Day 2 – Shaping the future of purpose-led business

8:30 am

Event opens

9:05 am

Chair’s welcome

Speaker

9:15 am

Keynote: Guest speakers to be announced

 

9:30 am

Keynote: Our purpose: Making business a force for good in 2022

  • Bridging the gaps between environmental and social sustainability
  • Sustainable Development Goals: How can we regain momentum?
  • Climate adaptation & social resilience: Protecting people and systems
9:50 am

Plenary Panel: Young leaders shaping the future of sustainable business

The influence of younger voices on corporate strategies and values is growing, immensely. Here, we give a panel of youthful visionaries a platform to discuss what businesses and governments should really be doing to build a more sustainable and equitable future, today.

  • The Greta effect: How Generation Z views the current state of play
  • The myriad staff benefits of embracing a planet-before-profit culture
  • Making way for the next generation: The skills and attributes of future business leaders

Speakers

10:45 am

Networking break and refreshments

11:30 am

CONVERSATION STREAMS: CHOOSE YOUR TOPIC FOR DISCUSSION

Delegates have the opportunity to choose between two panel discussions (also available to watch and contribute questions online).

STREAM A: Making circularity a reality in 2022

“Advancing the circular economy: Our post-pandemic priorities”

STREAM B: Seizing the green finance opportunity

“Sustainable investment: Strategies for success”

12:30 pm

Lunch and networking

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

WORKSHOPS: CHOOSE YOUR SUSTAINABILITY PATH

Professionally facilitated and purpose-driven, our workshops encourage interaction and peer-to-peer collaboration for problem-solving and idea sharing. Each workshop will kick off with a panel discussion, followed by an interactive roundtable exercise involving all delegates. The key takeaways from our workshops will be recorded for watching on-demand – so, whether you are collaborating live with us in London or watching from home, this part of the day will be of real value.

Live delegates can choose from Workshops A-D, and virtual delegates take part in a digital roundtable.

WORKSHOP A: SUPPLY CHAIN SUSTAINABILITY

“Building a more transparent, resilient and equitable supply chain”


WORKSHOP B: SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

“Driving social equality and achieving a just transition”

 

WORKSHOP C: COMMUNICATION & ENGAGEMENT

“From the boardroom to the shop floor – why aren’t they getting it?”

 

WORKSHOP D: GREEN BUILDINGS

“Sustainability in the built environment: Building for a zero-carbon economy”

VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE: INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS – DIGITAL TICKET HOLDERS
Active participants to be announced

2:45 pm

Networking and refreshments

3:45 pm

Chair’s closing remarks

Speaker

4:00 pm

Close of the Sustainability Leaders Forum

6:00 pm

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