May 11, 2023 Hybrid
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm ET
Join Yafit Cohn, Chief Sustainability Officer and Group General Counsel at The Travelers Companies, Inc., as she discusses the importance of ESG for a holistic view of risks and opportunities that could impact a company’s ability to create long-term shareholder value, juxtaposed with the challenges companies face from the hijacking of ESG to advance political goals unaligned with shareholders’ best interests. Offering cautions about the dangers to public companies lurking in the ESG movement, Cohn will explain how Travelers manages to maintain its focus on shareholder interests amid contrary pressures from multiple constituencies with divergent views on a multitude of issues.
This event will take place at Mayer Brown’s New York office with an option to join via Zoom.
Learn more about our guest speaker:
Yafit Cohn is Chief Sustainability Officer and Group General Counsel at The Travelers Companies, Inc., where she guides the company through the evolving ESG landscape and leads its integrated sustainability reporting. A prominent insurance executive and governance expert, Cohn is an active board member of the Society for Corporate Governance, frequent speaker on related topics and recipient of numerous professional awards. Previous positions involved advising public companies at two major international law firms.
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