Making sustainability happen

A sustainability strategy is nothing but good intentions unless it’s effectively implemented. Our Action Theatre is all about the how – featuring an expertly curated selection of never-before-seen case studies, need-to-know policy and regulatory updates, technical how-to’s and breakthrough solutions.

DAY 1 - 1 March 2023

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Refreshment & networking break

Break
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

PRESENTATIONS: Sustainable business models: Practical examples and fresh ideas

3. ACTION THEATRE Business models & system redesign

Talking points:

  • Persuading key stakeholders to embrace the disruptive innovation of climate action
  • Shifting from linear to circular business models
  • Decoupling growth from environmental impact

Speaker

  • Lindsay Hooper

    Lindsay Hooper
    Executive Director - Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

PRESENTATIONS: How to achieve regenerative agriculture and sustainable food systems

3. ACTION THEATRE Business models & system redesign

Talking points:

  • The problem with our current food and agricultural system, and how to fix it
  • The role of business in achieving regenerative, sustainable systems
  • Why collaboration is key to scaling regenerative alternatives

Speakers

  • Sandrine Ricard

    Sandrine Ricard
    Deputy Director for Sustainability and Responsibility - Pernod Ricard

  • Lesley Mitchell

    Lesley Mitchell
    Associate Director, Sustainable Nutrition - Forum for the Future

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch break

Break
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Refreshment & networking break

Break
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

BRIEFING: Unscrambling the alphabet soup of ESG reporting

3. ACTION THEATRE Measurement & reporting

Talking points:  

  • Which reporting framework(s) should you be using, and why?
  • Key ESG reporting developments and changes to be aware of in 2023
  • Why we need a single set of ESG reporting standards 
4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

CASE STUDY: The new age of sustainability reporting

3. ACTION THEATRE Measurement & reporting

Talking points: 

  • Seventh Generation’s ”Climate fingerprints” approach to tracking their financed emissions
  • Transparency and accountability: What it looks like in practice
  • How to drive tangible change through your data and reporting

Speaker

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm

PRESENTATIONS: How to create a winning sustainability report

3. ACTION THEATRE Measurement & reporting

Talking points: 

  • Sustainability and financial disclosure: The art of alignment
  • Bringing CSR reporting into the dynamic social media sphere
  • Making your sustainability reports impactful, transparent and meaningful

Speaker

Day 2 - 2 March 2023

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Refreshment & networking break

Break
11:00 am - 11:30 am

BRIEFING & Q&A: Greenwash vs Greenhush: Striking the right balance with your sustainability comms

3. ACTION THEATRE Communications, partnerships & avoiding greenwash

Talking points:

  • Weeding out the fake movers in the golden age of greenwash
  • Why going silent isn’t the right response
  • How to ensure your commitments are ambitious yet robust and credible

Speaker

11:30 am - 11:45 am

PRESENTATIONS: How to tell your sustainability story

3. ACTION THEATRE Communications, partnerships & avoiding greenwash

Talking points:  

  • The power of storytelling with impact
  • Presenting to the board: Tips and techniques
  • Building trust through authenticity and transparency

Speaker

11:45 am - 12:30 pm

PRESENTATIONS: Collaboration and partnerships: Practical examples and fresh ideas

3. ACTION THEATRE Communications, partnerships & avoiding greenwash

Talking points:  

  • Real-life examples of sustainability collaboration in action
  • The biggest collaboration blockers, and how they can be overcome
  • Small fish, big pond: How SMEs can spark industry-wide collaborations

Speakers

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch break

Break
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The energy data clinic: Your questions answered

3. ACTION THEATRE Data, Science-Based Targets and innovations for the future

Talking points:  

  • Measuring your emissions: Where to start
  • What data should you be collecting and how can you ensure it’s reliable?
  • Using energy data to shape short, medium and long-term decarbonisation strategies
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

PRESENTATIONS: How to minimise Scope 3 emissions through Science-Based Targets

3. ACTION THEATRE Data, Science-Based Targets and innovations for the future

Talking points:

  • Creating accountability for Scope 3 emissions among senior management
  • How far down your supply chain should you go?
  • Avoiding “double-counting” and “double offsetting”

Speaker

  • James Robey

    James Robey
    Global Head of Environmental Sustainability - Capgemini

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

CASE STUDY: How AI can accelerate corporate climate action

3. ACTION THEATRE Data, Science-Based Targets and innovations for the future

Talking points:

  • Embracing technological innovation to support your sustainability and net-zero strategy
  • Unlocking funding to scale up technological solutions
  • Practical examples of how AI is accelerating progress towards the Global Goals

Speaker

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Refreshment & networking break

Break