Have you heard about the UN Sustainable Development Goals (a.k.a. the SDGs or the Global Goals), but wondered how to integrate them into your brand's strategy? Maybe you aren't sure how they can be applied to your business or where to start? Maybe your C-suite executives aren't yet convinced the Global Goals have value? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this webinar is for you.
At Sustainable Brands, we believe that the UN SDGs
Claus Stig Pedersen, Head of Corporate Sustainability at Novozymes, is recognized by the United Nations Global Compact as a Local SDG Pioneer for his work to align business with the SDGs. He will share insights on Novozymes' alignment with the Global Goals at different levels within the company (e.g., purpose, strategy and operations). Claus will also share why Novozymes integrated the Global Goals into its brand including how this was achieved, the challenges encountered along the way, and what was learned from those experiences.
Charlene Wall-Warren, Director of Sustainability at BASF, will discuss how her company was actively involved in the development of the SDGs as a member of a working group. During the webinar, she will share how BASF views,
James Sullivan, Head, Global Sustainability Center of Excellence, SAP will share how his company is embracing the SDGs, and how SAP empowers its customers to take action related to each goal. Jim will describe collaborations with others and how collective action can lead to success.
What You Will Learn:
Claus Stig Pedersen
Head of Corporate Sustainability at Novozymes
Throughout his career, Claus has been driven by the vision of combining "good for the world" with "good for business" and by being an employee at Novozymes, a global sustainability leader, he lives that vision every day. Claus holds
Director of Sustainability at BASF
Charlene Wall-Warren leads sustainability programs for BASF in North America. Her role includes identifying new opportunities to communicate about and apply BASF's sustainability management systems, measurement tools and product innovations. Prior to this position, she led a company-wide team pursuing applications for environmentally sound packaging technologies that combine environmental and economic benefits with enhanced shelf-appeal. In 2001, Charlene launched BASF's North American Eco-efficiency Analysis program, bringing sustainability measurement and optimization tools to BASF businesses and customers in this region. She is a Board Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), and from 2006 to 2008 was the Inaugural Chair for AIChE's Center for Sustainable Technology Practices. In addition, Charlene leads BASF's contributions to The Sustainability Consortium, a coalition of companies developing a universal system of sustainability measurement for consumer products. After graduating with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University in 1992, she spent the first 10 years of her career as a process and project engineer — designing BASF manufacturing facilities.
Head, Global Sustainability Center of Excellence, SAP
Jim Sullivan brings over 19 years of experience to his role as Head, Global Sustainability Center of Excellence at SAP. Jim joined SAP in June 2009 with the Clear Standards acquisition. In his current role, Jim is responsible for providing strategic advice to help SAP and its customers, partners and analysts identify and achieve tangible shareholder value through proactive resource management and for helping them understand and employ technology solutions to profitably reduce environmental impacts across global business operations. Prior to joining SAP, Jim was Vice President of Strategy & Advisory Services at Clear Standards.
Sustainability Projects Manager at Sustainable Brands
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