webinars Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/events/webinars/university-essentials-covid19-recovery-esg-sustainability-in-business events-detail__hero js-detail-hero esgSubNav
Webinar Replays

University Essentials: COVID-19 Recovery, ESG & Sustainability in Business

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
1 hour

The rapid slowdown in the global economy stemming from the novel Coronavirus outbreak is generating spillover effects in Latin American countries. Mexico and Brazil, the two largest economies, are expected to contract this year. With over 250,000 confirmed cases in the region, there is a strong likelihood that it will lose several points of GDP because of the pandemic, and its various implications, by the end of the year.

Join S&P Global ESG Benchmarking expert, Jvan Gaffuri, alongside esteemed professors, from EGADE Business School – Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey and Insper Learning Institution, for an interactive discussion on current challenges, insights on economic opportunities and recovery, through the lens of transformative opportunities, including, how the financial system can play a critical role, via investments align environmental, social, and corporate governance. And what creating resilience may look like for Latin America, broadly.

Attendees will gain insights into the following:

  • Dominant ESG issues in Latin America
  • ESG integration, current metrics, opportunities and challenges to adoption
  • Shifts in investor, financial institutions approach to more equitable, ethical, risk-avoidant investments
  • Diversity metrics and potential for policies to advance gender and ethnic diversity
  • Potential and emerging risks, with insights on creating resilience for Latin America
Access Now


S&P Global Contributor
Rachanna Haffner is Global Academic Solutions & US Government Lead in the Market Development division of S&P Global Market Intelligence. Full Bio
S&P Global Contributor
Jvan Gaffuri is a member of the S&P Global ESG Benchmarking Team since January 2020,  Full Bio
S&P Global Contributor
Dr. Jesús Garza is currently Professor of Economics and Finance at EGADE Business School Full Bio
S&P Global Contributor
Andrea M. A. F. Minardi is Senior Research Fellow Professor at Insper, Board Member of the Climate Smart Institute, Board Member of Insper Angel Association, and Director of the Brazilian Finance Society. Full Bio

Alex, please download the S&P Networking App

The Platts Events mobile app puts conference navigation and networking at your fingertips. Available one week before the event, the mobile app gives delegates :

  • Advance access to the attendee list
  • Live agenda updates and networking activities
  • Immediate access to speaker presentations
  • Essesntial, real-time event details and notifications
  • Upload a profile photo, set up a meeting, amd more

* Platts attempts to secure as many speaker presentations as possible, however some speakers choose not to share their materials. Therefore some presentations may not become available. Additionally speaker presentations for this event are only available for download from the networking mobile app and web link

Reserve your spot for this webinar

Free to register

Access this webinar on demand

Access Now