ESG & SUSTAINABILITY MAIN STAGE

10 April



07:30 - 09:00

Registration & Morning Coffee

09:00 - 09:10

Conference Opening 

Casper Haring CEO ECU

09:00 - 10:40

ESTABLISHING ESG FOUNDATIONS: FROM ENERGY TO ECOLOGY

09:00 - 09:30

Integrating ESG into Retail: A Holistic Approach

  • Assessing the comprehensive impact of ESG on retail sustainability.
  • Exploring the role of digital technologies in enhancing ESG initiatives.
  • Overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities in ESG integration.

09:30 - 9:50

Optimizing Resource Recovery: A Vision for ESG in Retail

  • Revolutionizing Recycling: Enhancing ESG through Innovative Sorting Technologies
  • Maximizing Materials' Lifecycle: Strategies for Sustainable Retail
  • Quantifying Sustainability: Advanced Metrics for ESG Leadership

9:50 - 10:10

 

Strategizing Energy Efficiency: A Roadmap to ESG Excellence

  • Assessing Energy Footprints: Initiating a Journey Towards ESG Maturity
  • Investing in Efficiency: Tailoring ESG Strategies for Competitive Edge
  • Reporting with Transparency: Communicating ESG Progress in Energy Management

10:10 - 10:40

Global ESG Standards: Local Actions, Global Impact

  • Discussing the harmonization of local ESG efforts to set global standards.
  • Exploring the balance between global sustainability goals and local operational challenges.
  • Aligning diverse ESG initiatives within a unified regulatory framework.

10:40 - 11:00

Business networking over Coffee

11:00 - 13:00

TRANSFORMING OPERATIONS: ESG AS A COMPETITIVE LEVER

11:00 - 11:30

ESG-Driven Growth Models: Redefining Profitability

  • Delving into the transformative role of ESG in retail and FMCG profitability.
  • Exploring the return on investment from ESG initiatives.
  • Innovating revenue models through ESG integration.

11:30 - 11:50

Enhancing Profitability Through ESG: Operational Excellence and Cost Management

  • Streamlining Operations: Pursuing ESG Goals for Enhanced Efficiency
  • Cost Management: Balancing Sustainability with Profitability
  •  Innovating for Impact: ESG as a Driver for Operational Transformation

11:50 - 12:10

Governance as the Keystone: Integrating ESG for Sustainable Success

  • Building Resilient Frameworks: ESG Governance for Strategic Advantage
  • Merging Sustainability with Strategy: Operationalizing ESG Principles
  • Navigating Compliance: Proactive ESG Management and Reporting

12:10 - 12:30

Feeding the Future: Innovating for Sustainable Food Production

  • Cultivating Eco-Friendly Practices: Advancing Agricultural Sustainability
  • Sustaining the Supply Chain: Integrating ESG from Farm to Fork
  • Measuring Impact: Benchmarking Sustainability in Food Production

 12:30 - 13:00

ESG in Risk Management: Enhancing Corporate Resilience

  • Strengthening ESG frameworks for effective risk management.
  • The critical role of ESG in governance and regulatory compliance.
  • Case studies: Businesses succeeding through ESG adherence.

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 16:00

BROADENING ESG HORIZONS: PIONEERING SUSTAINABLE RETAIL AND FMCG PRACTICES

14:00 - 14:30

Beyond Compliance: ESG Leadership and Innovation

  • Highlighting companies setting new standards in ESG.
  • Understanding the drivers behind top ESG practices.
  • Impact of leading ESG initiatives on the retail and FMCG industry.

14:30 - 15:00

Financing ESG Innovation: Trends and Impacts

  • Examining the influence of financial markets on ESG innovation.
  • Debating the effectiveness of financial tools in fostering sustainable technology.
  • Unveiling emerging trends in ESG investment.

15:00 - 15:30

Collaborating for Change: Building ESG Alliances across Industries

  • Facilitating cross-sector partnerships to enhance ESG efforts.
  • Sharing insights on the governance of strategic ESG alliances.
  • Discussing case studies where industry collaboration has led to ESG breakthroughs.

15:30 - 16:00

Consumer-Centric ESG Strategies: Adapting to Market Shifts

  • Analyzing how consumer trends shape ESG initiatives.
  • Adjusting business models for increased consumer sustainability awareness.
  • Effective methods for engaging consumers in ESG efforts.