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Cecilia Joffre - Tools to measure ESG from Board to Operations

Updated: May 31



There is no doubting that Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) risks require attention from Board down to Operational level. It is fundamental when managing these risks to understand the standards applicable and the metrics that apply and why.

The rise of ESG factors in capital markets makes good business sense and leads to more sustainable markets and better outcomes for societies. ESG is at the forefront of business strategy and is vital to understand corporate purpose, strategy and management quality of companies.

This presentation will discuss:

  • Why are ESG risks now a board level concern?

  • What are the material risks and opportunities that ESG issues present for the mining industry?

  • How does ESG fit into the interconnected landscape of risk ?

  • How can companies gain both operational and strategic visibility of ESG?

Biography

Cecilia is Business Director and Chief Sales Officer at IsoMetrix North America. She is fluent in four languages, has a Masters in Administration Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina and is member of the Institute of Directors of Southern Africa (IoDSA). She is a past member of the Ethics Institute of SA and Businesswoman Association of South Africa.

She is a GRC professional with over 25 years of international experience; gained in a variety of senior and executive positions in blue chips Arthur Andersen, IBM and Standard Bank of South Africa, as well as in private middle-size companies. Cecilia has a deep passion for and understanding of corporate governance and sustainability. She is a co-founder of CGF Research Institute (Pty) Ltd – a Corporate Governance Consultancy - where she served as an Executive Director, and has served on a number of Boards.

Cecilia assisted the IoDSA in launching its Governance Assessment Instrument for adherence to the King III Report on Corporate Governance , and has lectured on Board duties, Governance and Sustainability in a variety of international conferences and forums.



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