Chief Sustainability Officer
The Steve Howard speech on the necessity of creating 100% sustainable business models clearly demonstrates the environmentalist's expertise on renewability. The Chief Sustainability Officer at the IKEA Group is also the former chief executive officer of the Climate Group, which he also co-founded in late 2003. The founding member of HSBC's Carbon Management Task Force was previously a partner of ERM, where he was responsible for corporate social responsibility for clients like Kingfisher and ABN Amro. At ERM he also worked on projects related to climate change for EDF Energy, BP, WWF and the World Bank, to name a few. Prior to this, he was the founding Director of the Global Forest and Trade Network for WWF International, the Chairman of the UK Forest Stewardship Council and the founding Chairman of the Tropical Forest Trust.
The Steve Howard speech emphasizes transparency and sustainable leadership in business.