Sunday, November 25, 2012

A Conference Too Good to Pass Up!

Some conferences sound just too good to pass up. This one, the Sustainability Leaders Forum 2012 is one of those. Taking place on 5th December in London at the CBI Conference Centre, the one-day  agenda is crammed with what promises to be a host of interesting and innovative insights and aproaches to old and new challenges, from which I hope to learn and have the opportunity to discuss. "The Sustainability Leaders Forum has been developed as a platform for  forward-thinking professionals who want to collaborate, challenge the status quo and drive progressive change across their organisation and supply chain." Sounds good to me! 

Among others, the following six companies, which have been widely recognized for their sustainability achievments, offer the possibility for us to:
Hear first-hand how Procter & Gamble links vision to purpose to ensure security of supply, sustainable sourcing and product innovation. Speaker: Dr Peter White, Director of Global Sustainability, Procter & Gamble

Find out how M&S is thinking differently about the business 5 years after the launch of Plan A. Speaker:  Mike Barry, Head of Sustainable Business, M&S

Learn how Asda is driving sustainability across suppliers’ businesses projected to save over £100m a year. Speaker: Julian Walker-Palin, Head of Corporate Sustainability, Asda

Find out what engagement and behaviour change approaches Vodafone used to break down cultural barriers to drive sustainable development in an emerging market. Speaker: Luisa Gentile, Sustainability Leader, Vodafone

Gain insight into how Kingfisher is moving beyond sustainability foundation to become net positive. Speaker: Nick Folland, Group Corporate Affairs Director: Net Positive, Kingfisher

Learn how Novo Nordisk, voted the most sustainable company in the word, promotes innovation through strategic global stakeholder engagement. Speaker: Charlotte Ersbøll, Corporate Vice President, Global Stakeholder Engagement, Novo Nordisk

If you are haven't booked your place, now's the time! Readers of the CSR Reporting Blog can write to me for a 15% discount code!

elaine cohen, CSR consultant, winning (CRRA'12) Sustainability Reporter, HR Professional, Ice Cream Addict. Author of CSR for HR: A necessary partnership for advancing responsible business practices Contact me via   on Twitter or via my business website  (Beyond Business Ltd, an inspired CSR consulting and Sustainability Reporting firm)

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