October 24-26

Huntington Beach, California

Breakout Sessions

Sustainability Reporting Grows Up

October 25, 2017, 2:00 pm-3:00 pm

The GRI Guidelines are now Standards. The SASB Provisional Standards are on their way to being Codified. The EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive is being implemented. The Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures has provided recommendations for how climate-related financial information should be included in mainstream financial filings. These developments raise the stakes when it comes to the quality and robustness of sustainability disclosures, and the importance of rigorous reporting processes. Is the sustainability profession up to the job? Participants in this conversation will learn what they can do to ensure that sustainability disclosures achieve the same level of accuracy, reliability, and quality as financial disclosures.

Session Speakers

Bastian Buck

Bastian Buck

Director Standards

Katie Schmitz Eulitt

Katie Schmitz Eulitt

Strategic Advisor

Verity Chegar

Verity Chegar

Vice President, ESG Strategist

Dunstan Allison Hope

Dunstan Allison Hope

Managing Director

Additional confirmed speakers will be published later this summer. Please check back for updates.

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All BSR17 Sponsors


  • McDonalds logo
  • Microsoft logo
  • Target logo
  • United Nations Foundation logo


  • 21st Century Fox logo
  • Walt Disney logo

Carbon Offset

  • BEF logo


  • Boeing logo
  • EQT AB logo
  • Flex logo
  • Morrison & Foerster logo
  • PepsiCo logo
  • Tiffany logo

Marketing and Media

3BL Media logo
Djembe Communications logo
Globescan logo
GreenBiz logo
SSIR logo
Weber Shandwick logo