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15th Annual Responsible Business Summit 2016 7-8 June 2016 • London, UK

Become a trusted business. Deliver positive impact.

This event has now come to an end. It was a great two days, but there are plenty of ways to keep updated…

  • Conference materials, including the audio and presentations from the event are now available.
  • If you’d like to be kept informed about the 2017 conference, then let us know.
  • We can also answer any questions you might have about sponsorship or exhibition opportunities here

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The expert speaker line-up from 2016

Paul Donovan
Paul Donovan



Estelle Brachlianoff
Estelle Brachlianoff


Senior Executive Vice-President, UK & Ireland

Rick Ridgeway
Rick Ridgeway


VP of Public Engagement

Rupert Maitland Titterton


Senior Director Corporate Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainability

Raj Singh
Raj Singh

Standard Life

Group Chief Risk Officer

Margarida Ferreirinha


Communication and Sustainability Director

Bas van Abel
Bas van Abel



jose luiz moura neto
Jose-Luiz Moura Neto



Michael Gidney

Fairtrade Foundation


Lucy Carver


Director of The Bigger Picture

Paul Drechsler CBE
Paul Drechsler CBE



Christophe Beck
Christophe Beck


Executive VP and President

Some of the brands in attendance at 2016

The following leading brands have just confirmed their place at the summit, have a look at the other attendees that you will meet

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Speaker interviews

More than 360 responsible business professionals came together in London to discuss the future of business, and how best to collaborate to tackle some of the most pertinent supply chain, social & environmental issues. Leading the conversation was a line-up of senior-level professionals and industry experts.

What to expect for 2017

2016's Top Issues:

The Responsible Business Summit 2016 brought the best, most innovative and inspiring brands in responsible business together, with 3 main themes on SDGs & climate change, influencing customer behaviour and managing business risk.

  • Foster a responsible culture to encourage employees to be actors of change
  • Leverage marketing to drive sustainable innovation and become the brand of the future
  • Build an engaging consumer campaign that creates change
  • Develop business relationships to create a genuine sustainable business model
  • Manage supply chain risk to be on top of business risk and reputation
  • Spot and develop the emerging leaders to help mitigate social and environmental risks

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Who was there


The Summit will brought  360+ senior corporate executives from Europe's leading brands. Click here to see the full list of companies who registered for last year's Summit.

Exceptional Networking Opportunities

Ethical Corporation brings together senior executives from leading multinational brands all under one roof.

  • 10+ hours of supreme networking with leaders in the sustainability and corporate responsibility space – plenty of time to form lasting business relationships
  • C-level executives from across the industry look to share and solve key issues faced in 2016
  • Pre-event Q&As and webinars plus post event reports and video recordings ensures you can get exposure on your initiatives across the an extended period

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Our Track-Record of Proven Success


said the event met their expectations


of attendees are of director level or above


of the FTSE100 are part of our community

The Ethical Corporation Difference

We have been producing events for 15 years and have evolved our events to reflect the needs of our customers. We spend a lot of time engaging and listening to our community to understand how we can help tackle issues at our conferences

  • Practical and business focused insight: Leave our events with proven, actionable ideas and strategy from innovative companies that are pushing forward the sustainability and responsible business agenda
  • Tackling the issues that matter: Year-round research and open-ended discussion with C-Suite and Directors within business guarantees conference themes reflect the current issues, challenges and opportunities
  • Guaranteed learning: Interactive workshops, roundtable debates, case studies and panel Q&As ensure you get the answers you’re looking for. We create a learning, not listening environment, where everyone is encouraged to engage in the discussion
  • Senior-level networking: Senior-level professionals both speak and attend our events, providing you with a unique environment for peer-to-peer relationship building

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3 reasons why you have to attend RBS 2017:


1Critical Insight from CEOs and Business Leaders: Understanding what it takes to be a business of the future and how to leverage responsibility to keep ahead of business risk, our CEOs and Leaders from Europe’s most innovative brands will share the decisions that will shape your role and future strategy. Get this invaluable insight to ensure you stay ahead of the curve.

2A Cutting-Edge Agenda: Gain practical takeaways on the biggest challenges and opportunities, as decided by you and your peers. Whether your focus is Business Strategy, Sustainability, Supply Chain, Marketing and Communications our tracked approach will tailor both days to your specific needs

3Learn From and Benchmark Against 400+ Corporate Peers: We know that the best person to give you advice is someone that has direct, ‘tried-and-trusted’ experience. RBS features corporate speakers, with a total focus on corporate priorities and learning. Get over 16 hours of best practice and future strategy planning with Europe’s most innovative brands.


Krina Amin

Head of Strategy Europe
Ethical Corporation

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7375 7508


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