19-11-2015 | 9:00 — 17:30h

Symposium 2015

Roadmap for Integrated Sustainability

19 November 2015

Enel Group Offices [Endesa] — Madrid, Spain

Live Stream Agenda
9:00 — 9:05

Welcome remarks

  • José Bogas - Director for Iberia, Enel Group
9:05 — 9:45

Introduction - The Case for Integration

With the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals in September, there has never been a better time for companies to integrate sustainability throughout their core business. What opportunities do the SDGs offer companies ready to tackle this agenda? What does integration of sustainability mean practically for companies, and what is the functional approach offered in the Roadmap for Integrated Sustainability?

Moderator: Henry Bonsu


  • Lise Kingo - Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact
  • John Elkington - Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Volans
9:50 — 10:50

Goal setting as a driver of integration

How do sustainability goals aligned with the SDGs serve as a toot for sustainability integration? Opportunities include creating a shared focus and prioritization: generating operational alignment; providing ownership and accountability to certain functional areas.


  • Andrew Winston - author of The Big Pivot
  • Jim Rushworth - Head of Corporate Citizenship, LafargeHolcim
  • Claus Stig Pedersen - Head of Corporate Sustainability, Novozymes A/S
10:50 — 11:05

[Break in live stream]

11:05 — 12:25

Strategies for Sustainability integration

Functional sustainability means synchronizing the priorities, goals, and mindset of sustainability with the strategy, execution processes, and cultures of the business and each of its priority functions. This session will discuss emerging strategies and practices to achieve full integration of sustainability by tapping the strengths and insights from functions across the company.

Moderator: Henry Bonsu


  • Jim Hartzfeld - Principal of Hartzfeld Sustainability Advisory Services
  • PJ Simmons - Author of The Green to Gold Playbook
  • Annette Stube - Head of Group Sustainability, Maersk
  • Natacha Lesellier - Ethics Programs Manager, L'Oreal
  • Andrea Valcalda - Head of Sustainability, Enel Group
12:25 — 13:05

Functional perspectives of Sustainability

Interviews with Chief functional officers and experts discussing the ways in which sustainability integration is useful and can be implemented for their unique functional area. This session will serve to highlight the unique approaches to integration that may be required function by function.

Moderator: Henry Bonsu


  • Government Affairs: Christian Frutiger — Deputy Head of Public Affairs, Nestle
  • Marketing & Public Relations: José Illana - Founder and Partner, Quiero Salvar el Mundo Haciendo Marketing
  • Research & Development: Richard Northcote - Chief Sustainability Officer, Covestro
13:05 — 14:05

[Break in live stream]

14:05 — 14:35

Introduction to the Roadmap Self-assessment tool.


  • Jim Hartzfeld — Principal of Hartzfeld Sustainability Advisory Services
  • Juergen Brokatzky-Geiger — Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Novartis
14:35 — 16:15

[Break in live stream]

16:15 — 16:30

Functional Spotlights: Wrap up

16:30 — 17:30

Future of the sustainability function

What role will sustainability professionals of the future play in companies as responsibility for sustainability performance is increasingly shared across functions?

Moderator: Andrew Winston


  • John Elkington — Co- Founder & Executive Chairman, Volans
  • Susanne Stormer — Vice President of Corporate Sustainability, Novo Nordisk
  • Juergen Brokatzky-Geiger — Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Novartis

Conclusion of live stream