The Economist held its annual Sustainability Summit on March 22nd 2018 in London. Being the third of its kind, the event brought together business leaders, sustainability professionals, policymakers, scientists, researchers, advocates, investors as well as editors from The Economist. Well over Two Hundred Companies and Institutions were in attendance.
A panel session took place, with the topic: ‘MAKING THE FUTURE PRESENT: COUNTERACTING SHORT-TERMISM IN BUSINESS STRATEGY AND INVESTMENT’. The panelists were made up of sustainability professionals and business leaders.
The aim of the event was to work out how best to lead and encourage co-operation on the path to achieving progress in Sustainability.