Adapting to Covid-19 – #BuildBackBetter – Critical insights to shape sustainable businesses and organisations ‘post Covid’

22nd May 2020


The Covid crisis has shown the urgent need for a better economic model. Many Companies in a fight for survival, recognise the premise for change. How can sustainability professionals help this challenge? Mike Barry, former Director of Sustainable Business for Marks and Spencers, will outline his personal thought leadership for embedding change post Covid. This interactive session will also outline IEMA guidance and sustainability skills standards, to support help professionals.

The Covid19 crisis has shown starkly the urgent need for a better economic model that works for citizen, community, society, planet and shareholder alike. Many leaders and Companies in a fight for survival, are saying ‘we get the premise of better but how do we do it’? And how do we as professionals help in this challenge to #BuildBackBetter?

Mike Barry, former Director of Sustainable Business for Marks and Spencers, will outline his personal thought leadership for embedding change, as we emerge post Covid. How can we as professionals, help to shape new models for business within an economy in transition.

Nick Blyth, IEMA Policy lead will present on IEMA guidance and sustainability skills standards, available to help support professionals on this change journey. The session will include interactive polling with delegates and invited guests joining for a practice focused panel discussion. Following the webinar, we will continue the discussion on-line.

This webinar is suitable for all professionals seeking insights for change. and especially for aspiring corporate sustainability leaders and influencers.


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