*Eastern Time (New York)
EMERALD Summit Agenda
11:50 am -
Certified B Corporations: How to Get Certified and Why it Matters for Your Governance and Bottom Line + Q&A
This will be a workshop all about how B Corps are working to advance issues like voting access, educational resources, environmental justice, eliminating the pay gap, and more. Additionally, we will discuss the certification process and you’ll receive helpful resources for starting your certification process. Attendees are encouraged to come with questions!
Emily Lonigro, President, LimeRed
11:15 am -
Greenwashing: How to avoid it in retail investing and personal finance + Q&A
Greenwashing, the use of misleading marketing claims to portray something as more climate-friendly than it is, has increased as the demand for values-aligned finance grows. Join Elizabeth for a discussion about how to spot greenwashing, where ESG ratings fall, and what GreenPortfolio provides as a trusted guide for climate-conscious retail investing and banking.
Elizabeth Landau, COO & Co-Founder, GreenPortfolio
12:25 pm -
Sustainable Loyalty: Boosting Brands with ESG + Q&A
Customers are no longer interested in just transactions with businesses, big or small. There is a seismic shift in prioritizing people positivity, planet consciousness, and integrity in all aspects of the business towards impact-oriented profits. How can we drive values-based customer engagement and brand loyalty, while aligning the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investments of the business to grow responsibly for the long-term? How can businesses integrate dynamic intelligence with authentic communication to rapidly establish mutual trust, strengthen existing customer loyalty, and attract new like-minded customers?
Bhuva Shakti, Chief Sustainable Innovation Officer, Wallet Max
1:00 pm -
Shubha K. Chakravarthy, Founder of Achiiv and Financial Expert for Startups
The Other Green Part of Sustainability: Startup Finance Essentials + Q&A
Sustainable businesses face an added challenge of finding right-fit sources of capital, building sustainable business models and attaining long-term startup viability. This session will provide a strong framework for founders to think through the critical financial foundation for your sustainable startup.
1:35 pm -
Closing/Wrap Up and Q&A
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS:
Dr Sunny Zhang
Why EMERALD Summit
Whether you're an expert in sustainable technology or an advocate for financial inclusion and environmental protection, the Emerald Summit is the perfect place to connect with like-minded leaders in this industry. Learn from knowledgeable experts and participate in interactive workshops and panel discussions around the latest developments and innovative solutions to help drive your business forward. Get ready to expand your network and build strong relationships with other sustainability leaders and potential collaborators.
Gain Knowledge and
Gain valuable insights from experts, thought leaders, and professionals who have a passion for sustainability. Deepen your understanding of the latest trends, new tech, and policies in this ever-changing field.
Be Inspired & Make A Difference
You'll be inspired to take action and make a difference in your own line of work. Be a part of a larger community of individuals and organizations working towards a more sustainable future for our planet.
Receive Event Updates
To get the latest updates on the EMERALD SUMMIT, sign up for our newsletter.