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Regardless of our politics, or our scientific knowledge, many of us will acknowledge that humans reign supreme in the living kingdom in shaping the destiny of our planet. The Covid-19 pandemic gave many of us time to re-assess that and to reflect on our impact on the world around us. What are the most important takeaways from CEOs and Chairs of organisations that are at the forefront of ensuring we all make a positive and lasting impact on the environmental, social and governance challenges we now face?


Sat Pillai
CEO, CircledUp
Sat founded CircledUp, an analytics firm that reinvents the way stakeholders work together to build successful, inclusive, and sustainable initiatives. In his spare time, he is an advisor on Environment Policy at the Federation of Small Businesses, an evangelist of the Circular Economy, and a practitioner of lighthouse parenting. Read full profile…


John Elkington
Founder and Chief-pollinator, Volans Ventures
John Elkington is an award winning world authority on corporate responsibility and sustainable capitalism, a bestselling author and serial entrepreneur. John is the founder and chief-pollinator of Volans, which works with leaders to make sense of the emergent future to unlock the potential of their organisation. Read full profile…

Henrik Jeppesen
Head of Investor Outreach, North America, Carbon Tracker Initiative
As Carbon Tracker’s Head of Investor Outreach for North America, Henrik has advised many of the world’s largest and most influential investment managers, public pension funds, insurance companies, faith-based investors, endowments and foundations on portfolio decarbonization, ESG integration and investment stewardship strategies. Read full profile…

Sean Kidney
CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative
The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) is an international NGO working to mobilize global capital to finance a rapid, global transition to a low-carbon and climate resilient economy. Sean Kidney co-founded CBI in 2009, with a launch at the Copenhagen Climate Summit, and has served as CEO ever since. Read full profile…