Tuesday November 28, 2017

DJSI Expert Training in Collaboration with RobecoSAM

Key insights from CSA specialists and learn from top-level experts in Barcelona
After our successful training in Amsterdam last March, Finch & Beak once again hosted a DJSI Expert Training in collaboration with RobecoSAM. This time, the training took place on 27-28 November in Barcelona. Global practitioners on ESG benchmarking came together to learn and exchange best practices with top level DJSI peers. During the training four experts from leading DJSI companies presented their approach on selected criteria, while specialists from RobecoSAM and Finch & Beak provided insights and guided interactive discussions with participants. For the key takeaways of the training, please refer to the download below.

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In March 2017, Finch & Beak organized a first DJSI Expert Training in collaboration with RobecoSAM. To get a good impression of what this looked like, check out our short video.

The DJSI expert training was designed to gain in-depth insights with a focus on four challenging key topics: Materiality, Supply Chain Management, Impact Measurement & Valuation and Human Rights. Top specialists from RobecoSAM shone light on what is expected from participating companies, while experts from leading Dow Jones Sustainability Index members shared an array of best practices and key learnings. The ouline of the workshop during the DJSI Expert Training in Barcelona looked as follows:

Program – Tuesday 28 November

Workshop 1: Materiality

  • RobecoSAM Specialist: Jvan Gaffuri, Director, Senior Manager Sustainability Services
  • Finch & Beak Expert: Josée van der Hoek, Director

Workshop 2: Supply Chain Management

  • Corporate Expert: Emilio Vera Martin, Head of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, Telefónica
  • RobecoSAM Specialist: Robert Dornau, Director, Senior Manager Sustainability Services
  • Finch & Beak Expert: Nikkie Vinke, Senior Consultant

Workshop 3: Impact Measurement & Valuation 

  • Corporate Expert: David Kingma, Senior Manager Performance & Tools, LafargeHolcim
  • RobecoSAM Specialist: Jvan Gaffuri, Director, Senior Manager Sustainability Services
  • Finch & Beak Expert: Josée van der Hoek, Director 

Workshop 4: Human Rights

  • Corporate Expert: Leon Wijnands, Global Head of Sustainability, ING
  • RobecoSAM Specialist: Robert Dornau, Director, Senior Manager Sustainability Services
  • Finch & Beak Expert: Nikkie Vinke, Senior Consultant

Accelerating reporting at your company?

If your organization is looking to improve its sustainability performance, please download our service description or contact Josée van der Hoek, Director and DJSI expert at josee@finchandbeak.com or call +31 6 28 02 18 80.

Image source: Alex Proimos, Flickr

About Lars Gielen

Motivated young professional with specific expertise in strategic management, circular economy and business model canvas. | lars@finchandbeak.com

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