This forum will bring together each of the key themes and players from our previous events on smallholder farmer resilience, deforestation and sustainable agriculture. The Sustainable Landscapes Conference will tackle the biggest issues faced by business in creating a net positive impact and ensuring sustainable and resilient agricultural supply chains.

Land 

This track will highlight leading sustainable agriculture practices and explore initiatives driving climate resilience within supply chains 

Forests

This track will break down the challenges faced in removing deforestation from company supply chains, and look at the steps necessary for business to reach 2020 targets 

Farmers

This track will look at the role of business in building resilience in smallholder supply chains and assess the future of smallholder farming as a viable business model 

Tech & Innovation

This track will explore the latest innovations and solutions in agri-tech and how can these be leveraged effectively to build sustainable landscapes 

The speakers

Thumb sarah schaefer

Sarah Schaefer

Unilever

Group Policy Director

Thumb adrian greet2

Adrian Greet

Mars

Global Sustainability Programme Director

Thumb dd

Simon Lord

Sime Darby

Chief Sustainability Officer

Thumb rachel barre

Rachel Barre

L'Oréal

Sustainable Sourcing Director

Thumb  8bselt  400x400

John Sauven

Greenpeace

Executive Director, UK

Thumb pablo barry

Pablo Perversi

Barry Callebaut

Executive Board Member, and Chief Innovation, Sustainability and Quality Officer

Thumb hipeau

Elisabeth Hipeau

BNP Paribas

Head of ESG Risk Management

Thumb miguel rb

Miguel Veiga-Pestana

Reckitt Benckiser

Senior Vice-President, Global Corporate Affairs and Sustainability

View all speakers

Agenda highlights

  • Landscape approach: Key stakeholder groups will come together to discuss how the landscape approach will evolve over the next 5 years 
  • How is the agriculture market dynamic changing? How are changes in market structure, sourcing trends and power likely to impact agricultural supply chains
  • Financial and legal risk in illegal commodities: Why big banks should engage beyond simple policies in hot button issues and a look at what good engagement in financing sustainable commodities look like in practice
  • Landscape and land restoration: The possibilities for reforestation, land rehabilitation and what it means for climate change, offsets and re-invigorating nature
  • Smallholder faming: How business can empower farmers and build resilience across smallholder supply chains
  • Tackling deforestation: Why companies are not reaching their 2020 zero-deforestation targets and how to correctly implement deforestation policies 
  • The future of certification: Is certification still credible without key stakeholders at the table?
  • Blockchain, satellite imaging and precision agriculture: What are the latest tech and innovation solutions on the market and how can these be leveraged effectively
  • Corruption: The evolving role of business in tackling corruption across agricultural supply chains and how to tackle illegal deforestation by communities and smallholders
  • Enhancing climate resilience: How can business guarantee food security and help build resilience to the effects of climate change
View full agenda

Why attend?

Presentation icon

Discover best practices from industry leaders and get in-depth guidance on how to effectively implement policies

Networking icon

Meet & network with an influential audience of key stakeholders, including NGOs, business, government and supply chain actors

Audience icon

Benchmark company performance amongst a room of your peers and discover where you should be focusing efforts

What’s different about this forum?

Innovation Forum is:
  • Candid: Entirely off-the-record discussion that enables open and honest disclosure from speakers and genuine participation from the audience.
  • Practical: A clear focus on the practical and actionable guidance that can drive change throughout industries and supply chains.
  • Focused: We provide enough time, resources and expertise to the issues that really matter. We don’t skate the surface, but get to the crux of the issues to provide in-depth, constructive discussion.
Innovation Forum is NOT:
  • A PR platform: Enthusiastic speakers are NOT given free rein to fill a session presenting their companies, allowing no time to actually get to the crux of the issues.
  • A talking shop: This is NOT an opportunity for a group people in a room to simply agree with everything said, regardless of outcomes.
  • All promise, no delivery: We will NOT promise what we can’t deliver. The issues covered are complex. They won’t be solved at a two-day conference. But we will help deliver progress through in-depth, constructive and practical advice around specific issues.

Who attends

General Mills
Sime Darby
World Coca Foundation
The Nature Conservancy
Pirelli
3M
Rainforest Alliance
World Resources Institute
Neste
Rainforest Action Network
Bunge
Greenpeace
Asia Pulp and Paper
Cargill
 McDonald’s
Olam International
Novo Nordisk
The World Bank
Syngenta
BASF
Mars
Mondelez International
PEFC
Unilever
The Body Shop
Coca-Cola Company
Co-op
Danone
IKEA
Interholco
Nordzucker
Consumer Goods Forum
Barry Callebaut
Touton
WWF
H&M
Reckitt Benckiser
Nestlé
British American Tabacco
L'Oréal
PWC
ING
ICMM
Marks and Spencer
Solidaridad
Pernod Ricard
Request attendee list

The venue


Inmarsat Conference Centre


99 City Road
London
EC1Y 1AX
United Kingdom

More details

Supported by

Image gaa
Image satelligence logo
View all sponsors

Get in touch

For any questions on the conference, please contact:

Tanya Richard
Project Director
tanya.richard@innovation-forum.co.uk
+44 (0) 20 3780 7437

Sign up

Registration for the conference is currently open. To sign up, you can do so online here, or get in touch directly for details of group discounts. 


Sponsorship

For more information and to inquire, please contact:

Anita Thomson
Business Development

Download brochure

Join mailing list