The Greatest Boardroom Shift of Our Times: Giving ESG a Seat at the Table

A strong commitment to ESG, and a just-as-strong strategy, is both a moral and financial imperative for boards. Athena member Brenna Davis discusses why ESG executives must have a presence in modern boardrooms.

The world has never done anything quite this big

In ten years, severe weather events (intensified by climate change) will come with an annual price tag of $35 billion. How is your board preparing? In this ebook, learn why ESG executives deserve a seat at the table—and the immense value they will bring when they get there.

Meet Brenna Davis

Brenna Davis is an ESG pioneer and the CEO of Organically Grown Company, a board advisor for Retrolux, and a member of Athena Alliance. For more than two decades, Brenna has partnered with some of the world’s most innovative companies across industries ranging from food to energy to retail that create measurable market value and build a more sustainable world. As a leader at the forefront of ESG, she has been honored to contribute to national and global climate initiatives, including with the Obama White House and on a Climate Reality Project panel facilitated by Vice President Al Gore.

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