NAEM's 2017 Corporate Sustainability Management Conference

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NAEM Member

Non-NAEM Member

(In-House EHS Manager)

CDP Member

Consultant/Service Provider


Consultants who are not sponsors or affiliate members will not be allowed to register

Pre-Conference Workshop


Registration for this conference is closed.


CDP Roundtable


Come to the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) Roundtable on August 2 2017, from 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. All conference attendees are welcome to attend this afternoon session, where they will learn about CDP’s Supply Chain deforestation and Supplier Engagement Rating programs, and how to benchmark your supplier engagement initiatives against leading companies that have begun setting public goals and targets. This will be an excellent opportunity to network with others who are working on issues related to a science-based approach to emissions reduction, water conservation and deforestation. You can register for the roundtable when you register for the conference.


If you are a looking to just attend CDP's Roundtable meeting and NOT NAEM's Sustainability Management Conference, please email Caitlin Wilson to sign-up.


CDP is a not-for-profit charity that runs the global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.

NAEM Sustainability Conference Live Stream


Can't make it to NAEM's Sustainability Management conference? No problem! Watch two of the sessions from the comfort of your own home or office.


Cost: Free for members, $49 for Non-Members (for one or both sessions)


Wednesday August 2, 2017

Sustainable Development Goals in Action

8:45 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (CDT)

The keynote speaker will describe why and how the SDGs are relevant to corporate sustainability programs, what they are seeing in terms of corporate progress/ contribution/benefits and how participants can easily engage with the SDG platform. The speaker will also discuss the general benefits for companies to work within frameworks such as the SDGs.


  • Katherine Pickus, Head of Global Citizenship; Abbott - Bio
  • Steve Rochlin, Co-CEO; IO Sustainability LLC - Bio


Sustainability Strategy: the Investor Perspective

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CDT)

In this session, panelists will discuss how investors understand and gauge corporate performance in areas such as waste, water, and energy and how leading edge companies are responding. Speakers will provide examples on how risk management, divestment, shareholder proxies, credit ratings, and green bonds/green investment opportunities are impacting corporate sustainability strategy in specific ways. Speakers will also provide insights on how sustainability and EHS professionals can build relationships with Investor Relations and CFO to better integrate sustainability.


  • Anne Munaretto, Manager, Sustainability Services; Ernst & Young - Bio
  • Stephanie Saghy, Vice President, Investment Specialist; J.P. Morgan Private Bank
  • Stu Dalheim, Vice President, Shareholder Advocacy; Calvert - Bio

Moderated by: Katie Schmitz Eulitt, Strategic Advisor Stakeholder Outreach; SASB (Sustainability Accounting Standards Board) - Bio

Travel Information


  • The conference will be held at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Chicago, Illinois.
  • The recommended airports are Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Learn more about the conference venue, hotel, and travel information.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:


Refund requests must be received in writing by May 15, 2017. All refunds are subject to a $75 administrative fee.


Requests made after this date will not be entitled to a refund. Please email cancellations to Caitlin Wilson at (202) 986-6616 or mail to:


Attn: Caitlin Wilson
1612 K Street NW, Suite 1002
Washington, D.C. 20006



If you cannot attend, you may notify NAEM if another person will be attending the conference in your place. Please call (202) 986-6616 to do so.



For more details, contact Caitlin Wilson, Programs Manager at (202) 986-6616.

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