Representatives from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development will join 400+ peers at Ethical Corporation’s London-based event

Ethical Corporation has finalised the eagerly anticipated agendas for the co-located Responsible Supply Chain and Sustainability Reporting Conferences (10-11 October 2018). The events will see 400+ senior executives assemble in London to discuss the key supply chain, reporting and sustainability challenges impacting global businesses.

As part of the ongoing partnership between Ethical Corporation and WBCSD, experts from WBCSD will present at both events – sharing the latest research and insights from the Membership organisation.

The Responsible Supply Chain Summit will provide a focus on the emerging technologies, innovations and collaborations on key challenges including; circular economy, cascading targets across the Tiers, utilising renewables within the supply chains, tackling plastics and going beyond compliance for Human Rights.

The Sustainability Reporting and Communications Summit will drive discussions on how businesses can demonstrate resilience through transparent, SDG-focused disclosure.

Speakers across the two Summits include:

  • Rodney Irwin, MD of redefining value and education, WBCSD

  • Matthew Reddy, director, forest solutions group and climate smart agriculture, WBCSD

  • Susan Beverly, senior director sustainability, Abbott

  • Andrew McConville, global head of external affairs and communications, Syngenta

  • Piet Klop, senior advisor responsible investment, PGGM

  • Lola Young, Baroness Young of Hornsey, UK Parliament

  • Sarah Schaefer, global policy director, Unilever

  • Jeffrey Hogue, chief sustainability officer, C&A Global

  • David De Schutter, innovation and technology development director Europe, AB InBev

  • Lene Wendland, chief of section, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

  • Fiona Wild, VP climate change and sustainability, BHP

  • Steven Stone, chief resources and markets branch, UN Environment

  • Koen Devits, chief procurement officer, DSM

  •  Andrea Stovin, director, global sustainability communications, AstraZeneca

To find out more about the Responsible Supply Chain Summit visit –

To find out more about the Sustainability Reporting and Communications Summit visit –

As part of the partnership, WBCSD members benefit from a 10% discount on attendance to either event. Simply quote ‘WBCSD’ when registering for a pass.


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Ethical Corporation, established in 2001, has a mission to help businesses around the globe do the right thing by their customers and the world. Ethical Corporation serves CSR, compliance, risk and governance communities with topical and insightful business intelligence and meeting places.

Ethical Corporation provides business intelligence to more than 3,000 multinational companies every year, and to NGOs, think-tanks, academia, governments and consultancies. In addition, they publish the leading responsible business magazine, website, and events – and organize conferences are widely recognized as the best in the field.

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