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Eliminating single-use plastics: driving organisational change and implementing sustainability priorities, 2 December 2019

Marianne Matthews will share insights from Sky’s efforts to tackle the plastics pollution challenge and will reflect on her work to drive high-impact sustainability strategy.
When Dec 02, 2019
from 05:45 PM to 07:00 PM
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Sky has committed to eliminate plastics from its operations, products and supply chain by 2020; this is requiring ambitious new approaches to value chain management and working with emerging technologies and start-ups to leverage new products and processes that support the development of a circular economy. Marianne will reflect on how ambitious organisational strategies can be delivered through aligning multiple stakeholders in order to provide societal benefit and address environmental priorities. Marianne will show that commercial organisations can lead with resolve and high impact to address the plastics challenge.

This lecture is part of our The Plastics Challenge: A Business Opportunity Sustainability Leadership Lab, a two-day short course providing an opportunity to hear from leading academic and industry experts about the latest directions in research and policy and emerging trends in industry. The lecture will be followed by a gala dinner at Madingley Hall.

Attendance at the lecture is free but places are limited and online registration essential. Existing CISL Network members can also email labs@cisl.cam.ac.uk to register to attend the gala dinner. Please note there is a cost to attend the gala dinner.

Marianne MatthewsMarianne Matthews is Senior Manager at Sky in the Inspirational Business, Products and Services Team and is the Responsible Business Manager in the Bigger Picture Team. Marianne leads Sky’s sustainability strategy is helping to drive change across the organisation. Her recent work includes developing the Sky Ocean Rescue initiative, in which the business is eliminating all single-use plastics from its operations, products and supply chain by 2020. 

Date and time

Monday 2 December, 17.45 – 19.00

Location

Madingley Hall


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