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Building a Sustainable Future: Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance.

Join Swinburne University and the Institute of Managers and Leaders Australia and New Zealand for an exclusive panel session discussing innovation, research and trends in sustainability.

In this session, we’ll explore how you can have an impact on environmental and social sustainability from both an individual and organisational level. We’ll also look at the key role sustainability is having in corporate governance. Our panellists will share their insights on:

  • Innovative strategies to foster more sustainable businesses and projects
  • How to balance economic, environmental, and social goals
  • Current challenges in sustainability practices
  • The tools and techniques you can utilise as a leader to drive change within your organisation

 

Speakers

Gayle

Gayle Hardie FIML

Managing Director at Leading Change Australia and Co-Founder of Global Leadership Foundation

Short Bio

As one of the Co-Founders of Global Leadership Foundation, Gayle is passionate about making a positive difference to people’s lives, their businesses, organisations and communities – both local and global.  Established in 2003, Global Leadership Foundation is a for purpose organisation, with its annual profit being placed in a philanthropic fund for the development of leaders in community.

As part of this work, Gayle mentors and consults with Councillors, CEO’s, Senior Executives, Boards and their teams, as they lead by example in making conscious choices and effective decisions, building and strengthening respectful and constructive relationships, maintaining their own well-being as well as appreciating the impact all of this has on those they lead and themselves.

Amongst her professional accreditation, Gayle is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders, a Williamson Fellow and a former Board Member of Leadership Victoria and the Australian Communities Foundation

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Richard Evans

CEO at Talent Nation | Market Leaders in Sustainability, ESG, Environment, Sustainable Finance, Climate & Energy Recruitment, and Executive Search

Short Bio

Richard Evans is the Founder and CEO of Talent Nation. As a founding B Corporation, Talent Nation’s purpose is to enable sustainable futures through the search and selection of talent for client’s that are striving to generate positive social and environmental outcomes in Australia, and the broader Asia-Pacific region.

Richard has more than 25 years of recruitment sector experience, having specialised in ESG and Sustainability recruitment for the last 15 years. Richard, and his team, have placed Sustainability and ESG professionals in more than a third of the ASX100, as well as influential private and NFP organisations.

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Dr Chamila Perera

Senior Lecturer, Swinburne University

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Chamila is a senior lecturer, ESG Coordinator at Swinburne School of Business, Law and Entrepreneurship (SoBLE). As one of the Carbon Literacy Training (CLT) team co-leaders, Chamila believes that with the right mindset and dedication, an individual could empower thousands of others to take climate action.  As a certified carbon literacy trainer and the CLT-lead of the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) and Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Climate action group, she is working towards enhancing individuals understanding of carbon costs and the impacts of everyday activities on climate change. Her CLT team won Swinburne's Vice-Chancellor award and the Australian Deans Council award for their contribution to enhancing carbon literacy among the university networks and recently joined the UN PRME working group on Climate Change and Environment.

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Sandra Capponi

Co-founder, Good On You

Short Bio

Sandra Capponi is the co-founder of Good On You, the leading source for sustainability ratings in fashion and beauty. Since 2015, she’s led the team to rate over 6,000 brands for their impact and partner with global retailers – like Westfield and FARFETCH – to empower millions of consumers to buy better.

With years of experience in corporate social responsibility, Sandra has been long concerned about supply chain issues in big business. She founded Good On You because she sees huge potential in using consumer power to drive industry change. She’s also a board advisor at Cascale (formerly the Sustainable Apparel Coalition) on their transparency agenda

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