AGENDA 2022

NOV 16th

LIVE FROM THE STUDIO  •   9AM CET & 10AM EEST

Starting 10AM EEST - Helsinki Time

Starting 9AM CET - Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen Time

 

10.00 (EEST)

WELCOME & MORNING STUDIO

ROOTED IN THE FUTURE!

10.05

LEADING SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATION

  • Multi-faceted challenges require a multi-stakeholder-role, while setting tangible targets and seeing opportunities and realities none thought possible before you

  • Integrating sustainability approaches, competence and considerations into the daily jobs across functions and sectors

  • CSO 2.0 - the profession is evolving, with new concerns and concepts emerging faster than ever

10.25
INCREASING PROFITS BY SELLING MORE BUT PRODUCING LESS

  • Implementing circular business models help companies decrease manufacturing and its environmental impact

  • Exploring product-as-a-service models like pay-per-use, subscriptions, rental or lease

  • Ensuring sustainable revenue streams with fewer, better and more long-lasting products – just like in the old good days

10.45

SOCIAL EQUALITY, DIVERSITY, INCLUSION & IMPACT

  • How to Approach Employee Health and Wellbeing Holistically

  • Addressing inequalities around gender, race and opportunity

  • Future of Work includes a broad range of business practices that impact health outcomes, from pay practices and benefits to job security to the physical work environment

  • Embedding purpose as a performance indicator

11.05

HOW TO IMPLEMENT A SUSTAINABILITY-FIRST APPROACH

  • Many internal ways of doing things are persistent and misaligned with sustainable goals. How do you implement a sustainability-first approach?

  • Coping with conflicting KPIs, different incentives, incompatible timelines, attitudes and perceptions hindering radical change

  • Dividing Long-term goals into short-term actionable sprints as you decarbonise your business and society

11.25 

Coffee break

NOV 16th, 2022

WHAT DOES ESG MEAN FOR BUSINESS?

 

11.40

TOWARDS A COMPARABLE AND GLOBAL SET OF REPORTING STANDARDS

  • How to report your ESG impacts as standardised as possible in between different regimes, regions and legislation

  • Acknowledging differing needs and practices across jurisdictions and stakeholder groups

  • Base decisions on consistent and comparable information while reducing reporting organizations burden

  • With a mounting emphasis from investors and other stakeholders, companies need to disclose their ESG risks, impacts, and practices through company sustainability reports.

12.00

FIRESIDE CHAT:

THE VITAL ROLE OF ECOSYSTEMS, PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATION

  • How cross-industry collaborations scale CE investments while advancing a more sustainable and profitable future? 

  • Circular systems require collaboration beyond organisational silos; companies, sectors and industries must work together in pursuit of collective impact

  • Show strong financial returns, leverage on circular supply chains and get access to more recycled materials and put regenerative nature-based solutions at the heart of the business

12.20

OPEN 

12.40

PANEL

A SUSTAINABLE STRATEGY OR A SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY? 

  • The Roadmap of Impact - Implementation- Collaboration

  • The balancing act of ESG

  • Balancing the short-term, quarterly expectations of shareholders and the reality of the long-term returns of sustainable strategies. The perspective of the Board.

13.00

NETWORKING BREAK

PROFITABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY GOES HAND-IN-HAND

 

 

13.15

CASE

HOW TO EFFICIENTLY REDUCE CARBON WITHIN YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Engaging suppliers towards Net Zero ambitions

  • Recommendations on engagement approaches and target-setting processes

  • Reducing carbon emission within your supply chain is far more effective in reaching climate goals than eliminating them alone. But there is no single-formula way forward!

13.30

CASE 

PRACTICAL LEARNINGS FROM A LONG SUSTAINABILITY JOURNEY

  • What to measure and how – tools & standards

  • Carbon neutral isn’t enough – what is required in 2022

  • How much € is required to make a real impact

13.45

MERGING SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES INTO EVERYDAY BUSINESS

  • Transforming Business for the Better with a heavy dose of data and numbers

  • What courageous leadership looks like

  • Sustainability in everyday culture, strategy and corporate identity

  • Linking business strategy, sustainability and profitability together

14.00

CLOSING REMARK

THE BUSINESS BLUEPRINT OF THE FUTURE

  • Delivering just transition and sustained commercial success

  • Business and finance must put profit, and the planet on an equal footing

  • The world has changed. With that comes ambitious and accountable action

14.30

STUDIO AND WRAP UP

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