The link between supplier sustainability performance and commercial advantage
Why it's so difficult to define and deliver on sustainability initiatives such as UN SDGs
How to measure success, with real-world examples of best practice
Jim is a social entrepreneur and environmental, social, and governance executive. He previously served as Global Vice President of Sustainability Strategy and Engagement at AstraZeneca, a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines.
As part of Heineken's supply chain leadership, Arjen is passionate about building not only the brightest possible future for his business, but for the planet and its people as well. Key to the future business direction of Heineken is ensuring that their own goals for Brewing a Better World also contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Mark Smith is the current VP Digital Talent & Supply for BP, after joining bp in 2012 and holding a number of strategic and transformational leadership roles across the company’s Procurement organisation. He is currently accountable for category leadership of corporate services and technology third party spend.
Lazar has been spearheading the development of EcoVadis in EMEA for the last four years, supporting public and private sector organisations to achieve their sustainability objectives. He has over 14 years of international experience in sustainability and responsible procurement with a focus on business development across all major industry sectors, including financial services, telecoms and manufacturing. He gained his extensive expertise during his time at CEB (now Gartner), the Carbon Trust and thinkstep (now Sphera).