Sunday, February 1, 2015

Event - Responsible Business Summit 15 (RBS15)

The 14 annual Responsible Business Summit (RBS15) will take place on May 19 - 20th, 2015, at the Hilton Hotel, in London UK. There will be 400 sustainability leaders at #RBS15 where you can learn how to embed sustainable innovation into your business model.

This is Europe’s leading meeting place for corporate leaders (professionals working in sustainability or CSR, supply chain, and communications) delivering sustainable business. The 2015 event will address some of the key issues and opportunities, including: sustainable innovation, collaboration, and resource efficiency and brand strategies.

The Responsible Business Summit has been the number one conference and annual meeting-place for business and sustainability executives the past 14 years. It is the place where the industry comes to do deals. Covering only the most critical issues you will face in 2015. Every session has been assessed and improved by feedback from your peers. 

Reasons to Attend

Network and share knowledge with the pioneers and decision-makers in the business, corporate responsibility and sustainability space.

Get new ideas, fresh approaches and an action-plan of how to rev-up your business strategy, you simply can't miss the 2015 conference.

Get inspired by the commercial opportunities sustainability creates; hear from the leading CEOs and ambitious start-ups that live up to their high ethical values.

Develop new business models: achieve resource efficiency and business circularity with a new approach to corporate responsibility.

Build a responsible culture: win internal buy in to successfully embed sustainability thinking throughout the business and increase employee loyalty.

Discover winning brand strategies: tell your corporate story in a more meaningful way to boost engagement.

Drive value chain resilience: redevelop global supply chains to increasingly meet consumers demands and de-risk your business.

Develop better brand awareness through your sustainability communications to build trust with stakeholders and enhance your corporate reputation.

Measure your business impacts: find out how to get non-financial measurement right, including social, natural and human capital for an increased business performance.

Expert speaker line up
  • Pertti Korhonen President and Chief Executive Officer Outotec OYJ
  • Jim Bergin Chief Executive Officer Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Limited
  • Alexandra Palt Chief Sustainability Officer L'Oreal
  • Christian Jebsen Chief Executive Officer Kebony AS
  • Arnaud Herrmann Vice President Sustainable Development Accor
  • Jenny Dawson Founder and CEO Rubies in the Rubble
  • Charlie Bradshaw Managing Director Matrix APA
  • Aleyne Johnson Head of Government Relations and Citizenship Samsung Electrics UK
  • Matthew Sexton Corporate Social Responsibility Director B&Q
  • Stuart Lowthian Global Technical Director Bacardi Limited
  • Jamie Quinn Head of Sustainability and Assurance Coefly – GDF Suez
  • Caroline McCarthy-Stout Head of Strategy & Reporting, Responsible Business Lloyds Banking Group

What you will learn from Keynote Panels
  • CEOs, Vice Presidents and Senior Executives from the leading world’s brands going in depth on all your core issues for 2015.
  • Business Innovation for greater resource efficiency and positive change.
  • Responsible Culture embed sustainable thinking throughout your company.
  • Communications & Branding enhanced corporate storytelling to build trust and win new customers.
  • Corporate Strategy & Sustainability leverage sustainability to attract new growth opportunities.
  • Value Chain Sustainability ensure operations consistency, minimise social and environmental risks.
  • Human Rights & Business transformed into a series of practical measures that can be adopted.

Why you need to be there

1. Win a competitive advantage: get ideas and strategies from the top to enhance your expertise and improve your daily work
2. Get into the brains of our C-Suite keynote so you can convince your own leadership of how sustainability can help your business goals
3. A focus on sustainable innovation to transform your business in a way that is profitable, efficient and long lasting
4. Get a cross-sector best practice: Learn from the leaders in retail, FMCG, finance, extractives, utilities, B2B manufacturers, telecommunications and more so you can takeaway diverse solutions which meet YOUR needs

Networking

An exclusive community of more than four hundred sustainability and communications professionals offer an unparalleled networking and cross industry partnership opportunity. A total of 70% of attendees are sustainability, supply chain and communications practitioners from corporate brands. Meet with senior executives and take best practices from various industries to build innovative partnership across your value chain for resource efficiency and cost reduction. More than 20 hours of dedicated networking time with otherwise un-accessible senior-level decision makers.

For information about last year's event click here. To see a list of the organizations that were present at RBS14 event click here.

To register for the RBS15 event click here.

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