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Environmental, social, and governance matters all contribute to form an organization's sustainability reporting. This area of SEC disclosure and corporate reporting is increasing in interest and demand. Employees, supply chain partners, and investors are all interested in the additional color that this reporting provides.
Join the NACD Minnesota Chapter, Bob Hirth, Evan Harvey, via teleconference faciliated by John Stout, Debbie Walker Kool, and moderator, Miron Marcotte, as they explore the following questions:
“The SASB Foundation is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit that is responsible for the funding and oversight of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). The SASB maintains sustainability accounting standards that help public corporations disclose material, decision-useful information to investors in mandatory filings. The SASB, through its Foundation, also provides education and resources that advance use of the standards.”
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Registration: 7:00 AM
Breakfast: 7:30 AM
Program/Q&A: 7:45 - 9:30 AM
Robert B. HirthBob Hirth serves as COSO Chair and was unanimously elected by the board of its sponsoring organizations in June 2013. His experience includes all of COSO's mission disciplines; Enterprise Risk Management, Internal Control and Fraud Deterrence. He has worked on assignments and made presentations in over 20 countries, serving more than 50 organizations and working closely with board members, C-level executives, finance and accounting personnel as well as public accounting firm partners and employees.
Debbie Walker KoolDebbie is an associate in Fredrikson & Byron's Corporate and Securities practices, with active participation in its Business General Advisory Services, MÂ¶A, Corporate Governance and Sustainability groups. A member of the Minnesota State Bar Association drafting committee for the Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation Act, which was passed in the Minnesota Legislature in March 2014, Debbie focuses part of her practice on forming and advising benefit corporations on matters relating to growth, governance, compliance and sustainability.
Evan HarveyEvan Harvey is the Director of Corporate Responsibility for Nasdaq. He manages all corporate sustainability (environmental, social, and governance strategy), philanthropic, and volunteering efforts. This includes internal management of systems and disclosures as well as external engagement with public companies, institutional investors, advocacy groups, and other stock exchanges. He currently sits on the U.S. Network Board of the United Nations Global Compact, and previously served as the first chairman of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Sustainability Working Group and an Advisory Board Member for the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). His work has been published in Forbes and the Sustainable Accounting Review, and he is a regular contributor to Capital Finance International.