ASBCI is delighted to announce the Keynote Speaker for its upcoming sustainability conference – ‘Doing The Right Thing? Best practice for sustaining our people, planet and profits':
Mike Barry, Sustainable Business Director at the retailer Marks & Spencer.
Mike’s topic for the day is ‘Plan A 10 Years On’
He was part of the small team that in 2007 developed and delivered the company's groundbreaking Plan A, a 100 point, 5 year plan to address a wide range of environmental and social issues.
Reporting to the CEO, Mike is responsible for delivering M&S’ aspiration to be the world’s most sustainable retailer. His job is to work with the M&S leadership team to integrate sustainability into the heart of the business across its global retail channels and supply chains. This includes developing the business case; coaching/mentoring colleagues; changing business processes; customer and stakeholder engagement; and business model innovation.
In May 2011 Mike was named the Guardian’s inaugural Sustainable Business Innovator of the Year. He is Co-Chair of the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Sustainability Steering Group, Chair of the World Environment Center, a Visiting Fellow at the Smith Centre for Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University, a Senior Associate at the Cambridge Programme for Sustainable Leadership and sits on BiTC’s Environment Leadership.
Please click here to see the full list of speakers and agenda for the day.
We look forward to greeting Mike on the day. If you would like to book your place, please click here