Business Leaders to Share Innovative EHS, Sustainability and Risk Management Practices at the Sustainable Performance Forum Americas 2013

Event to Bring Together Hundreds of Professionals and Industry Experts in Chicago, September 17th & 18th 2013

Chicago / Paris, July 18, 2013 – Enablon, the world’s leading provider of EHS, Sustainability and Risk Management Software, will hold the 5th annual Sustainable Performance Forum (SPF) Americas on Tuesday, September 17th and Wednesday, September 18th at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.

With over 500 professionals from the world’s largest corporations and over thirty expert speakers, including a keynote presentation by Ernst Ligteringen, Chief Executive of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), SPF Americas is one of the premier global events for EHS, Sustainability and Risk leaders in the Americas and Australia.

The SPF is a series of international and regional conferences that brings together business leaders and industry experts to discuss Sustainability, EHS and Risk Management and how to leverage information systems and technology to drive world-class operational excellence. The last SPF conference gathered more than 250 European attendees in Paris this past June.

The two-day forum will feature more than 28 sessions, including inspiring keynote presentations, industry panel sessions and case studies and interactive user workshops. Attendees will discover forward-looking approaches, industry best practices and innovative solutions to better manage their organization’s risks, improve their performance and ensure they deliver on their strategic and operational objectives. Last year’s speaker lineup included executives from Baxter, ERM, GRI, UPS, Hydro-Québec, Lend Lease and NAEM.

In addition to discovering the latest trends and best-practices delivered by leading experts, participants will benefit from peer-to-peer learning and great networking opportunities throughout the conference.

Unlocking the value of sustainability is a complex endeavor and collaboration between various stakeholders is key,” adds Phil Tesler, CEO of Enablon North America. “The Sustainable Performance Forum Americas provides a unique opportunity for professionals to meet and network with their peers, learn from the world’s leading experts, and share ideas and best practices with the community.”

The prestigious Sustainable Performance Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner will be held on the first evening during which Enablon customers will be recognized for their achievements in Sustainability, Risk and EHS Management. Previous award recipients include: Accenture, American Airlines, Amgen, Sherwin Williams, Timberland, UBS, UPS and Volkswagen.