Sustainable Business Summit London 2018
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’s Sustainable Business Summits bring together C-suite executives, influential investors, and innovative thought leaders to discuss how companies are using sustainability as a driver of business value. The summits leverage ’s unrivaled business and markets expertise to convene conversations on the risks and opportunities around sustainability for corporate executives and innovative investors.
In 2018, ’s second annual Sustainable Business Summit: London explored critical issues, including:
- How companies are integrating the SDG’s in ways that drive revenue growth and profitability
- Best practices for implementing the TCFD’s recommendations
- Specific ways corporations are integrating sustainability across the supply chain
- How European city leaders and investors are partnering to implement sustainable solutions at the local level
Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
ERM (Environmental Resources Management) is the world’s largest sustainability-focused advisory firm. With more than 4,500 industry-renowned experts in 160 offices in over 40 countries, we work with the world’s leading organizations to deliver business value through identifying and managing sustainability related business risk and opportunity.
We play a central role in helping companies and investors achieve their objectives with an understanding of how environmental, social, health, safety and risk issues might impact their business, and the context in which they operate. We continue to build our contribution to the global dialogue on sustainability through sharing insights from our experiences and providing practical, technology enabled solutions.
Finance Lead Advisor
Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Nuveen has $970 billion in assets under management as of 12/31/17 and operations in 16 countries. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information, please visit .
PIMCO is one of the world’s premier fixed income investment managers. With our launch in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, PIMCO introduced investors to a total return approach to fixed income investing. In the 45+ years since, we have continued to bring innovation and expertise to our partnership with clients seeking the best investment solutions. Today, we have professionals in 14 offices around the globe united by a single purpose: creating opportunities for investors in every environment.
Business Lead Advisor
Schlumberger is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing approximately 100,000 people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry’s most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production, and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions that optimize hydrocarbon recovery to deliver reservoir performance.
Schlumberger Limited has principal offices in Paris, Houston, London and The Hague, and reported revenues of $30.44 billion in 2017. For more information, visit .
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure. For information about our commitment and actions to advance social and environmental sustainability, follow and visit .
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Our heritage of trusted health care services through community pharmacy care and pharmaceutical wholesaling dates back more than 100 years. Our purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives.
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe. Together with the companies in which we have equity method investments, we have a presence in more than 25 countries and employ more than 385,000 people. Our portfolio of brands includes Walgreens, Duane Reade, Boots, Alliance Healthcare, No7 and others.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance. Follow us
is a state of the art technology platform that helps companies measure the progress and impact of their Corporate Responsibility and Volunteering initiatives at the last mile on a real-time basis. Currently, 200+ corporates (24 in Fortune 500) including Reckitt Benckiser, P&G, Target, Dell, GAP, Abbott, Amazon are using the Goodera platform to track, monitor and measure the impact of $250mn of development capital deployed annually across 60+ countries, impacting 6mn+ beneficiaries. Goodera is backed by Omidyar Network and has a 150 strong team with offices in Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, San Francisco and London.
is the asset management business of the Lombard Odier Group, which has been wholly owned and funded by its partners since its establishment in 1796. Our independent structure and our partners’ involvement in the day-to-day management of the firm allows us to focus entirely on our clients’ needs, fostering trust and alignment of interest. We provide a range of bespoke investment solutions to a group of clients that are all focused on the long-term. Sustainability is absolutely central to our investment philosophy; we believe it is the founding principle of economic outcomes, and will drive investment returns in the long-run.
GRI is an independent international organization that has pioneered sustainability reporting since 1997. GRI helps businesses and governments worldwide understand and communicate their impact on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, governance and social well-being. This enables real action to create social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone. The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards are developed with true multi-stakeholder contributions and rooted in the public interest.
UKSIF (UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association) is a membership organisation for those in the finance industry committed to growing sustainable and responsible finance in the UK. Our vision is a fair, inclusive and sustainable financial system that works for the benefit of society and the environment. UKSIF was created in 1991 and has 240+ members and affiliates include financial advisers, institutional and retail fund managers, pension funds, banks, research providers, consultants and NGOs. For more information about UKSIF, please visit .