Chefs

7:40 pm - 8:00 pm

7:40 pm - 8:00 pm

Event welcome and introductions

8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

8:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Table discussions and three-course dinner

9:15 pm - 9:30 pm

9:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Event Wrap Up

Why Attend

Closed door, tailored conversations to benchmark, share and get better equipped to solve complex transformation projects.

Experience shared learning

Meet industry leading like-minded executives tackling similar initiatives.

Benchmark with your industry peers

Discover and network to gain expertise and experience on how to best act and succeed

Accelerate your projects

Accelerate In-depth face time with the world’s leading tech companies pushing the boundaries to solve your challenges.

An engaged experience

An expert host facilitates conversations, with live polling, Q&As, and gamification to ensure focused conversation

Discover next-level ideas

Ensure project success with access to industry experts and cutting edge thought leadership

De-risk new projects

Gain a range of insights from peers and technical experts who are current with emerging business trends.

About IBM

IBM is the global leader in business transformation through an open hybrid cloud platform and AI, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today 47 of the Fortune 50 Companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business, and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 30,000 engagements. IBM is also one of the world’s most vital corporate research organizations, with 28 consecutive years of patent leadership. Above all, guided by principles for trust and transparency and support for a more inclusive society, IBM is committed to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

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