Materiality assessments have been one of the most fundamental tools of corporate sustainability management in the last two decades. It initially grew out of – and is still closely associated with – reporting and disclosure, with the rise of ESG acting as a timely imperative to make materiality more strategic. It also provides a means of gauging stakeholder expectations, acting as a basis for decision-making.
GlobeScan has been working with leading organizations globally to deliver evidence-led materiality assessments, and we gathered three key companies together on this webinar. Our research and the insights from these and other companies has found that there is a clear need and opportunity to unlock more strategic value and impact from materiality by focusing on four key levers:
On 3 March 2020 we hosted a webinar with 3M, Danone, and Adobe to share insights and experiences about the future of materiality as we see it, and more importantly, how to use materiality as a strategic tool.
We were thrilled to have the following panelists join us to share their valuable insights:
- Gayle Schueller, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer, 3M
- Celine Barral, One Planet. One Health Integration and B Corp Director, Danone
- Stephanie Dolmat, ESG Reporting and Communications Lead, Adobe
The session was moderated by James Morris, Director, GlobeScan.