edie: How to maximise your contribution to the Global Goals

Sustainable development opportunities and action sessions!

Hosted during edie’s special Sustainable Develop Goals week, the Sustainable Development Action Sessions offer up an afternoon of live, interactive webinar presentations and discussions – all dedicated to giving businesses the tools, insights and knowledge to maximise their contribution to the Global Goals.

Taking place on 21 September from 12:30pm BST this online event combines three edie sessions into a single afternoon.

Hear from our expert speakers:
–  Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UN Global Compact
–  Fiona Morgan, Chief Purpose Officer, Sail GP
–  Rosie Festus, Brand Manager – Magnum, Unilever
–  Brett Fleming-Jones, Group Marketing Director, phs Group
–  Baishakhi Sengupta, ESG & Risk Manager, Procurement, Oxford Nanopore Technologies
–  Dhruv Agarwal, Vice-President of Sustainability, Innovation & Development,

Kontoor Brands (Lee & Wrangler)Jamie Rusby, Sustainability Group Director, VELUX Group
–  Ian Pyburn, Business Development Manager, IES
–  Mike Hanson, Director of Sustainable Business, WSH


Our sessions

Keynote: The race to 2030: Identifying which Goals require the most focus  (12:30-12:45) Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UN Global Compact

7 years left: Accelerating business action on the Global Goals (12:45-13:30) Discussion points:
•   The race to 2030: Identifying which Goals require the most focus
•   Spearheading the Just Transition within your business, and bringing stakeholders on the journey
•   How can businesses achieve systemic change through collective and collaborative action?
•   Understanding the most effective standards, systems and frameworks to measure progress 

SDG deep dive: Goal-by-Goal case studies to achieve a people-and-planet-first future (13:45-14:45)Discussion points:
•   Choosing which Goals and targets are most relevant to your business
•   Integrating Goals and sub-targets with existing corporate strategies to accelerate action
•   Addressing inequality and embedding social sustainability throughout your supply chain
•   Understanding social data and using it to drive change inside and outside of your business 

45-minute Masterclass: How to report and communicate progress against the SDGS (15:00-15:45) 

Discussion points:
•   Exploring the recent changes to sustainability reporting frameworks through the lens of the Global Goals
•   The most effective tools for measuring and reporting your impacts against the SDGs
How to take an integrated ESG and SDG reporting approach
•   Communicating the Goals in ways which are meaningful and drive change to all stakeholders

Thursday 21st September • 12:30—16:00 (BST)




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