Host: Robyn Peters, senior manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP
- Vishnu Narins, managing director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
- Chris Ruggeri, principal, Risk & Financial Advisory, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
- Sean Torr, managing director, Risk & Financial Advisory Deloitte & Touche LLP
Finance leaders play a critical role in organizations’ sustainability, climate, and equity strategies. Learn how incorporating sustainability practices into your long-term vision can lead to competitive advantages. We’ll discuss:
- Regulatory updates, including the Paris Agreement and new climate regulations
- Social and societal pressure faced by organizations’ commitment to sustainability
- Adverse climate events that are driving unprecedented disruption for businesses
- Taking stock of how dollars and energy being used can create cost savings
Meet the speakers
Vishnu is a managing director with Deloitte Consulting LLP who has more than 15 years of consulting experience in Technology and Finance with a focus on design and implementation of advanced analytics and planning solutions for complex multinational organizations. She has led several multifaceted transformation programs for organizations shifting from a “siloed” model to being more globally customer and product focused. Vishnu has architected and successfully implemented multiple planning projects in areas of supply chain planning, financial planning, and commercial planning, with a special focus on cloud EPM solutions such as Anaplan, Oracle Planning Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS), SAP BPC, and Workday Planning.
Chris Ruggeri is Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory’s Sustainability, Climate & Equity leader. Chris advises clients across industries with a focus on leveraging digital tools and analytics to help them enhance investment decisions and risk management. With more than 30 years of experience, Chris works closely with leaders across a wide range of industries and disciplines to help them effectively develop and implement ESG-based approaches drawing on innovative thinking, technologies, and collaborations. She helps our clients manage strategic risk to drive sustainable shareholder value, financial flexibility, and agility, while improving stakeholder confidence in a constantly changing world. Additionally, Chris leads Investor Relations (IR) for Deloitte’s CFO Program and has been quoted by top-tier media on ESG, IR, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), and corporate development. Chris has extensive M&A experience and has served as the M&A leader where she advised companies, boards of directors, and special committees on negotiated and unsolicited transactions. Prior to joining Deloitte, Chris was a Managing Director at Standard & Poor’s, a Principal in the Financial Advisory Services practice of a Big-4 firm and started her career as an associate at the NASD (now FINRA). Chris is the board chair of Citizens Committee for New York City. Their mission focuses on New York City neighborhoods that lack access to opportunity, they strive to help New Yorkers come together and improve the quality of life for all.
Sean is a Risk & Financial Advisory managing director and the Accounting & Reporting Market Offering leader in Deloitte & Touche LLP. He is a CPA with more than 25 years of experience assisting large, complex clients with their financial reporting requirements and has led numerous cross-functional financial transformation projects including assessment and implementation projects around lease convergence, revenue recognition convergence, and US GAAP/IFRS. Sean leads the Lease Accounting Services group and speaks frequently on the implications of accounting convergence and other financial reporting topics. Most recently, Sean has taken a leading role in our Sustainability, Climate & Equity practice for Controllership.