Elaine Cohen is a CSR consultant, Sustainability Reporter, HR Professional an Ice Cream Addict! Author of Understanding G4: the Concise guide to Next Generation Sustainability Reporting AND Sustainability Reporting for SMEs: Competitive Advantage Through Transparency AND CSR for HR: A necessary Partnership for Advancing Responsible Business Practices. You can follow her on Twitter @elainecohen
A veteran of 20+ years of award winning CSR and sustainability work, Wayne Dunn is President & Founder of the CSR Training Institute and Professor of Practice in CSR at McGill. He’s a Stanford University Sloan Fellow with a M.Sc. in Management from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He develops and delivers training programs worldwide and consults on strategy, economics and operations to industry, government and international organizations. His work has won major international awards and has been used extensively as ‘best-practice’ by industry and academia, including being made into a Stanford Business School Case Study.
Luca Castellanza is a postgraduate student at IIM Ahmedabad and journalist at The Market Mogul. After some years in startup advisory and consulting, his keen interest for sustainability issues, clean technologies and impact of business on society have brought him to write thought-provoking articles about the challenges faced by our world.
Ayomide Atitebi – widely known as Mr Save Earth, is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. A passionate environmental leadership advocate, Ayomide served and was certified twice as Regional Ambassador to Nigeria for United Nations Environment Programme -Tunza Eco-Generation during which he successfully co-led a number of grassroot campaigns for environmental sustainability. Currently, he serves as Head of Human Resources (Africa) for Green the Gene, and Country Director (Nigeria) for IDEAS – a UN accredited international environmental and public charity organisation. He enjoys wildlife documentaries, advocates for sustainability via his blog and tweets from @AyoAtitebi.
Niels Christiansen, is President, Creating Shared Value Advisors LLC, and as former Global Head of Public Affairs at Nestlé, invented the term Creating Shared Value (CSV) while designing and implementing the first global corporate CSV strategy. Prior to his 19 years with Nestlé, he was Vice President of Strategic Research at the Prudential Insurance Company of America, Chief Marketing Officer of Worldwide Auto Insurance Company, and a member of the Harvard University Department of Nutrition.
Bipasha Majumder shifted to the social sector after working in advertising and media for a decade. She loves traveling to the grassroot, talking to the communities, understanding their issues first hand and writing about her experiences. Currently she works as an environmental researcher, and content and documentation specialist for various NGOs and CSR projects.
Founder of Lettersnatcher.com, Sarat Pratapchandran’s career spans philanthropy, corporate social responsibility and content management. A graduate from Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, he worked as a journalist in India, the Middle East and the United States and now advises and mentors individuals at kanthari, an international organization focused on creating social visionaries around the world. Sarat is also on a personal mission to help 50 orphans by age 50.
Dr Renard Siew is a researcher based at the Centre for Energy and Environmental Markets (CEEM). His research interest lies in sustainability/ integrated reporting, ESG research, socially responsible investment (across different asset classes: equities, infrastructure and property/real estate), climate change, sustainability strategy and green construction for the building/infrastructure sector. Renard did his PhD at UNSW with the support of the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship. He has published in international refereed journals on various sustainability issues in Asia.