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Integration of sustainability in business

Posted: 28th April 2017

Leadership, Governance and the imperative of Sustainable Business for Investor Communications

Hosted by the Sustainable Business Initiative (SBI)’s Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Network (CRSN), this event is an opportunity to reflect on this important topic in collaboration with the Investor Relations Society, Emperor and FTSE 100 company, RB. This is a free event aimed at anyone working and interested in the field of sustainability.

Speaker details

Moderated by John Gollifer, General Manager at the Investor Relations Society, Leighton Barnish, Emperor’s Head of Sustainability Consulting, explains how companies can integrate sustainability into their corporate communications.

Christopher Hillman, Global Sustainability Manager at RB, will share how he has evolved RB’s corporate strategy to make it more sustainability focused, ultimately leading to RB’s adoption of integrated reporting.

The SBI will then present their research on sustainability before the event opens out into a panel discussion featuring these speakers from the corporate, consultative and academic worlds.

Event details

Tuesday 9th May 2017
18.15 – 20.30pm (registration from 17.45 followed by a drinks reception)

Conference Room
The University of Edinburgh Business School
29 Buccleuch Place

Register by emailing

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