The Value of Collaboration for Corporate Sustainability Leadership

7th December 2020

This webinar session featured representatives from the IEMA Fellows Working Group on collaboration for corporate sustainability leadership presenting key findings from their latest publication on the value of collaboration for sustainability.

The COVID-19 pandemic, has been viewed as the defining global health crisis of our time, which has brought about collaborations between organisations at a pace that would have been considered unachievable only a few months ago. These accomplishments in the face of adversity, emphasise the imperative need for organisations to work together to resolve the sustainability challenges that they face.

During this session attendees gained:

  • Practical recommendations on how collaborative solutions can help to achieve systemic change;
  • Case study examples of successful collaborations in key sectors and industries, as mapped against the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Speakers included:

  • Marc Jourdan, IEMA Policy & Engagement Lead
  • Andy Whyle (FIEMA), Environmental and Sustainability Specialist, Ricoh Products UK Ltd Chair of the IEMA Fellows Working Group on Collaboration for Corporate Sustainability Leadership;
  • Louise Stevens, Head of Circular Economy, Innocent Drinks;
  • Geraldine Boylan, Director, Environment, Mabbett.


The Value of Collaboration for Corporate Sustainability Leadership webinar slides - A, Whyle, Ricoh Products UK Ltd - CLICK HERE

Partnerships SME Case Study - G, Boylan, Mabbett - CLICK HERE

Should we stay or should we go? - L, Stevens, Innocent - CLICK HERE

The Value of Collaboration for Corporate webinar transcript - CLICK HERE

IEMA members can download The Value of Collaboration for Corporate Sustainability Outcomes guide here.

If you're not yet an IEMA member you can purchase a digital copy here and click on 'corporate sustainability'.

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