SB'15 London Updates

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The Next Economy
by Julie Hill, December 10, 2015
‘If you can’t measure, you can’t manage’ - the first and golden rule of corporate improvement, and key to constructing a case for change. For the emerging practice of ‘circular economy,’ which...
The Next Economy
by Hannah Ritchie, November 25, 2015
The concept of the circular economy has, at least over the last couple of years, evolved as somewhat of a holy grail for the sustainable business world. It offers the possibility of decoupling growth...
Behavior Change
by Melody Mitchell, November 23, 2015
Joss Tantram of Terrafiniti started the final workshop of SB’15 London by simplifying the title of the session and calling it ‘old challenges, new tools,’ and giving us three change challenges to...
Stakeholder Trends and Insights
by Melody Mitchell, November 23, 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been big news in the sustainability community since their launch in September. This session at SB’15 London, opened by Michael Spanos of Global Sustain,...
Business Models
by Greta Muscat Az..., November 23, 2015
“There was an American comedian 100 years ago that said, ‘If we don’t change direction soon, then we’ll end up where we’re going.’ Where we’re going at the moment is not very pretty.”So said Geoff...
Organizational Change
by Hannah Ritchie, November 23, 2015
There was a lot of discussion last week at SB’15 London around the so-called ‘aspirational generation’ - a rising generation of millennials with higher sustainability expectations of brands whose...
Brand Innovation
by Melanie Vella, November 20, 2015
One the final sessions at SB ’15 London saw Mandar Apte, chemical engineer and program manager of Shell's GameChanger program on social innovation, facilitate an interactive workshop...
Products and Design
by Catherine Thomason, November 19, 2015
The final morning plenary at SB ’15 London brought together a handful of popular household brands with some established and up-and-coming industry innovators, all of which pulled back the curtain on...
Organizational Change
by Hannah Ritchie, November 19, 2015
In the midst (and potentially mist) of the recent Volkswagen emissions scandal, there was no better time to discuss the ESG (environmental, social and governance) regulation space than SB’15 London....
Marketing and Comms
by Melanie Vella, November 19, 2015
SB ‘15 London’s third and final afternoon kicked off with a colourful session with Matthew Yeomans, founder of Sustainly, a knowledge consultancy and advisory platform based around bringing together...
Marketing and Comms
by Melanie Vella, November 18, 2015
This Tuesday afternoon breakout session saw Thomas Kolster, founder and creative director at the Goodvertising Agency, and Kerry Eustice, Editorial Partnerships Editor at The Guardian Sustainable...
Collaboration
by Greta Muscat Az..., November 18, 2015
In a Tuesday afternoon breakout that brought together a unique and diverse group, Steve Jennings from Better Ventures created a high-energy atmosphere where participants had frank discussions about...
ICT and Big Data
by Adam Gerschel-Clarke, November 18, 2015
On Tuesday, BBMG co-founder Raphael Bemporad hosted the second morning’s plenaries at SB ’15 London. He began by highlighting the transitionary power of sustainable brands.“As we begin the...
Packaging
by David Harding-Brown, November 18, 2015
A large audience gathered at this SB ’15 London breakout session Tuesday to (hopefully!) learn more about what appeared to be a very niche subject.A preliminary display of hands around the room...
Marketing and Comms
by Melody Mitchell, November 17, 2015
Do people care about sustainability? And how do we start to have the kind of influence that we want to have? Those were the opening questions from Betsy Henning, the CEO and founder of AHA! — a...
Brand Innovation
by Melody Mitchell, November 17, 2015
Kicking off this Monday morning workshop at SB’15 London was Raphael Bemporad from BBMG. He soon got the room buzzing with his warm welcome and introduction to the topic for the morning’s...
Stakeholder Trends and Insights
by Melanie Vella, November 17, 2015
In his SB ’15 London workshop on Monday afternoon, Pulse Brands founder Simon Milton and Adele Blakebrough, Chief Executive at Social Business Trust, highlighted 12 practical tools to create a...
Business Models
by Greta Muscat Az..., November 17, 2015
Arriving a few minutes late after taking ‘the sustainable option’ and walking to the Beaumont Estate from Egham station, Forum for the Future’s Zoe Le Grand kicked off Monday morning’s Net Positive...
Products and Design
by Hannah Ritchie, November 17, 2015
Workshops often vary in their composition of speaker insights, Q&As and practical activities, but Monday afternoon’s SB’15 London session with Chris Sherwin, Head of Sustainability at design firm...
Collaboration
by Hannah Ritchie, November 17, 2015
It was the job of Zöe Arden, director of think-tank SustainAbility, to kick-start the workshop sessions on Monday morning at SB ’15 London with a focus on how to drive business model transformation...
Organizational Change
by Catherine Thomason, November 17, 2015
The opening plenary session at SB ’15 London introduced attendees to this year’s theme, HOW NOW?Sustainable Brands founder Koann Skrzyniarz commented that when Sustainable Brands started 10 years ago...

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