The big business plastics debate: Part 2 (implementation)

22 May 2019
Circular Economy Theatre
Circular Economy

"Turning ambition into action: Waitrose & Partners’ implementation story" 

  • Plan Plastic: The million-pound fund for plastics innovations 
  • From the boardroom to the consumer: How to manage stakeholder pressure 
  • Driving positive social impacts whilst tackling the issue 

Tor Harris, Head of CSR, agriculture and health, Waitrose 

"Bank of England's journey towards a ‘plastic free’ office"

  • How we delivered an 80% reduction in single-use plastics across our sites 
  • A cultural change – tools to drive behaviour change and employee engagement  
  • The positive face of plastic – sustainability credentials of polymer banknotes 

Charles Joly, Head of corporate sustainability and responsibility, Bank of England 

"Eliminating bottled water for the sake of the ocean"

  • The #OneLess campaign: Tackling ocean plastic pollution at source by changing the way we drink water 
  • Taking a systemic approach to eradicating plastic bottled water  
  • Collaboration across a city: Building a network of change-makers 

Fiona Llewellyn, Senior marine project manager, ZSL (Zoological Society of London)

Panel discussion: “Innovation and collaboration around plastics: What does GREAT business look like?”

Paul Vanston, Chief executive - Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN)
Charles Joly, Head of corporate sustainability and responsibility - Bank of England
Tor Harris, Head of CSR, agriculture and health - Waitrose
Fiona Llewellyn, Senior marine project manager - ZSL (Zoological Society of London)




Built Environment

Business Leadership