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The key issues shaping the future of sustainable business

Responsible Supply Chains

The majority of environmental and societal pressures fall within the supply chain. Discover new emerging innovations, technologies, and collaborations critical to sustainable, cost-effective supply chain strategies

09:30 - 10:00
Circular Economy Keynote: Transitioning from a Linear to a Circular industrial strategy

With increasing pressure on natural and man-made resources, innovative companies are taking a Life-Cycle-Analysis approach to product development and realising the commercial benefits

London Waste And Recycling Board Natalia Agathou Business Advice Manager London Waste And Recycling Board

08:30 - 09:00
Circular innovations across all areas of the business

Companies must drive new thinking across all areas of the business to close the loop on the product cycle. Hear how new systems, technologies, finance and innovations can help accelerate this change

ING Joost van Dun Circular Economy Lead ING

Forum for the Future Sally Uren CEO Forum for the Future

Kimberly Clark Lisa Modern Vice President, Safety and Sustainability Kimberly Clark

08:30 - 09:00
De-carbonizing the supply chain through new technology and innovations

To meet the 1.5-Degree target requires ambitious investments and innovations in technologies, strategies and clean energy. But to make a carbon intensive business sustainable, you’re always aiming at a moving target. How do you successfully navigate this shift? Discover some of the leading innovations, smart technologies and renewables that are accelerating the move to a low-carbon supply chain.

Enel Giulia Genuardi Head of Sustainability Finance & Innovability (Innovation & Sustainability) Enel

08:30 - 09:00
Plastics Workshop – Reduction, Recycle and Replace

Plastic has been an invention that has been seen until recent years as the perfect material for product packaging. However, its strengths are also its weakness. In this 90-120 minute Chatham-House rules workshop, learn how to:

  • Reducing your plastic use – sustainable alternatives
  • Educate communities on plastic waste and recycling
  • Closing the loop on plastics

Lonely Whale Dune Ives Chief Executive Officer Lonely Whale

Bacardi Rodolfo Nervi VP Global Safety, Quality & Sustainability Bacardi

PepsiCo Yolanda Malone Vice President of Global Foods Packaging PepsiCo

The Dow Chemical Company Lorraine Francourt Director Chemicals Management and Circular Economy The Dow Chemical Company

Dell Louise Koch Corporate Sustainability Director, Europe, Middle East & Africa Dell

08:30 - 09:00
2020 Workshop: Targets, Collaborations and Investments

The 2020 Target line is in sight and companies across multiple industries are under increasing pressure to deliver. In this 90-minute Chatham House rules workshop key areas of discussion include:

  • 2020 targets – where are we and what’s next?
  • How can we deliver great collaboration and more holistic cross-sector thinking?
  • How can we accelerate investments in new technologies?
  • Are zero-deforestation supply chains attainable, and if so, when?
08:30 - 09:00
Traceability and Transparency – Improve your visibility across all Tiers

To accurately measure impact, companies must have a multi-tier transparency of their value chain. Learn how to develop effective strategies incorporating data & technology to assess risk, improve compliance and increase productivity

Arla Foods Sami Naffakh EVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer Arla Foods

Fairtrade Cheryl McGechie Director of Public Engagement Fairtrade

ArcelorMittal Alan Knight General Manager- Corporate Responsibility ArcelorMittal

McCormick & Company Michael O. Okoroafor Vice President, Global Sustainability & Packaging Innovation McCormick & Company

08:30 - 09:00
The scalability challenge: How new systems and technology can help

A challenge for many companies is scaling their supply chain impacts. Hear innovative case studies on how forward thinking, technologies and systems are driving change

Microsoft Ruptesh Pattanayak Director Industry Solutions Microsoft

WWF Raphaele Dea Market Lead WWF

Maersk Annette Stube Head of Group Sustainability Maersk

Danske Bank Jeanette Fangel Head of Group Societal Impact & Sustainability Danske Bank

08:30 - 09:00
Empower suppliers to help deliver the new social and climate goals

New goals and ambitions will add increasing pressure on suppliers. Hear practical ideas on how to overcome the investment, collaboration, skills and technology hurdles and deliver impact

Moderator: Circular Economy Club David Greenfield Director of CIWM enterprises Circular Economy Club

08:30 - 09:00
Going beyond audits – New approaches, collaborations and technologies that address human rights risks

Whilst audits serve an important purpose in managing risks through the tiers of the supply chain, added layers are required to identify slavery and other human rights violations. Hear how companies have developed innovative strategies and approaches to go beyond the auditing process to address human rights risks

Co-op Paul Gerrard Campaigns and Public Affairs Director Co-op

NEXT PLC Christopher Grayer Head of Supplier Ethical Compliance NEXT PLC

08:30 - 09:00
Modern Slavery – The investor perspective

Investors will share how they are making investments and moving funds based on Modern Slavery risks. Most of the session will then be devoted to Q&A where investors will be asked; what are their expectations on companies with regards to Modern Slavery? What’s the level of importance in investment decisions and how companies can engage them better on Modern Slavery mitigation?

Nordea Sasja Beslik Head of Group Sustainable Finance Nordea


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