Una Kent

Una Kent

Company: WBA International

Job title: VP, ESG and DE&I International


Una Kent is the vice president of ESG and DE&I International at WBA, a role she assumed in May 2021 after nearly 30 years heading communications and PR efforts at notable companies such as Motorola Inc., Fox Interactive, and Boots UK. While leading the communications strategy at Boots, No7 Beauty Company and International Retail, Kent built a team of over 50 individuals across continents and drove integrated communications strategies to respond to growing consumer and stakeholder social impact, sustainability and transparency expectations. In her current role, she oversees ESG and DEI strategy design and delivery and provides strategic counsel to WBA’s international divisions and businesses. Most recently, Kent represented WBA at New York Climate Week, World Sustainability Congress and Anthropy by speaking to the real impact that environmental, sustainability and governance issues have on human health, and how, as a result, WBA’s ESG strategy aligns to the Company’s purpose  which is deeply rooted in health equity.


FIRESIDE CHAT: Engaging employees on the path to net-zero 9:20 am - 9:45 am

Talking points: What makes a great staff engagement campaign Communicating urgency without doom Tools and techniques to change behaviours and measure success Chaired by Alex Robinson, CEO, HubbubRead more

stream: 2. NET-ZERO STAGE
stream: Communication, engagement & behaviour change
day: Day 2 - 2 March 2023