The talk will focus on the role of record keeping and information management in meeting the demands of gathering and reporting ESG metrics.

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The talk will focus on the role of record keeping and information management in meeting the demands of gathering and reporting on ESG metrics. ESG represents a significant development in governance and reporting for businesses. Managers need to understand this and they need to understand what is required to report ESG metrics meaningfully, accurately and efficiently.

Such requirements are supported by the authority of sound information management processes, necessary for management to create a compelling ESG narrative, and the talk, drawing on an article recently published in the European Business Review, discusses how this could be delivered in practical terms, based on our real-world experience.

About the speakers

Tim Bovy
Tim Bovy has over 35 years of experience in designing and implementing various types of information and risk management systems for major law firms such as Clifford Chance; and for international accountancy firms such as Deloitte. He has also developed solutions for organizations such as BT, Imperial Tobacco, Rio Tinto, the Kuwaiti government, The Royal Household, and the US House of Representatives.

Tim is an elected member of The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, an Independent Think Tank based in Central London. Tim holds a BA degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame, and MA and C.Phil degrees from the University of California, Davis

Ian Hodges
Ian Hodges has worked in a variety of information management roles over a twenty-year career. He has designed and implemented records and information management systems at a national scale, developing parts of the digital archive at The National Archives (UK). At a corporate level he’s undertaken information management projects with The Royal Household and Her Majesty’s Treasury.

Ian also has information rights expertise developing policies and procedures for Freedom of Information and Data Protection compliance and working as a Data Protection Officer. In addition to CISM, CIPP/E and CIPM certifications, Ian holds a BA degree from the University of Southern Queensland, a postgraduate diploma from Deakin University, Melbourne and an MA from Birkbeck, University of London.

David Ryan
David Ryan is Managing Director of ReviewPoint and was formerly Director of Information Assurance at the Royal Household. As Head of Digital Preservation at the UK National Archives, his team won a Queen’s Award for Technology in 2011.

David also served as Head of Information Management at Pfizer Ltd. A graduate of King’s College, London, he also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Archive Studies from University College, London.

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Webinar: Environment and social governance metrics
Date and time
Tuesday 8 June, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Webinar
Price
Free