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ESG: Why Small Businesses Should Care

November 9, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Learn what ESG is and how sustainability can add competitive advantages to your business by looking at the big picture.


Who should attend this event?

  • SMEs
  • C-level executives
  • Technology companies
  • Non-profits
  • Firms perusing sustainability initiatives.


Key Learnings and Takeaways:

What is ESG?

  • What is ESG and how it applies to small business
  • History and future of ESG – frameworks, issues, regulatory reporting requirements

Why should you care and why now?

  • Reasons why businesses want to incorporate ESG as part of the business strategy
  • ESG business benefits

Business opportunities

  • Attract customers and improve the bottom line
  • Improve company culture and secure talent
  • Raise capital

Actionable tips

  • How to implement sustainability initiatives
  • Ideas on how to reduce environmental impact
  • How to get started with ESG transformation today


About ScriptString.AI:

ScriptString.AI provides a data management platform and services that enable organizations to gain a competitive advantage by delivering usable data faster to manage risk and regulatory requirements. ScriptString’s mission is to unleash the power of data to help our clients and support their corporate sustainable development goals. By using ScriptString.AI, clients get usable data faster to speed up and measure the impact of sustainability initiatives. We believe building achievable goals and future desired results start with understanding the now, then designing a roadmap with actionable steps for the future building actions to reach.


Our Speakers:

Sylvia Gedge, CEO ScriptString.AI Data Platform for ESG Risk Management

Bio: Sylvia is an entrepreneur with extensive experience in business, fintech, and digital transformation. Her passion is helping others, creating a positive impact, and delivering results. Sylvia’s leadership promotes challenging the status quo to deliver innovative solutions. Sylvia held various senior financial and operational roles in software, media, manufacturing, and distribution throughout her career with companies such as CBC, Konstant, Cogsdale Software, Corus Entertainment, and eBridge Connections. As President of ScriptString, her diverse skill set covers leadership, technology, finance, and operations.

Katie Sutter, Business Development and Sustainability Expert at ScriptStringAI

Katie is a young professional with an academic background in Environmental Sustainability and Communications. Katie has used her skillset and knowledge to help environmental non-profits and other organizations further their sustainability mission through clear and compelling communications. Currently, Katie is working as a Business Development Representative at ScriptStringAI where she hopes to aid other businesses meet their ESG goals by helping them harness their useable data. When she is not working, Katie enjoys travelling and learning through volunteering with environmental organizations – most recently Katie spent two months cleaning plastics from the Norwegian Sea.

Lindsay Hampson, ThisRock ESG Consulting

Lindsay Hampson is an MBA with a knack for showing businesses how environmentally and socially-conscious actions can be profitable to the bottom line. She is the founder of ThisRock, a Sustainability & ESG strategy advisory firm. Over her career in Software and Technology (notably IBM, SAP, eBridge Connections, and Jitterbit), she has led talented people, driven business development, owned strategic partnerships, and worked in marketing, and sales. Outside of work, Lindsay is a cheerleader to 2 kids and 1 husband. You can usually find her reading about climate and technology, or running local trails with her dog.