Sustainability: Is business doing enough? Is it OK to profit from sustainability? 4th speaker announced!

Posted: July 4, 2011 in Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, Public Relations, Sustainability

Join the conversation at next week’s event.

4th speaker announced! Jo Daniels, Marketplace Director at Business in the Community.

Date: Tuesday July 12th from 6.30pm – 8.00pm Venue: The Shooting Gallery, The Haymarket Hotel, Confirmed speakers:

  • Donna Young, CSR Programme Director, BT
  • Wolfgang Weinmann, Director of Strategy, CafeDirect
  • Matt Bell, Group Head of External Affairs, Berkeley Group Holdings PLC
  • Jo Daniels, Marketplace Director at Business in the Community

A bit more about our speakers:

Donna Young – Donna has been at BT since 1992. Her career has led her to work in various positions such as Head of at Climate Change and Head of Communications & Engagement at BT. In these roles, she helped to develop BT’s environment & climate change strategy and generated new opportunities as a result of BT becoming more “green”.  She also helped to set the strategy and manage the implementation of BT’s portfolio transformation in relation to communications and change in behaviours through engagement with the wider community.

Wolfgang Weinmann –Wolfgang joined Cafédirect in 2005 and, prior to his present role, was the Head of the Producer Partnership Programme, the company’s unique social return initiative for and with producer partners in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

He now sets the strategic direction for the company and with a background within the sustainable development field, from humanitarian aid interventions, project design & management to senior consultancy assignments he’s the right guy for the job.

Matt Bell – Matt  joined Berkeley Group in March 2011 and is an experienced comms professional. He was previously Director of Education and External Affairs at CABE, where he led policy, research and campaign teams working across Government to improve the quality of housing, schools, and public space. During these 7 years, he also championed the Building for Life initiative, as well as commissioning CABE’s Housing Audit, a 3 year research programme that produced the first ever empirical assessment of the quality of new housing in England. He was also Director of Communications at VSO, he led various marketing, PR, and advocacy programmes working as part of the global senior management team.

Jo Daniels – Jo is the Director for the Marketplace Campaign and a member of the Executive Team at Business in the Community. She has worked with BITC for nine years with the last six spent developing the organisations work on how companies integrate responsible business into commercial operations – through customer and supplier relationships and new product development. This has involved working with leading companies including Cadbury, Unilever, Audi and Marks & Spencer

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