2 February 2021

8:30 am

Event opens

Speed network with your peers or browse the exhibition
9:00 am

Welcome and introduction

Speaker

9:05 am

Networking “meet and greet”

Introduce yourself to three new people in our dedicated Speed Networking

9:15 am

Chair’s welcome

Speaker

9:20 am

URGENCY

9:20 am

KEYNOTE: From recovery to revolution: 9 years to save our planet

  • The challenges – and opportunities – surrounding Covid-19
  • Reimagining capitalism to solve the climate crisis
  • Meeting the SDGs by 2030: What must happen next?
9:35 am

PLENARY: Leadership panel: Solving the climate emergency, together

  • Building forward better, with sustainability at the heart
  • Net-zero business – from ambition into action
  • Embracing a “Together We CAN” mindset

Speaker

10:30 am

Networking & exhibition

Make at least five new connections and meet sustainable business innovators

11:00 am

STREAMS: Choose your topic

11:00 am

A: Advancing the circular economy

  • How circularity fits into the green recovery
  • Eliminating single-use plastics: Where are we now?
  • Closing the loop in your supply chain
  • Achieving environmental standards

Speakers

11:00 am

B: Sustainable investment: Shaping the future of finance

  • How and why investment portfolios are changing
  • Funding the net-zero transition
  • Leveraging the recommendations of the TCFD

Speakers

11:45 am

Break

Networking and exhibition remain open

12:45 pm

Welcome back

Speaker

12:50 pm

BREAKOUTS: Choose your challenge

12:50 pm

1: Supply chain innovation

  • Engaging with suppliers in the age of coronavirus
  • Frameworks, standards and systems for better collaboration
  • Future trends: how the pandemic has accelerated supply chain innovation

Speakers

12:50 pm

2: Green buildings and infrastructure

  • Post-pandemic: The future of green buildings
  • Global examples of sustainable infrastructure development
  • Policy enablers for a better built environment

Speakers

12:50 pm

3: Net-zero strategy

  • The key ingredients of a net-zero carbon strategy
  • Working with Government to accelerate the transition
  • Top-down and bottom-up: Building a net-zero culture

Speakers

12:50 pm

4: Communication and engagement

  • Engagement and behaviour change in the “new normal”
  • Honesty, transparency and trust: Cornerstones for transformation
  • Aligning sustainability with core business purpose

Speakers

1:35 pm

Networking & exhibition

Make at least five new connections and meet sustainable business innovators

2:00 pm

CO-CREATION WORKSHOPS: Choose your opportunity

2:00 pm

1: Building truly sustainable, resilient supply chains

2:00 pm

2: Designing greener, healthier buildings for your employees

2:00 pm

3: Creating a highly effective net-zero carbon strategy for your business

2:00 pm

4: Establishing a powerful, meaningful engagement programme

3:15 pm

Close of day 1