Sustainability Virtual Summit

November 10 & 12, 2020
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Learn From Experts, Discuss Insights and Accelerate Your Sustainability Journey

Today’s forward-thinking organizations are including sustainability in their comprehensive business strategies to ensure greater resilience in the face of change. Furthermore, embedding sustainability into a company’s DNA is good for the planet and creates real business values. Being compliant was yesterday – it’s time now to actively manage sustainability across all company levels, from the production floor to top-level management.  

Join Sphera’s Virtual Sustainability Summit, November 10 and 12, and learn from your peers and from industry experts how to boost your company’s sustainability initiatives and overall performance.  

What you can expect to hear from our experts:

  • How organizations achieve business values by integrating sustainability into their business strategy
  • Insights into challenging regulations affecting sustainability reporting, including carbon neutrality and net-zero targets, SBTs, scope 3, ESG data and more.
  • How an integrated technology approach can elevate your organization, connecting data, software and consulting expertise across your product life-cycle and corporate sustainability management
  • Customer use-cases and real-world best practices from leading industry sustainability professionals.

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Agenda – Tuesday, November 10

9:00 a.m. CT
4:00 p.m. CET
8:30 p.m. IST

Welcome and Introductions

9:15 a.m. CT
4:15 p.m. CET
8:45 p.m. IST

Sustainability Creates Value

Businesses need to assess and understand how their operations and products impact the environment in order to derive real value. But how can you move from a report-and-comply model to leveraging sustainability as a competitive advantage and improving economic performance? We’ll discuss the latest results from a survey we’ve conducted in advance of this summit.    

Speaker: Matthias Münzing, VP Corporate Sustainability Solutions, Sphera

9:45 a.m. CT
4:45 p.m. CET
9:15 p.m. IST

Panel Discussion: Business Value & Challenges in Sustainability

Listen to an expert discussion challenging regulations and reporting requirements affecting a company’s sustainability performance including carbon neutrality and net zero targets, SBTs, Scope 3, ESG data and more.   

Speaker: Andreas Svennefjord, Account Manager, Reporter Services, CDP | Annika Bruß, Senior Consultant, Sphera | Dr. Johannes Gediga, Consulting Director, Sphera  | Dr. Rajesh Singh, Sr. Director, Business Development and Consulting, India and South East Asia, Sphera

10:15 a.m. CT
5:15 p.m. CET
9:45 a.m. IST

An Integrated Technology Approach

Our experts weigh in on how reporting and management software has evolved, supporting companies in significantly improving sustainability performance.  

Speaker: Yaowen Ma, Senior Analyst, Verdantix | Mike Zamis, Chief Product Officer, Sphera | Jeff Ladner, VP Environmental Performance Solutions, Sphera

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agenda – Thursday, November 12

9:00 a.m. CT
4:00 p.m. CET
8:30 p.m. IST

Welcome & Introductions

9:15 a.m. CT
4:15 p.m. CET
8:45 p.m. IST

On the Road to Net Zero

Achieving carbonneutral growth or even reaching a net-zero target is a challenging and complex task. It involves data collection efforts along your complete value chain and varies highly between industries and organizations. Learn how to advance your de-carbonization journey to build a competitive advantage. 

Speaker: Michele Del Grosso, Global Program Manager Sustainability, APTAR | Dr. Jan Schöneboom, Team Lead LCA Corporate Sustainability, BASF | Dr. Martijn Gipmans, Director Consulting, Sphera

9:45 a.m. CT
4:45 p.m. CET
9:15 p.m. IST

Evolve from Compliance to Performance

It’s all about insights and managing data: experts explain how industry leaders establish an auditable record for air, water and waste management while reducing their compliance burdens.

Speaker: Brian Payer, Director Digital Solutions Group, Sphera | Sarah Teague, Lead Solution Engineer, Sphera

10:15 a.m. CT
5:15 p.m. CET
9:45 a.m. IST

Move On and Improve Corporate Sustainability Performance

Stakeholders across the value chain consider corporate sustainability to be fundamental. Learn how to move forward on the maturity curve and go beyond management and reporting of sustainability initiatives, aiming to drive key processes and overall performance.  

Speaker: Dr. Simon Weihofen, Senior Program Manager Sustainability Office, ISTA International GmbH | Kelsey Bergan, Director of Sustainability, Ferguson | Preyasi Patel, Senior Consultant Corporate Sustainability, Sphera

Speakers

Kelsey Bergan - Director of Sustainability Ferguson

Kelsey Bergan
Director of Sustainability,
Ferguson

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Michele Del Grosso - Global Program Manager Sustainability - APTAR

Michele Del Grosso
Global Program Manager Sustainability, APTAR

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verdantix_yaowen-ma senior analyst

Yaowen Ma
Senior Analyst,
Verdantix

verdantix
Dr. Jan Schöneboom, Team Lead LCA Corporate Sustainability, BASF

Dr. Jan Schöneboom
Team Lead LCA Corporate Sustainability, BASF

BASF
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Andreas Svennefjord
Account Manager, Reporter Services,
CDP

CDP
Dr. Simon Weihofen - Senior Program Manager Sustainability Office ISTA International GmbH(1)

Dr. Simon Weihofen
Senior Program Manager Sustainability Office, ISTA

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Annika bruss

Annika Bruß
Senior Consultant,
Sphera

Sphera
Johannes Gediga

Dr. Johannes Gediga
Consulting Director,
Sphera

Sphera
Matthias Münzing

Matthias Münzing
VP Corporate Sustainability Solutions, Sphera

Sphera
Jeff_Ladner

Jeff Ladner
VP Environmental Performance Solution, Sphera

Sphera
Preyasi Patel

Preyasi Patel
Senior Consultant Corporate Sustainability, Sphera

Sphera
Brian Payer

Brian Payer
Director Digital Solutions Group, Sphera

Sphera
Sarah Teague

Sarah Teague
Lead Solution Engineer,
Sphera

Sphera
mzamis

Mike Zamis
Chief Product Officer,
Sphera

Sphera
Rajesh-Kumar-Singh

Dr. Rajesh Singh, Sr. Director, Business Development and Consulting, India and South East Asia, Sphera

Sphera
martijn gipmans

Dr. Martijn Gipmans,
Director Consulting,
Sphera

Sphera

5 Reasons to Attend

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No travel costs or time out of the office necessary

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It’s 100% free to attend

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Access the content on demand, and watch in your own time

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Hear case studies from global industry leaders

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Assess the latest technological innovations

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Sphera Summit Series – How It Works

01. Register

Register for the summit and gain access to all sessions live and on demand. Enter your information and secure your place.

02. Create your agenda

Login instructions for the dedicated event platform will be shared two weeks before the event. Delegates can create their own custom agenda, and save reminders for each session.

03. Watch the event

All summits will be broadcast live with interactive polling + chat + Q&A features. 

 

04. View on-demand

Did a last-minute meeting pull you away from the live sessions? Don’t worry; they are all recorded and available for viewing on demand on our dedicated event platform. 

 

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