Event: Tuesday 3rd March 2020



Monthly Meeting – 6pm

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Address Details: Scotland House, 5th Floor, 58 Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0DS

Robin Dickinson

‘Managing Sustainability for Value: Important or Urgent?’

The issue of addressing Sustainability at scale is now a fifty year old global project. Robin has been engaged with enabling Sustainability’s application within a business context for the last twenty years. In this session he will briefly start with what is driving Sustainability as a business imperative, and then he will illustrate different dimensions by which businesses have derived benefits associated with increasing the maturity in their management of sustainability and finally discuss how the movement from implementing Sustainability strategies to embedding a Sustainability culture will support business to sustain their value generation which includes sustaining their earnings.

The presentation is targeting senior executives and directors of all companies that have a medium to long term growth mission.

The benefits for business leaders of this talk are:

  • Understanding what underpins the relevance of sustainability in a business context and answer such questions as to whether there is an emergency?
  • Highlight the different advantages that can derive from implementing Sustainability Strategies
  • Highlight the advantage of embedding a Sustainability culture has to sustaining a business’s generation of value

Robin Dickinson is an enthusiastic and accomplished subject matter expert, strategist and program manager who consistently delivers above expectation. Working predominantly in the field of Sustainability Transformation in the UK and internationally, he has progressed the commercial and broader objectives of major organisations such as SAP and the Carbon Trust, as well as a number of niche technology and environmental service companies and not for profit organisations such as the Wildlife Trust. With sector experience in Oil, FMCG/Service/Retail, IT, Construction, Utilities, Local and Central Government, Robin is a director of Analytics app & SAP OEM, Aqoia and Sustainability consultancy Green Growth International. Robin is also a Senior Lecturer in Business Sustainability at Regent’s University Business School London and has recently co-authored a book, published by Routledge, introducing Fractal Sustainability , a tool to assess organisational levels of sustainability mindsets and innovation; Producing company LMS compliance content for TBL, UN Global Compact and SDGs