The Intersection of Materiality & ESG:
A Foundation for Business Excellence

New York, 24 June 2019

Key stakeholders — investors in particular — have been increasingly engaged on the topic of materiality, especially as it intersects with environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues. Because these issues now occupy a more prominent place in corporate responsibility, risk identification, and enterprise strategy, it’s important to understand how companies assess and respond to their material impacts. What is the materiality assessment process? How is it changing? Are there clear best practices for companies to follow?

Join Nasdaq, Datamaran, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and other thought leaders as we explore current trends in materiality, provide practical guidance on ESG, and propose practical ways forward for your company and your stakeholders.


Location: Nasdaq, One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006
Date: 24 June 2019
Time: 9.00 am to 12.00 pm

The event took place already. You can read the key takeaways of the day in this blog.

Speakers Include:

The Intersection of Materiality & ESG | Nasdaq and Datamaran workshop

We explored:

  • How can companies use the materiality process to better integrate ESG issues into corporate strategy? Which stakeholders are most directly influenced by this process?
  • Do companies, investors, standard setters, and policymakers all agree on a standard materiality assessment process? Should they?
  • What is an accurate and meaningful materiality timeframe?
  • What role does technology and data analytics play in advancing the materiality process?

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