Monday, September 20, 2021 | 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM EST

Investors have raised their expectations on corporate net zero commitments and are seeking Boards of Directors to articulate the transition plan aligned with achieving the Paris Agreement’s net zero goal and reducing global GHG emissions. How can companies provide net zero transition plans aligned with their business strategies, and how can both investors and companies focus on climate accountability while supporting long-term value creation?

Opening Remarks 

  • Lyndon Park - Managing Director, Head of ICR Governance Solutions, ICR Inc. 


  • Ben Dell - Managing Partner, Kimmeridge Energy
  • Michelle Edkins - Managing Director, BlackRock
  • Kara Mangone - Global Head of Climate Strategy, Goldman Sachs
  • Sabastian Niles - Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz




Lyndon Park
Lyndon Park
Managing Partner
Ben Dell
Ben Dell
Managing Partner
Michelle Edkins
Michelle Edkins
Managing Director
Kara Mangone
Kara Mangone
Goldman Sachs
Global Head of Climate Strategy
Sabastian Niles
Sabastian Niles
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz


BlackRock: Climate Focus Universe


BlackRock: Climate risk and the transition to a low-carbon economy

Goldman Sachs: Sustainability Report

Goldman Sachs: 2030 Sustainable Finance Commitment

Kimmeridge: Framework for a Carbon Offset Market for the Energy Industry

Kimmeridge: Choosing a Path to Net Zero Emissions for Oil & Gas Production

Kimmeridge: Preparing the E&P Sector for the Energy Transition

Wachtel, Lipton, Rosen & Katz: Ethical Boardroom

Wachtel, Lipton, Rosen & Katz: Vermont’s Fossil Fuel Suit Underscores Climate-Change Pressures Faced by U.S. Companies

Wachtel, Lipton, Rosen & Katz: Mandatory Climate Change Disclosure Rules