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The Responsible Business Summit Europe 2020 22-23 October, 2020 · London, UK

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Ethical Corporation, by Reuters Events, is at the centre of industry conversations with the most senior executives across the world.

During this time, we want to encourage the responsible business industry to continue collaborating and sharing best practices, from the comfort of your own home.

For 2020 we are developing our Ethical Corporation by Reuters Events Digital Library, to unite thousands of leaders in one place to discuss the essential topics of the year.

Sign-up below to join our upcoming webinars, workshops and live discussions that are relevant to your role – and don’t forget to spread the word!

Upcoming in May

Delivering a 'New Normal': Financing a Sustainable Future

Thursday May 28th, 9am ET

Could the coronavirus crisis spur a green recovery? The push for business to help deliver a low carbon economy, adapt to the changing climate and understand the potential financial and social risks of climate change has never been greater. How do we “build back better” and succeed in delivering a sustainable future?

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Marmot, Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever
  • Devina Rankin, Chief Financial Officer, Waste Management
  • Terry Heymann, Chief Financial Officer, World Gold Council
  • Claus Aagaard, Chief Financial Officer, Mars

Moderated by Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO & Founder, Competent Boards

 

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Financing the Sustainable Future

Thursday May 28th, 10am ET

This is the decade for change, action is needed now. The push for business to deliver a low carbon economy, adapt to the changing climate and understand the potential financial and social risks of climate change has never been greater. How will your business take the lead and invest to deliver the required action?

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Marmot, Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever

 

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Business Response to COVID-19 Webinar Series

The coronavirus outbreak is a human tragedy affecting all corners of the globe. It’s also had a substantial impact on the global economy requiring business to pivot and adapt to the rapidly changing situation. Over the course of the next few months, Ethical Corporation will be running a series of webinars focused on the response and impact of COVID-19 on business.

ESG Gone Mainstream & the Impact of COVID-19

Wednesday May 20th, 11am EST

Environmental, social and governance information on companies is being utilised as a guide to the movement of capital. ESG is going mainstream. Hear from leading investors on if this is the end of short-termism and what impact has COVID-19 had on the market?

Speakers include:

  • Ray Cameron, Managing Director, Head of Investment Stewardship, Blackrock
  • Michael Kashani, Global Head of ESG Portfolio Management – Fixed Income, Goldman Sachs & Co
  • Catherine Banat, Managing Director, Director, Responsible Investing, RBC Global Asset Management
  • Nathan Fabian, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, PRI

Moderated by Neil Stewart, Director of Corporate Outreach, SASB

 

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Delivering a 'New Normal': Financing a Sustainable Future

Thursday May 28th, 9am ET

Could the coronavirus crisis spur a green recovery? The push for business to help deliver a low carbon economy, adapt to the changing climate and understand the potential financial and social risks of climate change has never been greater. How do we “build back better” and succeed in delivering a sustainable future?

Speakers:

  • Rebecca Marmot, Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever
  • Devina Rankin, Chief Financial Officer, Waste Management
  • Terry Heymann, Chief Financial Officer, World Gold Council
  • Claus Aagaard, Chief Financial Officer, Mars

Moderated by Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO & Founder, Competent Boards

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Circularity & COVID-19

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Environmental Impacts & COVID-19: Short & Long Term

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Company Purpose in the Wake of COVID-19

The current global crisis has required businesses to react and alter practices in an unprecedented way. COVID-19 is a tipping point on what a responsible business should look like. In the words of Paul Polman, this is “an acid test of stakeholder capitalism” and the ‘purpose’ that companies now espouse. Is this the chance to press the reset button?

Speakers include:

  • Caroline Rees, President and Co-Founder, Shift
  • Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP
  • Richard Ellis, Vice President Corporate Social Responsibility, Walgreen Boots Alliance
  • Melissa Anderson, President & Co-Founder, Public Good

Moderated by Terry Slavin, Editor, Ethical Corporation

1,435 Registered attendees

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Senator Whitehouse - Corporate Action on Climate and COVID-19

Sen. Whitehouse will discuss the political forces blocking meaningful climate action and subsequent impact that has had on science-denial – which we’ve seen manifest itself in the recent Covid-19 pandemic. He will call on corporate America to reform or quit the trade organizations and other bad actors in their midst and unite in support of science and real climate legislation.

Speakers include:

  • Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator, U.S. Senate

Moderated by Liam Dowd, Managing Director, Ethical Corporation

813 Registered attendees

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Upcoming in June

 

  • Climate Change & COVID-19: Could the COVID-19 pandemic be the catalyst for a societal transformation toward sustainability?s
  • Circularity & COVID-19: The current global crisis has wide reaching consequences. As population's behaviours change, what does this mean for the effort to shift towards a circular economy?
  • Purpose Driven Communications: Develop a holistic engagement strategy incorporating employees, customers and the community

 

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In-depth Whitepapers

ESG Going Mainstream Briefing

Key features of the report include:

  • The changing expectations of business: Larry Fink, CEO, Blackrock
  • ESG as a guide to the movement of capital with State Street Global Advisors
  • Extreme weather spurring companies and investors to act: Governor of the Bank of England
  • Defining your transition and physical financial risks
  • Adapt or die: Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment

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Circular Economy Briefing

Key features of the report include:

  • Technology and policy innovations in the push back against single-use packaging
  • Corporates, investors and countries leading the way on circularity
  • Turning the tide on the e-waste epidemic
  • P&G’s plan to end packaging waste by 2030
  • Putting the brakes on fast fashion: reducing consumption in the garment industry

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Climate Disclosures Briefing

Key features of the report include:

  • How Orsted, Equinor and Unilever are using climate risk reporting to help strategic transformation
  • ABN AMRO on using climate scenario planning to steer its lending
  • How Japan is leading the way on climate risk
  • Sunk costs: The property sector starts to wake up to climate change

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Is “Purpose” Fit For Purpose Briefing

Key features of the report include:

  • Whether the Business Roundtable’s statement on ditching shareholder primacy marks a seismic shift or self-serving PR
  • Turning the 20s into a transformational decade for business
  • ESG impacts rising to the top of the c-suite agenda
  • CEO, Firmenich on their inclusive capitalism business model
  • Mars on the end of the commodity era: For ‘Purpose’, read ‘Procurement’

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SDG Impact Reporting Briefing

Key features of the report include:

  • EnRoute to 2030: Holding business accountable for their SDG pledges
  • The funding gap: Mobilizing private finance to achieve the SDGs
  • Reporting on the SDGs: Why it’s far from fool-proof for investors
  • Mondi Case Study: Working with partners to tackle issues like clean water

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Carbon Pricing Briefing

Key features of the report include:

  • The resurgence of the EU carbon market
  • US business pushing for a price on carbon
  • Viewpoints from US banks and insurance companies
  • Lessons learnt from British Columbia’s carbon tax
  • China’s moves to put a national price on carbon

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Natural Capital Restoration Briefing

Key features of the report include:

  • Path to a Restorative Economy
  • Integration of natural capital in the supply chain
  • The capacity of soil to absorb CO2 emissions
  • The power of communities to fight climate change
  • Companies innovative approaches to cool the planet

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Climate Action Briefing

Key features of the report include:

  • This is the year to act: how to aver the worst impact of global warming
  • Bold climate action for business and cities: what is needed to persuade Laggard governments
  • Archive SDGs goals: how changing food production can help – Olam international insights
  • How can agricultural system in line with the Global Goals unlock economic value of more than $2tn by 2030
  • What governments are doing to set the world on the road towards a zero-carbon global economy? How can business help?

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Europe's Climate Change 'Moonshot'

key themes include:

  • Green Solutions: The technology is here, but lacks the scale and support to be of use
  • 90% reduction in emissions from transport sector: Digitalization as key to developing smart traffic management system
  • Food industry: Making business models more circular
  • Renewable energy’s lack of storage: Building renovations are part of the new green deal

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On Demand: Webinars

ESG Gone Mainstream & the
Impact of COVID-19

Environmental, social and governance information on companies is being utilised as a guide to the movement of capital. ESG is going mainstream. Hear from leading investors on if this is the end of short-termism and what impact has COVID-19 had on the market?

Speakers include:

  • Michael Kashani, Global Head of ESG Portfolio Management – Fixed Income, Goldman Sachs & Co
  • Catherine Banat, Managing Director, Director, Responsible Investing, RBC Global Asset Management
  • Nathan Fabian, Chief Responsible Investment Officer, PRI
  • Corey Klemmer, Director of Engagement, Domini Impact Investments

Moderated by Neil Stewart, Director of Corporate Outreach, SASB

3,020 Registered attendees

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Best Practice Supplier Engagement

More and more companies are setting ambitious sustainability targets to decarbonize their supply chains. Hear how companies are designing and implementing sustainable strategies with their suppliers and continuing to engage them for transparency and visibility purposes

Speakers include:

  • Philippe Lacamp, SVP, Americas, Cathay Pacific Airways
  • Meghan Ryan, Sr Manager Global Sustainable Sourcing, Pepsico
  • Pilar Bennett, Account Manager – Supply Chain, CDP

Moderated by Ellen Griesemer, Analyst, Future500

775 Registered attendees

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Climate Action: Adopting a Regenerative Strategy

It’s been reported that a regenerative approach to forests, water and land can represent 28% of carbon savings by 2028. Companies are realizing that one cost-effective way of tackling the climate crisis is by restoring, regenerating and protecting the biodiversity of the planet. But how are companies helping reverse climate change through scalable regenerative strategies?

Speakers include:

  • Mary Jane Melendez, Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer, General Mills

Moderated by Terry Slavin, Editor, Ethical Corporation

941 Registered attendees

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Traceability & Visibility: Successfully Map and Monitor Across the Tiers

Driving a decade of action starts with transforming your whole operations and supply chain model. From energy efficiency and sustainable R&D to supplier empowerment and Scope 3, deep dive on how companies build resilience across their entire operations. In this one-hour interactive webinar discussion learn practical ideas on how to understand the full origins of inputs

Speakers include:

  • Saskia Bloch, Senior Sustainability Manager Supply Chain, Social Compliance and Brands , Fenix Outdoor International
  • Ynzo van Zanten, Choco Evangelist, Tony’s Chocolonely
  • Chris Murphy, Co-founder, Sleep Organic

841 Registered attendees

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Senator Whitehouse - Corporate Action on Climate and COVID-19

Sen. Whitehouse will discuss the political forces blocking meaningful climate action and subsequent impact that has had on science-denial – which we’ve seen manifest itself in the recent Covid-19 pandemic. He will call on corporate America to reform or quit the trade organizations and other bad actors in their midst and unite in support of science and real climate legislation.

Speakers include:

  • Sheldon Whitehouse, Senator, U.S. Senate

Moderated by Liam Dowd, Managing Director, Ethical Corporation

813 Registered attendees

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Company Purpose in the Wake of COVID-19

The current global crisis has required businesses to react and alter practices in an unprecedented way. COVID-19 is a tipping point on what a responsible business should look like. In the words of Paul Polman, this is “an acid test of stakeholder capitalism” and the ‘purpose’ that companies now espouse. Is this the chance to press the reset button?

Speakers include:

  • Caroline Rees, President and Co-Founder, Shift
  • Daryl Brewster, CEO, CECP
  • Richard Ellis, Vice President Corporate Social Responsibility, Walgreen Boots Alliance
  • Melissa Anderson, President & Co-Founder, Public Good

Moderated by Terry Slavin, Editor, Ethical Corporation

1,435 Registered attendees

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Climate Disclosures - Accurately Reporting Climate Impacts, Risks and Future Opportunities

Speakers include:

  • Eliza Huger Eubank, Managing Director and Global Head, Citi Environmental and Social Risk Management, Citi
  • Rishi Desai, Director, Environmental and Social Risk, UBS
  • Simon Fischweicher, Senior Manager of Corporate Engagement, CDP
  • Meredith Block, Senior ESG Analyst and Senior Vice President, Rockefeller Capital Management, Rockefeller Capital Management

1,680 Registered attendees

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Accurately Measuring and Reporting your Social Impact

Speakers include:

  • Paul Druckman, Chairman, World Benchmarking Alliance
  • Johann Baar, Director Affordable Housing and Technology, Hilti Foundation
  • Moderator: Heather Alner, Resource Development Director, Habitat for Humanity International EMEA, Habitat

1,455 Registered attendees

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Purpose-Driven Communications - Simplifying the Sustainability Message

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Kai Rolker, Head of Group Communications, Clariant
  • Camilla Guiguer, Global Sustainability Engagement Manager, Pernod-Ricard
  • Judith Rahner, Senior Manager Corporate Responsibility Communications, Merck
  • Tuuli Kousa, Chief Communications and Corporate Affairs Officer, OP Financial Group
  • Moderator: Liam Dowd, Managing Director, Ethical Corporation – by Reuters Events

2,256 Registered attendees

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Towards a Net-Zero Future – Re-align Strategies and Ambitions

Speakers include:

  • Gabrielle Ginér, Head of Environmental Sustainability, BT
  • Aris Vrettos, Director, Open Programmes and International Markets, CISL
  • Mike Peirce, Corporate Partnerships Director, The Climate Group
  • Christopher Springham, Vice President Global Communications and Sustainability, LM Wind Power - a GE Renewable Energy Business
  • Moderator: Terry Slavin, Editor, Ethical Corporation

1,254 Registered attendees

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Circular Economy - Redesigning Products Through a Circular Lens

Speakers include:

  • Ibrahim Al Zubi, Chief Sustainability Officer, MAFH – Sustainability
  • Aiko Bode, Chief Sustainability and Chief Compliance Officer, Fenix Outdoor International
  • Moderator: Brendan Edgerton, Director, Circular Economy, WBCSD

1,099 Registered attendees

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ESG Data – What Should We Really Be Measuring?

Speakers include:

  • Robert Sroka, ESG Director and Ethics Officer for CEE, Abris Capital
  • Colette Grosscurt, Responsible Investment Officer, ACTIAM
  • Hilde Nordbø, Sustainability Manager, DNB Bank ASA
  • Sabine Content, Director Corporate & Stakeholder Engagement, GRI
  • Moderator: Andrea Palmer, Founder and President, NET Impact Amsterdam

984 Registered attendees

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