Speaking Engagement

The Purpose of the Corporation

Ceres 2020 in New York

26 Mar 2020 11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Sheraton Times Square
811 7th Avenue, W 53rd St
New York, NY 10019

Ceres 2020 in New York will mobilize the world's most influential capital market leaders to accelerate and scale up innovative solutions on the most pressing global sustainability challenges. These leading executives will map out the urgent steps for increased investor and corporate action on sustainability risks and opportunities across diverse sectors of the economy.

Suz Mac Cormac will be speaking on “The Purpose of a Corporation” panel on March 26th which will discuss how the recent statement from The Business Roundtable has sparked new attention on what the purpose of the corporation should be in society.

In this session, the panelists will:

  • Analyze if the dichotomy between stakeholder and shareholder value is real
  • Identify how companies can assess and demonstrate the materiality of ESG issues
  • Explore the innovations of the corporate form that could assist companies better integrate mission and profit

For more information about this event and to view the full agenda please click here.


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