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Mike Wallace      

Partner at ERM - Internationally Recognized Expert in Sustainability, ESG & Human Capital

Mike Wallace is an internationally recognized expert in the ESG/sustainability field with over 20-years of experience advising corporations, non-profits and government agencies on the development and implementation of sustainability and environmental, social & governance (ESG) strategies. He works regularly with corporate executive teams to help them understand sustainability risks and turn them into ESG opportunities. He has helped launch a range of sustainability programs inside existing organizations, helped create new initiatives, and helped organizations expand into new markets, including Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR), Trucost - North America, Global Footprint Network, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) - North America, Center for Safety & Health Sustainability (CSHS), CRA's ESG Ratings & Rankings Working Group, WBCSD's ESG Ratings & Rankings Working Group, Committee for Supplier Ratings (COSR), Social & Human Capital Coalition, and Capitals Coalition.

He is a regular speaker at leading sustainability and ESG conferences, has authored numerous articles on sustainability and ESG issues, and was a contributor to “Climate Change – a Guide to Carbon Law & Practice”. He has given expert testimony to the European Commission, the US SEC, EPA and GSA, as well as business associations like the US Business Roundtable, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), The Society for Corporate Governance Professionals and the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI).

He has been recognized for his expertise with his inclusion in the 2011 and 2012 NACD Directorship 100, and in Trust Across America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders for 2011. He serves as a special advisor to the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability and the Capitals Coalition and is on the Board of NIRI's Virtual Chapter.

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