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Sustainability Keynote

The Sustainability Keynote is dedicated to the policies, people and projects that are together accelerating the transition to a low-carbon, resource efficient economy. From embedding the Sustainable Development Goals and redefining purpose to changing minds on sustainability and empowering the next generation, this stage will provide the strategic-level focus required to transform business, for good.
22 May 2018
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    • From Brexit to Trump: turning political challenges into sustainable opportunities
    • Influencing local and global strategy to transform your business, for good
    • Linking top-down with bottom-up sustainability
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    • Driving change: upstream, downstream and post-consumer
    • The importance of transparency and assessing risks
    • An insight into the sustainable supply chain of the future
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    • Aligning the goals with your corporate strategy
    • Understanding relevance, from SMEs to multinational corporates
    • Measuring sustainability success through the SDGs
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    • Adopting science-based targets and committing to a 1.5C world
    • Reducing emissions in your supply chain – the 3:1 approach
    • Why going it alone to tackle climate change is not an option
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    • Inspiring your organisation to set bold targets
    • Choosing which goals, frameworks and methodologies to use
    • Realising a new business purpose through the SDGs
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    • Going 100% ‘renewable’
    • Towards zero: achieving carbon neutrality
    • Achieving efficiency through effective engagement
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    • WWF and John West case study: a transformational partnership
    • Recognising a resource problem
    • Transforming business models and supply chains to adapt
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    • The battle against short-termism and business growth
    • Driving system change on sustainability
    • The importance of empowerment in achieving your ‘why’
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    • Achieving climate change mitigation and adaptation through the built environment
    • Closing the green building policy gap
    • Developing smart and sustainable cities
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    • Electric vehicles: then, now and the future
    • Saving money and CO2 through smarter business travel
    • Driving engagement on sustainable urban mobility
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    • Building resilience against climate change and resource scarcity
    • Understanding urbanisation and social demographic changes
    • Making global issues relevant for you and your organisation
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23 May 2018
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    • How much do you know about solving the climate crisis?
    • 100 reasons for hope
    • The role of business in driving systemic change
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    • Adopting a leadership position on sustainability
    • From zero waste to carbon positive: setting ambitious targets
    • Bringing employees on the sustainability journey
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    • How do we encourage more businesses to join the green industrial revolution?
    • Breaking out of the sustainability echo chamber
    • Making global issues relevant to smaller businesses
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    • Corporate strategy and sustainability: a marriage made in heaven?
    • The power of partnerships and collaboration
    • Tackling global issues and driving change through purpose
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    • Leaving things better than we find them
    • The power of collaboration
    • Investing time in internal engagement strategies
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    • Working in partnership to accelerate progress in tackling malaria and achieve SDG 3 objectives
    • Inspiring the public, leaders and the private sector with an era-defining campaign
    • Future opportunities to drive real change
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    • The powers of a sustainability superhero
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    • Supporting a ‘C-suite’ facing role
    • Top ten skills needed and a sector response
    • New modes of learning
    • Systems, circularity and open innovation
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    Members from Global Action Plan’s Youth Advisory Panel explain the role that young people can play in working with business to tackle the growing issue of...
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    • Enabling customers, communities, team members and suppliers to live and work well
    • In focus: the importance of social sustainability for the people in their supply chains
    • Meeting the most rigorous and robust sourcing standards available
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    • How to embed sustainability and social purpose throughout your business by driving a shared vision
    • Why businesses need the right partners to achieve their sustainability goals
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Cranfield University
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