Rapidly Changing Technology is a Critical Component of Sustainable Sourcing
Every day we are hearing about technology enhancements and advancements that are giving all people the ability and tools to gather and process massive amounts of data, expedite product development and production, analyze medical conditions and remedies. Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation, Machine Learning, Cognitive Automation, and Blockchain are rapidly becoming a part of our everyday lives.
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Environmental Economics (PhD.), University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
She is a recognized expert in the fields of sustainable finance and sustainable development in the finance sector. Previous publications include: Environmental Business, Sustain Magazine, and FT. She is media savvy and has been asked to guest lecture at universities in France, England, Singapore and the USA. In November 2012, she gave the keynote speech for the Climate Change and Ethical Investment conference, held in London. She currently sits on the advisory boards of the CMCI – part of the UK Government initiative on climate finance, and Woman in Social Finance.
Tauni is an investment banker and has worked in Germany, Swizerland, Singapore, the USA and France for organisations such as JP Morgan and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson on the debt side and in structured finance. She became the first managing director of the DJSGI. Her work at the WBCSD, involved advising companies regarding external reporting on sustainability issues. She was a pioneer in the field of corporate responsibility and corporate governance ratings. She founded and runs EcoCapital partnership, combining experience in environmental and corporate finance to create a unique solution based business in non-traditional risk assessment and investment impact in investment decisions on the forefront in investment advisement, structuring, and due diligence in climate change, impact investing, social justice and environmental asset project development. Recently she has experience in providing of common sense alternatives to the conventional technology vendors in the primary areas of waste management, renewable energy, water security, food and agriculture, with application to Government policy makers as well as corporate decision makers.
She was executive director of IMPACT 2030, which is a global, private sector led collaboration created to mobilize employee volunteers to directly and substantially contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She was instrumental in establishing the new Global Not-for-profit working seamlessly with the private sector and the United Nations. She is currently working with United Smart Cities to explore innovative financial tools to fund and support the SDGs at the city level.
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Sustainability: How Corporate Superstars Get it Right
The 2018 Sustainability Summit will provide a unique opportunity for sustainability practitioners at leading companies to enjoy a safe space to address the most urgent and persistent, strategic, operational, and implementation challenges they face in addressing the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of their companies. The Summit will enable peer-to-peer exchange and engagement with leading practitioners and subject matter experts to work in a collaborative way through the major challenges that corporate sustainability professionals face.
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Lauren Bialkowski is the editor of The Source. She has been with the Global Sourcing Council since March 2017 and has assisted in the production & execution of the 3S Awards as well as presumed the role of Marketing Coordinator. To contribute to this publication, please send inquiries to: email@example.com