How to Meet the Challenge of Green Governance: Balancing Responsible Business Conduct with Your Corporate Objectives

January 20, 2021 5:00pm

Laurel Broten
President and CEO
Nova Scotia Business Inc. (Halifax, NS)

Simon Kamel
Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Royal Canadian Mint (Ottawa, ON)

Green Governance considerations, which form an integral part of the larger Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework, continue to evolve in many sectors. Shareholders’ and various stakeholders’ expectations are driving many organizations, including crown corporations, to re-imagine new goals, objectives, and accountabilities aimed at sustainability. Over time, ESG will likely become a market differentiator for many corporations and a source of value creation leading to process improvements, monitoring, and reporting to address and comply with ethical standards and applicable legislation. This session will address the pivotal role of board oversight, leadership, and power to drive impact.