Antea Group, FEMSA Foundation, and Monetization Working Group to Lead Pre-Conference Session at EHS Management Forum

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Antea Group, FEMSA Foundation, and Monetization Working Group to Lead Pre-Conference Session at EHS Management Forum

Building a Better Business Case for Sustainability Investment Decisions
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Antea Group, FEMSA Foundation, and Monetization Working Group to Lead Pre-Conference Session at EHS Management Forum

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 11:20am

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St. Paul, Minn., September 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To help address the disconnect that can occur between proposed sustainability initiatives and final business decisions, Antea Group is pleased to announce a pre-conference training opportunity being offered as part of NAEM’s EHS Management Forum on October 13th in Charlotte, NC. The session, entitled Building a Better Business Case for Sustainability Investment Decisions, will be a hands-on, interactive workshop. Participants will learn to make more effective sustainability investment business cases, monetize the business value created through sustainability investments, and speak the language of decision-makers.

The workshop is presented in collaboration with the FEMSA Foundation who, together with Antea Group, is a founding partner of the Monetization Working Group. The curriculum stems from the collaborative efforts of this group’s global business and NGO leaders, who are developing tools and methodologies to help Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability practitioners and business leaders comprehensively evaluate sustainability initiatives, ensuring the most effective, efficient and sustainable decisions are made.

Through an eight-element framework, attendees will understand how to build more effective business case presentations. They will also be introduced to a concrete methodology that helps quantify intangible benefits. Through specific case examples, participants will learn practical processes of mapping investment business value creation opportunities, and how to quantify and monetize business benefits. This can lead to more effective communication with leadership, more resources flowing to sustainability projects, and increased accountability and transparency. The course will be facilitated by Shawn Bobick, Senior Consultant with Antea Group, and David Moreno of the FEMSA Foundation.

Attendees must be registered for the full conference to attend--just add the pre-conference session to your form during registration. Already registered? Complete the registration form again but only for the pre-conference and it will be added to your order. The session will take place from 1:00-4:00pm on Tuesday, October 13th and the cost is $129.

More details about the pre-conference session can be found on NAEM’s website at:


Building a Better Business Case for Sustainability Investment Decisions

When: October 13th, from 1:00 to 4:00pm

Where: NAEM’s EHS Management Forum @ Charlotte, NC

Investment: USD $129



About Antea Group:

Antea Group, a proud sponsor of this year’s NAEM EHS Management Forum, is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm specializing in full-service solutions in the fields of environment, infrastructure, urban planning and water. By combining strategic thinking and multidisciplinary perspectives with technical expertise and pragmatic action, we do more than effectively solve client challenges; we deliver sustainable results for a better future. With more than 3,500 employees in over 75 offices around the world, we serve clients ranging from global energy companies and manufacturers to national governments and local municipalities. Learn more at

About FEMSA Foundation:

FEMSA Foundation is a social investment instrument that supports both the conservation and sustainable use of water and the improvement of nutrition decisions in the community, through applied education, science, and technology. Its WATER area channels resources to projects focused in the protection water sources and promoting an efficient use the resource, as well as hygiene and sanitation practices not only today, but for future generations. Its NUTRITION area is dedicated to supporting projects that improve eating habits and nutrition decisions to have a positive impact on the health of the people in our communities. FEMSA is a leading company that participates in the beverage industry with Coca-Cola FEMSA, the largest franchise bottler of Coca-Cola products in the world; and in the beer industry, through its ownership of the second largest equity stake in Heineken, one of the world's leading brewers. FEMSA participates in the retail sector with FEMSA Comercio, which operates various small-format chain stores including OXXO, the largest and fastest growing in the Americas. Through FEMSA Negocios Estratégicos, the company offers logistic services, point-of-sales cooling solutions, and plastic solutions for FEMSA’s companies and external customers. Learn more at

About the Monetization Working Group:

The Monetization Working Group (MWG) is composed of a number of thought-leading organizations, all of which come together to help those challenged with proposing and deciding on investments in sustainability. Founded in 2014 by Antea Group and FEMSA Foundation, this group aims to accelerate progress via removing obstacles to better, more sustainable business decisions by making key elements of sustainability more tangible and helping to build a better case for investment. Presently, the MWG is concentrating on creating a curriculum/tools that improve the monetization and business case development skills of those proposing and deciding on investments in sustainability. Participants include: Diageo plc, FEMSA, Fundación FEMSA, Kellogg Company, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Newell Rubbermaid Inc., SABMiller plc, Antea Group, The Nature Conservancy, and Thermo Fisher Scientific.


Margaret Uttke
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Keywords: Education | Business & Trade | FEMSA | Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Monetization Working Group | National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM) | antea group

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