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Agenda 2018


8:00-8:45 Coffee – Registration
8:45-9:15 Welcome – Forum orientation
9:15-09:45 Rewiring the Economy – A 10-year plan to lay the foundations for a sustainable economy

Aris Vrettos, Director, International Programmes, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), UK

9:45-10:15 Unlocking Business Value From the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

 Jacqueline Jackson, Account Director, Trucost, part of S&P Global, UK

– Anthony Abbots, Director Group Sustainability, ROCKWOOL Group, Denmark

10:15-10:45 Setting Corporate Targets in Line with Science and not with Fiction: All You Need to Know About Science-Based Targets (SBTs)

Marientina Laina, Consultant, Carbon Clear, UK

10:45-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30 TCFD Recommendations – Overview, latest developments and best practices

Michael Spanos,  Founder & Managing Director, Global Sustain

11:30-12:00 AstraZeneca Sustainability Programme

Andrea Nance, MPH, RN, Sustainability Lead for Global Safety, Health and Environment, AstraZeneca, USA

12:00-12:30 Sustainability Advisory Councils – How do they add value

Linda Froelich, Global Corporate Sustainability Director, FMC Corporation, USA

12:30-12:45 Coffee break  
12:45-13:15 Establishing External Councils at Major Firms: Ways to Integrate ESG, Social Brand and Social Response Capitalism

Dr.Bruce Piasecki, President and Founder, AHC Group Inc., USA

13:15-13:45 Organisational Responsiveness to Human Rights Issues

Sune Thorsen, Member of the Board, Osiris Labs, Denmark

13:45-14:15 Environmental Policy & Risk: Transition to a Low Carbon Economy

Louis E. Tosi, Partner, Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP

14:15-15:15 Lunch break  
15:15-15:45 How ESG investing creates value and return

Matthew Patsky, CFA Chief Executive Officer, Trillium Asset Management, USA

15:45-16:15 Building Sustainable Communities

Giulia Ferrati, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Walgreens Boots Alliance, UK

16:15-16:45 Business Reporting on the SDGs: Measuring & Managing Impacts on the SDGs

Francesca Palamidessi, Senior Coordinator Corporate and Stakeholder Engagement, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Netherlands

16.45-17.00 Conclusion – Forum Evaluation  
17:00-19:00 Cocktail reception – Networking