Building Sustainability Businesses: Because We Only Have One Planet
Sustainability is here to stay. McKinsey recently reported that global sustainability investment has topped the $30 trillion mark. And that 70% of consumers would pay a 5% premium for a green product or service if it performed as well as a non-green alternative.
Now that consumers are voting with their wallets, investing in sustainability is a non-negotiable necessity for brands.
But the headlines only paint part of the picture. Defining a retailer’s sustainability strategy requires a series of trade-offs. Carbon neutrality vs material selection. Profitability vs environmental impact.
By taking part in this panel session, we will learn:
- The benefits and opportunities associated with embedding sustainability into each element of the value chain
Best practice in diversifying supply chains to minimise bottlenecks, improve carbon footprint and to meet Gen Z consumer expectations around environmental & employee welfare, transparency & traceability
The challenges that retailers are encountering as they embark on the journey to replace single-use plastics with more sustainable and recyclable materials
How to navigate the balancing act between profitability and environmentally responsible, ethical sustainability programs