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Conference Agenda

Keynotes – The end of CSR and the dawn of the Social Purpose Era

Responsibility is higher on corporate agendas than ever. But as responsible thinking is built into the DNA of businesses expectation only increases. Understand how the landscape is changing, what opportunities it presents and the strides needed for real, positive change to result.

08:40 - 09:00
Welcome

Welcome from Ethical Corporation and a video message from Paul Polman, CEO Unilever, on the opportunities of long-term, sustainable business models

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

09:00 - 09:20
Value creation Keynote – educate and inspire customers to create change

Hear how Hunkemöller the fastest growing lingerie brand in Europe is leveraging its marketing prowess to resonate purpose across the brand and educating customers to behave with a more responsible mind-set

Hunkemoller Philip Mountford CEO Hunkemöller

Moderator: Nokia Christine Diamente Head of Brand Strategy Nokia

09:20 - 10:00
Customer trust Keynote: Building stronger relationships with consumers through greater openness and dialogue

More information coming soon...

SC Johnson Kelly M. Semrau SVP, Global Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability SC Johnson

McDonald's Europe Julian Hilton-Johnson Vice President, Corporate Relations and Chief of Staff to the President McDonald's Europe

C&A Jeffrey Hogue Chief Sustainability Officer C&A

Moderator: GlobeScan Chris Coulter CEO GlobeScan

10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00
Brand Keynote – Building brand trust through marketing

In this panel hear how Heineken and MVF Global are leveraging its marketing prowess to resonate purpose across the brand.

MVF Titus Sharpe President & Co-Founder MVF

Heineken Blanca Juti Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Heineken

Moderator: MerchantCantos Richard Carpenter Chief Executive Officer MerchantCantos

11:00 - 11:20
Discover how Artificial Intelligence can supercharge your CSR delivery

Learn how machine learning and natural language processing can accelerate the global shift to sustainable business practices in a way that will

  1. accelerate delivery of your CSR goals;
  2. replace your analogue outsourcing with digital solutions;
  3. match your needs to the best sustainability experts around the world.

Globality International Randall Krantz Director, Energy, Environment and Social Impact Globality, Inc.

Moderator: EC Krina Amin Head of Strategy Ethical Corporation

11:20 - 11:40
Impact valuation Keynote – Assessing the impact of business on society

Changing the perspective on business performance from financial accounting to net positive thinking. Gain insights how BASF implemented an impact-oriented, efficient, and scalable solution for assessing the “real” contribution to a sustainable future.

BASF Dirk Voeste Vice President of Sustainability Strategy BASF

Moderator: EC Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

11:40 - 12:30
Beyond collaboration towards coalition: The rise of co-design & co-ownership

With impact front of mind traditional partnerships need to be revisited and reengineered. Renew goals and get partners - suppliers, companies {cross sectors}, investors and even customers - to sign-up to shared responsibility

MARS Kate Wylie Global Sustainability Director MARS

Johnson & Johnson Frank Welvaert Vice President, Global Strategy Lead, Global Community Impact Johnson & Johnson

DSM Jos van Haastrecht Global Brand and Communications Director DSM

Moderator: - Martin Wright Independent Editor  

12:30 - 02:00
Networking Lunch Break
TRACK A
TRACK B
TRACK C
Chair:

visa Fiona Wilkinson Former Chief Communications Officer Europe Visa

Chair:

- Martin Wright Independent Editor  

Chair:

The Sustainability Consortium Euan Murray Chief Executive Officer The Sustainability Consortium

02:00 - 02:40
Boards get CSR these days...or do they?

More information coming soon...

ING Leon Wijnands Global Head of Sustainability ING

Firmenich Bérangère Magarinos VP Sustainability Partnerships Firmenich

Moderator: visa Fiona Wilkinson Former Chief Communications Officer Europe Visa

Case Study – How Vodafone leverages the growth of corporate transparency to restore trust between company and public

More information coming soon...

Vodafone Matt Peacock Group Director of Corporate Affairs Vodafone

Moderator: Martin Wright Independent writer & editor

How to gauge when social and business interests align?

More information coming soon...

ING Ambika Jindal Vice-President -Sustainable Finance ING

IKEA Joanna Yarrow Head of Sustainable and Health Living IKEA

Company_Name Christopher Davis International Director of Corporate Responsibility and Campaigns The Body Shop International

Moderator: The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels Janice Lao Director, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels

02:40 - 03:20
Interdisciplinary collaboration + process shifts = What does culture change look like?

More information coming soon...

VF Anna Maria Rugarli Sustainability & Responsibility Senior Director EMEA VF Corporation

AkzoNobel Andre Veneman Corporate Director Sustainability AkzoNobel

Moderator: Bocconi University Stefano Pogutz Researcher Department of Management and Technology Bocconi University

Workshop – Build trust and manage crisis in a digital, multi-channel world

More information coming soon...

former HSBC Médard Schoenmaeckers Formerly Global Head of Communications HSBC

RB Miguel Veiga-Pestana SVP Corporate Communications and External Affairs RB

Moderator: Martin Wright Independent writer & editor

Social Impact ambition: Agree on a common set of KPIs and standards to measure shared social and business impact

More information coming soon...

WBCSD Kitrhona Cerri Social Impact Director WBCSD

Kimberly-Clark Tom Berry Head of Sustainability EMEA Kimberly-Clark

Company_Name Katrin Recke Senior Sustainability Manager AIM Progress

Moderator: The Sustainability Consortium Euan Murray Chief Executive Officer The Sustainability Consortium

03:20 - 04:00
UN-Award Winning case study – How Walgreens Boots Alliance has successfully integrated SDGs into business operations

More information coming soon...

Walgreens Boots Alliance Richard Ellis Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

Moderator: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Aris Vrettos Director, Open Programmes University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Customer coalition. Making your customers part of the sustainable solution

More information coming soon...

McCain Foods Francois Tasmowski CSR & communications director Continental Europe McCain Foods

IKEA Group Joanna Yarrow Head of Sustainable & Healthy Living IKEA Group

eBay Chris Librie Senior Director Global Impact, Communications eBay

Ethical Corporation Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

The challenge of hard data and data comparability – What does real impact look like?

More information coming soon...

McDonalds Nicola Robinson Global Senior Manager Sustainable Sourcing McDonalds

Siemens Markus Strangmueller Vice President of Sustainability – Business to Society Siemens

Moderator: Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) Daniele Giovannucci President Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA)

04:00 - 04:30
Coffee Break
04:30 - 04:40
Speed Networking
TRACK A
TRACK B
TRACK C
Workshop - How can businesses collaborate to tackle deforestation?
Chair:

visa Fiona Wilkinson Former Chief Communications Officer Europe Visa

Chair:

- Martin Wright Independent Editor  

Chair:

The Sustainability Consortium Euan Murray Chief Executive Officer The Sustainability Consortium

In-depth roundtable and breakout workshops

Individual workshops tackling some of the critical issues. All workshops will be held in breakout rooms under Chatham House rules ensuring issues are tackled and solutions are discussed in an open and honest environment.

  • The need for businesses to collaborate on deforestation
04:40 - 05:10
Workshop: SDG integration: How to integrate the SDGs into business operations and communications

More information coming soon...

Glocalities Martijn Lampert Research Director Glocalities

Walgreens Boots Alliance Richard Ellis VP Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

Henkel Thomas Müller-Kirschbaum Corporate Senior Vice President Henkel

Edelman John D. Edelman Managing Director, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility Edelman

GRI Sabine Content Deputy Director Corporate & Stakeholder Relations GRI

Moderator: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Aris Vrettos Director, Open Programmes University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Sustainable sourcing and transparent supply chains – what does suppliers’ education and alliance actually look like?

More information coming soon...

Global Fashion Group Jose Arguedas Global Sustainability Director and Head of CR Global Fashion Group

Foreign Trade Association Veronica Rubio Senior Director Strategic Issues Foreign Trade Association

ABB Kanishk Negi Global Head SCM Sustainability ABB

Tetra Pak Mario Abreu Vice President Environment Tetra Pak

k2_intelligence Natasha Buchler Senior Director Head of Ethics and Compliance K2 Intelligence

Will new thinking on partnerships usher in an era of unconventional partners?

More information coming soon...

GSK Sarah Pasternak Director of Market Access Programmes GSK

Barclays Katie Hyson Vice President, Citizenship and Reputation Barclays Plc

Moderator: PYXERA Global Amanda MacArthur Chief Program Officer PYXERA Global

Tackling deforestation

More information coming soon...

Sime Darby Berhad Dr. Simon Lord Group Chief Sustainability Officer Sime Darby Berhad

Ecometrica Dr. Richard Tipper Executive Chairman Ecometrica

Dunkin Brands Christine Riley Miller Sustainability Senior Director Dunkin Brands

PepsiCo Mark Pettigrew Agricultural Sustainability Manager Europe PEPSICO

SAI PLATFORM Peter-Erik Ywema General Manager SAI PLATFORM

05:10 - 06:00
Workshop: SDG integration: How to integrate the SDGs into business operations and communications
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

Glocalities Martijn Lampert Research Director Glocalities

Walgreens Boots Alliance Richard Ellis VP Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

Henkel Thomas Müller-Kirschbaum Corporate Senior Vice President Henkel

Edelman John D. Edelman Managing Director, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility Edelman

GRI Sabine Content Deputy Director Corporate & Stakeholder Relations GRI

Moderator: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Aris Vrettos Director, Open Programmes University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Sustainable sourcing and transparent supply chains – what does suppliers’ education and alliance actually look like?
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

Global Fashion Group Jose Arguedas Global Sustainability Director and Head of CR Global Fashion Group

Foreign Trade Association Veronica Rubio Senior Director Strategic Issues Foreign Trade Association

ABB Kanishk Negi Global Head SCM Sustainability ABB

Tetra Pak Mario Abreu Vice President Environment Tetra Pak

k2_intelligence Natasha Buchler Senior Director Head of Ethics and Compliance K2 Intelligence

Unlikely alliances: finding common ground when working from different agendas

More information coming soon...

UNWFP Prerana Isaar Director of Private Sector Partnership UNWFP

The Rockefeller Foundation Mamadou Biteye Managing Director, Africa The Rockefeller Foundation

Mastercard Antonia Stroeh Senior Vice President, Government Development Mastercard

PYXERA Global Amanda MacArthur Chief Program Officer PYXERA Global

Tackling deforestation
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

Sime Darby Berhad Dr. Simon Lord Group Chief Sustainability Officer Sime Darby Berhad

Ecometrica Dr. Richard Tipper Executive Chairman Ecometrica

Dunkin Brands Christine Riley Miller Sustainability Senior Director Dunkin Brands

PepsiCo Mark Pettigrew Agricultural Sustainability Manager Europe PEPSICO

SAI PLATFORM Peter-Erik Ywema General Manager SAI PLATFORM

06:00 - 07:30
Networking Drinks
End of Day 1
Keynotes
08:00 - 09:00
Social Purpose Keynote: It’s all about [Social] Purpose and Impact now

Doing something is no longer good enough. The focus now is on aligning core business strategy to macro social need where the central thrust of your company's commercial strategy becomes a clearly defined social good. Understand the fundamentals you have to shift to deliver trust and quantify the positive social transformation to ensure your license to operate.

Dell Aongus Hegarty President EMEA Dell

ROCKWOOL Jens Birgersson CEO ROCKWOOL

Firmenich Gilbert Ghostine CEO Firmenich

Moderator: Cranfield School of Management David Grayson Director: The Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility Cranfield School of Management

09:00 - 09:30
Investor Keynote: How Investors and Companies can work together to achieve sustainable long-term growth

How investors and shareholders can help direct and shape a company's corporate governance and its relationship to outside stakeholders. How CEOs and corporate boards can engage investors to adopt a long-term vision.

PRI Fiona Reynolds Managing Director PRI

OECD Working Party Responsible Business Conduct Roel Nieuwenkamp Chair OECD Working Party Responsible Business Conduct

Moderator: HERMES Leon Kamhi Head of Responsibility HERMES

09:30 - 09:50
Digital Keynote: Transformative digital business models

Hear the latest innovations and technologies underpinning the next generation of sustainable-centric models and drive new USPs.

Accedo Michael Lantz CEO Accedo

Moderator: Ethical Corporation Krina Amin Head of Strategy Ethical Corporation

09:50 - 10:20
Climate Keynote: As the excitement around Paris Agreement subsides where is the roadmap for delivery?

Without new approaches to stakeholder collaboration progress will remain elusive. Given the landmark nature of the agreement, this cannot be allowed to happen. What does business need to play in the delivery equation?

Aviva Maurice Tulloch Chief Executive Officer, International Insurance Aviva

The Gold Standard Foundation Marion Verles Chief Executive Officer The Gold Standard Foundation

Moderator: Ethical Corporation Terry Salvin Editor Ethical Corporation

10:20 - 10:50
Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:50
SDG Keynote: How business, governments and public bodies can take ambitious approaches to meet the goals

The question now has to be what businesses can do to make real progress against SDGs… and how can governments and public institutions help business to make a genuine, positive impact whether they’re going to hit targets or not?

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hugo G. von Meijenfeldt Coordinator National Implementation SDGs Ministry of Foreign Affairs

European Commission (DG GROW) Pedro Ortún Former Principal Adviser for CSR European Commission (DG GROW)

International Integrated Reporting Council Richard Howitt CEO International Integrated Reporting Council

Grundfos Mads Nipper CEO Grundfos

Moderator: Cranfield School of Management David Grayson Director: The Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility Cranfield School of Management

11:50 - 12:10
2020 Keynote – delivering on sustainability goals

How will leadership teams deliver their 2020 sustainability commitments on the environment, climate change and supply chains?

Smurfit Kappa Tony Smurfit CEO Smurfit Kappa

Moderator: Walgreens Boots Alliance Richard Ellis Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

12:10 - 01:00
Human Rights Keynote: The [UK] Modern Slavery Act reordered priorities for many. How are leading corporations responding?

The legislation framed the challenge, but being compliant isn’t enough. How to recognise and force remedy to human rights challenges in your direct sphere of influence…and beyond.

Oxfam Mark Goldring CEO Oxfam

The Cooperative Steve Murrells CEO The Cooperative

Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Moderator & speaker: Institute for Human Rights and Business John Morrison Chief Executive Institute for Human Rights and Business

01:00 - 02:00
Networking Lunch Break
TRACK A
TRACK B
TRACK C
Workshop
Chair:

Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Chair:

Speaker Logo Cheryl D. Hicks Executive Director Toilet Board Coalition

Chair:

Agulhas Catherine Cameron Director Agulhas

02:00 – 02:40
Workshop Human rights – meeting new legislation after UK Modern Slavery Act

More information coming soon...

The Cooperative Paul Gerrard Group Policy Director The Cooperative

Know the Chain Bennett Freeman Senior Advisor Know the Chain & Chair of the Advisory Board Responsible Sourcing Network

ABN AMRO Maria Anne van Dijk Head of Environmental Social & Ethical Risk & Policy ABN AMRO

Anti-Slavery International Klara Skrivankova UK and Europe Programme Manager Anti-Slavery International

Moderator & Speaker: Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

Supply chain data management case study in the agriculture industry - innovative value creation for all entities

More information coming soon...

Bonsucro Simon Usher CEO Bonsucro

Moderator & Speaker: SupplyShift Thomas Odenwald EVP SupplyShift

How sustainability can engage investors to become long-term allies

More information coming soon...

Gas Natural Fenosa Antonio Fuertes Zurita Reputation and Sustainability Senior Manager Gas Natural Fenosa

HERMES Leon Kamhi Head of Responsibility HERMES

Moderator: Corporate Citizenship Esther Toth Associate Director Corporate Citizenship

Workshop: Clean energy future - Carbon emissions – Transitioning to net zero

More information coming soon...

KPN Hans Koeleman Director Corporate Communications & CSR KPN

carbon_clear Mark, Chadwick CEO Carbon Clear

Moderator: icroa Simon Henry Programme Director ICROA

02:40 – 03:20
Workshop Human rights – meeting new legislation after UK Modern Slavery Act
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

The Cooperative Paul Gerrard Group Policy Director The Cooperative

Global Witness Bennett Freeman Chair of the advisory board Global Witness

ABN AMRO Maria Anne van Dijk Head of Environmental Social & Ethical Risk & Policy ABN AMRO

Anti-Slavery International Klara Skrivankova UK and Europe Programme Manager Anti-Slavery International

Moderator & Speaker: Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

Case Study – “Smarter measurement tools to accelerate quantifiable impact in complex supply chains”

More information coming soon...

Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) Daniele Giovannucci President Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA)

Moderator: Toilet Board Coalition Cheryl D. Hicks Executive Director Toilet Board Coalition

How to generate real enthusiasm for sustainability across the workforce…whilst adding to complexity and expectation!

More information coming soon...

HSBC Graham Smith Director Sustainable Finance HSBC

Moderator: University of Geneva Dr. Catherine Ferrier Director Environmental Policy and CSR University of Geneva

Workshop: Clean energy future - Carbon emissions – Transitioning to net zero
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

KPN Hans Koeleman Director Corporate Communications & CSR KPN

HERMES Mark, Chadwick CEO Carbon Clear

Moderator: ICROA Simon Henry Programme Director ICROA

03:20 - 04:00
Workshop Human rights – meeting new legislation after UK Modern Slavery Act
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

The Cooperative Paul Gerrard Group Policy Director The Cooperative

Global Witness Bennett Freeman Chair of the advisory board Global Witness

ABN AMRO Maria Anne van Dijk Head of Environmental Social & Ethical Risk & Policy ABN AMRO

anti-slavery Klara Skrivankova UK and Europe Programme Manager anti-slavery

Moderator & Speaker: Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

Look inside first - how to create internal systems that delivers actionable data

More information coming soon...

European Investment Bank Parminder Plahe Senior CSR Officer European Investment Bank

Moderator: GRI Sabine Content Deputy Director Corporate & Stakeholder Relations GRI

Transparency to Impact: Driving improvements at scale via multi-dimensional engagement across the supply base

More information coming soon...

EcoVadis Pierre-Francois Thaler Co-CEO EcoVadis

Ferrero Phyllis Kong Sustainability Project Developer, Responsible Sourcing & Human Rights Ferrero

Clariant Cesare Guarini Head of Procurement Strategy Initiatives and Sustainability Clariant

Workshop: Clean energy future - Carbon emissions – Transitioning to net zero
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

KPN Hans Koeleman Director Corporate Communications & CSR KPN

HERMES Mark, Chadwick CEO Carbon Clear

Moderator: ICROA Simon Henry Programme Director ICROA

04:00 - 04:30
Coffee Break
Closing Keynote
04:30 - 05:15
GEOPOLITICAL OUTLOOK: CSR against the backdrop of post-truth politics, reactionary agendas and populist policy

The liberal minded didn’t see BREXIT coming, let alone Trump! Nor foresee the acceleration in the complexity of the geopolitical climate. Could we really be on the cusp of a wholesale retrenchment from liberal values and what might it all mean for those striving to do the right thing at forward looking corporations everywhere?

Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy Bennett Freeman Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy  

Moderator & Speaker: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Gillian Caldwell CEO Global Witness

End of Day 2 - End of Conference
Keynotes – The end of CSR and the dawn of the Social Purpose Era

Responsibility is higher on corporate agendas than ever. But as responsible thinking is built into the DNA of businesses expectation only increases. Understand how the landscape is changing, what opportunities it presents and the strides needed for real, positive change to result.

08:40 - 09:00
Welcome

Welcome from Ethical Corporation and a video message from Paul Polman, CEO Unilever, on the opportunities of long-term, sustainable business models

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

09:00 - 09:20
Value creation Keynote – educate and inspire customers to create change

Hear how Hunkemöller the fastest growing lingerie brand in Europe is leveraging its marketing prowess to resonate purpose across the brand and educating customers to behave with a more responsible mind-set

Hunkemoller Philip Mountford CEO Hunkemöller

Moderator: Nokia Christine Diamente Head of Brand Strategy Nokia

09:20 - 10:00
Customer trust Keynote: Building stronger relationships with consumers through greater openness and dialogue

More information coming soon...

SC Johnson Kelly M. Semrau SVP, Global Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability SC Johnson

McDonald's Europe Julian Hilton-Johnson Vice President, Corporate Relations and Chief of Staff to the President McDonald's Europe

C&A Jeffrey Hogue Chief Sustainability Officer C&A

Moderator: GlobeScan Chris Coulter CEO GlobeScan

10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00
Brand Keynote – Building brand trust through marketing

In this panel hear how Heineken and MVF Global are leveraging its marketing prowess to resonate purpose across the brand.

MVF Titus Sharpe President & Co-Founder MVF

Heineken Blanca Juti Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Heineken

Moderator: MerchantCantos Richard Carpenter Chief Executive Officer MerchantCantos

11:00 - 11:20
Discover how Artificial Intelligence can supercharge your CSR delivery

Learn how machine learning and natural language processing can accelerate the global shift to sustainable business practices in a way that will

  1. accelerate delivery of your CSR goals;
  2. replace your analogue outsourcing with digital solutions;
  3. match your needs to the best sustainability experts around the world.

Globality International Randall Krantz Director, Energy, Environment and Social Impact Globality, Inc.

Moderator: EC Krina Amin Head of Strategy Ethical Corporation

11:20 - 11:40
Impact valuation Keynote – Assessing the impact of business on society

Changing the perspective on business performance from financial accounting to net positive thinking. Gain insights how BASF implemented an impact-oriented, efficient, and scalable solution for assessing the “real” contribution to a sustainable future.

BASF Dirk Voeste Vice President of Sustainability Strategy BASF

Moderator: EC Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

11:40 - 12:30
Beyond collaboration towards coalition: The rise of co-design & co-ownership

With impact front of mind traditional partnerships need to be revisited and reengineered. Renew goals and get partners - suppliers, companies {cross sectors}, investors and even customers - to sign-up to shared responsibility

MARS Kate Wylie Global Sustainability Director MARS

Johnson & Johnson Frank Welvaert Vice President, Global Strategy Lead, Global Community Impact Johnson & Johnson

DSM Jos van Haastrecht Global Brand and Communications Director DSM

Moderator: - Martin Wright Independent Editor  

12:30 - 02:00
Networking Lunch Break
TRACK A
TRACK B
TRACK C
Chair:

visa Fiona Wilkinson Former Chief Communications Officer Europe Visa

Chair:

- Martin Wright Independent Editor  

Chair:

The Sustainability Consortium Euan Murray Chief Executive Officer The Sustainability Consortium

02:00 - 02:40
Boards get CSR these days...or do they?

More information coming soon...

ING Leon Wijnands Global Head of Sustainability ING

Firmenich Bérangère Magarinos VP Sustainability Partnerships Firmenich

Moderator: visa Fiona Wilkinson Former Chief Communications Officer Europe Visa

Case Study – How Vodafone leverages the growth of corporate transparency to restore trust between company and public

More information coming soon...

Vodafone Matt Peacock Group Director of Corporate Affairs Vodafone

Moderator: Martin Wright Independent writer & editor

How to gauge when social and business interests align?

More information coming soon...

ING Ambika Jindal Vice-President -Sustainable Finance ING

IKEA Joanna Yarrow Head of Sustainable and Health Living IKEA

Company_Name Christopher Davis International Director of Corporate Responsibility and Campaigns The Body Shop International

Moderator: The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels Janice Lao Director, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels

02:40 - 03:20
Interdisciplinary collaboration + process shifts = What does culture change look like?

More information coming soon...

VF Anna Maria Rugarli Sustainability & Responsibility Senior Director EMEA VF Corporation

AkzoNobel Andre Veneman Corporate Director Sustainability AkzoNobel

Moderator: Bocconi University Stefano Pogutz Researcher Department of Management and Technology Bocconi University

Workshop – Build trust and manage crisis in a digital, multi-channel world

More information coming soon...

former HSBC Médard Schoenmaeckers Formerly Global Head of Communications HSBC

RB Miguel Veiga-Pestana SVP Corporate Communications and External Affairs RB

Moderator: Martin Wright Independent writer & editor

Social Impact ambition: Agree on a common set of KPIs and standards to measure shared social and business impact

More information coming soon...

WBCSD Kitrhona Cerri Social Impact Director WBCSD

Kimberly-Clark Tom Berry Head of Sustainability EMEA Kimberly-Clark

Company_Name Katrin Recke Senior Sustainability Manager AIM Progress

Moderator: The Sustainability Consortium Euan Murray Chief Executive Officer The Sustainability Consortium

03:20 - 04:00
UN-Award Winning case study – How Walgreens Boots Alliance has successfully integrated SDGs into business operations

More information coming soon...

Walgreens Boots Alliance Richard Ellis Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

Moderator: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Aris Vrettos Director, Open Programmes University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Customer coalition. Making your customers part of the sustainable solution

More information coming soon...

McCain Foods Francois Tasmowski CSR & communications director Continental Europe McCain Foods

IKEA Group Joanna Yarrow Head of Sustainable & Healthy Living IKEA Group

eBay Chris Librie Senior Director Global Impact, Communications eBay

Ethical Corporation Liam Dowd Managing Director Ethical Corporation

The challenge of hard data and data comparability – What does real impact look like?

More information coming soon...

McDonalds Nicola Robinson Global Senior Manager Sustainable Sourcing McDonalds

Siemens Markus Strangmueller Vice President of Sustainability – Business to Society Siemens

Moderator: Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) Daniele Giovannucci President Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA)

04:00 - 04:30
Coffee Break
04:30 - 04:40
Speed Networking
TRACK A
TRACK B
TRACK C
Workshop - How can businesses collaborate to tackle deforestation?
Chair:

visa Fiona Wilkinson Former Chief Communications Officer Europe Visa

Chair:

- Martin Wright Independent Editor  

Chair:

The Sustainability Consortium Euan Murray Chief Executive Officer The Sustainability Consortium

In-depth roundtable and breakout workshops

Individual workshops tackling some of the critical issues. All workshops will be held in breakout rooms under Chatham House rules ensuring issues are tackled and solutions are discussed in an open and honest environment.

  • The need for businesses to collaborate on deforestation
04:40 - 05:10
Workshop: SDG integration: How to integrate the SDGs into business operations and communications

More information coming soon...

Glocalities Martijn Lampert Research Director Glocalities

Walgreens Boots Alliance Richard Ellis VP Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

Henkel Thomas Müller-Kirschbaum Corporate Senior Vice President Henkel

Edelman John D. Edelman Managing Director, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility Edelman

GRI Sabine Content Deputy Director Corporate & Stakeholder Relations GRI

Moderator: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Aris Vrettos Director, Open Programmes University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Sustainable sourcing and transparent supply chains – what does suppliers’ education and alliance actually look like?

More information coming soon...

Global Fashion Group Jose Arguedas Global Sustainability Director and Head of CR Global Fashion Group

Foreign Trade Association Veronica Rubio Senior Director Strategic Issues Foreign Trade Association

ABB Kanishk Negi Global Head SCM Sustainability ABB

Tetra Pak Mario Abreu Vice President Environment Tetra Pak

k2_intelligence Natasha Buchler Senior Director Head of Ethics and Compliance K2 Intelligence

Will new thinking on partnerships usher in an era of unconventional partners?

More information coming soon...

GSK Sarah Pasternak Director of Market Access Programmes GSK

Barclays Katie Hyson Vice President, Citizenship and Reputation Barclays Plc

Moderator: PYXERA Global Amanda MacArthur Chief Program Officer PYXERA Global

Tackling deforestation

More information coming soon...

Sime Darby Berhad Dr. Simon Lord Group Chief Sustainability Officer Sime Darby Berhad

Ecometrica Dr. Richard Tipper Executive Chairman Ecometrica

Dunkin Brands Christine Riley Miller Sustainability Senior Director Dunkin Brands

PepsiCo Mark Pettigrew Agricultural Sustainability Manager Europe PEPSICO

SAI PLATFORM Peter-Erik Ywema General Manager SAI PLATFORM

05:10 - 06:00
Workshop: SDG integration: How to integrate the SDGs into business operations and communications
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

Glocalities Martijn Lampert Research Director Glocalities

Walgreens Boots Alliance Richard Ellis VP Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

Henkel Thomas Müller-Kirschbaum Corporate Senior Vice President Henkel

Edelman John D. Edelman Managing Director, Global Engagement and Corporate Responsibility Edelman

GRI Sabine Content Deputy Director Corporate & Stakeholder Relations GRI

Moderator: University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership Aris Vrettos Director, Open Programmes University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Sustainable sourcing and transparent supply chains – what does suppliers’ education and alliance actually look like?
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

Global Fashion Group Jose Arguedas Global Sustainability Director and Head of CR Global Fashion Group

Foreign Trade Association Veronica Rubio Senior Director Strategic Issues Foreign Trade Association

ABB Kanishk Negi Global Head SCM Sustainability ABB

Tetra Pak Mario Abreu Vice President Environment Tetra Pak

k2_intelligence Natasha Buchler Senior Director Head of Ethics and Compliance K2 Intelligence

Unlikely alliances: finding common ground when working from different agendas

More information coming soon...

UNWFP Prerana Isaar Director of Private Sector Partnership UNWFP

The Rockefeller Foundation Mamadou Biteye Managing Director, Africa The Rockefeller Foundation

Mastercard Antonia Stroeh Senior Vice President, Government Development Mastercard

PYXERA Global Amanda MacArthur Chief Program Officer PYXERA Global

Tackling deforestation
[…continued]

More information coming soon...

Sime Darby Berhad Dr. Simon Lord Group Chief Sustainability Officer Sime Darby Berhad

Ecometrica Dr. Richard Tipper Executive Chairman Ecometrica

Dunkin Brands Christine Riley Miller Sustainability Senior Director Dunkin Brands

PepsiCo Mark Pettigrew Agricultural Sustainability Manager Europe PEPSICO

SAI PLATFORM Peter-Erik Ywema General Manager SAI PLATFORM

06:00 - 07:30
Networking Drinks
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Keynotes
08:00 - 09:00
Social Purpose Keynote: It’s all about [Social] Purpose and Impact now

Doing something is no longer good enough. The focus now is on aligning core business strategy to macro social need where the central thrust of your company's commercial strategy becomes a clearly defined social good. Understand the fundamentals you have to shift to deliver trust and quantify the positive social transformation to ensure your license to operate.

Dell Aongus Hegarty President EMEA Dell

ROCKWOOL Jens Birgersson CEO ROCKWOOL

Firmenich Gilbert Ghostine CEO Firmenich

Moderator: Cranfield School of Management David Grayson Director: The Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility Cranfield School of Management

09:00 - 09:30
Investor Keynote: How Investors and Companies can work together to achieve sustainable long-term growth

How investors and shareholders can help direct and shape a company's corporate governance and its relationship to outside stakeholders. How CEOs and corporate boards can engage investors to adopt a long-term vision.

PRI Fiona Reynolds Managing Director PRI

OECD Working Party Responsible Business Conduct Roel Nieuwenkamp Chair OECD Working Party Responsible Business Conduct

Moderator: HERMES Leon Kamhi Head of Responsibility HERMES

09:30 - 09:50
Digital Keynote: Transformative digital business models

Hear the latest innovations and technologies underpinning the next generation of sustainable-centric models and drive new USPs.

Accedo Michael Lantz CEO Accedo

Moderator: Ethical Corporation Krina Amin Head of Strategy Ethical Corporation

09:50 - 10:20
Climate Keynote: As the excitement around Paris Agreement subsides where is the roadmap for delivery?

Without new approaches to stakeholder collaboration progress will remain elusive. Given the landmark nature of the agreement, this cannot be allowed to happen. What does business need to play in the delivery equation?

Aviva Maurice Tulloch Chief Executive Officer, International Insurance Aviva

The Gold Standard Foundation Marion Verles Chief Executive Officer The Gold Standard Foundation

Moderator: Ethical Corporation Terry Salvin Editor Ethical Corporation

10:20 - 10:50
Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:50
SDG Keynote: How business, governments and public bodies can take ambitious approaches to meet the goals

The question now has to be what businesses can do to make real progress against SDGs… and how can governments and public institutions help business to make a genuine, positive impact whether they’re going to hit targets or not?

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hugo G. von Meijenfeldt Coordinator National Implementation SDGs Ministry of Foreign Affairs

European Commission (DG GROW) Pedro Ortún Former Principal Adviser for CSR European Commission (DG GROW)

International Integrated Reporting Council Richard Howitt CEO International Integrated Reporting Council

Grundfos Mads Nipper CEO Grundfos

Moderator: Cranfield School of Management David Grayson Director: The Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility Cranfield School of Management

11:50 - 12:10
2020 Keynote – delivering on sustainability goals

How will leadership teams deliver their 2020 sustainability commitments on the environment, climate change and supply chains?

Smurfit Kappa Tony Smurfit CEO Smurfit Kappa

Moderator: Walgreens Boots Alliance Richard Ellis Head of Corporate Social Responsibility Walgreens Boots Alliance

12:10 - 01:00
Human Rights Keynote: The [UK] Modern Slavery Act reordered priorities for many. How are leading corporations responding?

The legislation framed the challenge, but being compliant isn’t enough. How to recognise and force remedy to human rights challenges in your direct sphere of influence…and beyond.

Oxfam Mark Goldring CEO Oxfam

The Cooperative Steve Murrells CEO The Cooperative

Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Moderator & speaker: Institute for Human Rights and Business John Morrison Chief Executive Institute for Human Rights and Business

01:00 - 02:00
Networking Lunch Break
TRACK A
TRACK B
TRACK C
Workshop
Chair:

Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Chair:

Speaker Logo Cheryl D. Hicks Executive Director Toilet Board Coalition

Chair:

Agulhas Catherine Cameron Director Agulhas

02:00 – 02:40
Workshop Human rights – meeting new legislation after UK Modern Slavery Act

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The Cooperative Paul Gerrard Group Policy Director The Cooperative

Know the Chain Bennett Freeman Senior Advisor Know the Chain & Chair of the Advisory Board Responsible Sourcing Network

ABN AMRO Maria Anne van Dijk Head of Environmental Social & Ethical Risk & Policy ABN AMRO

Anti-Slavery International Klara Skrivankova UK and Europe Programme Manager Anti-Slavery International

Moderator & Speaker: Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

Supply chain data management case study in the agriculture industry - innovative value creation for all entities

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Bonsucro Simon Usher CEO Bonsucro

Moderator & Speaker: SupplyShift Thomas Odenwald EVP SupplyShift

How sustainability can engage investors to become long-term allies

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Gas Natural Fenosa Antonio Fuertes Zurita Reputation and Sustainability Senior Manager Gas Natural Fenosa

HERMES Leon Kamhi Head of Responsibility HERMES

Moderator: Corporate Citizenship Esther Toth Associate Director Corporate Citizenship

Workshop: Clean energy future - Carbon emissions – Transitioning to net zero

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KPN Hans Koeleman Director Corporate Communications & CSR KPN

carbon_clear Mark, Chadwick CEO Carbon Clear

Moderator: icroa Simon Henry Programme Director ICROA

02:40 – 03:20
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The Cooperative Paul Gerrard Group Policy Director The Cooperative

Global Witness Bennett Freeman Chair of the advisory board Global Witness

ABN AMRO Maria Anne van Dijk Head of Environmental Social & Ethical Risk & Policy ABN AMRO

Anti-Slavery International Klara Skrivankova UK and Europe Programme Manager Anti-Slavery International

Moderator & Speaker: Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

Case Study – “Smarter measurement tools to accelerate quantifiable impact in complex supply chains”

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Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) Daniele Giovannucci President Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA)

Moderator: Toilet Board Coalition Cheryl D. Hicks Executive Director Toilet Board Coalition

How to generate real enthusiasm for sustainability across the workforce…whilst adding to complexity and expectation!

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HSBC Graham Smith Director Sustainable Finance HSBC

Moderator: University of Geneva Dr. Catherine Ferrier Director Environmental Policy and CSR University of Geneva

Workshop: Clean energy future - Carbon emissions – Transitioning to net zero
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KPN Hans Koeleman Director Corporate Communications & CSR KPN

HERMES Mark, Chadwick CEO Carbon Clear

Moderator: ICROA Simon Henry Programme Director ICROA

03:20 - 04:00
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The Cooperative Paul Gerrard Group Policy Director The Cooperative

Global Witness Bennett Freeman Chair of the advisory board Global Witness

ABN AMRO Maria Anne van Dijk Head of Environmental Social & Ethical Risk & Policy ABN AMRO

anti-slavery Klara Skrivankova UK and Europe Programme Manager anti-slavery

Moderator & Speaker: Assent Compliance Sarah Carpenter Business and Human Rights Analyst Assent Compliance

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Global Project Director Ethical Corporation

Look inside first - how to create internal systems that delivers actionable data

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European Investment Bank Parminder Plahe Senior CSR Officer European Investment Bank

Moderator: GRI Sabine Content Deputy Director Corporate & Stakeholder Relations GRI

Transparency to Impact: Driving improvements at scale via multi-dimensional engagement across the supply base

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EcoVadis Pierre-Francois Thaler Co-CEO EcoVadis

Ferrero Phyllis Kong Sustainability Project Developer, Responsible Sourcing & Human Rights Ferrero

Clariant Cesare Guarini Head of Procurement Strategy Initiatives and Sustainability Clariant

Workshop: Clean energy future - Carbon emissions – Transitioning to net zero
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KPN Hans Koeleman Director Corporate Communications & CSR KPN

HERMES Mark, Chadwick CEO Carbon Clear

Moderator: ICROA Simon Henry Programme Director ICROA

04:00 - 04:30
Coffee Break
Closing Keynote
04:30 - 05:15
GEOPOLITICAL OUTLOOK: CSR against the backdrop of post-truth politics, reactionary agendas and populist policy

The liberal minded didn’t see BREXIT coming, let alone Trump! Nor foresee the acceleration in the complexity of the geopolitical climate. Could we really be on the cusp of a wholesale retrenchment from liberal values and what might it all mean for those striving to do the right thing at forward looking corporations everywhere?

Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy Bennett Freeman Former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy  

Moderator & Speaker: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Gillian Caldwell CEO Global Witness

End of Day 2 - End of Conference

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