Jonathon Porritt announced as Guest of Honour for Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020

edie is delighted to announce that Jonathon Porritt, founder-director of Forum for the Future will appear as the official Guest of Honour at the 2020 Sustainability Leaders Awards in London on Wednesday, 5 February.

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Jonathon Porritt announced as Guest of Honour for Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020

Porritt received a CBE in January 2000 for services to environmental protection

Porritt will deliver the opening address to 600+ people at the Sustainability Leaders Awards, which celebrate the people and projects that are together transforming business and helping nations push towards net-zero emissions for good.


During the ceremony, which takes place at Park Plaza Westminster, Porritt will reflect on more than 20 years as a sustainability thought leader, having helped establish Forum for the Future in 1996, which has grown into a global force for good.

“To be able to introduce Jonathon Porritt as our Guest of Honour for this year’s Sustainability Leaders Awards is a real privilege,” said edie’s content director Luke Nicholls. “As co-founder of Forum for the Future with a lifelong commitment to environmentalism, Jonathon encapsulates the revolutionary ethos of our Awards. His pioneering work with several NGOs and charities serves to highlight that a greener economy can deliver, clean technologies can work, and sustainability and profitability can go hand-in-hand.”

In addition, Porritt is president of Population Matters, president of The Conservation Volunteers, a non-Executive Director of Willmott Dixon Holdings, and a director of Collectively, an online platform celebrating sustainable innovation and is involved in the work of many NGOs and charities as Patron, Chair or Special Adviser.

Porritt received a CBE in January 2000 for services to environmental protection. 

BOOK YOUR TABLE at the Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020

From single places for the drinks reception and dinner all the way through to a full VIP front-row experience complete with a magnum of Champagne, there are a variety of options to choose from to ensure you are able to witness Jonathon Porritt’s address first-hand and celebrate with the very best of sustainable business at the Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020.

The Awards ceremony takes place at Park Plaza London Westminster on Wednesday 5 February 2020, and will include drinks receptions, dinner and a wide selection of entertainment. Avoid disappointment by booking now to guarantee the tickets you want. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE.

The Sustainability Leaders Awards also coincides with edie’s flagship sustainability conference, the Sustainability Leaders Forum, taking place on the Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 February 2020 at the Business Design Centre, London. Find out more about the Forum here.

edie staff

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