Category: ESG and Sustainability

Impact Sourcing: The Asset Enterprises Could be Missing | LinkedIn Live

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Impact Sourcing: The Asset Enterprises Could be Missing

Watch this event on LinkedIn which was delivered live on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

While the impact sourcing model continues to gain momentum with service providers embracing inclusive talent strategies, enterprise buyers are yet to recognize the win-win value of the model.

Watch this interactive LinkedIn Live event to discover the vast advantages impact sourcing delivers for enterprises and learn practical approaches to achieving business benefits while driving social impact. Attendees will also gain a better understanding of current sustainability commitments and goals that enterprises today are targeting. 🌱📈

During this collaborative LinkedIn Live session, we discussed: 

• What are the key benefits for buyers of impact sourcing? 💼💡
• How can enterprises find impact sourcing opportunities? 🌍🔍
• How do enterprises promote impact sourcing in their services contracts? 📝🤝

Meet the presenters

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Senior Director
Capital One Financial
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Principal Analyst Everest Group
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John Strum
Senior Director
Meta Reality Labs

NEXUS 2024: The New Matrix of Global Delivery | Event

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nexus 2024: The new matrix of global delivery

June 12-13, 2024

Everest Group’s Rita N. Soni, Principal Analyst, will speak at NEXUS 2024 in a panel of experts in New Jersey.

The Nexus 2024 event will discuss the deeper issues that influence the performance of the Nearshore Americas model. The Americas’ Nearshore has begun cultivating a worldwide reputation built on value, competence, and flexibility and it continues to capture a larger share of the global knowledge economy. This event will discuss the pitfalls in its way, the ongoing disruption of automation solutions and artificial intelligence, how well-established delivery models are being transformed today, and what’s ahead in the near term. 

Learn more and Register

Strategic Sustainability Partnerships: Aligning Objectives for Long-term Impact | Webinar

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Strategic Sustainability Partnerships: Aligning Objectives for Long-term Impact

Access the on-demand webinar, delivered live on May 30, 2024.

Sustainability has emerged as a critical imperative across industries amid growing concerns about climate change, resource depletion, and social inequalities. As enterprises near their commitment deadlines, they are looking to partner with leading sustainability enablement service providers for their tech, industry, and ESG domain expertise.

Sustainability enablement service providers offer instrumental solutions; however, knowing which provider to choose can be complex. Enterprises need partners who can not only address their immediate sustainability needs but also align with their long-term strategic objectives.

Watch this webinar as our sustainability experts presented the detailed profiles and capabilities of twenty-five sustainability enablement technology and services providers featured on the Sustainability Enablement Technology Services PEAK Matrix® and key trends to follow.

What questions has the webinar answered for the participants?

  • What are the key challenges enterprises face across geographies and industries in their sustainability journeys?
  • What are the demand themes in the market that sustainability leaders across the globe are following to accelerate their path to building purpose-driven organizations with sustainability at the core of all business operations?
  • What are the key trends shaping the sustainability enablement services market?
  • Who are the leading service providers, and what capabilities should clients assess to identify the right service provider for their organization?

Who should attend?

  • CEOs, CIO/CTOs, COOs, CPOs, Chief Sustainability Officers
  • Global sustainability heads
  • Head of climate and sustainability services portfolios
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Practice Director
Kini Ambika
Senior Analyst
Soni Rita B
Principal Analyst for Sustainability and Impact Sourcing

Related Content:

  • The PEAK report is scheduled to be published early May

Safeguarding Ethics and Cybersecurity in the AI-Driven Corporate Realm | In-Person Roundtable

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Safeguarding Ethics and Cybersecurity in the AI-Driven Corporate Realm

May 23, 2024

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Facilitated by Everest Group

SLB is subscribed to Everest Group memberships. As you know, Everest Group hosts events to help our member GCC clients exchange perspectives and best practices and to help us deliver well-rounded insights for our members.

We are excited to extend an invitation to you for the SLB Industry Networking Dinner Event, moderated by Everest Group, an in-person roundtable discussion. Topics covered will include:

  • Perception and adoption: How do you perceive the current state of AI ethics and cybersecurity in the corporate world? What factors are driving adoption or resistance?
  • Risk management: How do you approach risk management in AI projects, particularly around ethics and cybersecurity risks
  • Accountability and transparency: How do you ensure AI systems’ accountability and transparency? How do you communicate this to stakeholders?
  • Future preparedness: What steps are you taking to future-proof your organization against emerging AI ethics and cybersecurity challenge?

What will you take away?

  • Actionable strategies to help leaders lead ethics, cybersecurity, and AI-driven initiatives from their GCCs
  • Key focus areas and provocations for success in 2024
  • Success stories from best-in-class peers

Session details

  • Date: Thursday, May 23, 2024
  • Venue: Schlumberger Pune India Technology Center (PITC), Commerzone IT Park, Yerawada, Pune
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 Who should attend?

  • GCC heads
  • GCC strategy leaders
  • Technology function leaders

REQUEST TO ATTEND

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 enterprises/GCCs (no service providers). Everest Group will approve attendance to ensure an appropriate size
and mix of participants. The roundtable includes introductions, a short presentation, and a facilitated discussion.

Kindly confirm your attendance by Thursday, May 9 by reverting on this email. This Executive Roundtable is a unique opportunity to connect with industry leaders, share perspectives, and collectively shape a more inclusive and forward-thinking workplace. If you have any questions or require further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to your participation in this event!

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Agarwal Anish
Practice Director, Everest Group
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Impact Sourcing: Discovering Key Talent and Revitalizing Business Outcomes | Virtual Roundtable

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Impact Sourcing: Discovering Key Talent and Revitalizing Business Outcomes

March 28, 2024 |
9:00 AM EDT | 6:30 PM IST

For the IT/BPS/GBS sectors, impact sourcing has become a key talent strategy, emerging from a niche pilot program to a transformative process for improved business results. This socially responsible process of outsourcing allows for greater inclusivity, with intentional hiring processes enabling those with more limited employment but great talent to develop their careers. From a corporate perspective, impact sourcing can surface the best talent and yield significant business value.

Join our virtual roundtable along with expert analysts and your peers and take part in a lively discussion about how to leverage impact sourcing as a secret spend weapon. In this open discussion, industry leaders will cover how to create a strong impact sourcing program with long-term sourcing ecosystem planning and success.

Participants will discuss:

  • Leveraging impact sourcing for innovation and business success with a well-defined roadmap
  • Key considerations to keep in mind while designing or scaling their impact sourcing program
  • Approaches for strategic integration of impact sourcing
  • Best practices to keep in mind
  • Measuring impact/success of impact sourcing programs with key metrics and reporting strategies 

Who should attend? 

  • Procurement and sustainability leaders
  • Category Managers
  • Sourcing managers
  • Supplier diversity program managers
  • Responsible and sustainable procurement teams 


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. 

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Senior Analyst
Everest Group
Hanjura Khushboo
Senior Analyst
Everest Group
Soni Rita B
Principal Analyst
Everest Group
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Impact Sourcing: Empowering Communities, Transforming Business, and Creating Long-term Impact | Webinar

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Impact Sourcing: Empowering Communities, Transforming Business, and Creating Long-term Impact

With the talent demand-supply gap continuing to persist globally, providers and enterprises are increasingly leaning on alternate talent acquisition channels and models to address their resourcing needs. Impact sourcing has emerged as a strong and effective option in the global services segment and has become a model of choice for many leading service providers globally.

Watch this webinar as our impact sourcing experts shed light on the successes and trends developing in the impact sourcing space. Participants got a view into the ecosystem of impact sourcing, how providers, buyers, industry bodies, governments, and NGOs are undertaking several of their own initiatives, and the results they are seeing.

What questions did the webinar answer for the participants?

  • How is the impact sourcing model continuously evolving the business case?
  • What are service providers doing to enhance the adoption of this model?
  • How are buyers responding to services delivered by impact workers?
  • What are the emerging trends in impact sourcing and what is the outlook?

Who should attend?

  • Impact sourcing providers
  • Talent and DE&I leaders
  • Sustainability leaders
  • Sourcing and procurement leaders
  • CPOs
  • Category managers
  • Supplier management leaders
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Practice Director
Hota Sailesh
Practice Director
Soni Rita B
Principal Analyst, Impact Sourcing & Sustainability Research
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Pressing Global Issues and Solutions in Tech: Reflections on WEF Davos ’24 | LinkedIn Live

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Pressing Global Issues and Solutions in Tech: Reflections on WEF Davos '24

View the event on LinkedIn, which was delivered live on Wednesday, February 6, 2024.

Heads of state and governments, top business leaders, global institutions, and civil society convened at the World Economic Forum (WEF 2024) in Davos, Switzerland, on January 15-19, 2024, and discussed pressing global issues and how to act on them. 🌍

Climate change and economic inequity have been critical themes for Davos over the years, and this year’s event was expected to underscore sustainability themes, as well as the proactive role of emerging technologies, such as generative AI, in shaping a responsible future built on trust, collaboration, and sustainable development. 🌱🤝🔍

During this LinkedIn Live, we helped enterprises understand the key takeaways from the WEF annual meeting and the major trends in the climate and sustainability tech and services industry that are changing the marketplace in 2024.

During the event, we explored:

✅ What are leading global enterprises and global institutions doing to drive sustainability, and what’s working? 💡
✅ What are the key demand themes in the market that sustainability leaders across the globe are following to accelerate their path to net zero?
✅ What are the key trends shaping technology and the services market for climate and sustainability?

Meet The Presenters

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Practice Director
Everest Group
Soni Rita B
Principal Analyst
Everest Group
Marisa Zalabak
Applied AI Lead
The Digital Economist
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GSA’S Sustainable Sourcing Symposium | Conference

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GSA’S SUSTAINABLE SOURCING SYMPOSIUM

January 31, 2024

The GSA Symposium 2024 will kick-start your year with all the insights and tools you need to drive more sustainable sourcing throughout 2024.

David Rickard, Partner at Everest Group, will be doing the opening keynote, sharing insights from our Key Issues 2024 study. David will delve into key business challenges, strategies, and industry insights, to help kickstart your year and stay ahead of the curve in 2024.

Everest Group’s Key Issues 2024 study captures the pulse of IT-BP industry leaders from across the globe to uncover major concerns, expectations, and trends, and how they plan to drive accelerated value through global services in 2024. Themes include the global services industry outlook, key business challenges and priorities, expectations from service providers, expected changes in outsourcing deals, digital and next-generation capability priorities, and the impact of Gen AI, among others.

Where:  DLA Piper, 160 Aldersgate St, Barbican, London, EC1A 4HT

REGISTER

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David Rickard
Partner, Everest Group

Building a Sustainable Future: Reflections on COP28 and Insights for 2024 | LinkedIn Live

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Building a Sustainable Future: Reflections on COP28 and Insights for 2024

View the event on LinkedIn, which was delivered live on Thursday, December 14, 2023.

Watch this LinkedIn Live event to hear from Everest Group analysts Rita N. Soni and Nitish Mittal, and Sustainability and Climate Change Expert Babiche Veenendaal-Westerbrink. 🎙️

The speakers reflected on the progress made in 2023 to build a more sustainable future, the key takeaways from the COP28 conference – the 28th annual meeting of the international community to discuss and implement ways to combat climate change – and the outlook for 2024.

During the event, we explored:

✅ Key takeaways from COP28
✅ The 2024 sustainability outlook with a focus on technology, data, and operations implications
✅ How Everest Group is helping businesses plan and adopt strategies for a more viable future 🌱

Watch this session to gain profound insights into the challenges and opportunities ahead! 🔍

Meet the Presenters

Mittal Nitish
Partner
Everest Group
Soni Rita B
Principal Analyst
Everest Group
Babiche Veenendaal Westerbrink 003
Sustainability and Climate Change Expert

Key Issues 2024: Creating Accelerated Value in a Dynamic World | Webinar

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Key Issues 2024: Creating Accelerated Value in a Dynamic World

In an era of ceaseless change, ever-evolving market dynamics, and an unrelenting demand for progress, the traditional pace of value creation is no longer enough. Creating accelerated value has become paramount for business leaders.

How do you achieve accelerated value? Enterprises must embrace innovation while effectively managing change. This approach will help businesses navigate rapid transformation while ensuring stability and sustainability.

Watch this webinar to gain valuable insights into the current perspectives of IT-BP industry leaders.

We discussed the major concerns, expectations, and trends for 2024 and provided recommendations on how to drive accelerated value from global services – helping position organizations to plan and align goals and succeed in 2024.

What questions has the webinar answered for the participants?

  • What are the key challenges and priorities and the outlook for global services in 2024?
  • What are the likely changes in sourcing spend, sourcing strategy (in-house vs. outsource), and locations?
  • Which digital services and next-generation capabilities are expected to be in demand?
  • How will generative AI impact the global services industry?
  • How are outsourcing deals, enterprises’ leverage of service providers, and bill rates expected to change?

Who should attend?

  • CIOs, CDOs, CTOs, CFOs, CPOs
  • Service providers
  • GBS / Shared services center heads
  • Global services leaders
  • Locations heads
Agarwalla Hrishi
Vice President
Malhotra Bhanushee
Practice Director
Mittal Alisha
Vice President
Ranjan Rajesh
Partner

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