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Conference Agenda

07:30 - 08:45
REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
08:45 - 09:00
Welcome Speech

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Head of Europe Ethical Corporation

09:00 - 09:45
Coalition Keynote: Delivering large-scale change through ambitious collaborations

The band-aid fix isolated issues approach is not good enough. To create real change, businesses must work together on the difficult common issues. Only then will their operations and industry deliver truly responsible and positive impacts. Hear how to drive transformational change within your industry and business through collaboration with Government, NGOs and your rivals.

Unilever Sarah Schaefer Global Policy Director Unilever

Sodexo Group Neil Barrett Group Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility Sodexo Group

Neal's Yard Remedies Susan Curtis Director Natural Health Neal's Yard Remedies

Rainforest Alliance Britta Wyss Bisang Chief Sustainable Supply Chains officer Rainforest Alliance

Chair: WBCSD Matthew Reddy Director, Forest Solutions Group & Climate Smart Agriculture WBCSD

09:45 - 10:45
Low-Carbon Keynote: Driving cost efficiencies through ambitious renewable strategy

To meet the 2-Degree target requires ambitious investments and innovations in technologies, strategies and clean energy. Discover some of the latest innovations, smart technologies and renewables that are accelerating the move to a low-carbon supply chain. Discover where changes need to be made to accelerate the migration to renewables.

Enel Green Power Giovanni Tula Head of Innovation & Sustainability Enel Green Power

Ørsted Morten Blomqvist Senior Sustainability Advisor Ørsted

Landscape Finance Lab Raphaele Deau Market Lead WWF Landscape Finance Lab

The Climate Group Sam Kimmins Head of RE100 The Climate Group

Moderator: Kirsten Dunlop CEO Climate-KIC

10:45 - 11:15
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:15 - 11:45
Circular Economy Keynote - Circular innovations within supply chain management processes

Increasing pressure on natural and man-made resources, companies have to drive new thinking across all areas of supply chain management to close the loop on the product cycle. Hear an innovative case study to how circular economy can drive commercial, climate and social success.

C&A Global Jeffrey Hogue Chief Sustainability Officer C&A Global

Forum for the Future Sally Uren CEO Forum for the Future

11:45 - 12:45
Traceability and Transparency - Getting full visibility and accurate data from source

Understand the full origins of inputs. Develop strategies and systems that deliver accurate metrics and oversight to monitor performance and ensure you company can make the right decisions to tackle climate action and human rights risks.

METRO Nina von Radowitz Head of Corporate Responsibility METRO

EcoChain Technologies Roel Drost Director of Strategy & Large Accounts EcoChain Technologies

Mattel Edena Low Vice President, Corporate Citizenship and External Affairs Mattel

Diginex Jessica Camus Head of Partnerships and Impact Diginex

Moderator: Adrialis Godefroy Motte Managing Director Adrialis

12:45 - 14:15
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
14:15 - 14:30
Co-op case study: Modern Slavery Campaign: Building a Bright Future

The Co-op Paul Gerrard Policy and Campaigns Director The Co-op

14:30 - 15:45
Engaging and incentivising suppliers on new climate and social goals and action

For majority of businesses, the supplier-base is where the largest impacts on climate change and greatest human rights risks occur. Create social and climate goals across Scope 1, 2 and 3 of the business. Engage with suppliers to help them adopt responsibilities and actions to truly drive impact at scale.

Diageo Michael Alexander Global head of water, environment, and agriculture sustainability Diageo

HSBC Pierrick Beraud Director, Client Network Banking HSBC

SupplyShift Alexander Gershenson CEO & Co-Founder SupplyShift

Transparency-One Frédéric Daniel Chief Technology Officer Transparency-One

Moderator: Euan Murray CEO Sustainability Consortium

15:45 - 16:15
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
16:15 - 18:00
Beyond audits – Systems, 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 and ensure decent work within the supply chain. How can companies implement effective systems, technologies and collaborations to identify and solve these risks at the source?

Nestlé Robin Sundaram Sustainable Sourcing Lead Nestlé

Atea Sverige AB Chiara Selvetti Head of Sustainability Atea Sverige AB

United Nations Global Compact Anita Househam Senior Manager, Decent Work & Supply Chain Sustainability United Nations Global Compact

Sedex Mark Sugden Director of Marketing and Responsible Sourcing Sedex

Chair: AIM Progress David Lawrence CEO AIM Progress

18:00
FINISHED & NETWORKING DRINKS
08:00 - 09:00
REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
09:00 - 09:15
Plastics Case Study – How Coca-Cola European Partners is bringing a circular-approach to plastic

There is increasing ambition to tackle the ‘plastic problem’, but how do companies make this ambition real? In this deep dive case study hear how Coca-Cola European Partners has developed an innovative PET roadmap that touches upon; logistics, importance of quality feedstock, the challenges it faces and how it’s looking to bring scale to this new circular model.

Coca-Cola European Partners Joe Franses Vice-President, Sustainability Coca-Cola European Partners

Moderator: Coca-Cola European Partners Jane Bevis Chair On-Pack Recycling Label

09:15 - 11:00
A focus on Plastic packaging: Reduction, Recycle and Replace

Plastic has been an invention that has been seen until recent years as the perfect material for product packaging. However, it’s strengths are also its weakness. Businesses are increasingly looking at plastic reduction, closing the loop and finding more sustainable and less impactful substitutes. In this highly interactive session hear how companies are taking different approaches to this issue, then be part of the discussion to share your ideas and challenges.

Circular plastic – Closing the loop on plastic waste

Learn how businesses are looking to close the loop on plastic waste through an innovative approach to recycling

Neste Risto Vapola Technical Product Manager Neste

Interface Jon Khoo Innovation Partner Interface

Moderator: Coca-Cola European Partners Jane Bevis Chair On-Pack Recycling Label

Future packaging – plastic reduction first

Discover ideas on how to reduce your plastic use and hear innovative strategies that can be scaled across businesses and industries

Greenpeace UK Melissa Wang Senior Scientist Greenpeace UK

Moderator: Coca-Cola European Partners Jane Bevis Chair On-Pack Recycling Label

Future packaging – Finding the substitute for plastic

Discover new innovations and materials that are suitable for your operations. Share ideas on how these can be scaled across businesses and industries

Ecover / Method Tom Domen Global Head Long Term Innovation Manager Ecover / Method

On-Pack Recycling Label Jane Bevis Chair On-Pack Recycling Label

11:00 - 11:30
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 12:00
Human Rights Due Diligence Keynote: Latest regulation has reordered priorities for many. How should leading organizations respond?

The legislation framed the challenge but being compliant isn’t enough. How to recognise and force remedy to human rights risks and challenges in your direct sphere of influence…and beyond

UK Parliament Lola Young Baroness Young of Hornsey UK Parliament

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Lene Wendland Chief of Section United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Moderator: David Westlake Chief Executive Officer International Justice Mission UK

12:00 - 12:20
Delivering smart, clean and agile delivery systems

It is projected that by 2050, 70% of the world’s population will be urban. Companies are increasingly looking to innovative new systems and technologies to ensure products are delivered to these cities in the most sustainable ways possible.

TK’Blue Agency Christine Roucher UK Market Business Development Director TK’Blue Agency

TK’Blue Agency Christophe Hinfray Vice-President, International TK’Blue Agency

Moderator: TK’Blue Agency Prof. Donna Marshall, PhD Head of Research, Innovation and Impact UCD College of Business

12:20 - 13:00
Innovation Keynote: Delivering a supply chain fit for the future

In years’ time supply chains will need to look and operate differently to how they do now. Reducing resource use, proving energy efficiency and delivering social impacts will be key to it. Hear how ambitious companies are creating innovative and sustainable solutions and strategies fit for the future.

AB InBev David De Schutter Innovation & Technology Development Director Europe AB InBev

UN Environment Elisa Tonda Head, Consumption and Production Unit UN Environment

Croda International Plc Michael Nickson Director of Procurement Croda International Plc

EcoVadis Lazar Armianov Regional Manager, Business Development - UK & Ireland EcoVadis

Moderator: Company_Name Prof. Donna Marshall, PhD Head of Research, Innovation and Impact UCD College of Business

13:00 - 14:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
14:00 - 15:30
Workshop: Integrating the SDGs within the supply chain function

How do you educate the business on the need to integrate them across the supply chain functions? How do you engage your suppliers to understand the opportunities? How do you train colleagues and implement an SDG-driven supply chain strategy?

ClientEarth Tatiana Lujan Wildlife Conservation Lawyer ClientEarth

Marcel Jacobs Former Director Supplier Sustainability Philips

Martin Roberts Programme Director Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Moderator: Adrialis Godefroy Motte Managing Director Adrialis

15:30
COFFEE BREAK and END OF CONFERENCE
07:30 - 08:45
REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
08:45 - 09:00
Welcome Speech

Ethical Corporation Candy Telani Anton Head of Europe Ethical Corporation

09:00 - 09:45
Coalition Keynote: Delivering large-scale change through ambitious collaborations

The band-aid fix isolated issues approach is not good enough. To create real change, businesses must work together on the difficult common issues. Only then will their operations and industry deliver truly responsible and positive impacts. Hear how to drive transformational change within your industry and business through collaboration with Government, NGOs and your rivals.

Unilever Sarah Schaefer Global Policy Director Unilever

Sodexo Group Neil Barrett Group Senior Vice President, Corporate Responsibility Sodexo Group

Neal's Yard Remedies Susan Curtis Director Natural Health Neal's Yard Remedies

Rainforest Alliance Britta Wyss Bisang Chief Sustainable Supply Chains officer Rainforest Alliance

Chair: WBCSD Matthew Reddy Director, Forest Solutions Group & Climate Smart Agriculture WBCSD

09:45 - 10:45
Low-Carbon Keynote: Driving cost efficiencies through ambitious renewable strategy

To meet the 2-Degree target requires ambitious investments and innovations in technologies, strategies and clean energy. Discover some of the latest innovations, smart technologies and renewables that are accelerating the move to a low-carbon supply chain. Discover where changes need to be made to accelerate the migration to renewables.

Enel Green Power Giovanni Tula Head of Innovation & Sustainability Enel Green Power

Ørsted Morten Blomqvist Senior Sustainability Advisor Ørsted

Landscape Finance Lab Raphaele Deau Market Lead WWF Landscape Finance Lab

The Climate Group Sam Kimmins Head of RE100 The Climate Group

Moderator: Kirsten Dunlop CEO Climate-KIC

10:45 - 11:15
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:15 - 11:45
Circular Economy Keynote - Circular innovations within supply chain management processes

Increasing pressure on natural and man-made resources, companies have to drive new thinking across all areas of supply chain management to close the loop on the product cycle. Hear an innovative case study to how circular economy can drive commercial, climate and social success.

C&A Global Jeffrey Hogue Chief Sustainability Officer C&A Global

Forum for the Future Sally Uren CEO Forum for the Future

11:45 - 12:45
Traceability and Transparency - Getting full visibility and accurate data from source

Understand the full origins of inputs. Develop strategies and systems that deliver accurate metrics and oversight to monitor performance and ensure you company can make the right decisions to tackle climate action and human rights risks.

METRO Nina von Radowitz Head of Corporate Responsibility METRO

EcoChain Technologies Roel Drost Director of Strategy & Large Accounts EcoChain Technologies

Mattel Edena Low Vice President, Corporate Citizenship and External Affairs Mattel

Diginex Jessica Camus Head of Partnerships and Impact Diginex

Moderator: Adrialis Godefroy Motte Managing Director Adrialis

12:45 - 14:15
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
14:15 - 14:30
Co-op case study: Modern Slavery Campaign: Building a Bright Future

The Co-op Paul Gerrard Policy and Campaigns Director The Co-op

14:30 - 15:45
Engaging and incentivising suppliers on new climate and social goals and action

For majority of businesses, the supplier-base is where the largest impacts on climate change and greatest human rights risks occur. Create social and climate goals across Scope 1, 2 and 3 of the business. Engage with suppliers to help them adopt responsibilities and actions to truly drive impact at scale.

Diageo Michael Alexander Global head of water, environment, and agriculture sustainability Diageo

HSBC Pierrick Beraud Director, Client Network Banking HSBC

SupplyShift Alexander Gershenson CEO & Co-Founder SupplyShift

Transparency-One Frédéric Daniel Chief Technology Officer Transparency-One

Moderator: Euan Murray CEO Sustainability Consortium

15:45 - 16:15
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
16:15 - 18:00
Beyond audits – Systems, 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 and ensure decent work within the supply chain. How can companies implement effective systems, technologies and collaborations to identify and solve these risks at the source?

Nestlé Robin Sundaram Sustainable Sourcing Lead Nestlé

Atea Sverige AB Chiara Selvetti Head of Sustainability Atea Sverige AB

United Nations Global Compact Anita Househam Senior Manager, Decent Work & Supply Chain Sustainability United Nations Global Compact

Sedex Mark Sugden Director of Marketing and Responsible Sourcing Sedex

Chair: AIM Progress David Lawrence CEO AIM Progress

18:00
FINISHED & NETWORKING DRINKS

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08:00 - 09:00
REGISTRATION, EXHIBITION & WELCOME COFFEE
09:00 - 09:15
Plastics Case Study – How Coca-Cola European Partners is bringing a circular-approach to plastic

There is increasing ambition to tackle the ‘plastic problem’, but how do companies make this ambition real? In this deep dive case study hear how Coca-Cola European Partners has developed an innovative PET roadmap that touches upon; logistics, importance of quality feedstock, the challenges it faces and how it’s looking to bring scale to this new circular model.

Coca-Cola European Partners Joe Franses Vice-President, Sustainability Coca-Cola European Partners

Moderator: Coca-Cola European Partners Jane Bevis Chair On-Pack Recycling Label

09:15 - 11:00
A focus on Plastic packaging: Reduction, Recycle and Replace

Plastic has been an invention that has been seen until recent years as the perfect material for product packaging. However, it’s strengths are also its weakness. Businesses are increasingly looking at plastic reduction, closing the loop and finding more sustainable and less impactful substitutes. In this highly interactive session hear how companies are taking different approaches to this issue, then be part of the discussion to share your ideas and challenges.

Circular plastic – Closing the loop on plastic waste

Learn how businesses are looking to close the loop on plastic waste through an innovative approach to recycling

Neste Risto Vapola Technical Product Manager Neste

Interface Jon Khoo Innovation Partner Interface

Moderator: Coca-Cola European Partners Jane Bevis Chair On-Pack Recycling Label

Future packaging – plastic reduction first

Discover ideas on how to reduce your plastic use and hear innovative strategies that can be scaled across businesses and industries

Greenpeace UK Melissa Wang Senior Scientist Greenpeace UK

Moderator: Coca-Cola European Partners Jane Bevis Chair On-Pack Recycling Label

Future packaging – Finding the substitute for plastic

Discover new innovations and materials that are suitable for your operations. Share ideas on how these can be scaled across businesses and industries

Ecover / Method Tom Domen Global Head Long Term Innovation Manager Ecover / Method

On-Pack Recycling Label Jane Bevis Chair On-Pack Recycling Label

11:00 - 11:30
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 12:00
Human Rights Due Diligence Keynote: Latest regulation has reordered priorities for many. How should leading organizations respond?

The legislation framed the challenge but being compliant isn’t enough. How to recognise and force remedy to human rights risks and challenges in your direct sphere of influence…and beyond

UK Parliament Lola Young Baroness Young of Hornsey UK Parliament

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Lene Wendland Chief of Section United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Moderator: David Westlake Chief Executive Officer International Justice Mission UK

12:00 - 12:20
Delivering smart, clean and agile delivery systems

It is projected that by 2050, 70% of the world’s population will be urban. Companies are increasingly looking to innovative new systems and technologies to ensure products are delivered to these cities in the most sustainable ways possible.

TK’Blue Agency Christine Roucher UK Market Business Development Director TK’Blue Agency

TK’Blue Agency Christophe Hinfray Vice-President, International TK’Blue Agency

Moderator: TK’Blue Agency Prof. Donna Marshall, PhD Head of Research, Innovation and Impact UCD College of Business

12:20 - 13:00
Innovation Keynote: Delivering a supply chain fit for the future

In years’ time supply chains will need to look and operate differently to how they do now. Reducing resource use, proving energy efficiency and delivering social impacts will be key to it. Hear how ambitious companies are creating innovative and sustainable solutions and strategies fit for the future.

AB InBev David De Schutter Innovation & Technology Development Director Europe AB InBev

UN Environment Elisa Tonda Head, Consumption and Production Unit UN Environment

Croda International Plc Michael Nickson Director of Procurement Croda International Plc

EcoVadis Lazar Armianov Regional Manager, Business Development - UK & Ireland EcoVadis

Moderator: Company_Name Prof. Donna Marshall, PhD Head of Research, Innovation and Impact UCD College of Business

13:00 - 14:00
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
14:00 - 15:30
Workshop: Integrating the SDGs within the supply chain function

How do you educate the business on the need to integrate them across the supply chain functions? How do you engage your suppliers to understand the opportunities? How do you train colleagues and implement an SDG-driven supply chain strategy?

ClientEarth Tatiana Lujan Wildlife Conservation Lawyer ClientEarth

Marcel Jacobs Former Director Supplier Sustainability Philips

Martin Roberts Programme Director Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Moderator: Adrialis Godefroy Motte Managing Director Adrialis

15:30
COFFEE BREAK and END OF CONFERENCE

Purchase the Post-Conference Materials

Event Presentations • Event Audio • On Demand Subscription