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ESG: In Theory and Practice

Past Event

April 26, 2023

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

ESG or Environment, Social, and Governance is at an inflection point. NYU, in collaboration with Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy’s Women in Energy initiative, welcomes Alison Taylor and Chief Sustainability Officers from throughout the business world to discuss ESG in both theory and in practice. In the midst of the current debate about ESG, business leaders are invited to engage in a discussion, and students are welcomed to better understand careers in and reality of ESG.

Panelists and Presenters include:

  • Michelle Dunstan, Chief Responsibility Officer, Janus Henderson Investors
  • Amy Jaffe, Director, NYU SPS Energy, Climate Justice and Sustainability Lab
  • Dr. Carolyn Kissane, Associate Dean, NYU SPS Center for Global Affairs
  • Dr. Luisa Palacios, Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy
  • Giovanna Rueda, Vice President of ESG, Valero
  • Tequila Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, Covanta
  • Alison Taylor, Clinical Associate Professor, Stern School of Business

The evening will include opportunities to hear from ESG experts, questions and answers from the audience, and a networking reception. This is a hybrid event.

Wednesday, April 26th, 2023

4:00-5:00 p.m. Presentation by Alison Taylor

5:00-6:00 p.m.  Panel with ESG practitioners

6:00-7:00 p.m.  Networking, in-person only