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Going Beyond the Scope for a Sustainable Future

Day 1 - 5th Oct | 11:50 - 12:10

Location: Sustainable Transformation Theatre (Keynote)

Decarbonisation

Overview

With only 10 years to achieve the Paris Agreement and limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C, corporates’ mindsets must be set on doing more to accelerate their sustainability efforts and make the Net-Zero a reality for a more resilient and carbon-neutral business.

Learnings

Corporates’ sustainability effort shall go beyond the scope of:

  • Decarbonizing own operations in their end-to-end value chain
  • Diversity for building an inclusive world
  • Global impact with local initiatives

Post Event Actions

  • Learn how to accelerate corporates efforts to go beyond on all ESG fronts
  • Understand how corporates need to engage with their suppliers and partners to make a change in the whole ecosystem
  • Explore the actions that Schneider Electric has taken in the area of Sustainability that earned it the title of Most Sustainable Corporation in the world in 2021

Speakers

Olivier Blum

Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer

Schneider Electric

Olivier Blum

Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer

Schneider Electric

Olivier graduated from Grenoble Business School in France (GEM,France).

He began his career at Schneider Electric in 1993 and held various positions in the France Commercial organization, from Sales Engineer to Vice-Director Country Sales.

In 2001, he was appointed as Secretary of the Executive Committee and Global Company Program Vice President.

In 2003, he moved to China as Final Low Voltage Activity Director and was nominated in 2006 as the Head of Strategy and Marketing Director for China.

In 2008, he was appointed Managing Director & Country President of Schneider Electric, India.

At the end of 2012, he was appointed Executive Vice President of the Retail Division. In 2014, he was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Executive Committee. On June 2019, he was awarded the Chief Human Resources Officer of the year, in the 24th Annual Director of Human Resources Award which was organized by Cadremploi, Morgan Phillips Hudson, Le Figaro and Fyte.

Olivier is Chief Strategy & Sustainability Officer, Member of  the  Executive Committee starting April 1st 2020. He joined at the same time the board of AVEVA Group PLC (Global leader in Industrial Software) as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration Committee.