15th Responsible Business Summit Will Feature PYXERA Global in Two Sessions

15th Responsible Business Summit Will Feature PYXERA Global in Two Sessions

Learn Practical Application of Responsible Business Tactics with Leaders in Corporate Sustainability and PYXERA Global
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:00pm

CONTENT: Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. April 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The 15th Responsible Business Summit will bring together more than 55 speakers who will share how to become a trusted business and deliver positive impact.

PYXERA Global CEO, Deirdre White, will speak at the Summit, in addition to Vice President of Enterprise and Community Development, Harry Pastuszek. White and Pastuszek will join CEOs from Europe’s most innovative and inspiring brands in responsible business to discuss how to build trust and purpose for their business. Among these CEOs include Craig Kreeger, the latest CEO to join the Summit’s keynote line up, Jean-Marc Duvoisin of Nespresso, Michael Gidney of Fairtrade Foundation, John Holland-Kaye of Heathrow Airport, and Bas van Abel of Fairphone.

This year’s summit agenda will focus on how to leverage responsibility to keep ahead of business risk. Mr. Pastuszek will reveal new approaches to collaborate with suppliers to achieve a stronger bottom line. He will moderate a discussion on how to reach higher operational standards with suppliers and improve transparency. Panelists include:

Ms. White will moderate The Big Partnership Debate, a probing dialogue that explores how to practically collaborate in a cross-sector partnership. The debate asks participants to step outside their comfort zone to see partners’ perspectives. The audience will walk away with an outline of how to practically approach collaboration and build a responsible partnership that meets their company’s needs and actually adds value. Panelists include:

  • Michael Gidney, Chief Executive, Fairtrade Foundation
  • Tim Hunter, Director of Fundraising, Oxfam
  • Richard Ellis, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • Aidan Cotter, CEO, The Irish Food Board
  • Margarida Ferreirinha, Communication and Sustainability Director, REN


About PYXERA Global

For more than 25 years, PYXERA Global has leveraged the unique strengths of corporations, governments, social sector organizations, educational institutions, and individuals to enhance the abilities of people and communities to solve complex problems and attain mutually beneficial goals.

The PYXERA Global team is passionate and dedicated to navigating challenges and pinpointing purposeful global engagement opportunities for its clients and partners. Initiatives include a wide range of services from local content development to global pro bono programs and integrated community development efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.