Selling the sustainability business case


Corporate Conference

Selling the sustainability business case

French Chamber of Great Britain |Climate Change Forum

10 September 2019

A conference to explore the key drivers and benefits of sustainability in businesses and organisations.


The Forum welcomed guest speakers James Robey, Vice President – Global Head of Environmental Sustainability,Capgemini, Amell Amatino, Founder, MAINTENANT, and Lauren Onthank Asociate UK Office, HEC Paris.

The session was co-chaired by Jean-Philippe Verdier, Founding Partner, Verdier & Co. Corporate Advisory, and Nidhi Baiswar, Head of Sustainable Design and Construction, Bouygues UK, and was kindly hosted at Bouygues UK's London Headquarters.

Conference summary

Amell Amatino, Founder of MAINTENANT, who works with companies and organisations of all shapes and sizes in an advisory role, highlighted the importance of sustainability incorporated at the heart of your business. And while the scale of the problem is clear, our negative impact on the planet is still growing at unprecedented levels.

She pointed to solutions in the circular economy, which uses less resources, reuses, recycles, and seeks out sustainable design – as opposed to the linear economy, which takes resources and creates waste and pollution. Frameworks for businesses and organisations include ISO2600 and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Session report can be downloaded from this page


Goal 1 - No Poverty Goal 2 - Zero Hunger Goal 3 - Good Health and Well-Being Goal 4 - Quality Education Goal 5 - Gender Equality Goal 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation Goal 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy Goal 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production Goal 13 - Climate Action Goal 14 - Life Below Water Goal 15 - Life on Land Goal 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions Goal 17 - Partnerships

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