Virtual Workshop: Unpacking ESG and Public Affairs

01 Dec, 2022

March 23, 2023
1:30 p.m.− 3:45 p.m. ET

For companies engaging in ESG efforts, finding synergy between government affairs and ESG priorities is critical. As public affairs professionals, understanding the risks, opportunities and perceptions of integrating ESG activities into your priorities and policy portfolio will ensure your company is protected in the years ahead. Join our speakers for an overview of what the shifting focus on ESG means for public affairs leaders.

This program is eligible for 2 core credits toward the Certificate in Public Affairs Management.


1:30 pm – ESG Download for Public Affairs Professionals

You’ve likely heard the term ESG in conversations, read about political debates centered on ESG, or even been pulled into a project to address an ESG-related issues. But, do you have a good grasp on what ESG means in the context of your role as a public affairs professional. Join our speakers for discussion that covers:

  • Defining ESG
  • An overview of the current ESG political climate
  • A discussion of differing perspectives of ESG on the federal level
Jesse Chen.

Jesse Chen
Associate VP/ Head of ESG and Sustainability
Water & Wall

Chris Treanor

Christopher Treanor
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

2:30 pm – BREAK

2:45 pm – Government Affairs Considerations for ESG Issues

Your organization has made ESG a priority, but how do you fold it into your work? Join our speakers to learn about the tools and tactics when advocating on behalf of your company for ESG priorities. Our speakers will dive into

  • Tips for connecting with lawmakers on ESG priorities
  • Ways to stay up-to-date on federal ESG movements
  • Messaging tactics when creating ESG-related deliverables
Chi Hee Kim.

Chi Hee Kim
VP, Global Government Affairs
Herbalife Nutrition

Kelly Hitchcock (2)

Kelly Hitchcock
Director, Financial Services

3:45 pm – Adjourn


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Additional discounts may apply to this meeting. These discounts may include:

For multiple registrants: A discount will apply to the standard member/non-member rate for organizations that register two or more participants for the same meeting. The first registrant will pay full price, the second participant will receive a 10% discount and each additional registrant will receive a 15% discount. To register multiple participants, you may either register online or download the print and fax registration form.

Member discounts: Discounts for members are applied to all Public Affairs Council meetings.

Non-members: Join the Council today, and save by registering at the member rate and using the $200 new-member coupon you will receive. Contact our membership team for information about joining the Council.

Questions? Contact us at 202.787.5950.

Erica Harris

Erica Harris
Manager, Social Impact Practice
202.787.5977 | email