Dbriefs
21 Sep.

Private companies and climate change: How to take action now

Private companies

Tuesday, 02:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will have the opportunity to discover a holistic approach to a low-carbon future and explore practical ways to consider adopting it.

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Key takeaways

Host: Bob Rosone, managing director, Deloitte LLP
Presenters: Scott Corwin and Derek Pankratz

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

Businesses today often focus their climate change efforts on their own operations. How can a broader system-of-systems approach help private companies unlock opportunities across low-carbon initiatives? We’ll discuss:

  • The complex and interconnected business ecosystems and diverse participants that are the building blocks of a low-carbon economy 
  • Five core systems of a net-zero economy—where they are today and need to be tomorrow
  • Carbon credit markets—one example of a cross-system opportunity and its interdependencies and connections
  •  Practical considerations for private companies adopting a system-of-systems approach

Meet the speakers

Robert Rosone

Robert Rosone

Managing Director | Deloitte Private

Bob is a managing director with Deloitte LLP focused on expanding Deloitte’s services to private companies through Deloitte Private. His responsibilities include operations, business development, marketing, public relations, advertising, and communications. Bob is a member of the Deloitte Private Leadership Committee and leads the Deloitte Private global brand and marketing organization, as well as the US Best Managed Companies program. Prior to his current roles, he served as chief of staff for Deloitte’s chairman of the board and has held numerous marketing and leadership positions since joining the firm in 1998. Bob received his MBA from Fordham University and BS in political science from the College of the Holy Cross. He is the chairman of the board of United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties and a board member of Pro-Mujer, a women's empowerment organization serving 250,000 women in Latin America.

Scott Corwin

Scott Corwin

Chief Strategic & Commercialization Officer, US Sustainability Practice

Scott is responsible for leading the marketplace impact of Deloitte’s US Accounting & Assurance, Advisory, Consulting and Tax businesses to assist clients successfully transition their organizations to a more sustainable and equitable future. With more than 30 years distinguished career in consulting, Scott has worked closely with senior leaders and boards of global organizations to successfully undertake strategy-based transformations to address disruptive change in their sectors, markets, and communities. Prior to assuming his current role, Scott founded and led Deloitte’s Global Future of Mobility Practice. Under his leadership, the practice has been working closely with corporations, governments, academia, and NGOs to actively shape the emergence of the mobility ecosystem and advance the adoption of seamless integrated transportation to enable moving people and goods faster, safer, cleaner, cheaper and with greater accessibility, inclusivity and equity. Scott has authored scores of research studies and publications including Leading in a Low Carbon Future, US Turning Point report, and is the principal author of articles featured in Deloitte’s Future of Mobility collection. Scott is a frequent keynote speaker at global conferences, including World Economic Forum/Davos, Council on Foreign Relations, The Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Science, Fortune’s BrainTech, The Atlantic, The Economist, Wall Street Journal, CES, and WBCSD. Prior to joining Deloitte, Scott was a Partner at Booz Allen Hamilton and Booz & Co., as well as a Partner with AT Kearney in New York. Scott earned his BA Magna Cum Laude and with High Honors in Politics from Brandeis University and his MBA in Finance and International Business from New York University Stern School of Business. He serves on the Advisory Board for NYU Stern’s Fubon Center for Technology, Business & Innovation.

Derek M. Pankratz

Derek M. Pankratz

Senior Manager | Subject Matter Specialist

Derek M. Pankratz is a senior research manager with the Center for Integrated Research in Deloitte Services LP. He leads Deloitte’s global research on climate change, sustainability, and the future of mobility.

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