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SpeakersHub Webinar on Climate Change

Sep 30th 2021

Find out more about the Wavelength SpeakersHub Showcase 2021 event.

On September 22nd 2021, just weeks before COP26 we hosted a fantastic webinar that brought together three pioneering and highly regarded sustainability practitioners, Hilary Berg, Tessa Clarke and Kresse Wesling to discuss the impacts of Climate Change and what business need to do NOW to take action and why.

It was a sobering, well-informed and passionate discussion which covered themes such as:

  • Who is responsible for solving climate change and what does this mean for business leaders?

  • Is it already too late and if not what can leaders do to make a bigger difference?

  • Is stakeholder capitalism the answer or can shareholder capitalism deliver what this planet needs?

  • What are the risks and rewards of brand activism?

  • What is B Corp and what role can B Corp certification play in helping drive lasting change?

  • How should responsible leaders make decisions?

  • Can responsible organisations compete with companies which “don’t give a damn”?

Our webinar panel comprised of three regarded and influential speakers:

Hilary Berg

Hilary led on Sustainability and CSR at Iceland, and has unparalleled experience of what large corporates can tangibly do to significantly progress their CSR agendas.

She has twice been named “UK Outstanding Independent Practitioner” by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and her work has won multiple industry awards.

Tessa Clarke

Co-Founder of the multi-award-winning OLIO who are embracing leading-edge technology to exponentially reduce food waste in partnership with leading retailers such as Tesco and Pret.

In 2018, OLIO’s pioneering work was recognised by the United Nations as an example of a truly scalable solution to the problem of climate change, and given a coveted “Momentum for Change” award.

Kresse Westling

Kresse is e Co-Founder of Elvis and Kresse who have been tackling the issue of environmental waste by turning the likes of fire hoses into luxury fashion items.

They collect from 12 different waste streams, have several charitable partnerships, and are involved with collaborations across industries from fashion houses to FTSE 100 companies.

Take a look at the video from the webinar here: