SDG Day: Business leadership and the Sustainable Development Goals

22 May 2019
Sustainability Keynote Theatre

"The why, what and how of sustainable business leadership"

  • Defining ‘sustainability leadership’ through the lens of the SDGs 
  • Aligning business strategy and purpose 
  • A step-change approach to integrating sustainability 

Ben Kellard, Director of business strategy, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

"Setting your SDG strategy: The crucial steps"

  • Merging the SDGs with your existing CSR strategy
  • Identifying where you could have the biggest impact
  • Driving stakeholder engagement with the SDGs

Steve Kenzie, Executive director, UN Global Compact

"The business benefits of becoming a Global Goals leader"

  • Building supply chain resilience through the SDGs
  • The critical role of cross-sector collaboration
  • Monitoring and measuring your performance against the Goals

Vanessa Wright, Vice-president of global sustainability, Pernod Ricard


Panel discussion and audience Q&A: “How can we bridge the gap between corporate ambition and action on the Goals?”

Panel to be joined by: 
David Newman, Advisor, Ditto Sustainability

Emily Auckland , Network director & co-chair - UKSSD
Ben Kellard, Director of business strategy - Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
Steve Kenzie, Executive director - UN Global Compact Network UK
Vanessa Wright , Vice-president of global sustainability - Pernod Ricard
David Newman - Ditto Sustainability




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