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Hear from executives from Amazon, Mercedes-Benz, United Airlines, Clarity AI, KKR, plus other keynote speakers including Disney Shareholder, Filmmaker & Activist Abigail Disney, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner & more

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., September 26, 2022 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the speaker lineup for the 2022 ESG Impact conference, taking place on Thursday, October 6th at 11am ET.

With the nation increasingly divided, ESG facing political backlash and inflation continuing to be top of mind for consumers, how does an ESG investment strategy fit successfully within business planning and investing? CNBC's ESG Impact will feature investors, business leaders, activists and policy makers who are at the forefront of ESG decisions and portfolio construction. The event will examine how to solve key challenges and enforce ESG and impactive strategies to ensure a more sustainable and equitable future.

CNBC's anchors and reporters will moderate the interviews and content from the program will be featured on CNBC's Business Day programming and CNBC Digital.

2022 ESG Impact speakers will include:

  • Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff, JUST Capital Managing Director & Head of Investor Strategies
  • Reginald DesRoches, Rice University President
  • Abigail Disney, Disney Shareholder, Filmmaker & Activist
  • Anders Forslund, Heart Aerospace Chairman, CEO & Founder
  • Jennifer Grancio, Engine No.1 CEO
  • Daniel Gross, Amazon Climate Pledge Fund Director
  • Ola Källenius, Mercedes-Benz CEO
  • Mike Leskinen, United Airlines Ventures President
  • Ken Mehlman, KKR Global Impact Partner & Co-Head
  • Rebeca Minguela, Clarity AI Founder & CEO
  • Sylvester Turner, Mayor of Houston (D)

CNBC's ESG Impact is sponsored by Morgan Stanley and SABIC.

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