Hear Actionable Insights and Practical Solutions at The Economist's Sustainability Week 2021

Mar 17, 2021 8:40 AM ET
Press Release

LONDON, March 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Economist’s sixth annual Sustainability Week takes place on March 22nd - 25th 2021. Join over 7,000 attendees and 70+ speakers to explore how firms can effectively measure, analyse, transform and scale their sustainability initiatives. Key themes will include emissions and the race to net zero, circularity, biodiversity and natural capital, and society.

Speakers include:

  • Tony Blair, executive chairman, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and former prime minister, Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Larry Fink, chairman and chief executive, BlackRock
  • Arvind Krishna, chairman and chief executive, IBM
  • Andrew Bailey, governor, Bank of England
  • Bill Winters, chief executive, Standard Chartered
  • Marc Engel, chief supply chain officer, Unilever
  • Alison Rose, chief executive, NatWest Group
  • Lucas Joppa, chief environmental officer, Microsoft
  • Tanya Steele, chief executive, WWF-UK
  • Andrew Morlet, chief executive, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  • Mark Carney, special envoy for climate action, United Nations
  • John Pettigrew, chief executive, National Grid
  • Barry O’Byrne, chief executive, global commercial banking, HSBC
  • Christopher Ailman, chief investment officer, CalSTRS
  • Philippe Ducom, president, ExxonMobil Europe
  • Virginijus Sinkevičius, commissioner, environment, oceans and fisheries, European Commission
  • Corli Pretorius, deputy director, UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre
  • Alice Steenland, chief sustainability officer, Dassault Systèmes
  • Ben van Beurden, chief executive, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Lara Wolters, member of the European Parliament
  • Alasdair Grainger, deputy director, corporate finance advisory and investor relations, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Heidi Hautala, vice-president and member, European Parliament

View the agenda and full speaker line up here.

Event sponsors:

Diamond sponsors: HSBC, IBM, Shell
Platinum sponsor: Accenture, AIB, KAPSARC
Supporter: JTI
Gold sponsors: AB InBev, CANDRIAM, Google Cloud, GfK, The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, National Grid, NatWest Group, Wood
Silver sponsors: Alfa Laval, Deloitte, Euler Hermes, ExxonMobil, Invesco, Nomad Foods, Tetra Pak, Wellington Management
PR agency: Porter Novelli

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Get in touch:

Press enquiries:
For more information, or to request an interview with an event speaker, please contact:
Roisin Miller, Porter Novelli | +44 7966 221032 | roisin.miller@porternovelli.co.uk

Press registration:
Press can register free for the event via our press link here.

Attendee registration:
Attendees can register free for the event via our guest link here.
To view the event website, please click here.

Social:
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About The Economist Events

The Economist Events’ philosophy is to tackle issues with a forward-looking, uniquely global perspective. We aim to create events for the intellectually curious: people who enjoy ideas and who are passionate about the issues that define our world.

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