Register for Sustainability 24, May 15, 2013 - a live online broadcast event
The award-winning Sustainability 24 once again places business sustainability solidly on the global agenda on 15 May 2013. The focus this year is on "Sustainability Innovation – Scaling for Impact”. With events and discussions taking place across the globe, the day's highlight is once again a live twelve hour interactive online global broadcast, which you can be part of by registering for one or more of the sessions below - listening, learning and debating the issues with global thought-leaders in Sustainability.
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May 15, 2013; 6:00 AM UTC
Live from Beijing
Join Senior Executives from across Asia as they discuss how China can transform to a 'New Resource Economy'. They will explore the features which make China uniquely placed to seize this opportunity, and the actions that need to be taken in order to address China's resource trilemma: resource scarcity, environmental protection and economic growth.
May 15, 2013; 7:10 AM UTC
Live from Johannesburg
In hindsight, it is usually much easier to see what business leaders could have done better to avoid severe events which affect their reputation and long term sustainability. Join our expert panel who examine resource intensive industries to understand how driving societal and business benefits ensures positive impacts on local communities and continued business growth.
May 15, 2013; 8:10 AM UTC
Live from Singapore
Energy efficiency has become a national business imperative in Singapore. Join senior executives from business and government as they examine where energy management 'gaps' exist, and how leading organizations are tackling this challenge.
May 15, 2013; 9:10 AM UTC
Live from Stockholm
A number of global trends are driving us away from the traditional 'cradle-to-grave' economic model. This is prompting the need for a paradigm shift in both consumption and production, towards what has been termed a 'circular economy'. Join our panel of experts as they explore the opportunities and challenges that arise from this new business model, and how this can be scaled to drive growth and enable transformational impact.
May 15, 2013; 10:10 AM UTC
Live from London
How can companies engage consumers to trigger simple behavioural shifts that enable more sustainable lifestyles and create business value? Senior business leaders and experts will explore the new technologies and capabilities that can be used to ensure more market pull from consumers for sustainable household goods and services, and to encourage citizens to have more sustainable purchasing habits.
May 15, 2013; 11:30 AM UTC
Live from Berlin
The "Energiewende" in Germany - or abandon nuclear energy in just 10 years while in parallel reducing carbon emissions, expanding renewable usage and improving energy efficiency - is being touted as the biggest technological, political and regulatory experiment taking place in an industrial country. If it succeeds, it is a blueprint for sustainable growth. If it fails, it could harm the competitiveness of the most important economy of Europe. Join our panel of experts to hear what "Energiewende" is, what other countries can learn, and how likely it is to succeed.
May 15, 2013; 12:30 PM UTC
Live from Barcelona
In this session, senior executives from across Europe will explore how leading companies are working with their suppliers to systematically monitor, measure and communicate the benefits of cleaner and more socially responsible business, enabling them to turn supply chain sustainability into a driver of competitive advantage.
May 15, 2013; 1:30 PM UTC
Live from Paris
Environmental concerns, coupled with advances in technology, maturing markets, relentless demand for innovation and the uncertain economy are combining to drive the emergence of new growth scenarios. These trends have spurred leading companies to fundamentally rethink their business models and growth strategies, and they now view sustainability as a strategic and differentiating lever. Drawing on experiences from across the globe, our panel will describe and explore compelling initiatives which have driven growth and value for their organisations.
May 15, 2013; 2:30 PM UTC
Live from Washington DC
In this session, the panel will explore how cross-sectoral partnerships are essential in expanding access to sustainable energy in emerging markets. Join the experts to hear more about rural electrification and the ways in which organisations can partner to drive access to electricity and address energy poverty.
May 15, 2013; 3:30 PM UTC
Live from St.Louis
Join this cross-sector panel as they examine our roles in addressing global food challenges. In the session they will explore ways to create secure supply chains while boosting growth opportunities and socio-economic benefits with small holder farmers. Join the debate to hear how outcome-based, multi-stakeholder solution approaches between the private, development, and government sectors have helped to deliver solutions at a more systemic level.
May 15, 2013; 4:30 PM UTC
Live from San Francisco
Join our panel of global experts and practitioners as they explore how leading cities around the world are using open data and analytics to create a sustainable environment whilst improving living standards for citizens.
May 15, 2013; 5:30 PM UTC
Live from various locations
Join our panel of global experts as they review the themes that have emerged during Sustainability 24, discuss some of their highlights of the day, and explore the implications for business in the year ahead.