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Sustainability Summit announces latest additions to speaker line-up which includes Daniel Gutiérrez Patiño, CEO of Save the Amazon
New speakers have been announced to join the line-up at The Business Show’s Sustainability Summit, which takes place on 22nd September and is free to attend
UK – New speakers have been announced for The Business Show’s International Sustainability Summit which takes place virtually on 22nd September. The new additions, who will debate the severity of climate change and its significant impact on businesses, society and individuals, include:
- Angela Francis, Chief Advisor of Economics and Economic Development of WWF UK
- Christian Kroll, Founder of Ecosia
- Nabil Ahmed, Co-founder of INTERPRT
- Daniel Gutiérrez Patiño, CEO of Save the Amazon
- Maria Adebowale-Schwarte, CEO of Foundation for Future London
- Dorothy Grace Guerrero, Head of Policy and Advocacy of Global Justice Law
- Magid Magid – Founder & Director of Union of Justice
- Audrey Choi – CSO – Morgan Stanley
The strategic initiative is designed to be the first in an annual series of events aimed at bringing together the corporate, academic, non-profit and activist worlds to look at sustainability on a global scale. The Irish postal service, An Post, has been named a founding partner of the Sustainability Summit with Energia, Bord Gais and IBEC also confirmed.
Other keynote speakers include Dr. Gavin Schmidt, NASA’s Senior Climate Advisor and Mary Robinson, former Irish President and founder of The Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, who will appear as a headline speaker at the summit.
In a series of keynote speeches and discussions to debate a wide variety of topics centred around helping international business leaders achieve the UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, the Sustainability Summit brings together leaders, policy makers and key sustainability experts.
The free-to-attend, virtual event, will host talks and panel discussions centred around the theme of sustainability in business, with the aim of educating business leaders and the community on how to apply viable solutions for the coming decade while addressing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and how to Action the Change.
Tracey Carney, Managing Director of The Business Show’s Sustainability Summit, said: “WIth world-class speakers and thought-provoking panels, the Sustainability Summit promises to be an inspiring and actionable event for all attendees. The theme of this year’s summit is Action the Change – our goal is to showcase not just policies but how businesses can implement and excel by ensuring sustainability is at the core of their business growth no matter what stage of the journey they are on.”
Nicola Woods, the Chief Transformation Officer at An Post, said: “We are delighted to be associated with The Business Show’s Sustainability Summit. At An Post, we are committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions from our own operations by 2030 in order to deliver a more sustainable future for generations to come. And in order to achieve this, we are committed to embedding sustainability in everything we do. As one of the largest employers in Ireland, maintaining one of the largest fleets in Ireland and having the largest retail network in the country, we have a responsibility to create a positive environmental and social impact, equality for all and everyday opportunities for consumers to live a more sustainable life.”
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About The Sustainability Summit
The Business Show’s Sustainability Summit, taking place on the 22nd of September 2021, is a free-to-attend, one-day event held across two virtual stages centred around sustainability and what governments, corporations and individuals can do to aid the environment and their communities.
The summit seeks to explore the potential for the development of eco-friendly products and services and how the business community can come together to combat climate change and improve people’s lives. The Sustainability Summit will convene thought leaders, policy makers and sustainability experts for an engaging exchange of insights and strategies designed to provide attendees with the tools needed to achieve sustainability goals, while offering a unique opportunity to network with peers and industry leaders. Speakers include Mary Robinson, Professor for Change, Cyrill Gutsch, Founder & CEO of Parley for the Oceans, and many more.