Available to watch on-demand:All three online events from the CSR reporting and communications sessions
edie ran a series of back-to-back online events on sustainability reporting and communications during the coronavirus pandemic, featuring speakers from Innocent Drinks, British American Tobacco, Toast Ale, Capgemini and more. All three sessions are now available to watch on-demand.
In what is a disruptive time for workers all over the globe, it has never been more important to engage with work colleagues, staff, suppliers and stakeholders, not just for your own peace of mind, but to remind them that sustainable business is a long-term journey that requires constant attention.
As such, edie’s Engagement Week is aimed at sustainability professionals who are looking to improve and streamline ways to report and communicate on progress to mitigate climate impacts and deliver sustainable business models. It will include an array of exclusive interviews and blogs, insight reports, podcasts and a brand-new online event.
Running from 5-8 May, edie’s Engagement Week 2020 included exclusive interviews, podcasts, reports, webinars and in-depth feature articles – all dedicated to helping sustainability and CSR professionals drive stakeholder engagement through robust reporting and captivating communications. See all the content here.
As part of the event, edie hosted an online Sustainability Reporting and Communications Sessions for individuals who are looking to enhance their sustainability reporting practices and adopt innovative communication techniques to build personal engagement and drive meaningful change.
The online event, which is free to access for all edie users, combined three edie webinars into a single afternoon. Each webinar session will have its own edie chair and selection of independent expert speakers, and each session will take a particular format.
Registrants can choose to watch one, two or all three webinar sessions.
Full details of the three webinar sessions are as follows:
1) ENGAGE Q&A: Shaping the future of sustainability reporting and communications
Kicking off our Reporting and Communications Sessions, a selection of CSR leaders and reporting/communications experts discuss how the sustainability conversation is changing; what new reporting approaches and frameworks are emerging, and what you can do to stay ahead of the communications curve.
- Matt Mace, Content Editor, edie (chair)
- Katie Leggett, Sustainability Cheerleader, Innocent Drinks
- Simon King, Director of Sustainability & Social Value, Mitie
- Jennie Galbraith, International Sustainability Manager, British American Tobacco
- Using the ‘Greta’ and ‘Blue Planet 2’ effects to your advantage
- How CSR reporting will change in the 2020s
- Driving engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals (whilst avoiding ‘rainbow-washing’)
2) The Communications Power Hour: Best-Practice Case Studies to Increase Engagement and Change Behaviours
It’s time to change the sustainability conversation. Our second Session offers up a series of quick-fire case studies, hearing from some of the individuals and organisations that are unleashing the power of purpose to engage stakeholders, spark behaviour change, increase transparency and build trust.
- Matt Mace, Content Editor, edie (chair)
- Leigh Pezzicara, Head of Global Sustainability Marketing, Communications & Customer Outreach, Barry Callebaut Group
- Louisa Ziane, Sustainability Director, Toast Ale
- Jo Gilroy, Head of Environmental Sustainability, Kier Group
- Becky Willan, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Given
- The key ingredients of a powerful communications campaign
- The art of great sustainability storytelling
- Measuring the impacts of your engagement and behaviour change strategy
3) 45-Minute Masterclass: Taking your sustainability reporting onto the next level
The way sustainability is reported is changing – from the emergence of new standards and frameworks to the increasing demand for ESG and climate-related disclosures. Our third and final Session will equip you with the tools and techniques to evolve your sustainability reporting strategy in a way that increases engagement and drives meaningful change.
- Matt Mace, content editor, edie (chair)
- Nicola Smith, Environmental & Sustainability Manager, Little Freddie
- James Robey, Global Head of Environmental Sustainability, Capgemini
- Standards, frameworks and assurance: Cutting through the complexity
- TCFD and climate-related disclosures: The need to know
- Reporting in the digital age: What happens next?
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