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Webinar - An Inside Look at the Methods Behind the 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings
NAEM Webinar: An Inside Look at 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings

NAEM Web Seminar Archives are an easy and cost-effective way to share a learning experience with your colleagues. With one registration you can gather your entire EHS team around a computer or projector screen to collectively participate and brainstorm ideas.

An Inside Look at the 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings

An Inside Look at the 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings

Thursday, October 27th, 2011
1:00 -2:00 p.m.
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Cost: FREE for Members, $49 for Non-Members

The 2011 Newsweek Green Rankings were published on Oct. 17, and NAEM invites you to get an inside look at how the companies were compared, scored and ranked.

In an act of transparency, experts from Trucost and Jantzi-Sustainalytics, the companies that produced the rankings for Newsweek, will explain how they used a combination of quantitative and qualitative data to assess each of America’s largest 500 companies. Although some people will understandably disagree with the finding of any ranking, the list does provide a useful measurement of where companies currently stand on their green initiatives and where they are headed.

Whether your company is included in the top 100, aspires to make the list, or is just looking to benchmark with industry leaders, this event will help you understand the factors that go into green rankings.

You'll gain new insight that includes:

  • Who's eligible to be included in the rankings
  • The methodology behind the three categories that comprise the overall score
  • How to use the rankings to benchmark your own company
  • How to be proactive about your green ranking

Plus, get the facts behind some common misconceptions of the Newsweek Green Rankings.

Get ready to learn and bring your questions for our expert speakers:

  • Cary Krosinsky , Senior Vice President; Trucost
  • Annie White , Manager, Research Products; Jantzi-Sustainalytics

Speaker biographies:

Cary Krosinsky

Cary Krosinsky

Cary Krosinsky is Senior Vice President for Trucost in North America & member of the Management team. Trucost has become the recognized global leader in providing environmental data & analysis for the Newsweek Green Rankings, as well as supply chain analysis for Sprint, Puma, the City of London, US & UK federal agencies and other global organizations.

Cary also co-edited and authored the book Sustainable Investing: the Art of Long Term Performance, and a second book, Evolutions in Sustainable Investing,: Strategies, Funds & Thought Leadership is forthcoming in December 2011 from Wiley. He teaches sustainability & investing at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, as well as an MBA course at the University of Maryland Smith School of Business. He was a member of the Expert Group that helped create the UN’s Principles for Responsible Investment, and has a background in management, computer programming, investor relations & data analysis.

Annie White

Annie White

Annie is the team leader for Sustainalytics’ annual publication of leading socially responsible companies in partnership with Maclean’s and Newsweek magazine. She is the global team leader for the paper and forestry, and utilities sectors. Her primary responsibility is researching the environment, social, and governance practices and performance of these companies. Annie is also responsible for researching and monitoring global standards, best practices, market trends and the changing regulatory environment. Previously, Annie managed the Toronto internship program and currently manages a team of five analysts. Prior to joining Sustainalytics, she worked as an analyst with the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington, D.C. Annie received a BA in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario and a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the University of Glasgow.

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