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Create Corporate Value Through Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Programs


This is a virtual event, accessible online and/or over the phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.


This is a complimentary program sponsored by BSI.

A company’s assessment of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) performance is increasingly becoming a key indicator alongside financials to inform customers, stakeholders and employees about the resilience and long-term viability of an organization. Adopting an innovative health and safety approach (the “S” in ESG) is proven to lower risk, drive market relevance, and increase shareholder value. 

Bloomberg Environment invites organizational leaders from compliance and risk, sustainability, health and safety, and their general counsels for an important webinar to explore some of the latest thinking around health and safety strategies and frameworks that can drive business advantage, innovation, market relevance, and shareholder value.

Educational Objectives:
• The imperative for companies to perform a gap analysis of current health and safety concerns 
• The concept of ‘Prevention through Design (PtD) for EHS’
• Total Worker Health – A holistic approach to worker well-being
• Impact of Health and Safety initiatives on reputation and risk management, global competitiveness, talent management, transparency and accountability.

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
Leading executives in compliance, risk, sustainability, health and safety departments as well as attorneys and in-house counsel who deal with compliance, governance and employee health and safety. 


David Eherts
  • VP Global EHS
  • Allergan PLC

Dr. Eherts joined Allergan (then Actavis) Pharmaceuticals in March of 2014 as Vice President of Global EHS.  Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is a global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma.  Prior to Allergan, David has worked over 35 years in the fields of Safety and EHS starting as a toxicologist in Pre-Clinical Drug Safety Assessment at Merck.  He moved to EHS and has held positions of increasing responsibility at Merck, sanofi-aventis, Purdue Pharmaceuticals and most recently, Aviation and Product Safety at Sikorsky Aircraft as their Vice President and Chief Safety Officer.  His experience and expertise span aviation, environmental toxicology, occupational health, potent compound control and management systems in the aerospace, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.  Dave holds Bachelor’s degrees in Chemistry and Biology and a Masters and PhD in Environmental Toxicology from Drexel University.   In his spare time, he's an adjunct professor at New York Medical College and at Tulane University where he teaches courses in EHS Management, Environmental Toxicology, Finance, Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health.

Kimberly Jinnett, PhD, MSPH
  • President
  • Center for Workforce Health and Performance Affiliate Faculty, UCSF Institute for Health and Aging

Dr. Jinnett is currently President of The Center for Workforce Health and Performance and affiliate faculty at the UCSF Institute for Health and Aging. CWHP is an independent and objective source for scientific reports, educational resources and technical assistance on healthier, longer and more fulfilling working lives.  Dr. Jinnett's research and practice has focused on connecting organizational policies and practices with individual health-related outcomes at RAND, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Integrated Benefits Institute and in her current work at CWHP and UCSF. Dr. Jinnett received a doctorate in public health and sociology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and her master's of science in public health at UCLA.

Sandy Skees
  • Regional Director EHS Services and Solutions
  • BSI

Sandy Skees manages the sustainability practice at BSI, a global environment, health, safety and sustainability consulting firm. Her expertise is in programs ranging from sustainability and corporate social responsibility, to worker safety, business continuity planning, responsible supply chain, and EHS. Prior to BSI, Sandy served as managing director for Fenton Communications, accelerating progress through social change communications. Over the years, her work with corporations, nonprofits, and NGOs has been focused on consumer products, recycling and waste, renewable energy, supply chain, human rights issues, social justice and LGBTQ and gender issues. Skees previously ran her own firm Communications4Good (C4G), where she served early stage and Fortune 500 companies exclusively in the sustainability and CSR sectors. Before founding C4G, she was a partner at Porter Novelli, where she managed the global HP account team in 20 cities/10 countries around the world.