We are delighted to confirm Reuters Event’s Responsible Business Awards judges for 2020! Below is a list our 2020 judging panel which features executives from some of the world’s leading corporate, NGO, media and academic institutions. Together, their combined wealth of experience makes for an in-depth judging experience to ensure we showcase the best responsible business strategies on the night.
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Director - Corporate and SustainabilityRead more
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Lead - Social TransformationRead more
Dan leads the WBA’s Social Transformation work, creating a framework to assess 2,000 key companies on core social issues, moving on after leading the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) for two years.
Before ranking companies, he worked on them from the inside, consulting on extractives and renewables projects in Africa, the Middle East and Europe focusing on social and human rights risk and impact management, team and systems development, and responsible security practices. He spent his twenties with the British military, with several years spent working in stabilisation, influence, community engagement and training roles including in Afghanistan with the DfID-led Provincial Reconstruction Team.
Dan has degrees in Physics (Oxford) and Security, Conflict and International Development (Leicester). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability and is a member of the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB’s) International Advisory Council.
Associate Professor of Accounting for Sustainable DevelopmentRead more
Delphine Gibassier is a Researcher at Audencia, a Practitioner and Advocate for Accounting for Sustainable Development with 18 years’ experience in non-financial accounting and reporting. She has worked with the Global Compact, IIRC, WBCSD, R.3.0, Natural Capital Coalition and CDSB, as well as the French government on carbon accounting and integrated reporting. In practice, she has developed carbon accounting, SDG accounting and integrated reporting for large companies. Before joining academia, she worked as a management controller at GE Healthcare, Danone and Syngenta, in Paris, USA and Asia.
Mike is a change agent, committed to helping business big and small, new and established to prepare for and succeed in the great sustainability disruption that will wash through the economy in the 2020s.
Mike was until recently Director of Sustainable Business at Marks & Spencer, spearheading its ground-breaking Plan A (because there is no Plan B for the one planet we have) sustainability programme. He co-chaired the Consumer Goods Forum’s sustainability work bringing the world’s largest retailers and fast moving consumer goods brands together to work on issues such as deforestation, plastics and forced labour. He is a Senior Associate at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.