Day 1

25/01/2017

08:30

Registration, refreshments and networking

09:15

Chair’s opening remarks

ACCELERATING CHANGE

09:20

Up for disruption? The new corporate sustainability agenda

  • How business leaders can increase their access to markets
  • What actions can companies take now to make a carbon-free 21st century a reality?
  • Where are the biggest opportunities for businesses to accelerate change?

09:40

What does corporate leadership look like?

  • The role of business in driving sustainable economic development
  • Realising climate change and sustainable economic growth ambitions
  • How will business, society and the environment benefit from an integrated approach?

10:25

Interactive learning zone sessions, refreshments and exhibition

Attendees can choose to attend one of four interactive group sessions, click here for details.

GLOBAL GOALS, MATERIALITY & SHARED VALUE

11.25

How business can assist in the implementation of the Paris Agreement

Robert Spencer
Director, social & environmental sustainability services - AECOM

11:40

Aligning your corporate objectives with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • Determining what is material to your business
  • Prioritising where you want to adopt a leadership position on SDGs
  • Utilising your leadership stance to transform your operations
  • Setting out meaningful KPIs to underpin your adoption of SDGs
Charlotte Wolff-Bye
Vice president
sustainability - Statoil

12:00

IDENTIFYING WHAT COULD HAVE A TRANSFORMATIVE IMPACT ON YOUR BUSINESS

  • The materiality journey
  • The evolving stakeholder dialogue
  • How to separate what matters from what doesn’t
Léon Wijnands
Global head of sustainability - ING

12:20

CONNECTING TO CORE BUSINESS THROUGH MATERIALITY AND IMPACT

  • Building shared value and aligning to global goals
  • Leveraging throughout the value chain
David Croft
Sustainable
development director - Diageo

12:40

Panel questions and answers

13:00

Buffet lunch, networking and exhibition

CREATING A CULTURE OF CHANGE

14:00

Using sustainability to create purpose and pride in your organisation

  • The journey towards making sustainability ‘business as usual’
  • Collaborating across business functions to drive innovation
  • Realising the potential of a purpose-led business – what can you achieve with purpose and pride?
David Schofield
Group head of corporate responsibility - Aviva

14.20

Cutting through complexity – a fresh look at sustainable performance management in your supply chain

  • Are you doing enough to reduce your organisation’s exposure to reputational and economic risk?
  • Beyond auditing
  • Developing and implementing systems to maximise traceability within your supply chain
Marcel Jacobs
Director supplier sustainability - Philips

14:40

Realising the full potential of strategic collaboration

  • When and why to collaborate?
  • Who owns the output, and who gets the credit? – a different kind of ROI
  • Managing differences to achieve audacious goals
Will Gardner
Chief executive
officer - Collectively

15:00

Panel question and answer session

15:20

Interactive learning zone sessions, refreshments and exhibition

Attendees can choose to attend one of four interactive group sessions, click here for details.

LEADING TRANSFORMATION

16.20

TURNING SUSTAINABILITY ON ITS HEAD – IMPLEMENTING CIRCULAR THINKING

  • What does it mean to transform your business model?
  • What are the practical implications?
  • Bringing your partners and customers along with you on your circular journey
Mark Dempsey
UK sustainability manager and WEEE programme manager - HP

16:40

Making the leap from CSR to a truly sustainable business model

  • Where are the building blocks?
  • Where are the sticking points?

 

Emmanuelle Wargon
Vice president, global corporate affairs and sustainability - Danone

17:00

TRANSFORMING AN INDUSTRY – OUR JOURNEY

  • How to find the right lever
  • Keeping up the momentum
Adrian Ruth
Director, sustainability and Spark (lean transformation) - BBC

17:20

Panel questions and answers