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Sustainability Beyond Carbon Footprint: How A Positive Socio-Economic Impact Can Increase A Retailer or Brand’s Perceived Value

27 Apr 2023
Theatre A
  • How are retailers and brands striving to create a positive impact on society and the economy within the communities they operate in ? 
  • What are the methods and metrics retailers and brands use to evaluate the success and impact of their initiatives on the well-being of their communities?
  • How can retailers and brands best ensure their production chains are aligned with a socially responsible strategy?
  • In what ways can retailers and brands effectively communicate their sustainability initiatives to consumers?
    How important is a social impact to consumers versus other factors like quality and price when making purchasing decisions?
  • What factors determine whether or not consumers are willing to pay a premium price for a product because of its association with a socially responsible brand?
  • How can retailers and brands measure the success of its social impact initiatives in terms of consumer perception and behaviour?
Tiago Quaresma, Managing Director - The Fantastic World of Portuguese Sardines
Roz Bridges, Acquisition Manager (Home & Garden) - eBay Inc
Sara Brennan, Positive Business Director - Pentland Brands
Stefanie Sahmel, Head of Sustainability and B Corp Ambassador - Abel & Cole
Paula Macaggi, Head of Partnerships and Global Strategy - RETHINK Retail