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The key issues shaping the future of sustainable business

Communicate and Engage

Transparent, holistic communications is now more important than ever. Hear how you company can demonstrate leadership and purpose among key stakeholder groups

09:30 - 10:00
Brand Keynote: Demonstrating leadership through purpose-driven communications

A purpose-driven strategy is a must, companies now have to showcase leadership, demonstrate integrity and build trust through their communication activities. Hear how you companies are successfully engaging key stakeholders through a purpose-driven strategy

08:30 - 09:00
Communicate rigorous and accurate ESG data

What is the best way to communicate your progress to different stakeholders on your ESG information?

  • Quantify ESG data that meets investors requirements
  • Tailor your communications to meet different internal and external requirements

Man Jason Mitchell Co-Head of Responsible Investment Man

The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels Limited. Janice Lao Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels Limited.

08:30 - 09:00
SDG reporting workshop – mapping, measuring and communicating

In this 90-120 minute, Chatham-House rules workshop discussions will focus on:

  • Identify what’s relevant and to be reported
  • Map against your impacts on local and national levels
  • Measure your contribution to the SDGs
  • Communicate SDG impacts to key stakeholder groups
08:30 - 09:00
Demonstrate leadership and become a trusted voice on material issues

Companies can no longer stay silent on the key issues impacting society and environment. However, communicating on complex issues can be a challenge. How can communication teams communicate the key facts and issues in a coherent way?

Telefonica Geert Paemen Director for Sustainability and Non-Financial KPI’s Telefonica

08:30 - 09:00
Proactive not reactive – Prepare for the unforeseen with smart systems and engagement

In today’s fast-moving, digitalised-world companies have just minutes to define and communicate their stance on issues. Learn how new strategies and systems enable companies and its employees to have the necessary information within seconds

08:30 - 09:00
Take a stand; The dawn of brand activism

Staying silent is no longer an option. Employees, customers, investors and other key stakeholders expect companies to advocate and lead on key society and environmental issues. How is this achieved without negatively impacting the business?

08:30 - 09:00
Engaging customers and communities on your purpose vision

Communicating your impact-driven purpose and value proposition is critical – both to future success and inspiring customers and communities to tack action. Learn how to engage customers on key social and environmental impacts. Help and inspire them to be part of the solution

Moderator: UKSIF Charlene Cranny Communications and Campaigns Director UKSIF

AstraZeneca Helen Seibel Associate Director, Global Community Investment AstraZeneca

Lloyds Banking Group Leigh Smyth Responsible Transformation Lead Lloyds Banking Group

nokia Mairit Hollsten-Väinölä VP Customer Support, Mobile Networks Nokia

08:30 - 09:00
Educate the whole business on this positive impact-driven strategy

A change strategy focussed on delivering total positive impacts will affect all business functions. Hear successful engagement strategies that are convincing the Board and activating employees on the new transformational strategy

Moderator: EarthWatch Institute Maria Pontes Corporate Programmes Lead EarthWatch Institute

M&S Carmel McQuaid Head of Sustainable Business M&S

Tesco PLC David Page UK & ROI Communications Director Tesco Plc

HSBC Private Banking Sophie Haas Head of Sustainable Investment Offering HSBC Private Banking


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