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
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, a managing director with Deloitte Consulting LLP, works closely with leaders across a wide range of industries to successfully develop and implement strategy-based transformations to address disruptive change in their industries and markets. Engagements involve helping clients addressing core issues associated with strategy, innovation, globalization, new business models, and customer engagement, among others. He also leads Deloitte’s Future of Mobility practice, systematically researching and analyzing how a series of converging forces are giving rise to the emergence of a new seamless, intermodal mobility ecosystem for the movement of people and goods, and the implications for the private and public sectors and society at large. Under Scott’s leadership, Deloitte’s Future of Mobility team is working closely with key players in business, government, academia, local communities, and non-governmental organizations actively shaping the emergence of the mobility ecosystem.
Derek M. Pankratz
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.