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The alphabet soup of climate disclosure frameworks and standards can be daunting. But what has been voluntary reporting may soon become mandatory. Get a jump on this trend while creating positive engagement with your audiences by understanding the value of stakeholder engagement and the different tools at your disposal. Learn from two current board directors for whom climate communications are a core facet of their charter. Athena partners with Plan C Advisors to offer briefings, assessments, and workshops that provide immediate traction in your climate action planning. Learn how Athena and Plan C can help you make climate part of your competitive advantage.

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Amanda North Founder, CEO

Amanda spent many years as an executive in the tech sector for companies such as Splunk and Apple before founding an online marketplace to provide economic empowerment for women in the developing world. As founder and CEO of Plan C Advisors, she is circling back to her early career in energy strategy and renewables. Background Amanda is Founder and CEO of Plan C Advisors. She also advisors founders of innovative climate-related start ups. Amanda has extensive executive, board, and advisory experience with organizations promoting clean energy and a sustainable world. Deep background in branding and positioning, go to market strategy, business development, and opportunity identification. Skilled at guiding organizations through key inflection points. She founded and led Artisan Connect, an online marketplace working with 30 artisan groups in 16 countries, to provide economic empowerment for women. Previously, she led marketing teams for fast growth B2B and B2C technology industry leaders including Splunk and Apple and served as President/Managing Partner for two preeminent digital branding agencies.

D'Anne Hurd Independent Board Member, Audit Committee Chair

D’Anne is a SEC qualified financial expert and ESG authority with three decades of experience as a member of, and consultant to, corporate Boards of Directors. She regularly speaks and writes on the topic of board governance and ESG for prominent audiences such as the NYSE and NACD. In her board and advisory roles, D’Anne leverages her CCO and CFO and Fortune 500 background, including audit oversight, SEC, Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and international regulatory experience, spanning software, technology, medical devices, pharma/biotech, financial services, telecommunications, and manufacturing. Her board service has included two mutual funds, three public, and seven private corporate boards—including serving as Board Chair, Lead Independent Director, and Chair of Governance, Audit, Finance and Compensation committees—in cloud-based SaaS, technology, medical devices, pharma/biotech, financial services, telecommunications, retail, and manufacturing industries.

Celso White Co-Founder at Igniting BusinessGrowth LLC

Celso is one of the world’s leading Operations/Supply Chain experts – covering Procurement, Manufacturing, Logistics, EH&S, Quality, and R&D. Until December, 2019 he served as Global Chief Supply Chain Officer of Molson Coors Brewing Company, a Denver-based brewing company with more than 50 breweries worldwide and $11 billion in net sales. His purview included manufacturing, R&D, engineering, quality, environmental health and safety, procurement, logistics and distribution. During his tenure, the global supply chain team delivered an average of $170 million per year in annual cost savings and developed innovations that helped drive $450 million annually in incremental NSR He has more than 35 years of global experience in the food and beverage industry. Previously, Celso was VP/GM of Pepsi Cola Americas Concentrate Operations, overseeing $4.5 billion in net concentrate revenue, a $600 million operating budget and a $70 million capital budget. His background includes work at Silgan White Cap, M&M/Mars, and Campbell Soup Company where he led the development and commercialization of new product introductions in North America.

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Climate Deep Dive #4-- Understand the importance of disclosures and engaging your stakeholders

Thu, Aug 19 @ 12:00pm PT (1 hr)

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