ESG performance has become a cost of doing business for many companies, due to the evolving regulatory landscape and increased expectations from sophisticated investors. Please join GLG and Brian Walsh in this session where we will demystify jargon and make sense of ESG disclosures and performance management.
- Regulations in the EU and UK and their potential in the U.S.
- Mitigating risks and identifying commercial opportunities
- Net Zero commitments and reporting on scopes 1, 2, and 3
For 20 years, Brian Walsh has led global teams at the intersection of tech, finance, and impact. He recently served as the Global Head of Sustainability for TP ICAP Group PLC following their acquisition of Liquidnet in 2021, where he led the impact arm since 2007. Brian worked with TP ICAP’s Board of Directors and executives to develop an overall sustainability framework and strategy and oversaw ESG performance management, including investor requests, complying with new UK regulations, and public disclosures. Brian managed the sustainability section of the Group’s annual report and accounts and created a new ESG Disclosure Hub on the firm’s public website. Brian also led group-wide efforts to identify existing and develop new commercial sustainable finance offerings, helping TP ICAP’s clients on their own sustainability journeys.
Please note, Brian Walsh will speak from his vantage in the industry and will not discuss TP ICAP. Additionally, he will decline to answer questions related to confidential matters.