24th April 2018 3:00 pm

Webinar: Investor and Corporate Insights to the SDGs and Material Sustainability

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Making Sustainability Material: Alignment and implementation of the SDGs – Investment and Corporate Perspectives

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are high on the agenda across both the corporate and asset management space, providing a succinct and measurable framework to enable responsible business, but how can businesses respond to their stakeholders demands and best work with their shareholders to achieve a success across the entire triple bottom line?
Acre’s next webinar will feature guest experts, Kate Martin Bruintjes and Niall O’Shea, whose combined consultancy experience across the corporate and impact investment space, provides businesses with the tools to make profitable decisions whilst also devising sustainable, future-proof strategies for people and planet.

The webinar will cover:

  • Why the SDGs are relevant to organisations, how they are responding to them and what to expect next
  • Practical implementation of the SDGs alongside business strategy
  • The sustainable investment landscape, including key trends and sustainability strategy investment drivers, plus what is required to attract capital

Find out more about who is leading the market in this space, how they have managed this success, and how to create a profitable enterprise which positively impacts your people and the planet.
The webinar will also cover the stories of how these experts have developed their own consultancy offering and the benefits they have been able to provide their clients with = An absolute ‘must’ for ambitious sustainability teams needing flexible resource and for those looking to build a portfolio career themselves!

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On the registration form below, feel free to ask our experts a question about the Sustainable Development Goals, your challenges in the corporate and investment spaces or perhaps, becoming a contractor yourself. We’ll put the questions anonymously directly to our experts to answer live following their presentations.

About the Speakers

Kate Martin Bruintjes

Kate Martin Bruintjes, Green Unlimited, Director

Over the last 19 years, Kate has worked with major UK and international companies as a sustainability consultant, as an in-house sustainability reporting specialist and for an international sustainability charity. Kate started her own independent sustainability consultancy, Green Unlimited, to help organisations to develop and implement sustainable business strategies that build long term value and to communicate with stakeholders effectively.

Twitter: @KateBruintjes

Niall O’Shea

Niall O’Shea, Discern Sustainability Limited, Managing Director

Niall O’Shea is a consultant specialising in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues since 2001. He has covered all sectors in his career but specialisms include climate change and the commodities supply chain. Until 2017 he had been Head of Responsible Investment for Royal London Asset Management and previously The Co-operative Asset Management, where he led pioneering programmes on ESG engagement with corporates and regulators, and on integration of ESG analysis into investment decisions. Current clients include Aviva and KKR.

Twitter: @DiscernSustain

For further details please don’t hesitate to contact Tanith Allen at tanith.allen@acre.com or register below:

Event Details

From: 24th April 2018 3:00 pm    To: 24th April 2018 4:00 pm

 Location: Online

33 High Holborn, London, UK

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