Region Archives: Europe

Chatham House: Responsible Business 2020

In 2019, the US Business Roundtable, which represents the chief executives of the world’s largest companies, rejected the long-held view that ‘corporations exist principally to serve their shareholders’. Instead, after 20 years, the Roundtable asserted that they share a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders: customers, employees, suppliers, communities, as well as shareholders. Post-financial crisis, trust

Passenger Experience Conference

Learn about the critical sustainability trends and understand how future flyers, millennial business travellers and followers of Greta Thunberg will view the challenges for air travel. Denise Delaney, who leads sustainability strategy for think tank SustainAbility, will share insights on how other industries are addressing their own contributions to global warming and integrating sustainability into

Sustainability Summit 2020

“Limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is not impossible, but will require unprecedented transitions in all aspects of society,” warned Hoesung Lee, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), upon the release of the panel’s report in October 2018. The IPCC says global net human-caused carbon-dioxide emissions must be reduced to zero by

Future food: health and sustainability

Overview This conference held by the Royal Society will bring together leading experts from industry, government and the wider scientific community to discuss the future of food sources and the human diet in decades to come. The conference will focus on two broad themes: the sustainability and health benefits of plant-based foods, and the application

Midtown Big Ideas Exchange: Diversity & Creativity

Discriminating: Is Diversity the Mother of All Creativity? About this Event In our third event of the 2019/20 Midtown Big Ideas Exchange (MBIE) programme we will focus on SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities. The world is ever-changing and wonderfully diverse, this isn’t necessarily reflected when looking at the company floor and certainly not the corporate boardroom. At

Re-imagining Capital: Defining Value In A Circular Economy

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Join us at the next Midtown Big Ideas Exchange (MBIE) event in London on 30 October 2019: Re-imagining Capital: Defining Value In A Circular Economy, focusing on the Pillar of SDG12 “Responsible Consumption and Production. The Midtown Big Ideas Exchange is an innovative and dynamic programme of debates, workshops, podcasts, research and thought leadership about

The Art of Alignment: Financial & Sustainability Reporting (Europe)

Our SustainAbility Transparency Network is a collective of sustainability experts from global firms that believe that transparency drives performance. Each year we hold in-person workshops in both the US and Europe where members come together to access practical tools, and to learn from peers and experts to help them drive impact within their companies. This

The 2019 Sustainability Leaders Survey Results Webinar – Americas / EMEA

GlobeScan and SustainAbility are delighted to invite you to a webinar on July 9 at 11am New York / 4pm London to discuss the results of The 2019 Sustainability Leaders Survey. Join us to hear from global thought leaders who will share their insights on the 2019 survey findings and answer your questions on the

Responsible Business Summit Europe 2019

Join Jonathan Sim and 500+ senior corporate executives from Europe’s leading brands at the Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Summit. Jonathan will be speaking at the Huawei – Ethical Corporation Sustainability Salon in London on June 10 for the official launch of the 3rd annual Huawei ICT Sustainable Development Benchmark Report, developed in collaboration with SustainAbility.

Valuing Corporate Sustainability Performance

Join Michael Harvey, Senior Manager at SustainAbility, at the conference Valuing Corporate Sustainability Performance: Meeting the Needs of Investors and Civil Society. The conference will be divided into a plenary session in the morning and interactive workshop discussions in the afternoon, ending with a high-level panel debate. SustainAbility’s Michael Harvey will moderate workshop discussions around