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Leadership Counts for Sustainability

24 October 2014 | Updated 01 January 1970

Planet First has an early evening event (on 30 October) on the important part sustainability and leadership should go hand in hand and there's time to book in free.

According to Accenture's CEO Study on Sustainability 2013, 93% of CEOs see sustainability as important to the future success of their business.

A further 78% see sustainability as an opportunity for growth and innovation and 80% see these issues as a route to competitive advantage in their industry.

Planet First, a host of Planet Mark certified businesses, has put together a panel of distinguished speakers to start building conversations around the importance of leadership in sustainability.

Speakers include Sir Tim Smit KBE, Executive Chairman, Eden Regeneration Ltd & Founding Director, Eden Project and Shirley Duncalf, Head of Sustainability, Bidvest 3663.

The evening will also premiere a series of short interviews titled ‘CEOs on Sustainability’ with top CEOs talking about why they are driving sustainability in their organisations and why it is essential to have buy-in from the top.

The event takes place on 30 October 2014, at the Arlington Conference Centre, Camden, London, 4.30pm-7.30pm with drinks at Bar Fifty-five afterwards.

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Pictured: Sir Tim Smit will be on the speakers at the Leadership in Sustainability event in London

Article written by Cathryn Ellis | Published 24 October 2014


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