We continue Andrea Bonime-Blanc’s popular Governance Deep-Dive series with an exploration of megatrend #5, the rise of stakeholder & ESG capitalism. Learn what stakeholder & ESG capitalism entails and the role of your board in overseeing the risks and opportunities associated with this shift. Develop your board action plan and ensure your board is equipped to conduct proactive ESG and stakeholder oversight in this informative salon. This is the sixth of this six-part series on navigating strategic ESGT (ESG + technology) in transformational times based on Andrea’s 2020 book, Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience and Value.
Coco is founder and CEO of Athena Alliance. Prior to her current roles, Coco served as President, COO, and Board Director of Taos, a market leader in IT Services serving hundreds of F1000 companies, including Apple, Cisco, ebay, Facebook, and Silicon Valley Bank. Coco brings rich experience across F1000 companies, start-ups, and nonprofits in the roles of CEO, COO, advisor, and Board member to Athena. She possesses a unique understanding of the breadth of challenges and opportunities of leadership. She empowers leaders to execute successfully, working with them to develop the relationship between a company’s strategy and its organizational design and environment. Coco’s expertise in developing and strengthening these important linkages makes her a powerful C-level advisor and Board member. In addition to serving on the Board of Taos from 2004 to 2014, Coco served as a Board Director for MentorNet during its rebranding, product transformation, and subsequent acquisition by Great Minds in STEM. Coco was on the finance committee supporting the Board of Directors of Samasource and established the Operating Committee for the Silicon Valley arm of Golden Seeds, a New York-based early-stage investment firm. She also currently serves as Chair of the Nominating Committee for the Anita Borg Technology Leadership Award, one of the most prestigious awards honoring women in technology.
Andrea Bonime-Blanc, JD/PhD, is CEO and Founder of GEC Risk Advisory and a global governance, risk, ESG, ethics, cyber and crisis strategist, serving business, nonprofits, and government. Since 2017, she has served as the Independent Ethics Advisor to the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico. She spent two decades as a c-suite global corporate executive at Bertelsmann, Verint, and PSEG overseeing legal, governance, risk, ethics, CSR, compliance, audit, InfoSec and environmental health and safety. She began her career as an international corporate lawyer at Cleary Gottlieb. She serves on several Boards and Advisory Boards including Crisp, Greenward Partners, Ethical Intelligence, Epic Theatre Ensemble, the NACD New Jersey Chapter and NYU Stern-based think tank, Ethical Systems. She is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow and Governance faculty and holds the Carnegie Mellon CERT Certification in Cyber-Risk Oversight. She is a global keynote speaker and graduate faculty at NYU teaching “Cyber Leadership, Risk Oversight and Resilience”. She is an extensively published author. Her latest book, Gloom to Boom: How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience and Value (Routledge 2020). She lives in New York City and was born and raised in Europe and is multi-lingual.
Megatrend #5—Rising Stakeholder (ESG) Capitalism
Tue, Nov 30 @ 9:00am PT (1 hr)
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