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Deliver Social Purpose and Impact


Europe’s leading business conference focussing on the latest in sustainability, communications and governance. 2017 is bringing 500+ innovative and inspiring companies in responsible business to London, with a focus on ‘Social Purpose and quantified Impact’

  • The end of CSR and the dawn of the Social Purpose Era: Understand how the landscape is changing and the opportunities that are aligning commercial and financial goals with macro societal needs
  • Data, information and insight: Using the right data to mitigate risks, measure impact and progress, deliver trust and positive social transformation
  • Internal engagement strategy – Prove your case: Advocates, influencers and ambassadors work. Get that internal buy-in
  • External engagement and Communications - You can’t do it alone: Understanding your stakeholders’ agendas, co-create alliances and coalitions, build an agile and transparent communications strategy
  • In-depth roundtable and breakout workshops to tackle some of the critical issues: human rights, deforestation, SDG integration, carbon emissions, circular economy, partnerships

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Your Speaker Line-up for 2017

Aongus Hegarty
Aongus Hegarty

Dell

President EMEA

Philip Mountford
Philip Mountford

Hunkemoller

CEO

Blanca Juti
Blanca Juti

Heineken

Chief Corporate Relations Officer

Titus Sharpe
Titus Sharpe

MVF

CEO

Mads Nipper
Mads Nipper

Grundfos

CEO

Tony Smurfit
Tony Smurfit

Smurfit Kappa

CEO

Michael Lantz
Michael Lantz

Accedo

CEO

TBC
Kelly M. Semrau

SC Johnson

SVP, Global Corporate Affairs, Communication & Sustainability

Magnus Billing
Magnus Billing

Alecta

CEO

Jens Birgersson
Jens Birgersson

Rockwool

CEO

Truus Huisman
Truus Huisman

Unilever

VP Sustainable Business and Communications Europe

Hugo G. von Meijenfeldt
Hugo G. von Meijenfeldt

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Coordinator National Implementation SDGs

Already confirmed to attend in 2017...

The following leading brands have just confirmed their place at #RBSEU - have a look at the other attendees that you will meet:


  • accedo
  • alecta
  • allianz_global
  • bill_and_melinda_gates_foundation
  • dell_black
  • dutch_gov
  • edelman
  • european_investment_bank
  • firmenich
  • fta
  • gas_natural_fenosa
  • global_fashion_group
  • grundfos
  • heineken_usa
  • hsbc
  • hunkemoller
  • ing
  • johnson_johnson
  • kpn
  • london_business_school
  • mars_not_choc
  • mccain_foods
  • mcdonalds
  • mtr
  • mvf_global
  • nestle_no_tag
  • nn_group
  • nokia
  • PEPSICO
  • rockwool
  • sai_platform
  • sc_johnson
  • sime_darby
  • smurfit_kappa
  • sustainable_food_lab
  • tui_group
  • unilever
  • university_of_cambridge_institute_for_sustainability_leadership
  • vodafone_no_name
  • walgreens_boots_alliance
  • wbcsd
  • wfp

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What sets Ethical Corporation flagship summits apart?

We’re doing things differently and we really want to move businesses towards the genuine impact you are looking for. The #RBSEU agenda will help you uncover the potential for sustainability to deliver profit, and shape strategy with empirical justification through our 4-theme Social Purpose and Impact agenda. There’s no corporate fluff in our agenda, just practical, deep-dive examples to show how corporate responsibility can deliver profit while driving positive social transformation.

14 tracks: In 2017, we are doing things differently. We have 4 tracks that will address all the key issues and opportunities around defining your social purpose and delivering impact. The tracks will focus on; Ensuring your license to operate through data collection and usage, proving your case internally, external engagement, alliances and communications and, NEW for 2017, in-depth breakout workshops to tackle some of your critical issues.


2500+ of the most innovative, exciting brands in attendance: #RBSEU will give you the most senior networking opportunity possible. We lead our conferences with the latest ideas and case studies out there, and take pride in our in-depth research to pinpoint the brands that are doing the most impactful work to share their learnings.


3Practical learnings: We’re not afraid to talk about what doesn’t work as much as what does! Our sessions are practical with live polling and interactive questions. We guarantee you'll walk away with new ideas and contacts to help improve your strategy for 2017 and beyond.


4 NEW FOR 2017 - In-depth roundtable and breakout workshops: 2 hours’ 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. Key topics being addressed include; Tackling Human Rights, integrating SDGs into corporate strategy, tackling deforestation and more. Click here for more information

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What to expect in 2017

The Responsible Business Summit brings together the leading minds in responsible business to debate the key issues and opportunities in responsible and sustainable business. Take a look at why you need to attend the 2017 event...

2017's Top Issues:

The Responsible Business Summit EU is bringing the best, most innovative and inspiring brands in responsible business together, with a focus on ‘Social Purpose and quantified Impact’. Some of the sessions taking place at #RBS EU include:

  • Social Purpose Keynote: It’s all about Social Purpose and Impact now with Dell and Rockwool
  • The challenge of hard data and data comparability – What does real impact look like? with McDonalds
  • UN-Award Winning case study – How Walgreens Boots Alliance has successfully integrated SDGs into business operations with Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • How to generate real enthusiasm for sustainability across the workforce…whilst adding to complexity and expectation! with Unilever
  • How Vodafone leverages the growth of corporate transparency to restore trust between company and public with Vodafone

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Leading brands you’ll meet in 2017

accedo
alecta
allianz_global
bill_and_melinda_gates_foundation
DELL
dutch_gov
edelman
european_investment_bank
firmenich
fta
gas_natural_fenosa
global_fashion_group
grundfos
heineken_usa
hsbc
hunkemoller
ing
johnson_johnson
kpn
london_business_school
mars_not_choc
mccain_foods
mcdonalds
mtr
mvf_global
nestle_no_tag
nn_group
nokia
PEPSICO
rockwool
sai_platform
sc_johnson
sime_darby
smurfit_kappa
sustainable_food_lab
tui_group
unilever
university_of_cambridge_institute_for_sustainability_leadership
vodafone_no_name
walgreens_boots_alliance
wbcsd
wfp

The 2017 Summit will bring together 500+ senior corporate executives from Europe's leading brands. Click here to see the full list of companies who are already confirmed to attend next year’s event.

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

98%

said the event met their expectations

54%

of attendees are of director level or above

90%

of the FTSE100 are part of our community

The Ethical Corporation Difference

We have been producing events for 16 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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Complete speaker line-up • Program for all tracks & sessions • Audience breakdown

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 500+ 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.

 

Candy Telani Anton

Candy Telani Anton

Global Project Director
Ethical Corporation

Phone: +44 (0) 207 375 7162

Email: candy.anton@ethicalcorp.com

Krina Amin

Head of Strategy
Ethical Corporation

Phone: +44 (0) 207 375 7508

Email: krina.amin@ethicalcorp.com

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Complete speaker line-up • Program for all tracks & sessions • Audience breakdown

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