Sustainability 2.0 Conference
In the fall of 2021, ESG and sustainability experts from around the country gathered for the second annual Marquette Business "Marquette Sustainability 2.0 Conference" to discuss how the adoption of ESG and sustainability standards in business and industry continue to give rise to an emerging paradigm for responsible and ethical business practice.
2021 event recap:
This year’s keynote speaker was Dr. Jeffrey Hales, the Charles T. Zlatkovich Centennial Professor of Accounting at the University of Texas at Austin, and Chair of the SASB Standards Board. Dr. Hales is an expert and leading researcher on accounting standard setting and regulation, individual decision making, and behavioral finance. His talk was titled "Jumping ahead: What to expect from ESG policy in 2022" and address the continuing ways that global sustainability standards are shaping business.
This year's conference also featured four panels of industry experts.
Standards, Certification, & Assurance Panel
Asset Owner & Engagement Panel (Side-by-Side with Intermediary Panel)
Intermediary Panel (Side-by-Side with Asset Owner & Engagement Panel)
The Marquette Sustainability 2.0 Conference was been made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors: