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  • ESG is not just a moral obligation, but a financial commitment to hold companies accountable for sustainable progress.
  • Sustainable finance executives will discuss "Planet," the second of the four pillars of ESG reporting defined by the World Economic Forum.
  • On April 12, 2022, Insider is hosting "Financing a Sustainable Future: Accelerate the Net-Zero Transition," a free virtual event at noon ET, featuring speakers from Bank of America, Walmart, Cognizant, and more.
  • Click here to register for this free virtual event. 

As part of the "Financing a Sustainable Future" series, Insider's virtual event "Financing a Sustainable Future: Accelerate the Net-Zero Transition,"  in partnership with Bank of America, takes place Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at noon ET, and includes live conversations with Insider editors, sustainable finance experts, business leaders, and ESG professionals. 

Panelists will discuss toolbox items such as green bonds, sustainability bonds, public-private collaborations, metrics that track companies' dependencies and impacts on the natural environment. 

At a time when sustainable investments have been growing at a rapid pace, this virtual conversation will dive into the financial obligations behind the transition to a net-zero world. 

The event will take a closer look at the second of the four pillars of ESG reporting, as defined by the World Economy Forum: Planet. 


Speakers include:

  • Karen Fang, Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance, Bank of America
  • Kathleen McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Walmart
  • Sophia Mendelsohn, Chief Sustainability Officer and Global Head of ESG, Cognizant
  • Moderator: Aaron Weinman, Finance Correspondent, Insider

A look at the series events:

  • Financing a Sustainable Future: Investing in People Transforms Economies on March 8, 2022
  • Financing a Sustainable Future: Creating Broad-based Economic Prosperity on May 10, 2022 
  • Financing a Sustainable Future: Advancing Effective Corporate Governance on June 14, 2022 

We hope to see you there! 

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