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Driving Convergence Between Supplier Assessments Conducted by Purchasers and Investors

4:20pm  -  5:20pm, Tuesday, May 9, 2017  |  Tower Court A
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Investors and purchasers want the same thing: credible, reliable, comparable and actionable information on sustainability performance of companies. This session explores recent efforts to review and utilize the many and various “ESG” (environmental, social and governance) rating systems developed for investors, in a purchasing context. We will review the existing landscape, and hear from an investor and a purchaser how they are are using sustainability ratings today, and explore in discussion the opportunities for fostering more convergence.