Accelerating Sustainability Research and Innovation

Thursday 29th Apr 2021 @ 10:00 - 11:30

Zoom Meeting

How can leading organisations transition most effectively to a green economy? How can they fix pressing climate change issues? 

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What is a DLF event

The Digital Leadership Forum is a membership community of innovative digital leaders from world leading brands. Each month we host interactive knowledge-sharing sessions for our members where you can share experiences and gain fresh insights to drive your digital transformation strategies.

What happened at the event

In April 2021, members of the Digital Leadership Forum met over Zoom to discuss ‘Accelerating Sustainability Research and Innovation’.

Representatives from leading organisations including Unilever, AstraZeneca, Zoom, Bank of England, BDO, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, MSD, SGS, Centrica, Lloyds Banking Group, LV=, Schroders Investment Management, TSB Bank and many more joined this session to learn about the best ways for leading organisations to align themselves with the environmental values of their investors and customers.

Attendees heard from PwC, BT and KFC and gained tips and insights on:

  • How to best acquire and analyse large sustainability datasets
  • How to accelerate sustainability innovation
  • How to meet investment mandates for sustainability policies
  • Explore how new technologies can carry out critical work to support sustainability practices

Watch the presentations below:


Demi Smoloktou

Sustainability & Climate Action Lead

KFC (UK & Ireland)

Ian Caveney

Head of Tech for Good


Frankie Howland

Senior Associate, Sustainability & Climate Change