ENGAGE 2021: The Sustainability Reporting and Communications Sessions

Event Date: 06/05/2021 1:00 pm

Hosted during edie’s special Engagement Week of online content and events, the Sustainability Reporting and Communications Sessions offer up an afternoon of live, interactive webinar presentations and discussions – all dedicated to helping sustainability and CSR professionals drive stakeholder engagement through robust reporting and captivating communications.

On-demand access costs £25+VAT.

Please note: If you registered to watch the live event, you will have automatically received an email from edie ([email protected]) containing the link to watch the on-demand recording.

This premium online event effectively combines three edie webinars into a single afternoon, with each webinar session taking a particular format. The first session (45 mins) will be a Q&A-style debate; the second session (one hour) will be a series of quick-fire case studies; and the third session (45 mins) will take a ‘masterclass’ format.

Registrants will get access to all three webinar sessions on the day. Full details of the three webinar sessions are as follows:

1) ENGAGE Q&A: Shaping your Purpose-Driven Reporting and Communications Strategy


Kicking off our Inspiration Sessions, a selection of CSR leaders and reporting and communications experts discuss how to drive meaningful engagement in the age of coronavirus, and the importance of aligning your reporting and communications strategy with the company purpose.  

Discussion points:

  • What great sustainability engagement looks like in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Taking a purpose-led approach (whilst avoiding purpose-washing)
  • Seizing the opportunity of COP26 to engage colleagues and customers


  • Matt Mace, Content Editor, edie (CHAIR)
  • Kate Neale, Sustainability Manager, Cadogan Estates
  • Will Ramage, Co-managing Director, Clear Channel
  • Louisa Ziane, Chief Operating Officer and Sustainability Director, Toast Ale

2) The Communications Power Hour: Best-Practice Case Studies to drive Engagement and Change Behaviours


Our second Inspiration Session offers up a series of never-before-seen, 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.

Discussion points:

  • Building stronger relationships through transparency
  • Telling the right story, to the right people, at the right time
  • Measuring the impacts of any engagement and behaviour change strategy


  • Sarah George, Senior Reporter, edie (CHAIR)
  • Nathan Gray, Head of Sustainability, Reconomy
  • Matt Bourn, Director of Communications, Advertising Association
  • Katie Buchanan, Head of Sustainability, Virgin Media

3) 45-Minute Masterclass: Taking your sustainability reporting onto the next level


Our third and final Inspiration Session will equip you with specific tools and practical  techniques to evolve your sustainability reporting strategy – new standards and frameworks through to ESG and climate-related disclosures, this masterclass-style session has it covered.

Discussion points:

  • TCFD and climate disclosures: Bridging the sustainable investment gap
  • Reporting on the “S” in ESG: What great practice looks like
  • Standards, frameworks and assurance: The future of sustainability reporting


  • Sarah George, Senior Reporter, edie (CHAIR)
  • Carol Somper, Sustainability Director, JRP Solutions
  • Lucy Dormandy, Strategic Engagement and Communities Lead, Aviva

On-demand access costs £25+VAT.

Please note: If you registered to watch the live event, you will have automatically received an email from edie ([email protected]) containing the link to watch the on-demand recording.

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