WBCSD 北美 Annual Meeting: September 18, 2023








Bill Sisson, Executive Director, WBCSD 北美

今年,正规博彩十大网站(WBCSD)及其成员积极参与, participating in various events throughout Climate Week, including various United Nations gatherings, the UNSecretary-一般 Climate Ambition Summit, 以及正规博彩十大网站排名目标峰会. The week commenced on September 18 with the WBCSD 北美 meeting, 在哪里,100多名成员聚集在一起,分享符合利益相关者和社会期望的实践和解决方案.

The WBCSD 北美 Annual Meeting took place at the Nature Positive Hub. The event was facilitated and moderated by Byron Pitts, an experienced journalist with numerous Emmy awards and over two decades of news reporting, and the current host of ABC Nightline 新闻.

WBCSD执行副总裁黛安·霍尔多夫在气候周期间将当天的会议置于更广泛的WBCSD议程中, specifically in preparation for COP28. Diane emphasized the significance of nature in combating climate change. 她讨论了发布一套工具和指南的问题,以使金融界和企业界更好地为自然信息披露做好准备, stating that they will follow a journey similar to climate but toward nature-positive.


最初的会议,”Navigating the ESG Landscape,” discussed the prevailing challenges and resistance to ESG principles, especially 在美国, 并承认ESG环境的不断变化,同时认识到一致的期望. 拜伦·皮茨主持, the session featured keynote addresses by Peter Bakker, President and CEO of WBCSD; Lane Jost, ESG咨询主管, Edelman; and Mark Golovcsenko, KPMG US Climate and ESG Advisory Leader.

Peter Bakker stressed the importance of 问责制 for a company’s performance to cultivate trust and recognition. Mark Golovcsenko emphasized that the “business case for sustainability remains the ultimate defense against criticism.” Byron concluded the session by highlighting that “doing the right thing for the right reasons is universal to all.”

Panel Discussions: Enhancing Trust and Accountability in Business 

Concluding Remarks and Reflections

会议结束, Dominic invited Byron to share his observations and key takeaways from the proceedings. Byron addressed the audience by highlighting the dominant areas in news coverage: the economy, 环境, 股本, 比赛, 和文化. He emphasized that these areas offer opportunities for us to effectively tell our stories, 声明“WBCSD members can engage the media with compelling human stories, while feeding the media with hard data, 事实和统计数据.”