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Austin Tech Leadership Dinner: Reaching Goals in ESG
November 9 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm$50 – $75
Legal experts from Latham & Watkins will offer advice on how to implement Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) into your business models, and discuss with leaders who are already putting it into practice.
5-6 p.m – Happy Hour
6-7 p.m. – Panel Discussion, featuring experts from Latham & Watkins, Austin Technology Incubator, Informa Tech
7-9 p.m. – Dinner
Location & Parking:
As you can imagine, West 6th can be a bit busy around this time. There’s are some spaces out front in the lot. Public transit or ride share is encouraged!
Meet the Panelists:
Sarah Fortt, Partner, Global Co-Chair, ESG Practice, Latham & Watkins, LLP
Sarah is the Global Co-Chair of the ESG practice at Latham & Watkins. Before joining Latham, Sarah was the mind behind the creation of one of the first cross-functional ESG groups at a U.S.-based global law firm, where she also served as the firm’s dedicated corporate governance expert.
Sarah is a key thought leader in U.S. corporate governance and on matters regarding environmental and social corporate risks and opportunities, including those relating to climate change, human rights and corporate culture. She regularly helps clients create consistent, effective and meaningful stakeholder communications (both required and voluntary). Sarah has worked with companies across multiple industries in times of calm and in times of crisis, as well as during key strategic transactions.
Sarah has created a unique perspective on and approach to corporate cultural wellness that connects an in-depth understanding of leadership, governance, the ethics and compliance functions, employee incentives and initiatives, and corporate risk and crisis management. She has a sophisticated understanding of incentive structures and how they function across various levels of an organization given an organization’s strategies, goals and “sacred cows.”