What is the role of stakeholders in purposeful business?

Chair: Dr Victoria Hurth

Convenor of ISO37000 - a global standard on 'Guidance for the Governance of Organisations’

Victoria Hurth
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Victoria Hurth is a Visiting Fellow of Cambridge Judge Business School and Senior Associate at the University of Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability Leadership where she contributes to a range of post-graduate programmes and executive education.

The role of purpose in contributing to the economic goal of long-term well-being

Professor Colin Mayer

Academic Lead, Future of the Corporation

Colin Mayer

Colin Mayer is the Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford. He is a Professorial Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford and an Honorary Fellow of Oriel College and St Anne's College, Oxford.

Frances O'Grady

General Secretary, Trades Union Congress

Frances O'Grady
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Frances O'Grady became general secretary of the TUC in January 2013, the first woman ever to hold this post. She joined the TUC as campaigns officer in 1994, and launched the Organising Academy in 1997.

The value of voice in decision-making

Dan Labbad

CEO, Crown Estate

Dan Labbad
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Dan Labbad was appointed to Chief Executive of The Crown Estate in December 2019 and is an Executive Member of the Board. He was previously at Lendlease, where he was Chief Executive Officer of Europe from 2009.

Purpose as a tool to align stakeholder interests and guide strategy

Emma Marcegaglia

Chairman and CEO of Marcegaglia Holding S.p.A

Emma Marcegaglia
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Emma Marcegaglia is Chairman and CEO of Marcegaglia Holding S.p.A, and Vice Chairman and CEO of Marcegaglia Steel Spa and its subsidiaries companies operating in the processing of steel. She is also Chairman and CEO of Marcegaglia Investments Srl.

Standardised measures of executing purpose

Jim Snabe

Chairman, Siemens and Mærsk

Jim Snabe
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Jim H. Snabe is Chairman at Siemens AG, Chairman at A. P. Moller-Maersk and Vice Chairman at Allianz SE. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at the World Economic Forum and is former co-CEO of SAP AG. With over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, Snabe’s focus is on leadership in innovation, digitalization and the contribution of business to society.

The role of the board in implementing purpose

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