Forging a Green Economy & Sustainability
On 27 April APCRG members met to discuss how businesses are supporting the transition to a green economy and the hallmarks of a robust sustainability strategy. The guest speakers were: Chris Faint, Head of Division for Climate and Small Mutuals at the Bank of England; Nicola Stopps, Founder and CEO of Simply Sustainable; and Mauricio Coindreau, Head of Procurement & Sustainability, AB InBev (Budweiser Brewing Group UK & I). Chris Faint explained the action being taken by the Bank of England to ensure that UK banks and insurers are climate resilient and to protect our financial system as we transition to a low carbon economy. Nicola Stopps gave members advice on developing robust sustainability strategies; and Mauricio Coindreau spoke about the steps being taken by AB InBev to ensure it is a sustainable business, increasingly prepared for climate change.