Leeora D. Black, PhD is a globally recognised CSR and sustainability expert and has more than 30 years’ experience in helping organisations adapt to their changing environments.
A driving force in the field of corporate social responsibility in Australia, Leeora is known for her pioneering work on stakeholder engagement, as much as her ability to analyse and solve complex CSR and management issues.
Leeora works with senior managers and executive teams to create effective corporate and stakeholder strategies and build management capabilities. She is passionate about nurturing the development of the CSR profession and she works to transfer knowledge and skills to facilitate continuous improvement for clients and colleagues both during and after engagements.
Welcome remarks from the Chair
Opening remarks from the Chair
How to achieve best outcomes in stakeholder engagement
Malcolm pioneered the teaching of corporate responsibility and sustainability in business and management schools in the UK, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and has been involved in publishing numerous books and articles in this area and producing documentary films for the BBC.
He has been a Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General’s Global Compact, and has worked for UNEP, the ILO and UNDP and many global corporations, including Shell, BP and Pfizer and has served on the stakeholder advisory boards of ABB, the BBC and AccountAbility. He has also worked for a number of INGOs and been an adviser to the governments of the UK, Norway and Canada on CSR public policy.
KEYNOTE Incorporating CSR as a driver of innovation
Ramana has a long career in sustainability and shared value. He established the Corporate Responsibility function at Vodafone Australia in 2003 and led environmental practice across 26 countries for Vodafone Group during two secondments as the Group Environment Manager, based in the UK. Ramana then transitioned across to the property industry where he worked with Stockland for more than 5 years. He led a team responsible for an integrated sustainability strategy and the introduction of shared value across commercial property, residential development and retirement living. He joined IAG in mid 2014 as the Head of Group Shared Value and now leads a team within Group Strategy that is responsible for developing and executing IAG’s organisational wide shared value activity.
KEYNOTE Embedding shared value into your organisation
Andrew is leader of the Sydney Buildings Group and NSW Region Leader for Arup, a global firm of consultant engineers, planners and designers. As well as being actively involved in projects Andrew works with the Sydney office leadership team to develop business, showcasing the impressive range of services Arup provides to the built environment. He is passionate about the firm’s values and how they differentiate Arup as a great place to work and a socially responsible employer.
KEYNOTE Developing & sustaining a values based culture
PANEL DISCUSSION What is the next step for CSR?
A strategic approach to CSR is increasingly important to your company’s core business. It can bring benefits in terms of risk management, cost savings, access to capital, customer relationships and innovation capability.
This conference will help you look at new and innovative ways to increase your CSR strategy in order to improve your business success both internally & externally.
You will hear insights on:
- Reporting, evaluation & measurement
- Stakeholder engagement
- Employee engagement
- Creating shared value
How to measure impacts & outcomes of CSR initiatives
How to build internal support & understanding for CSR approaches
How to build stronger relationships with stakeholders
Sustainability & Community Impact Manager
Head of Community Engagement
Head of Social and Community Strategy
Head of Group Shared Value
Corporate Responsibility Partner
- How to measure & benchmark corporate community investment
Monday 26th October 2015
9:00am - 4:00pm
- How to achieve best outcomes in stakeholder engagement
Tuesday 27th October 2015
5:30pm - 8:30pm