Sustainability Leaders Forum 2019

Embracing the fierce urgency of NOW

5-6 February

8.45 - 17.00

London 

An award-winning event for global sustainability leaders with one common goal: to transform business, for good. edie’s Sustainability Leaders Forum & Awards bring together 1000+ ambitious professionals every year, including Government, NGOs, investors, business leaders, and more.

The 2019 Forum theme “Embracing the fierce urgency of NOW” inspired the development of the programme which features leadership labs, a Mission Possible call to action, live edie podcast and more, to give you the most interactive and immersive experience throughout.

Choose your own adventure in our leadership labs...

Breakthrough Innovation

Collaborate to develop new business models and mindsets

Sustainable Development Goals

Co-create a sustainable future and plan your strategy to success

Tackle the plastics crisis

Rise to the challenge and put an end to single-use

Drive behaviour change

Learn how to use storytelling to make your message heard

Live edie podcast

Take a deep dive into pressing topics covered on the day

Companies already confirmed for 2019...

Unilever (re-sized)
M&S (re-sized)
coca cola
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BT logo (re-sized)
Procter & Gamble UK logo (re-sized)
Kellogg's logo
Diageo logo (re-sized)
Tesco logo (re-sized)
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Deloitte logo
Mitsubishi Corporation logo (re-sized)
BEIS logo (re-sized)
HM Revenue and Customs (re-sized)
ING logo
Nespresso logo (re-sized)
AXA UK logo
Forum for the Future logo (re-sized)
Goldman Sachs International logo
Environment Agency logo
The Royal Bank of Scotland logo (re-sized)
Tideway logo (re-sized)
SP Energy Networks logo
Vodafone logo (re-sized)
woodland trust
WWF UK logo
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Yorkshire Building Society logo

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Proud winner at this year's Conference Awards for Uk Conference of the Year!

Sponsored by...

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Cranfield University - partner of edie sustainability leaders forum
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woodland trust
Nedap

Official transportation partner

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Testimonials

"I thought the whole event was superb and inspiring and has made me even more determined to drive change through my organisation, my customers and suppliers. An excellent day and of the utmost importance"

CSR director, Anglo Office Group

"I really enjoyed the day. I thought the sessions were well-organised, of a good length and the content was thought provoking and varied. I am looking forward to attending another event soon!"

Global sustainability reporting, Diageo

"Excellent agenda and inspiring speakers! A worthwhile event. Thank you"

Head of sustainability, Ferguson plc

"Enlightening and informative, with useful practice and discussion interspersed"

Sustainability team, Oath Project

"An interesting and informative day, covering a breadth of topics"

CSR Director, XL Catlin

"Well organised, good networking and interesting topics"

Head of sustainability strategy and reporting, Phillips Lighting

"Inspiring conference covering a wide range of CSR areas"

CSR manager, Aldi

"The one sustainability event that, despite a crazy workload, I would not miss"

Head of sustainability, Ferguson plc

"Excellent coverage of key issues by leading thinkers"

Policy and engagement lead, IEMA

"Informative, inspiring and just the right size for useful networking"

Sustainability manager, BNP Paribas

"Very worthwhile, well organised, and engaging"

Head of corporate responsibility, Clarion Housing Group

"Good to have so many positive thinkers in one room"

Sustainability analyst, NG Bailey

“The Sustainability Leaders Forum is a great platform for sustainability professionals to remain up-to-date on what is happening in the sustainability sphere. The workshops and the insightful key notes offered by edie, engaged the audience elevating knowledge and understanding around future trends. The format also offers a great network to strengthen relationships: a must do for any sustainability professional.”

Sustainability & responsibility senior director, VF Corporation

“The edie Sustainability Leaders Forum was a successful interactive and immersive event that took place over two days. The Forum inspired leaders to participate and helped us to think through how to take action both within our organization and externally on a global scale. We not only shared best practices but also developed practical insights and potential strategies to benefit future generations. It was on-point and very beneficial.”

SVP global CSR, Wyndham Worldwide

“The Sustainability Leaders Forum was again a great place to hear and share new ideas on all aspects of corporate sustainability. Importantly this was not just from sustainability professionals but from CEOs too. The panel discussions were also a great place to exchange ideas and challenge different views with lots of questions from the audience – so much better than endless PowerPoint charts!”

Global sustainability director decorative paints, AzkoNobel

“edie’s Sustainability Leaders Forum 2018 delivered two-days of quality discussion, debate and invaluable networking. It was a fantastic opportunity to connect with leaders across industries and share ideas and practical solutions to business challenges. The event was well structured to both incite inspiration through the speakers and workshop through real challenges during the break-out sessions.”

Marketing executive, Helistrat

Location

Location

Business Design Centre
London

Business Design Centre
London