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Event Date Tue Jun 1 CEST - Thu Jun 3 CEST (5 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Jun 1 3:05am - Thu Jun 3 12:00pm
Location Virtual Event
Region Americas

Global challenges must be tackled collectively with global solutions. However, implementing solutions at scale can seem like a unconquerable challenge. As the tragedy on the horizon, climate change, draws nearer the world needs a vast portfolio of solutions to match its problems. We need new partnerships, new ways of collaborating and open innovation among all stakeholders.

At The Reuters Events Global Responsible Business 2021 we will bring together 5,000+ global leaders from CEOs, policy-makers, CSOs, and investors who are driving change worldwide.

together we can innovate, invest and collaborate to tackle global problems and lead a clean and just future.


2021 Speakers

HRH The Prince of Wales
Sustainable Markets Initiative

Carlos Alvarado
President, Costa Rica

The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP
President, COP26

Roberto Marques
CEO, Natura Group

Denise Le Gal
Chair, Brunel Pension Partnership

Mark Versey
CEO, Aviva Investors

Jim Whitehurst
President, IBM

Ann Mukherjee
Chairman & CEO, Pernod Ricard North America

Sanda Ojiambo
Executive Director, UN Global Compact

Kinya Seto
CEO, Lixil Group

Catherine Chen
Corporate Senior Vice President and Director of the Board, Huawei

Jean-Yves Fillion
CEO, BNP Paribas USA and Chairman, CIB Americas

Salma Okonkwo
Founder, Blue Power Energy

Tak Niinami
Chief Executive Officer, Suntory Holdings

Fama Francisco
CEO, Feminine and Baby Care, P&G

Suzanne DiBianca
Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Chief Impact Officer, Salesforce

Pia Heidenmark Cook

Rebecca Marmot
Chief Sustainability Officer, Unilever

Andy Poppink

Tariye Gbadegesi
Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer, ARM-Harith

Robert Metzke
Chief of Staff Innovation & Strategy, Global Head Sustainability, Philips

Nancy Pfund
Founder and Managing Partner, DBL Partners

Sheldon Whitehouse
United States Senator for, Rhode Island

Magnus Billing
CEO, Alecta

Satya Tripathi
Secretary-General, Global Alliance for a Sustainable Planet, and former Assistant – Secretary General, United Nations

Nadia Calviño
Vice President and Minister of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation, Spain

Helle Bank Jorgensen
CEO & Founder, Competent Boards Inc

Andrew Bailey
Governor, Bank of England

Steven WONG Weng Leong
Chief Digital & Global Banking Strategist, China Construction Bank (Malaysia)

Maxfield Weiss
Executive Director, CDP Europe

Adrian Hallmark
CEO, Bentley Group

Pierre Gramegna
Minister of Finance, Luxemburg

Hilde Hardeman
Head - Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI), European Commission

Virginijus Sinkevičius
Commissioner Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, European Commission

Rt Hon Chow Kon Yeow
Chief Minister of Penang, Malaysia

Andrew Morlet
CEO, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Rt Hon Lord Deben
Chairman, The Committee of Climate change

Emma Howard
Chair, Environmental Agency UK

Amit Bouri
CEO and Co-Founder, Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)

Louis Taylor
CEO, Business is Great (UKDIT)

Aubrey Hruby
Senior Fellow and Co-Founder, Atlantic Council & Africa Expert Network

Tina Bru
Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Norway

Ayaan Zeinab Adam

Fiona Reynolds

Ivonne Cuello

Niclas Svenningsen
Manager, Global Climate Action, UNFCCC

Nigel Sizer
Chief Global Alliances Officer, Rainforest Alliance

Catherine Howarth
CEO, ShareAction

Andy Wales
Chief Digital Impact and Sustainability Officer, BT Group

Ahmed Saeed
Vice-President, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, Asia Development Bank

Dan Amos
CEO, Aflac

John Blood
Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer & Corporate Secretary, AB INBEV

Vance Merolla
Worldwide Director, Global Sustainability, Colgate-Palmolive

Jan-Willem Bode
Parter Energy, Sustainability and Infrastructure, Guidehouse

Celia Ouellette
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Responsible Business Initiative

Saker Nusseibeh, CBE
CEO, International Federate Hermes

Alexandra Palt
Executive Vice-President and Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, L’Oréal

Sreenivas Narayanan
Group Managing Director, Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST)

Phil Redman
Offering Manager, ESG, OneTrust

Beatriz Perez
Chief Communications, Sustainability and Strategic Partnerships Officer, The Coca-Cola Company

Aron Cramer

Axel Threlfall
Editor at Large, Reuters

Sanjeev Khagram
Director General & Dean, Thunderbird School of Global Management

William Schomberg
Chief Economics Correspondent, UK, Thomson Reuters

Carmel Giblin
CEO, Ethical Toy

Roelfien Kuijpers
Global ESG Client Officer and Head of the Client Coverage Division for Ireland, Scandinavia and the UK, DWS

Alison Martin
CEO EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) and Bank Distribution, Zurich

Prashant Kumar
CEO, Yes Bank

George Borovas
Partner, HuntorAK

Michael Hajilou
Editor, Sustain Europe

Isabel Munilla
Director, US Financial Regulation, Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets

Yash Lohia
Founder and Group CEO, Indorama

Wayne S. Balta
Vice President, Corporate Environmental Affairs and Product Safety
Chief Sustainability Officer, IBM Corporation

Liam Dowd
Managing Director, Reuters Events Responsible Business

Eileen Gallaghe
Associate Director, Hong Kong, BSR

George F Hay
Financial Editor, Reuters

Olivier Tichit
Director of Sustainable Supply Chain, Musim Mas Group

Ben Kelllard
Director of Business Strategy, CISL

Tim Nixon
CEO, Signal Climate Analytics

Kristen Lang
Senior Program Director, Company Network, Ceres

Euan Murray
CEO, Sustainability Consortium

Hannah Pathak
Director, Forum for the Future

Nina Seega
Research Director for Sustainable Finance, CISL

Lourdes Gant
Managing Director, Manatee Holdings Ltd

Isabel Munilla
Director, US Financial Regulation, Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets

Erik Wohlgemuth
COO, Future 500

Antoine Sire
Director of the Company Engagement department, BNP Paribas

Jean Oelwang
CEO and President, Virgin Unite

Ursula Woodburn
Programme Director, CISL

Vicky Grinnell-Wright
Co Managing Partner, WOW Labs

Berkley A. Rothmeier
Associate Director, BSR

Eliot Whittington
Director of Policy, CISL

Elizabeth Harrop
Consultant in Human Rights and Environmental Protection, Liberty and humanity

Ray Cameron
Head of Investment Stewardship for the Americas, BlackRock

Joshua Ballard
Chief Financial Officer, Energy Recovery

Mindy Lubber
CEO, Ceres

Terry Slavin
Editor in Chief, Reuters Events Sustainable Business

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners


• Guidehouse
• Thunderbird
• Supplyshift

• OneTrust ESG

• Ceres

• AsianNGO
• Business Reporter
• Carbon Trust
• Centre for Sustainability and Excellence
• Danish Cleantech Hub
• Elemental
• Energy Central
• IETP Ethical Toy
• FibroFlutters
• Foresight
• Future 500
• G&A Institute
• Greensole India
• ICF Review
• Innovation Leadership Forum
• Lightreading
• Pronatura
• Scott Deatherage Law
• SmartMoneyMatch
• Social Media Portal
• Sustain Europe
• Team Zero (Net-Zero Energy Coalition)
• The Biomimicry Institute
• The Sustainability Consortium
• 3BL
• European Business Review
• Alliance Magazine
• ecoBusiness
• Choice Point Solutions, Inc.