Create Corporate Value Through Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Programs

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This is a virtual event, accessible online and over phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.


This is a complimentary program sponsored by BSI.

A company’s assessment of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) performance is increasingly becoming a key indicator alongside financials to inform customers, stakeholders and employees about the resilience and long-term viability of an organization. Adopting an innovative health and safety approach (the “S” in ESG) is proven to lower risk, drive market relevance, and increase shareholder value. 

Bloomberg Environment invites organizational leaders from compliance and risk, sustainability, health and safety, and their general counsels for an important webinar to explore some of the latest thinking around health and safety strategies and frameworks that can drive business advantage, innovation, market relevance, and shareholder value.

Educational Objectives:
• The imperative for companies to perform a gap analysis of current health and safety concerns 
• The concept of ‘Prevention through Design (PtD) for EHS’
• Total Worker Health – A holistic approach to worker well-being
• Impact of Health and Safety initiatives on reputation and risk management, global competitiveness, talent management, transparency and accountability.

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
Leading executives in compliance, risk, sustainability, health and safety departments as well as attorneys and in-house counsel who deal with compliance, governance and employee health and safety. 


Sandy Skees
  • Regional Director EHS Services and Solutions
  • BSI

Sandy Skees manages the sustainability practice at BSI, a global environment, health, safety and sustainability consulting firm. Her expertise is in programs ranging from sustainability and corporate social responsibility, to worker safety, business continuity planning, responsible supply chain, and EHS. Prior to BSI, Sandy served as managing director for Fenton Communications, accelerating progress through social change communications. Over the years, her work with corporations, nonprofits, and NGOs has been focused on consumer products, recycling and waste, renewable energy, supply chain, human rights issues, social justice and LGBTQ and gender issues. Skees previously ran her own firm Communications4Good (C4G), where she served early stage and Fortune 500 companies exclusively in the sustainability and CSR sectors. Before founding C4G, she was a partner at Porter Novelli, where she managed the global HP account team in 20 cities/10 countries around the world. 

Howard Mannella
  • Managing Principal
  • Alternative Resiliency Services Corp

Howard Mannella is managing principal of Alternative Resiliency Services Corp, a next-gen consultancy dedicated to alternative approaches to pragmatic rapid reduction of risk.  ARSC has delivered actionable business continuity, crisis management and other programs, specializing in ergonomic plans usable under stress and lightning-fast speed to value. He has facilitated realistic high-touch high-impact executive exercises, some of which presaged actual headline events. His programs have been proven in real-life disaster situations. Howard’s passion is executive education and evangelizing risk and resiliency, contributing to executive closed-door round-tables, delivering keynotes, running workshops and sitting on expert panels across four continents. He has worked in numerous verticals including banking/card processing, pharmaceutical, defense/aerospace, ecommerce, travel management and others. Prior to ARSC, Howard was principal resiliency strategist for Expedia, Inc, starting the global program from scratch and managing it for eight years. Howard was formerly consulting on the US East Coast before moving to the Seattle area.

Continuing Education

1.0 General COA, 1.0 CLE
Basic understanding of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) programs as well as basic Employee Health and Safety (EHS) concepts.
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