Delighted to be on a lively plenary panel with Anita Hoffmann, Gib Bulloch and Harriet Lamb at the 2018 Business Fights Poverty Conference at the Said Business School. Excellently moderated by Katie Hyson
Business is faced with increasing uncertainties, BREXIT being just one of them. In this keynote presentation I outline how responsible companies can respond to BREXIT as well as other key considerations, irrespective of BREXIT, in a VUCA world. I argue that business needs to go All In for sustainability. This includes setting science-based Climate targets, encouraging employee-led innovation, collaborating extensively and speaking out/speaking up for social justice and sustainable development.
My TED-like talk on the Future of Corporate Responsibility at the Asian Forum for Enterprise in Society -"The Future Reimagined" - organised by the Asian Institute for Management in Manila
Sacha Romanovitch (CEO of Grant Thornton UK) and David Grayson CBE (Emeritus Professor of Corporate Responsibility at Cranfield University) discuss why ‘purpose’ is key to relevance and long-term commercial success at Grant Thornton UK HQ, London on March 27th 2018
Discussing the growing case for purpose beyond profit, or rather profit through purpose, ahead of the latest in the Cranfield University Vibrant Economy breakfast series with Grant Thornton LLP.
Companies must take a leadership role on their own, but also be willing to work collectively in partnership with their peers and competitors to achieve industry-wide progress.
Lecture and debate at Radley College
International Launch "Take Care: How to be a great employer for working carers" at the 7th International Carers Conference Adelaide - Oct 2017 - organised by Carers Australia
Speech to conference organised by the German Employers Federation: the BDI, the CBU (UK) and other European business representative organisations at the BDI HQ, Berlin, December 2016 on the role of business representative organisations in restoring trust in business