Category: ESG and Sustainability

Key Issues for 2023: Rise Above Economic Uncertainty and Succeed | Webinar

LIVE WEBINAR

Key Issues for 2023: Rise Above Economic Uncertainty and Succeed

As we look toward 2023, economic uncertainty is prime and center. Rising inflation, interest rate hikes, and GDP contraction – matched with low unemployment rates and high talent demand – have left business leaders unsure of what to expect and how to prepare for 2023.

Join Everest Group’s Key Issues 2023 webinar as our experts provide insights into the outlook of the global IT-BP industry and discuss major concerns, expectations, and key trends expected to amplify in 2023.

All the data is based on input from global leaders across enterprises, Global Business Services (GBS), and service providers.

Our speakers will discuss expectations for 2023, including:

  • The outlook for global services
  • Top business challenges and priorities
  • Changes in sourcing spend and service delivery costs
  • In-demand digital services and next-generation capabilities
  • The evolving strategy for talent, locations, and the workplace

Who should attend?

  • CIOs, CDOs, CTOs, CFOs, CPOs
  • Service providers
  • GBS / Shared services center heads
  • Global services leaders
  • Locations heads

Driving Larger-scale Adoption of Impact Sourcing from the Inside Out | VirtualRoundtable

VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE

Driving Larger-scale Adoption of Impact Sourcing from the Inside Out

December 8, 2022 |
9:00 AM EST | 7:30 PM IST

Impact sourcing allows businesses to find highly engaged and stable talent sources that deliver quality work with low attrition rates while simultaneously meeting their sustainability requirements and goals. As talent shortages continue to make headlines, businesses are aggressively turning to these non-traditional talent pools to find needed skills.

But what are the best tools and techniques to drive larger-scale adoption of impact sourcing both internally and externally?

Join this virtual roundtable and take part in conversations with our experts and your peers about how to grow impact sourcing in your organization, including:

  • What are the best strategies to drive larger-scale adoption of impact sourcing, and what are the barriers?
  • How are providers and GBS organizations advocating for the sourcing model internally?
  • How are buyers getting involved in the growth of impact sourcing?
  • What is the impact sourcing “Commitment to Action,” and how will joining it benefit your program?

Who should attend?

  • Chief sustainability officers
  • Sustainability leaders
  • Corporate social responsibility leaders
  • Workforce and talent strategy leaders
  • CHROs and heads of HR
  • GBS leaders
  • Heads of outsourcing
  • Global sourcing managers

 

Virtual Roundtable Guidelines

The only price of admission is participation. Attendees should be prepared to share their experiences and be willing to engage in discourse.

Participation is limited to enterprise leaders (no service providers). Everest Group will approve each attendance request to ensure an appropriate group size and mix of participants. The sessions are 90 minutes in duration and include introductions, a short presentation, and a facilitated discussion.

Sustainability and the CIO’s Office: A Powerful Connection | LinkedIn Live

LINKEDIN LIVE

Sustainability and the CIO’s Office: A Powerful Connection

View the event on LinkedIn, which was delivered live on Thursday, November 1, 2022.

What did sustainability look like from the CIO’s office? Everest Group was honored to have Niklas Sundberg, SVP and CIO at ASSA ABLOY Global Solutions, joined us to answer this question ♻️.

Niklas is a leader in sustainable digital transformation and firmly believes in the diversity of people and the power of technology to positively change the world. He also recently authored a book presenting sustainability and its connection to the CIO’s office.

As a CIO himself, Niklas provided valuable insight into building an optimal sustainability strategy for 2023 💻.

Our speakers explored:
✅ How should CIOs view the sustainability puzzle?
✅ How can the diversity of people and power of technology strengthen your sustainability strategy?
✅ What were the best tips to optimize your sustainability strategy for 2023?

Meet the Presenters

Sankalp Global Summit | Virtual Event

Rita N. Soni, Principal Analyst, Impact Sourcing and Sustainability Research at Everest Group, will join a panel of experts to deliver a session titled The Next Evolution of #Tech4Good – Inclusivity in Tech Jobs.

They will discuss how companies are creating good job opportunities for people from marginalized communities and how impact sourcing has evolved since Rockefeller Foundation coined the term in 2012.

When

Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 6:30 am CST, 7:30 am EST, 11:30 am GMT, 5:00 pm IST

Where

Live, virtual event

Presenters

Rita N. Soni
Principal Analyst, Impact Sourcing and Sustainability Research, Everest Group

Manivannan J.K
CEO, Desicrew Solutions pvt ltd

Hanae Chino
Group ESG Strategy Director, Webhelp

Wendy Gonzales
CEO, Sama

Traci Freeman
Investor Engagement, Marketing & Growth, Business Process Engagement South Africa

Clinton Global Initiative – 2022 Meeting | Event

IN-PERSON EVENT

Clinton Global Initiative | 2022 Meeting

September 19-20, 2022 |
New York, NY

Everest Group’s Rita N. Soni, Principal Analyst for Impact Sourcing and Sustainability, will contribute sustainability learning to the Clinton Global Initiative meeting on September 19-20 in New York City.

This two-day event will spotlight challenges of global proportion, like inclusive economic recovery and growth. The platform aims to bring together global and emerging leaders from heads of states to social justice warriors to industry stalwarts in order to take collaborative action and address the world’s most pressing challenges.

Rita will be working alongside colleagues and global stakeholders to discuss impact sourcing, the potential it provides to companies and underserved communities around the world, and initiatives to help companies incorporate impact sourcing into their business models

Rita N. Soni
Principal Analyst for Impact Sourcing and Sustainability
Everest Group

Sustainable Moderation: The “Impact” of “Sourcing” on Trust & Safety | Webinar

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

Sustainable Moderation: The “Impact” of “Sourcing” on Trust & Safety

To ensure Trust and Safety in content moderation, human moderators must sift through egregious and non-egregious content to make sure that online platforms remain safe and suitable for us.

With the demand for this skill skyrocketing, it is now imperative that organizations look to emerging geographies to source talent. Sustainable sourcing practices in content moderation have never been more vital to ensuring Trust and Safety.

Join this webinar to hear how sustainable sourcing can impact content moderation, the importance of monitoring the wellbeing of human moderators in content moderation, and how these fit into Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) priorities for companies.

The webinar will answer key questions, including:

  • Why is there a need to think about sustainability principles in content moderation? How will this improve trust and safety?
  • How do sustainable sourcing practices impact content moderation?
  • Why is moderator wellbeing important for ESG policies for organizations?

Who should attend?

  • Head of Trust & Safety
  • Head of content moderation
  • CHROs and heads of HR
  • Sustainability leaders
  • Head of outsourcing
  • Global sourcing managers
  • BPO leaders

Why Technology is the Key to Enabling Sustainability | Webinar

on-demand webinar

Why Technology is the Key to Enabling Sustainability

Access the on-demand webinar, which was delivered live on May 10, 2022.

As customers become more environmentally and socially conscious, companies across industries are targeting sustainability as a powerful business opportunity that can enable top-line growth and operational efficiencies.

To reach their sustainability goals fast and efficiently, enterprises like yours can utilize global systems integrators (SIs) as strategic partners to accelerate sustainability agendas. Emerging digital technologies such as AI, IoT, and blockchain are proving to deliver immense value and maximized sustainability initiatives.

Join this webinar as our experts discuss in detail current sustainability enablement technology services market trends and provide insights on how the market is shaping out.

The speakers will explore:

  • How the role of technology is progressing as a key enabler for sustainability
  • Which trends are prevailing in the sustainability enablement technology services market
  • How the sustainability enablement technology services market is developing
  • Who the leaders and the major contenders in the market are, and what makes them stand out

Who should attend?

  • Chief sustainability officers
  • Chief diversity officers
  • Chief innovation officers
  • Corporate social responsibility leaders
  • Sourcing and vendor managers
  • Procurement managers
  • Climate change and net-zero transformation leaders
Square Dwivedi Arpita
Arpita Dwivedi
Senior Analyst
Narayanan Meenakshi
Meenakshi Narayanan
Analyst

5 Success-driving Actions: How to Unlock Untapped, Affordable Talent | Webinar

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

5 Success-driving Actions: How to Unlock Untapped, Affordable Talent

Impact sourcing is a socially responsible way to find untapped, affordable talent while promoting inclusivity and allowing organizations to reap substantial business benefits, including:

  • Contributing to a holistic environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program
  • Increased sales as more consumers choose to buy from forward-thinking businesses
  • Access to new workers in untapped talent pools in different regions
  • Better talent retention through improved work cultures

Watch this webinar as our experts reveal key findings from our recent Impact Sourcing Specialist State of the Market report. We shed light on how impact sourcing is helping enterprises and service providers mitigate challenges such as high attrition and talent costs and shortages, while supporting the welfare of communities.

Our experts explore:

  • What is impact sourcing?
  • Why is it becoming a strategic imperative for more and more organizations?
  • What does the impact sourcing landscape look like?
  • How has impact sourcing adoption evolved over the years?
  • How do organizations put impact sourcing into practice?
  • Case study experiences and feedback from buyers leveraging services from impact sourcing specialists

Who should attend?

  • Chief sustainability officers
  • Chief diversity officers
  • Sourcing and vendor managers
  • Procurement managers
  • Global business services (GBS) / shared services center leaders

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