Transform Europe Agenda: Sustainability is Your Business Imperative


9:00am – 9:45am (GMT) Full

Business Imperative Keynote: Integrating Sustainable Practices into Everyday Business

Longstanding internal practices for operations and suppliers are misaligned with sustainability goals. Conflicting KPIs, different incentives, and incompatible timelines mean that sustainability actively competes with the traditional deliverables of cost, time and quality. Join us as we discuss the most effective ways companies have found to take a ‘sustainability-first' approach.

Cristina Kenz Chief Sustainability & Growth Officer Kraft Heinz

Miguel Veiga-Pestana Head of Corporate Affairs and Chief Sustainability Officer Reckitt

Rachel Samrén Chief External Affairs, Governance and Trust Officer Telia Company AB

Moderator: Aris Vrettos Director, Centre for Business Transformation CISL

9:45am – 10:00am (GMT) Full

Profit and Planet: Sustainability as a Business Model

Juvencio Maeztu Chief Financial Officer and Deputy CEO Ingka Group

Moderator: Christine Diamente Managing Director, Business Transformation BSR

10:00am – 10:45am (GMT) Sponsorship available

Sustainable Procurement Keynote: The Invaluable Role Procurement is Playing in Delivering the Sustainability Agenda

As a result of its day-to-day engagement with manufacturers, suppliers, and coalitions along the entire supply chain, the procurement function is uniquely positioned to accelerate transformation, and deliver on ESG commitments. Hear from the procurement leaders that are transforming their own role and utilising it in the interest of pushing forward the sustainability agenda across all their areas of influence.

Dave Ingram Chief Procurement Officer Unilever

Jim Townsend Chief Procurement Officer Walgreens Boots Alliance

10:45am – 11:00am (GMT) Full

Humanising Your Supply Chain Through Increased Transparency, Direct Partnerships and Wider Collaborations

Businesses must dramatically shift and prioritise, engage, and empower the suppliers to help deliver meaningful change, both now and in the coming years. Hear from senior leaders as they share their insights on the most effective ways they have created mutually advantageous working relationships with their suppliers. We will explore contract extensions, collaborations, de-commoditisation efforts, Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), and making supply chain specific targets and goals.

Maria Mendulice CEO We Mean Business

11:00am – 11:45am (GMT) Sponsorship available

Aiding Your Supply Chain on Their Own Net Zero Journey and Energy Procurement

Transitioning to Net Zero remains to be a mammoth task across the supply chain. As the world enters a technology-driven energy transition, suppliers’ capabilities must be supported to meet cost targets, secure supplies, improve safety and reliability, innovate, and optimise the total cost of ownership. Join us as we explore the most effective ways organisations are adopting to simplify the purchase and management of energy to further reduce costs, identify new opportunities as the markets evolve and transform their culture and organization to achieve long-term impact.

11:45am – 12:00pm (GMT)

Presentation slot available

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12:00pm – 12:45pm (GMT) Sponsored by 3 Degrees

Mitigation vs. Compensation: How to Efficiently Reduce Carbon Within Your Supply Chain

The most effective way of getting closer to reaching climate goals is to reduce carbon emissions across the supply chain rather than investing large sums of money to try and remove them. Learn from pioneering companies about the innovative ways they’ve been minimising their carbon footprint across all three Scopes of the business, in a way that still sustains competitiveness with industry peers.

Juliette White CBE Global Vice President, Sustainability AstraZeneca

Jon Khoo Head of Sustainability (EAAA) Interface

Sak Nayagam Senior Director, Energy and Climate Practice 3Degrees

12:45pm – 1:00pm (GMT)

Presentation slot available

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1:00pm – 1:45pm (GMT) Sponsorship available

Net Zero Closing Keynote: How Companies Are Really Strategizing for Net Zero

All eyes are on companies and their work to achieve their ambitious climate and carbon goals. Discerning judgement from consumers, shareholders and employees means that there is zero tolerance for greenwashing or carbon offsetting shortcuts. In this keynote discussion, we learn just how the trailblazing organisations are delivering strategized, goal-driven and transparent change across their supply chain on their Net Zero journeys.

Chris Daly Chief Sustainability Officer PepsiCo Europe

Mark Griffiths Global Leader Climate Business Hub WWF

9:00am – 9:45am (GMT) Sponsorship available

COP26 Keynote: Accelerating the Net Zero Roadmap in 2022 and Beyond

Steve Murrells CEO Co-op

9:45am – 10:00am (GMT)

Presentation slot available

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10:00am – 10:45am (GMT) Sponsorship available

Sustainable Financing Keynote: Making the Long-Term Business Case for Sustainability

Catherine Howarth Chief Executive Share Action

10:45am – 11:00am (GMT)

Presentation slot available

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11:00am – 11:45am (GMT) Sponsorship available

Regenerative Business Model Keynote: Understanding the Realities of Putting Nature at the Heart of Your Business

Helene Valade Chief Environmental Sustainability Officer LVMH

Vanessa Wright Chief Sustainability Officer Pernod Ricard

11:45am – 12:00pm (GMT) Sponsorship available

Risk Mapping for Your Future – Utilising New Technologies and Systems to Track All Materials and Their Impact in Your Supply Chain

Ruth Rennie Senior Director, Standards & Assurance Rainforest Alliance

12:00pm – 12:45pm (GMT) Sponsorship available

Plastics Keynote: Cracking Down on Plastics and Packaging Across Your Supply Chain / The Quest to Retain Plastics Within the System?

Sander Defruyt Sustinable Plastics Initative Ellen Macarthur Foundation

Ignacio Galivan Sustainability Director Consumer Goods Forum

12:45pm – 1:00pm (GMT)

Presentation slot available

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