Sustainable Business Covered podcast: In the Green Room with Pernod Ricard’s Vanessa Wright

Welcome back to the green room - edie's exclusive interview hub for sustainability leaders, brought to you as part of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast. Up next to provide the insights of a leading sustainable business: Pernod Ricard's vice president of global sustainability Vanessa Wright.

Sustainable Business Covered podcast: In the Green Room with Pernod Ricard’s Vanessa Wright

The global drinks firm launched a new sustainability strategy on 3 April 2019. Images: Pernod Ricard

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Episode 60 of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast sees edie’s Matt Mace return to the “Green Room” to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), youth climate panels and the new ‘Good times from a Good Place’ sustainability strategy with Pernod Ricard’s vice president of global sustainability and responsibility Vanessa Wright.

The green room is the only place where you can hear full, uninterrupted interviews with some of the world’s most renowned sustainability professionals and experts, and find out exactly what makes a modern-day green business leader.

From their views on the SDGs to what gets them out of bed in the morning, the interviewees that enter the green room will provide you with the insight and inspiration you need to keep doing business better.

The first batch ‘in the green room’ episodes feature BT’s Gabrielle GinérCarillion’s David PictonLandSec’s Sarah BeattieInterContinental Hotels’ (IHGs) Kate GibsonUnilever’s Tony Dunnageex-BT sustainability officer Niall Dunne, Whitbread’s James Pitcher, Ball Corp’s Ramon Arratia and AB InBev’s Tony Milikin and Ezgi Barcenas.

During the conversation, Wright sheds light on Pernod Ricard’s new sustainability strategy, launched today (3 April) and discusses how each brand for the company has had to tailor a unique approach to sustainability.

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Pernod Ricard at edie Live

Pernod Ricard’s vice president of sustainability and responsibility Vanessa Wright will be appearing on the keynote theatre at edie Live next month (21-22 May 2019). ‘SDG Day’ on the Sustainability Keynote stage kicks off with an all-star cast of eminent business leaders and sustainable development experts who will together what successful, responsible and purposeful business looks like through the lens of the UN Global Goals.

The two-day show – edie’s biggest event of the year – has become a highlight of the calendar for sustainability, energy and environment professionals looking for new ideas and solutions that will help them achieve a low-carbon, resource efficient and profitable future for their business.

Register for your free edie Live 2019 pass here.

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