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Xplore Sustainability: Sedex Conference London 2023

22nd – 23rd March 2023

Delivering insight and improvement in an ESG world 

We’re delighted to announce our return to in-person events, with a bigger, bolder and broader conference in 2023!

Join us in London to explore the latest opportunities, challenges and solutions in the industry, hear from outstanding speakers, connect with others, and celebrate successes at the Sedex Sustainability Awards dinner.

Bookings are now open for our flagship conference on 22-23 March 2023. There are limited spaces available, so book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

What to expect

Bringing together over 600 attendees from a variety of businesses and industries, hosted by Katie Prescott, Technology Business Editor at The Times, for a 2-day experience of insights, collaboration, discussion and connections.

Our conference will spark challenge and debate, explore the latest tech and insights, and share stories from real businesses with speakers from Ted Baker, Nestlé UK & Ireland, The Body Shop (Natura &Co), UN Global Compact Network UK and many more.


Woman in the Sedex conference 2019
Man in the Sedex conference 2019

Reasons to attend

  • Build and share knowledge: Hear from industry leaders and innovators, be part of the conversation, and take away tangible, real-life actions to implement in your business.
  • Meet Sedex: Learn about our strategy, have in-person conversations about your membership, and ask us anything about our tools and services.
  • Make connections: Meet other like-minded businesses with similar challenges, be inspired by the actions of others, and build your future network.

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Meet some of our speakers

Didier Bergeret
Director of Sustainability Forest Positive Coalition & Human Rights Coalition, Consumer Goods Forum
Didier Bergeret
Director of Sustainability Forest Positive Coalition & Human Rights Coalition, Consumer Goods Forum
Sonya Bhonsle
Global Head of Value Chains & Regional Director Corporations CDP
Sonya Bhonsle
Global Head of Value Chains & Regional Director Corporations CDP
Peter Collyer
Chief People Officer, Ted Baker
Peter Collyer
Chief People Officer, Ted Baker
Matt Crossman
Stewardship Director, Rathbones (Rathbone Investment Management)
Matt Crossman
Stewardship Director, Rathbones (Rathbone Investment Management)
Arnab Dutt OBE
Chair Social Value Unit, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
Arnab Dutt OBE
Chair Social Value Unit, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)
Clare Fitton
Social Impact Manager, Sedex
Clare Fitton
Social Impact Manager, Sedex
Jon Hancock
Chief Executive Officer, Sedex
Jon Hancock
Chief Executive Officer, Sedex
Steve Kenzie
Executive Director, UNGC
Steve Kenzie
Executive Director, UNGC
Louise Herring
Executive Director, AIM-Progress
Louise Herring
Executive Director, AIM-Progress
Tess Kermode
Director of Commercial & International Strategy, OLIO
Tess Kermode
Director of Commercial & International Strategy, OLIO
Daniel Leader
Partner, Leigh Day
Daniel Leader
Partner, Leigh Day
Richard Mojica
Practice Lead of Customs and Import Trade, Miller & Chevalier Chartered
Richard Mojica
Practice Lead of Customs and Import Trade, Miller & Chevalier Chartered
Rachel Munns
Head of Sustainable Sourcing, World Wise Foods
Rachel Munns
Head of Sustainable Sourcing, World Wise Foods
James Pitcher
Group Head of Sustainability, Bunzl plc
James Pitcher
Group Head of Sustainability, Bunzl plc
Sandra Schoonhoven
Lead Climate Risk Initiative, ING
Sandra Schoonhoven
Lead Climate Risk Initiative, ING
Katie Shaw
Chief Programme Officer, Open Supply Hub
Katie Shaw
Chief Programme Officer, Open Supply Hub
Leong Siew Mui
Head of Social Compliance, Hartalega
Leong Siew Mui
Head of Social Compliance, Hartalega
Robin Sundaram
Sustainable Sourcing Manager, Nestlé UK & Ireland
Robin Sundaram
Sustainable Sourcing Manager, Nestlé UK & Ireland
Kate Robinson
Head of Social Impact, Sedex
Kate Robinson
Head of Social Impact, Sedex

Meet our host

Our conference and Awards will be hosted by the renowned journalist Katie Prescott, Technology Business Editor at The Times.  

Across the fast-changing landscape of tech, media and telecoms, Katie brings all the key stories to readers, listeners and viewers across Times platforms, was a BBC journalist for over a decade, and is a highly accomplished speaker and moderator. Katie is a weekly columnist for The Times’ award-winning business section and reports across the fast-changing landscape of tech, media and telecoms. 

Katie Prescott – Technology Business Editor at The Times, former BBC Business Presenter and Correspondent, Moderator, Keynote Speaker, Event Host 

Agenda – Day 1 Wednesday, 22 March 2023

Agenda – Day 2 Thursday, 23 March 2023

Need help?

If you have questions about how to register or attend Xplore Sustainability email us at conferences@sedex.com