Audio recordings from the recent Responsible Business Summit 2014
At Ethical Corporation we always strive to give our Subscribers added analysis and case studies to help them know the latest in corporate responsibility and sustainability best practice. I've pulled together some audio recordings from our recent 13th Annual Responsible Business Summit to do just that.
This year's Summit featured 17+ CEOs and C-Suite that have put sustainability at the heart of their business plans. Over two days C-Suite leadership met best management practice.
The below recordings feature insight and ideas from some of the pioneers that joined us at the Summit.
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OPENING REMARKS: KEY LESSONS LEARNT IN RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS LEADERSHIP
In this opening session, Sir Mark Moody-Stuart discusses the most important lessons learned on the front lines of corporate responsibility in his 40 year business career. As chairman of two of the best-known companies on the planet and now chair of the UN Global Compact Foundation, he has seen a huge change in expectations and corporate performance in the last twenty years.
Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Hermes Equity Ownership Services, Chairman; Anglo American and Shell; former Chairman
CEO ONE ON ONE INTERVIEW WITH SAINSBURY'S and SABMILLER
In this session we have two one on one interviews with leading CEOs on how they manage sustainability in their businesses effectively.
We’ll be asking each to come without a script, no PowerPoints, no corporate videos, just themselves, answering questions from our moderators and the audience. We’ll even ask them to bring a challenge along, and see if our expert audience can help them solve it.
Justin King, Chief Executive Officer, Sainsbury's
Alan Clark, Chief Executive Officer, SABMiller
HOW TO INTEGRATE SUSTAINABILITY INTO YOUR BUSINESS: LESSONS FROM NESTLÉ
Nestlé is the leading food products company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the first time with a score of 88%, double the industry average. The company has also achieved the maximum score for the second year running in the CDP ‘Climate Disclosure Leadership Index’ and the CDP ‘Climate Performance Leadership Index’.
In this session you will get a bigger picture on how the company has integrated sustainability into their strategy. Marco Goncalves will also illustrate how this works in practice through raw materials and responsible sourcing programmes.
Marco Goncalves, Global Head of Procurement, Senior Vice President, Nestlé
HOW TO ENGAGE AND INSPIRE YOUR EMPLOYEES TO BRING SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES TO THE WORKPLACE
Besides sharing some of Bacardi Limited’s successful approaches, David Howson and David Grayson will also facilitate the discussion and help you to brainstorm on the below topics:
- How to engage and inspire your employees to be sustainable
- How to take the best ideas and make them part of your corporate plan
- Find the right monetary and non-monetary incentives to make this part of their daily job
David Howson,Global Sustainability Director, Bacardi Limited
VIEW FROM EMERGING MARKETS: DRIVING SUSTAINABLE CHANGE IN INDIA
India is a well-known member of the BRIC group of nations. Integrating and managing sustainable and ethical practices is a key challenge. In this session Nakul Anand, CEO of ITC Hotels shares the most important lessons he has learned in building and delivering a successful sustainability strategy in India.
ITC claims to be the only company in the world of comparable dimensions to be Carbon Positive, Water Positive and Solid Waste Recycling Positive. Find how they have made this happen.
Nakul Anand, Executive Director, ITC Hotels
HOW TO GAIN KEY BUSINESS VALUE FROM YOUR CR REPORT
Recent BNP Paribas Fortis reports show that having a good CR report contributes to improving return for shareholders.
Today, ethical indexes outperform classical indexes on the majority of the stock markets.
This session is designed to help you to delve into dos and don’ts according to the banking sector and understand what is expected from your CR communications. You will:
- Explore how and why thorough CR reporting improves shareholder value
- Learn what CR disclosure indicators to use when developing your KPI and materiality analysis to gain trust of your investors
- Tips on what is considered a strong CR disclosure strategy by one of your key stakeholders – investors
Alex Houtart, CSR Director, BNP Paribas Fortis
Keeran Gwilliam-Beeharee, Methodology Specialist & Sustainability Analyst, Vigeo Rating
As highlighted the recordings are just an added extra on top of all the analysis that Subscribers receive on a weekly basis.
The above audio are just a few of the many sessions covered at the Responsible Business Summit. To get full access to all the recordings and slides visit hereconference recordings RBS 2014 subscriber extra