In light of the ongoing concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic, edie’s award-winning Sustainability Leaders Forum and Awards have moved from early February to March, to ensure collaboration and celebration can take place in person.
edie has today (6 January) confirmed a decision to change the dates of its flagship Sustainability Leaders Forum and Awards from 1-2 February, in light of ongoing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
The Sustainability Leaders Forum will now take place on 7-9 March, to allow for in-person discussions and co-creative workshops. The Sustainability Leaders Awards has also been moved to 30 March. These two flagship events will form the basis of a month of leadership-themed content on edie.
“Being able to meet face to face and network is a vital part of our Sustainability Leaders Forum, helping accelerate collaboration and co-operation within our community,” edie’s publisher David Griffiths said.
“Whilst we acknowledge the successful rollout of booster vaccines has put us in a much better place, we felt it was prudent to reschedule the Forum to 7-9 March to ensure maximum in-person attendance. Similarly, we’ve moved our Sustainability Leaders Awards to 30 March enabling a proper in-person celebration to recognise the major achievements in sustainability made in 2021.”
Sustainability Leaders Forum
Under the ambition of Time to Transform, the multi-award-winning Sustainability Leaders Forum will take place at the Business Design Centre in London’s Islington on 7-9 March.
The event will offer up the most diverse and inspirational speaker programme to date, with an enhanced focus on championing disruptive, purpose-led business models, nature-based solutions, and youth empowerment.
The Sustainability Leaders Forum 2022 forum will feature an array of powerful keynote talks from global industry leaders, dynamic panel discussions, never-before-seen sustainability case studies, interactive and co-creative workshops.
Crucially, the Sustainability Leaders Forum will offer a ‘virtual’ ticket, blend the best of the in-person event experience with interactive digital benefits. VIEW THE TICKET OPTIONS HERE.
Sustainability Leaders Awards
Now in its 15th year, the world’s largest sustainable business awards scheme champions bold and brilliant climate leadership. From the best net-zero carbon programmes through to cutting-edge product innovations – winning an edie Sustainability Leaders Award empowers teams, inspires stakeholders and accelerates sustainable business growth.
Our panel of 30 expert judges recently convened for a full day of judging where they whittled down more than 300 entries to a shortlist of 135 finalists across 23 categories. This includes some new categories that were added to widen the scope of the 2022 Awards – including the Partnership & Collaboration of the Year, and the Nature & Biodiversity Project of the Year.
Following the initial publication of the shortlisted entries on 23 November, edie has now published a free-to-download report providing more information on each of the shortlisted leaders, teams, initiatives and innovations.
The Sustainability Leaders Awards ceremony, which will reveal our winners, now takes place as an in-person event at the Park Plaza London Westminster hotel on Wednesday 30 March 2022. It is highly recommended that you book your place at the Awards as soon as you are able to (premium tables are limited).