Sustainable innovation through people: Collaboration, partnerships and engagement projects

22 May 2019
Innovation Theatre

“Unlocking access to innovation for SMEs: The ‘accelerator’ approach” 

  • How SMEs can build a sustainability-first mindset  
  • The importance of collaboration to accelerate progress 
  • What a winning green innovation formula looks like   

Ellen South, Innovation project manager, London South Bank University   

“PlanBeyond: A sustainability strategy to promote partnership working” 

  • Why is it so important to develop strong internal and external networks and partnerships?
  • How can innovation and ideas across major global organisations be captured effectively and not just lost in the noise? 
  • Examples of where and how partnerships and collaborations are leading to real change for good?

Lynsey Clarke, Divisional director, Jacobs   

"Driving sustainable innovation through collaboration"

  • Defining innovative, pragmatic business strategies for sustainability 
  • Driving sustainable innovation across the business 
  • Working collaboratively on purpose-led programmes   

Sonia Thimmiah, Head of sustainability, RB (Hygiene Home) 

Panel discussion: 

“Collaboration 2.0 - How are sustainable business partnerships evolving?” 

Speakers to be joined by:

Fergus Rolfe, Project manager, Fit for the Future

Mike Pitts, Deputy challenge director for the transforming construction ISCF challenge - Innovate UK
Ellen South , Innovation project manager - London South Bank University
Lynsey Clarke, Divisional director - Jacobs
Sonia Thimmiah, Head of sustainability - RB (Hygiene Home)
Fergus Rolfe, Project manager - Fit for the Future




Built Environment

Business Leadership