Recognizing Leaders: John Scanlon, Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime and The Elephant Protection Initiative Foundation

John Scanlon’s career, spanning 30+ years in international and national nature conservation, started in private legal practice as an environmental lawyer. He has worked for the International Union for Conservation of Nature, best known for its IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, and with the UN Environment Programme. He was Secretary-General for eight years of CITES, one of the world’s oldest international environmental agreements, after which he joined African Parks as its first Special Envoy. African Parks has pioneered the … “Recognizing Leaders: John Scanlon, Global Initiative to End Wildlife Crime and The Elephant Protection Initiative Foundation”

Recognizing Leaders: Mahesh Pratap Singh, Flipkart

Flipkart first started operations in 2007, and, since then, has almost single-handedly driven the adoption of e-commerce in India. Starting with books, Flipkart today offers 150 million products across 80+ categories, has a registered customer base of over 300 million, and delivers across all 20,000+ pin codes in India. The levers Flipkart has used to scale the e-commerce industry are innovation and technology. GlobeScan’s India Director Anup Guruvugari spoke with Mahesh Pratap Singh the Head of Sustainability and Social Responsibility … “Recognizing Leaders: Mahesh Pratap Singh, Flipkart”

Recognizing Leaders: Lucas Glanville, Hyatt Hotels

Since their first hotel was established in 1957, the Hyatt Hotels Corporation has continued to grow. In 2020, Hyatt has over 100,000 employees worldwide servicing nearly 900 properties across 20 brands in 60 countries. As part of their corporate responsibility, Hyatt drives change across their value chain to help protect the environment, human rights and animal welfare, and to support inclusion and diversity. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has awarded the company a rating of 100 percent in the HRC … “Recognizing Leaders: Lucas Glanville, Hyatt Hotels”

Recognizing Leaders: Roberto Guidetti and Simeon Cheng, Vitasoy

Founded in the 1940s, Vitasoy is one of the leading beverage companies based in Asia and one of Hong Kong’s most well-known brands. Recognising that sustainable plant-based nutrition is becoming ever more relevant in today’s world, the company leverages its purpose and product portfolio to drive sustainability in their business. In January 2020, Vitasoy entered the Top 100 of Corporate Knights, an index of the Global 100 most sustainable corporations in the world and is the first Hong Kong company to do so, which … “Recognizing Leaders: Roberto Guidetti and Simeon Cheng, Vitasoy”

Recognizing Leaders: Tony Henshaw, Aditya Birla Group

Based in India, Aditya Birla Group (ABG) was founded in 1857. With more than 120,000 employees worldwide and spanning 34 countries and 14 sectors, the Group is built on a strong foundation of stakeholder value creation. GlobeScan’s India Director Anup Guruvugari spoke with Tony Henshaw, Chief Sustainability Officer of ABG, about their strategy to build sustainable businesses. What does sustainability mean to ABG, a group with a legacy of more than 150 years in 35 countries and one of India’s first big … “Recognizing Leaders: Tony Henshaw, Aditya Birla Group”

Recognizing Leaders: Anirban Ghosh, Mahindra Group

Based in India, Mahindra Group comprises over 150 companies across 100+ countries. Each of these companies is bound by one purpose – to Rise. Inspired by this spirit, its legacy and values, Mahindra Group’s goal to always positively impact their partners, stakeholders, communities and the world at large remains unshakeable. GlobeScan’s India Director Anup Guruvugari spoke with Anirban Ghosh, Chief Sustainability Officer of the Mahindra Group, about their sustainability journey. With a legacy of more than 75 years across the … “Recognizing Leaders: Anirban Ghosh, Mahindra Group”

Recognizing Leaders: Hanna Hallin, H&M

Hanna Hallin is H&M Group’s Global Strategy Lead, Transparency and Stakeholder Engagement. She joined H&M seven years ago after having several different roles at NGOs in Sweden, and later moved with her family to Hong Kong. H&M Group is a global fashion company with eight different brands, of which H&M is the largest. The company was founded in 1947, employs 177,000 people, and it is still majority owned by the founding family. According to Hanna, this contributes to a culture … “Recognizing Leaders: Hanna Hallin, H&M”

Recognizing Leaders: Candace Laing, Nutrien

Candace Laing is VP Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations at Nutrien. Candace is involved in strategic initiatives at Nutrien – the world’s largest provider of crop inputs, services and solutions – that span corporate affairs, sustainability, and stakeholder engagement. Her career has spanned both private and public-sector organizations and she has served as an instructor at the University of Saskatchewan in the Edwards School of Business. GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter spoke to Candace about the opportunities around sustainable business, the agriculture sector’s most challenging and exciting issues, and Nutrien’s … “Recognizing Leaders: Candace Laing, Nutrien”

Recognizing Leaders: Alison Rabschnuk, The Good Food Institute

Alison Rabschnuk is Director of Corporate Engagement at The Good Food Institute (GFI). Alison leads the corporate engagement team in their work with leading food processing and food service companies, supermarkets, and restaurants to help increase the quality and quantity of plant-based products available on the market. GlobeScan’s Nadia Hazime spoke with Alison about the role that plant-based and cellular meat can play fostering the transition to a more healthy and sustainable food system. What is The Good Food Institute’s … “Recognizing Leaders: Alison Rabschnuk, The Good Food Institute”

Recognizing Leaders: Stephan Krinke, Volkswagen

Dr. Stephan Krinke is the Head of Sustainability Strategy and Programs in the General Secretariat of the Volkswagen Group. He is responsible for the development of the sustainability strategy and the development and steering of the sustainability program which covers the entire value chain of sustainable mobility.   GlobeScan CEO Chris Coulter spoke to Stephan about their sustainability strategy and bold commitment to decarbonization.  How are you approaching sustainability at Volkswagen?  First of all, our general strategy at Volkswagen is to bring sustainability much closer to the … “Recognizing Leaders: Stephan Krinke, Volkswagen”