ESG Ratings: Implications for Public Companies, Asset Managers and the Battle Against ‘Greenwashing

The panelists will discuss ESG ratings, how they may affect operating companies, how they may be used by asset managers, and whether they may help combat “greenwashing.”  Our panelists will address this timely topic from three vantage points:  rating agencies that produce ESG ratings and rankings, consumers of ratings (e.g., investors), and the public companies that receive ESG ratings.

Panelists:
Douglas Chia, President, Soundboard Governance LLC
Claude Lopez
, PhD, Head, Research Department, Milken Institute
David Lynn (moderator), Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Marvin Owens, Chief Engagement Officer, Impact Shares
Kristina Ruter, Global Head of ESG Methodology, Institutional Shareholder Services Germany AG

June 15th, 9:30-11am EST