Day 2

6 February 2019

8:45 am

Register and meet someone new

9:20 am

Chair’s opening remarks

9:30 am

Building a business fit for the future

• Realising your vision for sustainable business growth
• Adopting, and maintaining, a leadership position on sustainability
• Collaborating for the greater good

Speaker

9:30 am

STARTING WITH THE FUTURE AND WORKING BACK

9:50 am

My Mission Possible: The inspiring story of the Trillion Tree Campaign

• Why waiting is not an option
• Kickstarting a global chain reaction, one tree at a time
• Lessons learnt over the past 10 years

Speaker

10:10 am

Leadership panel: The future of business (and working to achieve that future, today)

• Unpicking the challenges of embedding sustainability and CSR into core operations
• Aligning sustainability with profitability – do they have to be opposed?
• Role of innovation in driving a step-change in sustainable growth
• Advice for sustainability professionals looking to embrace change

Speakers

11:10 am

Refuel, mingle and discover innovation

11:40 am

LEADERSHIP LABS

Choose your leadership lab for an interactive, immersive and deep dive into your preferred topic. This unique session provides you with an opportunity to connect with fellow attendees and co-create a sustainable future by working through tailored activities together. Alternatively, choose to attend a live edie podcast for a more casual delve into the pressing topics from the day.

• LL: Breakthrough Innovation: Business Models & Mindsets
• LL: Sustainable Development Goals
• LL: Tacking the Plastics Crisis
• LL: Communication & Storytelling to Drive Behaviour Change
• Live edie podcast (NEW FOR 2019!)

12:40 pm

Refuel, mingle and discover innovation

1:40 pm

GREEN IS THE NEW BLACK: SUSTAINABILITY, FINANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT

1:40 pm

The new era of climate-related financial disclosure

• Why 2019 is the year of climate risk reporting
• Capitalising on the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations
• Communicating the ‘s’ word to investors

Speaker

1:55 pm

The changing landscape of sustainability reporting

• Exclusive insight into CtrlPrint’s survey
• What the findings mean for you

Speaker

2:10 pm

Trust, transparency and traceability: Setting the standard

• The scientific approach to transparency
• How sustainability reporting can drive profitability
• Aligning thousands of suppliers with one goal

Speaker

2:25 pm

The urgent imperative to develop a new mindset

• Unpicking the biggest blockers to change
• Why seizing the potential of the digital revolution is not optional
• The urgent need to supercharge collaboration
• Taking a systems approach to global consumption

Speaker

  • Mike Barry

    Mike Barry
    Director of sustainable business (Plan A) - Marks & Spencer

2:40 pm

Snap poll, questions and answers

3:00 pm

Refuel, mingle and discover innovation

3:30 pm

INNOVATION: THE SUSTAINABILITY MOONSHOTS

3:30 pm

Radical Sustainability is Possible Today – Here’s How

Speaker

  • Ramon Arratia

    Ramon Arratia
    Chairman, Every Can Counts and sustainability director - Ball Beverage Packaging Europe

3:45 pm

Innovating to solve the plastics crisis

• Plastics: What are businesses doing wrong?
• Green chemistry and sustainability
• The power of partnerships and collaboration

4:00 pm

Innovating to drive circularity

• What a sustainable fashion future looks like
• Transforming business models to become 100% circular
• Gaining buy-in for system change

4:15 pm

Snap poll, questions and answers

4:35 pm

Mission Possible: A call to ACTION (NEW FOR 2019!)

Attendees will be divided into small groups to draft a list of actionable commitments that will help their organisation on its mission to achieve a sustainable future. Progress will be tracked and discussed at next year’s forum, with delegates invited back to share the results of their work.

5:00 pm

Chair’s closing remarks and end of the 2019 edie Sustainability Leaders Forum

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