To mark the launch of the 2022 Family Business Heroes Campaign, we hosted a webinar with Christopher Tower, ESG Strategy and Services Leader at BDO.

Christopher shared the practical and powerful business case for adopting an ESG (environmental, social, governance) strategy, the means used to measure and report on ESG, and where to focus your resources now.

Key takeaways:

  • How ESG has changed the business landscape, including market and shareholder drivers
  • Common themes along an ESG journey
  • How ESG strategy can drive value
  • ESG reporting requirements for today and the future
  • Board and ownership considerations when it comes to ESG
  • And much more...

About Christopher

As the Firm's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy and Services Leader, Christopher is responsible for BDO’s delivery of ESG related services to clients and the oversight of BDO’s corporate ESG strategy, which includes defining BDO’s ESG vision, policies, and practices, and examining and integrating sustainable business practices into BDO’s corporate culture and everyday operations. He also leads BDO’s ESG Leadership Team and Center of Excellence. The Center, comprised of professionals with deep ESG knowledge, helps clients – and BDO professionals – navigate and address ESG-related needs and sustainability regulatory and reporting requirements. In his role, Christopher represents the Firm amongst the standard setting, investor, board, corporate and issuer communities.

Christopher is a member of BDO’s Executive Team, a group of senior leaders responsible for determining and communicating the firm’s strategic priorities and key opportunities for sustainable growth.

Our sponsors

Special thanks to our sponsors—BMO Harris, BDO, and Katten—for their generous support of the 2022 Family Business Heroes Campaign.