Press release: Key speakers and more than 6,000 global executives to share insights, ideas and strategies at Responsible Business Europe, 22-26 October

Reuters Events is delighted to announce Euan Munro, CEO, Aviva Investors; Henriette Thygesen, CEO Fleet & Strategic Brands division, Maersk; Youssef Nassef, Director, Adaptation and Acting Director, Intergovernmental Support and Collective Progress, UNFCCC; and Lord Barker, En+ Group Executive Chairman and former UK Minister for Energy & Climate Change, will be sharing their insights on how companies can lead the clean and just transition at the Responsible Business Europe 2020 virtual event on 22-26 October.

Reuters Events’ Responsible Business Europe 2020 will convene 6,000+ global CEOs, CSOs, CFOs, Heads of Sustainability, ESG Investment and Communications to share strategies and practical ideas on how business can innovate, invest and collaborate in tackling the challenge ahead of us – putting a clean and just transition at the heart of the global post-pandemic recovery. Join us in October and be part of these discussions, now is the time.

Agenda highlights include:

  • Purpose Keynote: The Dawn of Stakeholder Capitalism and the Real Economy: Hear how companies are starting to realise a new purpose – one that delivers both profit and positive impact

  • Finance and Net-Zero: Moving Capital Markets Behind a Clean Recovery: Learn how leading investment institutions are putting ESG at the heart of their future investment strategies, and what it could mean for corporations

  • Coalition Keynote: Taking a Collaborative Approach in Driving Systemic Change: To deliver a clean and just future, a new approach is required – collaborative. In tackling societal ills and environmental risks – we either all lose, or all win. Learn how to move and engage the business on the need to help drive such ambitious collaborations

  • Natural Capital Keynote: Building A Nature-Positive Recovery: Hear how key stakeholders are putting climate resilience and biodiversity regeneration strategies at the heart of future investments and collaborations

  • Corporate Activism: It’s Time to Take a Stand: Now is the time for businesses to take the lead on key issues and drive real change within communities and across borders. Hear how to navigate this challenging approach and the benefits of doing so

  • Closing Keynote: Driving Transformational Change: Inequitable growth and increasing volatility due to economic crises, social unrest and natural disasters sustainable development. A profound transformation of our economies and societies is imperative, hear from experts how to drive transformational change to achieve a sustainable development

This is an unmissable year for Responsible Business Europe being the world’s leading event that helps identify the trends, investments and collaborations shaping the future of sustainable business. Other companies confirmed to share their strategies and investments include; Zurich, UK Government, Unilever, Alecta, L’Oréal, WWF International, PepsiCo, Bacardi & Company, Burberry, DSM, Coca-Cola Hellenic, UBS, Phillips and Federated Hermes International to name a few.

All speakers will deliver frank, open and honest discussions about their actions now, to ensure we deliver the change that we need to see in the future.

To Learn more about the event visit here.

Thank you to our current event partners: Dow, SupplyShift, Huawei, P&G, S&P Global, Hi-Cone, Federated Hermes, National Grid, Ecoact, Quantis, Neighbourly, The Nature Conservancy, Moody’s and Vigeo Eiris.

Sponsorship: Discover how your company can help support the event, shape workshop and breakout discussions and showcase leadership at the world’s leading sustainability event. Contact for more information.

For further details on attending and speaking, contact Ana Uzcanga and Brenda Staines.

Reuters Events’ Sustainable Business mission is to help businesses around the globe do the right thing by their customers and the world. We believe this is not only how to guarantee a future for all, but makes good business sense. We serve sustainability, communications, supply chain and ESG with topical and insightful business intelligence and meeting places.

We provide business intelligence to more than 3,000 multinational companies every year. Our customers are also NGOs, thinktanks, academia, governments and consultancies. We publish the leading responsible business magazine, website and research reports. Our conferences are widely recognised as the best in the field bringing together CEOs, heads of business, ESG investors and public bodies to shape the future of responsible business. We're a part of Reuters Events and based in London.

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