5 NOVEMBER 2024
AOTEA CENTRE, AUCKLAND
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STRATEGY, IMPLEMENTATION, TRANSFORMATION

Social and environmental sustainability have become a mainstay of both our political climate and economic reality. As a result, Sustainability Executives have been positioned at the helm of corporate responsibility, navigating the complex pathway towards transparency and lasting impact.

The Sustainability Leaders Summit congregates these executives, facilitating an esteemed platform of cross-industry insight, discussion and connection between some of New Zealand’s most respected organisations. The Summit features an ambitious, outcomes-focused agenda, driven by world-class speakers for set on transforming businesses for the better.

Why Attend

  • For over a decade we have secured the involvement of the highest calibre speakers from New Zealand and around the world. We have tools that make audience engagement seamless so you can ask the questions that matter.

 

  • Every session is independently moderated to facilitate candid discussion and debate.

 

  • Your experience is at the heart of the Summit. Our audience is screened for seniority, so you’ll be networking in a five-star environment with the minds shaping business.

 

  • We respect the seniority of our delegates by diving deeper into technical subject matter with a business-driven, outcomes-focused agenda.

Gain Access

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Outcomes-Focused Agenda
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150+ Executives
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20+ Industry Speakers
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6+ Exclusive Keynotes
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1 Powerful Day
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5-Star Networking Environment
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Past Speakers

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Simon Tucker
Director of Global Sustainability, Stakeholder Affairs & Trade

Fonterra
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Simon Tucker
Director of Global Sustainability, Stakeholder Affairs & Trade

Fonterra
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Andrea Scown
Chief Executive Officer

Mitre 10 NZ
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Andrea Scown
Chief Executive Officer

Mitre 10 NZ
Andrea joined Mitre 10 New Zealand Ltd in June 2017 in the role of General Manager – Retail Operations, bringing strong retail experience and executive leadership skills that drove the business and its members and operators to the next level of success.

In 2020, Andrea was promoted to Chief Operations Officer and in 2021, promoted again to Chief Executive Officer. Her Intimate knowledge of the business and her passion for the co-operative model make her a strong and authentic leader who has developed excellent relationships with members and their teams.

Andrea is the co-operative's first internal appointment to the CEO role and the first woman to lead the business, both of which represent a milestone in the proud history of Mitre 10’s ongoing.

Before joining Mitre 10, Andrea held leadership roles in some of New Zealand’s most iconic retailers, including positions as COO for Bendon Ltd and COO/Acting CEO for Ezibuy. She moved to Sydney to take up the position of General Manager for Millers Fashions, a brand with 360 stores and a $300m turnover, where she operationalised a number of successful initiatives within a very competitive industry and marketplace.

Andrea is an CAANZ Associate Chartered Accountant, an Institute of Directors Chartered Director, and a future director on the board of Summerset Group Holdings.
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Carly Orr
Executive Manager, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability

Suncorp New Zealand
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Carly Orr
Executive Manager, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability

Suncorp New Zealand
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Emily Davies
Head of Corporate Affairs & Sustainability

Tower Insurance
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Emily Davies
Head of Corporate Affairs & Sustainability

Tower Insurance
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Sara Irvine
General Manager Sustainability & Corporate Affairs

Queenstown Airport
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Sara Irvine
General Manager Sustainability & Corporate Affairs

Queenstown Airport
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Rhys Boswell
General Manager Strategy & Sustainability

Christchurch International Airport
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Rhys Boswell
General Manager Strategy & Sustainability

Christchurch International Airport
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Dr Prageeth Jayathissa
General Manager Sustainability

Vector Limited
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Dr Prageeth Jayathissa
General Manager Sustainability

Vector Limited
Dr Prageeth Jayathissa is Vector’s GM of Sustainability, and is responsible for developing and delivering Vector’s group wide sustainability strategy. This includes Vectors operational decarbonisation strategy (carbon footprint), supporting national decarbonisation (carbon handprint), and developing resilience to the impacts of climate change (climate adaptation). He has a background in energy systems engineering, holds a PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), and has supported the development of numerous technologies to transition our society towards net-zero carbon.
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Anthony Thompson
Group Sustainability Manager

SkyCity Entertainment Group
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Anthony Thompson
Group Sustainability Manager

SkyCity Entertainment Group
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Michael Anderson
General Manager, Sustainability

Graincorp
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Michael Anderson
General Manager, Sustainability

Graincorp
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Hannah Taylor
Head of Sustainability

Chorus NZ Limited
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Hannah Taylor
Head of Sustainability

Chorus NZ Limited
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Alex Cutler
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Sustainability Officer

RDT Pacific
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Alex Cutler
Chief Executive Officer & Chief Sustainability Officer

RDT Pacific
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Frederick Conquer
Head of Sustainability

Beam Mobility
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Frederick Conquer
Head of Sustainability

Beam Mobility
Frederick is a passionate transport sustainability specialist, whose focus is on connecting people through shared micromobility at beam.

Beam's vision is to unlock the potential of our urban areas by turning short drives into better rides. Beam operates in 8 cities across NZ and puts safety first at the heart of everything it does. Beam is a leader in sustainability and creating values and positive experiences within the community. For Beam, equity means that our vehicles are accessible, in locations of place-value, complementary to state and local strategic development, and integrated with other modes - creating a rich multimodal ecosystem.
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SPONSORS

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Event Partner | southpole.com
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Associate Partner | talentnation.co.nz
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Associate Partner | sbc.org.nz
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With over 1200 experts in over 37 countries, South Pole helps realise decarbonisation pathways, based on a thorough understanding of climate risks and opportunities, as well as the highest emission reduction standards.

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Carbon Neutral and BCorp certified, Talent Nation is Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading sustainability and environmental executive search and recruitment specialist.

Having been at the forefront of sustainability recruitment since 2012, Talent Nation brings the experience, sector knowledge and deep industry contacts that enables us to accelerate impact by placing the right person in the right role, every time.

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The Sustainable Business Council exists to mobilise New Zealand’s most ambitious businesses to build a thriving and sustainable future for all. A membership organisation, we connect businesses, partners, and sectors to create impact that no single business could achieve alone. We work with executives and sustainability professionals to maximise their positive impact for shareholders, communities and the environment. We hold our members to account by asking them to fulfil member commitments. We deliver impact by championing our members to be at the leading-edge of sustainability and in doing so inspire other businesses to take action. Find out more about our work and collective impact here.

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Why Get Involved

The Sustainability Leaders Summit is unparalleled in the level of delegates and speakers it attracts. It is driven by an ambitious business agenda, and our audience is screened for seniority to ensure you are networking with the minds shaping business.

Our limited keynote and moderated panel speaking opportunities will effectively embed you in this top-end business community. Digital and physical brand activations, as well as consultations in dedicated activation spaces further enable you to engage with this decision-making audience.

As a marketing platform to demonstrate expertise, credibility and grow your business with sustainability professionals, the Sustainability Leaders Summit offers unrivalled cut-through.

 

COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Zoe Baptist  – Account Manager
Tel: +61 403 967 480
Email: zoeb@connectmedia.com

 

GENERAL ENQUIRIES

Email: team@connectmedia.com
Tel: 61 2 8004 8590

Venue/Accommodation Details

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Aotea – Te Pokapū | Aotea Centre

Hunua room: 50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Click here for more venue information.

 

Grand Millennium Auckland

Exclusive Promo Code: SLSNZ24

Valid from 03.11.24 to 07.11.24

How to Book with Your Discount:

  • Visit the Hotel Website: Start by clicking here to access the Grand Millennium Auckland website directly.
  • Enter Dates: On the right-hand side of the website, you’ll find the booking section. Simply enter your check-in and check-out dates to explore availability.
  • Apply the Promo Code: Look for the “Codes and Options” section, also located on the right side of the screen. Here, you will find a cell labeled “Promo Code.” Enter SLSN24 to unlock special group rates negotiated for the summit.

Pricing and Discounts

Early Bird Registration
(until 02/08/2024)
$1195 + GST
$3585 + GST
Standard Registration
(from 03/08/2024)
$1395 + GST
$4185 + GST

Attendance at the Sustainability Leaders Summit is strictly for in-house Sustainability executives and professionals. If you are a Service Provider to sustainability executives, please email zoeb@connectmedia.com to discuss your involvement.

GENERAL ENQUIRIES

Email: team@connectmedia.com
Tel: 61 2 8004 8590

 

COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITIES

Zoe Baptist  – Account Manager
Tel: +61 403 967 480
Email: zoeb@connectmedia.com

 

We look forward to delivering this event for you.

 

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