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This is for everyone who cares about climate change and wants to be a better Director or interact with Boards more effectively on behalf of Climate. Please join to learn what Directors can do to support the Paris Agreement in the context of their specific governance responsibilities, what aspiring Directors should be prepared for with regards to climate and ESG in order to be effective in the boardroom, and the regulations and other indicators that all companies should be aware of with regards to climate governance.


Helle Bank Jorgensen CEO

Helle Bank Jorgensen is an internationally recognized expert on sustainable business practices, with a 30-year record of turning environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks into innovative and profitable business opportunities. She works with many global Fortune 500 board members and executives, as well as smaller companies and investors. Helle is the founder and chief executive of Competent Boards, which offers online climate and ESG certificate and designation programs that draw on the experience of over 180 renowned board members, executives, and investors. Hundreds of directors and senior executives have enrolled in these programs to mitigate the risks and seize the opportunities presented by ESG and climate change. She is the author of the newly published book Stewards of The Future: A Guide for Competent Boards, an Amazon bestseller.

Helle serves at:
-Nasdaq Center for Board Excellence's Sustainability & ESG Insights Council;
-World Economic Forum (WEF) Expert Network for Corporate Governance, Leadership, and Emerging Multinationals;
-His Royal Highness Prince of Wales A4S (Accounting for Sustainability) Global Expert Panel;
-Canadian Climate Governance Experts –- a Commonwealth Climate & Law Initiative;
-Chair of the Advisory Committee of the ESG Exchange.

In 2020 she was awarded the Global Impact Award and named one of "5 people in ESG to look out for." She was also selected as one of LinkedIn's Top Voices in the Green Economy in the US and Canada for 2022.  


Susan Gladwin Founder

Susan Gladwin is a business executive and entrepreneur with expertise in technology, market strategy, and climatetech. Her work spans several decades with large brands (including Apple, Autodesk) launching iconic products, and advancing sustainable innovation in design and engineering of the built environment, manufacturing, and energy infrastructure. She is a frequent speaker, published author, and former faculty member at the CCA MBA in Design Strategy, she advises and invests in early stage climatetech companies. She founded ClimateOnBoard to accelerate cross-sector climate mitigation collaboration among corporate board directors and is developing a startup to scale clean and equitable electrification.

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Climatetech Series: Climate Governance to Steer Both Accountability and Innovation

Tue, Aug 23 @ 12:00pm PT (1 hr)

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