A Deep Dive into the Fundamentals of Environmental Social Governance (ESG) and How to Achieve and Measure Targets

Jan 17, 2022 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Frédéric Duguay
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Canada Infrastructure Bank

Chad Eggerman
Partner
MLT Aikins LLP

(12:30 Registration Opens)

This introductory session will address how Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) applies to a corporate context, including how to measure the company’s performance, how to measure the company’s environmental impact and initiatives, as well as social and governance operations. This workshop is only being offered in-person.

  • Assessing your company’s environmental performance, including production of Greenhouse Gas emissions, as well as waste and water usage
  • Discussing environmental targets and strategies for meeting government targets, such as emission targets
  • Assessing your company’s social license to operate, including:
    1. Evaluating safety measures to protect employees and the company from incidents, fines and reputational damage
    2. Ensuring third-party suppliers and supply chains are complying with employment laws, including anti-slavery laws and fair-trade agreements
  • Evaluating the board’s role in ESG decisions, including board independence