13th Annual

Responsible Business Summit

May 19-20, 2014, London, UK

Make sustainable innovation add to your bottom line

C-Suite leadership insight meets best management practice

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  • Responsible business leadership: Hear from more than 15 leading CEOs and C-suite members on the future of responsible business
  • Life cycle innovation: How to build sustainability into product and performance, reducing negative impacts and achieving efficiency
  • Inspire your people to come up with innovative sustainability ideas. Learn how incentivise and cultivate an ethical and responsible attitude
  • Integrated thinking: Learn practical ways to embed sustainability in everything your company does for increased business performance
Alan Clark

Chief Executive Officer
Alan Clark
Brigitte Dumont

Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer
Brigitte Dumont
Justin King

Chief Executive Officer
Justin King
Alison Nimmo

The Crown Estate
Chief Executive Officer
Alison Nimmo
Stuart Fletcher

Chief Executive Officer
Stuart Fletcher
Rob Boogaard

Acting President & Chief Executive Officer EMEA
Rob Boogaard

Chief Executive Officer
Brian Harris

Western Union Business Solutions
Chief Product Officer
Brian Harris
Chris Grigg

British Land
Chief Executive Officer
Chris Grigg
Nakul Anand

ITC Hotels
Executive Director
Nakul Anand

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It was great to spend time exploring the real value of an ethical supply chain with such a high calibre of group of professionals. It's always reassuring to see the commonalities, as well as the inspiring new approaches being taken.

Sainsbury's, Group Commercial Director, Member of Board of Directors, Mike Coupe

Key topics to be addressed at #RBS14

  • The Power of Digital to enhance CR communications, tailor your message and tell your story in an engaging and informative way
  • Board buy in: How to get your board to back sustainable innovation, learn how to communicate sustainability offerings in a meaningful way
  • The Power of Brands to engage customers on sustainability and build reputation of a strong sustainable brand
  • Do You Measure Sustainability? Or how to ensure you keep the right balance and define clear targets to make your CR programs pay off

Download the brochure here See all the crucial sustainability issues being addressed 

What else do you get if you attend?

  • Delve into the future: Hear from leading CEOs on how sustainability drives business; learn about future opportunities for your role
  • Get up with the speed: Get ideas and strategies from the top to enhance your expertise and improve your daily work
  • Meet all the right people in one place: 75% of the audience is senior decision makers from large brands overseeing CSR activities
  • Focus on what matters to you: Every session has been assessed and improved by feedback from your peers. We cover only the most critical issues you will face in 2014

Excellent forum and a great opportunity to connect with industry partners, NGO's and other interested stakeholders. There was a very positive engagement throughout the conference and a genuine interest in the important topics being discussed. Good to have panel discussions and especially important to have Industry well represented and sharing experiences, best practices and future challenges.

Coca Cola Enterprises, Vice President Procurement, David Cowell

Hear how sustainability is integral to business success:

This year's Summit features 17+ CEOs and C-Suite that have put sustainability at the heart of their business plans. Attendees will learn how businesses are using sustainability as part of their competitive advantage and continually looking to create sustainable innovation for continued long-term success. Some of the confirmed speakers include...

  • PureCircle, Chief Executive Officer, Magomet Malsagov
  • The Southern Cooperative, Chief Executive Officer, Mark Smith
  • Western Union Business Solutions, Chief Product Officer, Brian Harris
  • Orange, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, Brigitte Dumont
  • Carillion, Chief Sustainability Officer, David Picton
  • Nestlé, Senior Vice President Global Head of Procurement, Marco Goncalves
  • Waitrose, Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory Board, Bishop James Jones

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Want to see how Responsible Business Summit works?

#RBS14 is the one corporate responsibilty and sustainability event you can't afford to miss in 2014!

The Responsible Business Summit has been the number one conference and annual meeting-place for business and sustainability executives the past 13 years. The Summit will give you the opportunity to network and share knowledge with the pioneers and decision-makers in the business, corporate responsibility and sustainability space.

  • 25+ innovative sessions to ensure all the key topics are covered
  • 40+ industry pioneer speakers will share their insights with you and announce some of the biggest developments to hit the industry over the next 12 months
  • In-depth industry case studies and presentations highlighting some of the innovative work that some of our speakers are implementing

If you want to get new ideas, fresh approaches and an action-plan of how to rev-up your business strategy, you simply can't miss the 2014 conference.

Download the brochure here And see the brand new features for 2014

The Ethical Corporation difference

Now in our 13th year The Responsible Business Summit has a track record of bringing the best to the stage to talk about the key issues that matter. Over the years we've developed and improved the Summit to make sure the delegates get most out of their time. We put  the delegate centre-stage to ensure the two days are jam-packed with lively and informative discussions.

We're the best. And we've got proof.

Find out more here!

Excellent organisation and the possibility to meet people from other industries and NGOs in a friendly informal atmosphere

Roche, Head of Sustainability and Compliance, Dr. Roland Kramme

Who comes to this conference?

The show is designed for the top management as well as senior executives of various business areas, including operations, supply chain, communications, marketing, sourcing, R&D, human resources and corporate responsibility.

The event brings together best practice from a variety of industries such as; FMCG, Retail, Finance, Apparel, Chemicals, Automotive, Electronics, Telecommunications, Health & Beauty, Manufacturing, Heavy Industries, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceuticals and many more.

Some of those who have already secured their places at this year's summit include Associated British Foods, Primark, BAE Systems, BlackBerry, Nationwide Building Society, Neste Oil Corporation, Sandvik AB, Schindler, VimpelCom and more - see the full list here!

Huge savings are available!

  • Come with your team and save - get in touch to learn more about group discounts! 
  • Special NGO/ Non for profit /Academics rates - save £500 from the full price!

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Well organised, good topics, good speakers

Alcatel-Lucent, Head of Brand and Corporate Sustainability, Christine Diamente

An unmissable opportunity for your business

If you are looking to learn more about how to use sustainable innovation to grow a robust business and want to meet the biggest players in the space, then this is the forum to do it.

Full details are in the brochure - so download it today and see how Responsible Business Summit could benefit your business!

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If you've any questions, please do get in touch!

Elina Yumasheva
Elina Yumasheva
Conference Director
Ethical Corporation
T: +44 (0)207 375 7573
Platinum Sponsor
Gold Sponsors
Bacardi Limited
Risk2 Rep
Networking Lunch Sponsor
Offset Sponsor
First Climate
Carbon Neutral Company
Radley Yelder
Media Partners
Acquisti & Sostenibilità
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The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence
Ekvilib Institute
Forum for the Future
Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Global Sustain