Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve the way the world works and lives. In fiscal 2017, Accenture reported net revenues of US$34.9 billion (12 mos. ended Aug. 31, 2017).
Adam Smith International
ASI is a global advisory company that works locally to transform lives by making economies stronger, societies more stable, and governments more effective. Our clients are governments, international organisations, companies, and foundations. They come to us to develop strategies and to design, deliver and evaluate programmes that address the big challenges facing the world.
We help businesses connect effectively and creatively with their customers in a multi-channel world.
Adare is responsible for harmonising the marketing operations of some of the world’s most recognised brands.
We think creatively and strategically to deliver new and exciting ways for our clients’ brands to connect with their customers. Using proprietary technology and best-in-class strategic procurement solutions, we search the globe to source and originate the latest ideas and innovations in digital and physical media.
Our in-country and global teams are committed to driving bigger thinking, brighter ideas and better outcomes for the clients we serve.
adm is a global marketing services business partnering with leading consumer brands to support the execution of their marketing strategies globally. adm’s supply chain solutions deliver competitive advantage and cost optimisation whilst adhering to best-in-class CSR practices. adm rigorously assess their suppliers, working closely with them to achieve 100% compliance.
Affinity Private Wealth
Affinity is an independent trust, investment and wealth structuring company helping clients preserve and grow their assets for themselves and across generations. Our founders and employees are professionals with many years’ experience in caring for clients and expertise in managing, structuring and transacting in financial instruments.
Our primary focus is to truly understand our clients’ requirements and aspirations and relate these to their finances. Our goal is to provide relevant advice with individual attention, founded on a relationship of trust, with clear and timely communication. We deliver on our promises, take pride in what we do and make our client’s lives simpler.
Alpha: r² is a whole of market multi-asset Managed Portfolio Service (MPS) which is available only via intermediaries. Each portfolio is designed to provide high quality relative outperformance, for a given level of risk.
We are a globally diversified mining business. Our strategy is to secure, develop, and operate a portfolio of high quality and long-life resource assets, from which we will deliver leading shareholder returns. We achieve this through innovative practices and technologies – in the hands of our world-class people – towards a common purpose: to re-imagine mining to improve people’s lives.
Anthesis Group is a global sustainability services and solutions provider founded on the belief that commercial success and sustainability go hand in hand. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world.
Arabesque Asset Management Ltd.
Arabesque Asset Management Ltd. was established in 2013 to offer a quantitative approach to sustainable investing using technology developed in cooperation with professors from the universities of Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, Maastricht, and the Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing SCAI. Arabesque combines state of the art systematic portfolio management technology with the values of the UN Global Compact, the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, and balance sheet and business activity screening. Arabesque is headquartered in London and has a large research hub in Frankfurt.
ARM Holdings plc
ARM Holdings is the world’s leading semiconductor intellectual property supplier and as such, is at the heart of the development of digital electronic products. Based in Cambridge, UK, ARM has offices around the world employing over 1700 people.
Article 13 are a mission-led strategic sustainability consultancy. We believe in the transformative potential of integrating planetary boundaries and social thresholds into organisational strategy. We support private, public and multi-stakeholder organisations with a different and more meaningful way of thinking about sustainability. Article 13 specialises in high science, disruptors, innovation and complex issues.
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together they help their clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as they strive to find a better way and shape a better world.
Ashmore is a specialist Emerging Markets investment manager with over twenty-five years’ experience in these markets. Today we continue to innovate, offering new strategies that provide an opportunity for investors to participate in Emerging Markets. We offer a wide range of different equity, debt and regional investment strategies.
ASOS was founded in 2000 and has become a top fashion destination for 20-somethings around the world. We have more than 85,000 ASOS and branded products on site, with 5,000 new items added each week. We also offer fashion-related content through our websites, mobile apps, the ASOS Magazine and our social media accounts, which have more than 21 million followers. We serve our 18 million active customers from fulfilment centres in the UK, US and Europe, delivering ASOS packages to almost every country in the world.
Aston Martin Lagonda
Aston Martin Lagonda is the world’s only independent luxury car group with more than 100 years of design and automotive excellence across two brands. We strive to be the great British car company that creates the most beautiful and accomplished automotive art in the world.
A.T. Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with offices in more than 40 countries. Since 1926, we have been trusted advisors to the world’s foremost organizations. A.T. Kearney is a partner-owned firm, committed to helping clients achieve immediate impact and grow their advantage with their most mission-critical issues. We work with more than two-thirds of the Fortune Global 500, the world’s largest companies by revenue, and with the most influential government and non-profit organizations. Our global team is more than 3,600 people strong, and we have more than 20,000 people in our extended professional and alumni network.
Atlantica Yield owns, manages and acquires a diversified portfolio of 21 contracted assets in the power and environment sectors. They operate high-quality facilities recently constructed, with long useful lives. Their long-term contracts with creditworthy counterparties permit them to generate stable and long-term cash-flows.
Attollo Offshore is a leading offshore marine operator, with unrivalled expertise in the demands and challenges of marine assets required for offshore wind, late field life operations, rig-less well intervention, plug and abandonment and the commercialising of assets and bringing them to market.
By embracing advancement, innovation, and modern technology, Attollo Offshore believes that it can make a real and long-lasting impact to the economic viability of offshore energy.
Aviva provides life insurance, general insurance, health insurance and asset management to 33 million customers worldwide. Aviva has a strong international presence in selected insurance markets across North America, Europe and Asia. Aviva focuses on markets and businesses where it can achieve scale, profitability and competitive advantage.
Planner, Developer and Manager of business parks and buildings, BARJANE takes charge of a property project in its entirety; from research to design, construction to management. During all phases of the project, BARJANE is the unique point of contact for its clients and supports them across the long term. With a strategy of high quality architectural, landscaping and environmental building development, BARJANE combines responsiveness and technical know-how.
Belron makes a difference by solving people’s problems with real care. It is the worldwide leader in vehicle glass repair and replacement with unrivalled brands – including Carglass®, Safelite® and Autoglass®. Building on its existing capability and expertise, Belron is expanding its services to focus on solving problems for people who need assistance with damage repairs to their vehicles and their homes. In 2017, Belron acquired several businesses carrying out Auto Damage Repair and Replacement (ADRR) and Home Damage Repair and Replacement (HDRR). In addition, it manages vehicle glass and other insurance claims on behalf of insurance customers.
Belron served 16.5 million consumers in 2017 in 34 countries with a focus on service quality generating a very high level of customer satisfaction.
Bertling was founded in Germany more than 150 years ago and has since then developed from a local chartering business to a globally recognised logistics and shipping company for multimodal transport solutions. The company is structured in three major business units: Project Logistics, Shipping/Chartering and IT and has 60 worldwide offices.
Bettercoal’s purpose is to promote the continuous improvement in the mining and sourcing of coal for the benefit of all people impacted by the industry, workers and coal mining communities. We were established by a group of major coal buyers to promote the continuous improvement of sustainability performance in their coal supply chain. We do this by assessing the performance of coal mining operations against the ten principles of the Bettercoal Code through the Supplier Assessment Process.
BP is one of the largest integrated oil companies in the world, with an estimated global market share of around 3% of oil and gas production and 4% of refining capacity in the major global markets in which they operate. They have over 90,000 employees worldwide and operate in 100 countries with well-established businesses in Europe, North and South America, Australasia and Africa.
BT is one of the world’s leading communications services companies. They serve the needs of customers in the UK and in 180 countries worldwide. BT’s main activities are the provision of fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and TV products and services as well as networked IT services.
Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core. Burberry is an international luxury fashion brand with a worldwide reputation for high quality and prestige products operating under the brand name Burberry.
Burges Salmon is the independent UK law firm, which delivers the best mix of advice, service and value. Working nationally and internationally, Burges Salmon delivers a comprehensive range of legal services to clients in industry sectors including energy, utilities, financial services, real estate, technology, transport, retail, food and drink.
Camps International is an award-winning school expedition provider offering life-changing trips in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Our programmes empower and inspire young people to expand their horizons and develop valuable life skills, whilst creating a sustainable positive impact for local communities, wildlife and the environment.
Canon Europe is the EMEA strategic headquarters of Canon Inc., a global provider of imaging technologies and services. Canon Europe has operations in roughly 120 countries, with approximately 18,000 employees and contributes to around a quarter of Canon’s global revenues annually.
Founded in 1937, the desire to continuously innovate has kept Canon at the forefront of imaging excellence throughout its 80-year history and has commitments to invest in the right areas and capture growth opportunities. From cameras to commercial printers, and business consultancy to healthcare technologies, Canon enriches lives and businesses through imaging innovation.
Canon’s corporate philosophy is Kyosei – ‘living and working together for the common good’. In EMEA, Canon Europe pursues sustainable business growth, focusing on reducing its own environmental impact and supporting customers to reduce theirs using Canon’s products, solutions and services.
Centrica plc is an international energy and services company. Everything we do is focused on satisfying the changing needs of our customers. We have over 25 million customer accounts mainly in the UK, Ireland, and North America, through strong brands such as British Gas, Direct Energy, and Bord Gáis Energy.
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
CIMA is the world’s largest professional body of management accountants with more than 172,000 members and students operating in 168 countries. CIMA works at the heart of business, in industry, commerce, the public sector and other not-for-profit organizations.
Clifford Chance LLP
Clifford Chance LLP is a global law firm with 34 offices in 24 countries. The firm is a single partnership with six core areas of commercial activity: capital markets, corporate and M&A, finance and banking, real estate, tax, pensions and employment, and litigation and dispute settlement. Clifford Chance offers legal expertise, as well as advice on business-critical issues and market opportunities.
Clyde & Co
Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding global law firm focused on providing a complete legal service to clients in our core sectors. We advise businesses that are at the heart of worldwide commerce and trade. We have over 50 offices and associated offices worldwide.
Coca-Cola European Partners
Coca-Cola European Partners is the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, and a leader in one of the largest FMCG sectors in Europe’s most significant markets. Every day, our 23,500 employees offer consumers some of the world’s leading brands and a wide choice of high quality drinks.
Coffey works with public and private sector partners on complex development projects, offering services in governance, security and justice, economic growth, and monitoring & evaluation. We succeed in some of the world’s most challenging regions, working with colleagues across the Tetra Tech family.
Compass Group UK & Ireland is the market leader in providing contract catering and a range of support services to customers in the workplace, in schools and colleges, in hospitals, at leisure or in remote environments.
We were formed in 1844 as a business with a clear social commitment. Today, we’re the UK’s largest consumer co-operative, with 4.6m active members. We’re major food retailer and wholesaler, the largest funeral provider in the UK; and provide life planning services and insurance products. Our long standing commitment to sustainability has seen us lead the way: from Fairtrade to climate change to transparent reporting.
Cornelius is an independent European manufacturer and distributor of speciality chemicals, raw materials and ingredients supporting new product development in the Health & Nutrition, Care Products and Performance Chemicals markets.
Established for 80 years, the company operates across the UK, Ireland, Poland and Russia – with sourcing offices in China and India. Cornelius Group PLC is headquartered in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, UK. For further information, please visit our website and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with approximately $9 billion in pro forma revenue, with a purpose to celebrate and liberate the diversity of consumers’ beauty. Its strong entrepreneurial heritage has created an iconic portfolio of leading beauty brands. Coty operates three divisions – Consumer Beauty, Luxury, and Professional Beauty. Coty has over 20,000 colleagues globally and its products are sold in over 150 countries. Coty and its brands are committed to a range of social causes as well as seeking to minimize its impact on the environment.
Crown Agents empower leaders to accelerate self-sufficiency and prosperity for their communities, businesses, institutions and, countries. These leaders could be heads of state or school teachers, global companies or local entrepreneurs, partners or donors. Crown Agents believe that for nations to successfully shape their future, and for citizens to take control of their lives, projects need to have a life of their own, beyond Crown’s input.
Crown Agents Bank
Crown Agents Bank moves money to, from and across developing, emerging and frontier markets, with a heritage of trusted access. We offer cross-border transaction banking solutions to meet the needs of governments, development organisations, banks and non-bank financial organisations, encompassing FX, payments, pensions, payroll, as well as deposits and trade finance.
De La Rue
De La Rue provides governments and commercial organisations with the products and services that enable countries to trade, companies to sell, economies to grow and people to move securely around an ever-more connected world.
Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business, operating in some 180 markets and with sales in 2006 of £9.7 billion. Our brands include Smirnoff, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Captain Morgan, Baileys, J&B, Jose Cuervo and Tanqueray. Diageo became a signatory to the UN Global Compact in 2002.
Dialog Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company primarily focused on the development of mixed-signal semiconductors for consumer electronics. Our technologies contribute to extending battery life in portable devices, charging batteries faster and safely, and providing efficient connectivity in IoT applications.
The company is headquartered in London and has approximately 2,100 employees worldwide.
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.
Drax Group plc
Operating in several locations world-wide, Drax Group plc is helping change the way energy is supplied, generated and used for a better future. The Group operates an integrated value chain across three principle areas: sustainable wood pellet production, flexible reliable electricity generation and energy sales and services to business customers.
We are committed to being a force for good. As a global legal business with over 2700 people, our purpose is transforming legal services through our people for our clients. The way we do business is based on our values and reflects the behaviours we want to be known for.
Based in the heart of the UK, Entec International has become one of the world’s leading authorities on MRO and indirect spend categories offering a professionally managed single source, multiple supplier procurement process, with global reach.
Environmental Resources Management (ERM) is a leading global provider of environmental, health and safety, risk and social consulting services. ERM delivers innovative solutions for leading business and government clients and helps customers manage their environmental risks and social impacts. Sectors covered by the company include Oil & Gas, Mining, Power, Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmaceutical. With over 160 offices in more than 40 countries, ERM employs around 4,900 employees.
Euromonitor International is the world’s leading provider for global business intelligence and strategic market analysis, with more than 40 years of experience publishing international market reports, business reference books and online databases on consumer markets.
E-Voyages Group is the leading incoming group tour operator for custom made travels in the United Kingdom and Ireland. We are the number one choice for the travel trade to the UK and Ireland through partnerships, personalised customer service, expert knowledge and excellent value for money.
ExCeL London is an exhibitions and international convention centre in Custom House, sitting by Royal Victoria Dock. It offers 100,000m2 of flexible event space and brings trade and industry to the docks, generating over £2.3 billion of economic impact for the British economy.
Findel Education is the UK’s leading independent educational resources supplier. We are the one-stop-shop for all educational supplies; we provide all of the resources you need, when you want them, at highly competitive prices. For over 180 years we have been providing schools, colleges, academies and nurseries with everything from stationery and site services to curriculum and special educational needs resources. Our family of brands include some of the most recognised names in the industry – our oldest brand dates back to 1817.
Forensic Pathways is an international forensic consultancy and technology design company, developing innovative technologies for the forensic/intelligence arena. The company also provides Cyber Services, Dark Web Monitoring/Analysis, Due Diligence and Fraud Investigation services. The company is an Export Champion on behalf of the UK Government Department for International Trade.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Freshfields is a leader among international law firms, providing business law advice of the highest quality throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the US. They provide a comprehensive service to national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments.
Frontier Economics is one of the largest economic consultancies in Europe. We combine analytical expertise and creative problem-solving to take on some of the biggest questions facing business, governments and communities. Our clients benefit from objective advice, clearly expressed, that leads to better decisions.
G4S is the world’s leading secure outsourcing group, specialising in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and over 657,000 employees.
GardaWorld is the world’s largest privately-owned security services company, offering cash services, physical and specialized security solutions and, with the Crisis24 portal, the publication of vetted global security information. A partner of choice for private companies, governments, humanitarian organizations, and multinationals with personnel all over the world. For more information, visit our website.
GCM Resources is a London-based resource exploration and development company with its Phulbari Coal Project poised for development once the Government of Bangladesh provides approval. It also has a portfolio of investments in South Africa, China coal businesses, and uranium interests in West Africa, Sweden and Australia.
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University for the Common Good that aims to contribute to society in a manner that embraces yet goes beyond the traditional role of a university. Our five strategic goals are: transforming lives through educationl enriching cities and communities through research, innovating for social and economic impact, engaging globally, and aligning for the Common Good. GCU’s For the Common Good commitment is brought to life and delivered by students and staffe across academic schools and departments.
GlaxoSmithKline is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Their three primary areas of business are pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. GSK is headquartered in the UK, with offices in more than 115 countries globally.
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of one of the world’s leading organisations of independent advisory, tax and audit firms. Our purpose is to build a vibrant economy, based on trust and integrity in markets, unlocking sustainable growth in dynamic organisations, and creating communities where businesses and people flourish.
greenCrowd brings together a resourceful financial institution and (impact) investor community together with entrepreneurs, organisations and national governments to deliver small-to-medium scale sustainable energy projects in frontier markets.
Through our advisory and capital raising services, our goal is to revolutionise and demystify the financing markets and to ensure that smaller and/or more complex projects attract the right form of funding.
Greenstone is a leading provider of non-financial reporting software covering Environment, Health & Safety, CSR Frameworks and Supply Chain. Greenstone’s team of industry experts advise and support clients to define their requirements and ensure they get the output required from their data. Greenstone’s solutions are currently used in over 100 countries worldwide.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Operating from 27 offices across Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America, Herbert Smith Freehills is at the heart of the new global business landscape providing premium quality, full-service legal advice. The firm provides many of the world’s most important organisations with access to market-leading dispute resolution, projects and transactional legal advice, combined with expertise in a number of global industry sectors.
Hermes Investment Management
Our goal is to help people invest better, retire better and create a better society for all. We believe that, while our primary purpose is helping beneficiaries retire better by providing world class active investment management and stewardship services, we have a duty to deliver holistic returns – outcomes for our clients that go far beyond the financial and consider the impact our decisions have on society, the environment and the wider world.
HH Global is the first-choice partner in outsourced marketing execution for leading brands. Applying proven processes, industry-leading technology, and the expertise of over 1000 employees, we develop innovative solutions that drive down the cost of our clients’ print procurement and creative production, while improving quality, sustainability, and speed to market.
Hikma puts better health within reach, every day. We create high quality medicines and make them accessible and affordable to people who need them. We develop, manufacture and market a broad range of branded and non-branded generic pharmaceutical products across the United States, the Middle East and North Africa region, and Europe.
Hitachi Europe Ltd. is the corporate headquarters of the Hitachi Group in Europe. The company focuses on its Social Innovation Business – delivering innovations that answer society’s challenges – offering a range of IT, rail, power, industrial components; automotive systems; financial services; digital media and consumer products.
Hogan Lovells is a leading global legal practice providing business-oriented legal advice and service across its breadth of practices to clients around the world. “Hogan Lovells” is an international legal practice that includes Hogan Lovells US LLP and Hogan Lovells International LLP.
Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. Its international network comprises around 9,500 offices in 76 regions and territories. HSBC provide a comprehensive range of financial services including personal, commercial, corporate, institutional, investment and private banking to more than 125 million customers.
Hull University Business School
Hull University Business School is a leading UK business school dedicated to the development of responsible leadership for a complex world. It holds international kitemarks of quality – AMBA, which accredits the Hull MBA programme, and AACSB, a prestigious award which has been earned by less than 5% of business programmes globally. We are also proud to be one of the first academic institutions to sign up to the Principles for Responsible Management Education and an active player in the Academy of Business in Society.
IGT (NYSE:IGT) is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favourite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Digital and Social Gaming. IGT has more than 12,000 employees and operates in more than 100 countries around the world.
Ikkaido – The Disability Karate Federation
Ikkaido is an innovative charity using the iconic nature of martial arts to promote psychosocial well-being. Our organisation strengthens inclusion in communities, empowering people who are disabled, disadvantaged, have mental health issues or are living in poverty. Ikkaido works with international partners on projects for social change, trains coaches and mentors and provides education and employment opportunities.
Impact are global leaders in experiential learning. They design and deliver management development programmes, using a range of approaches including community action projects, journeys, simulations, real world learning and outdoor-based projects. Their clients include public, private and not-for-profit organisations.
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
ICAEW is a world leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports over 144,000 chartered accountants worldwide. We provide qualifications and professional development, share our knowledge, insight and technical expertise, and protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession.
International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)
ICMM is an international organisation dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry. Bringing together 27 companies – and over 30 regional and commodities associations – we are supporting mining with principles to sustainably manage the natural resources of our planet, and enhance the wellbeing of local communities.
International Personal Finance
Since this international home credit business began in 1997, it has grown substantially and now operates in six countries, has 1.9 million customers and in 2007, achieved a pre-tax profit of £50 million.
Investindustrial is a leading European group of independently managed investment, holding and advisory companies with €6.8 billion of raised fund capital, which provides industrial solutions and capital to mid-market companies in Europe. Its mission is to actively contribute to the development of the companies in which it invests, by creating growth opportunities and offering global solutions through an entrepreneurial pan-European vision. Investindustrial has a history of more than 27 years of successfully partnering with companies in Europe.
IPIECA is the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues. It develops, shares and promotes good practices and knowledge to help the industry improve its environmental and social performance, and is the industry’s principal channel of communication with the United Nations. Through its member-led working groups and executive leadership, IPIECA brings together the collective expertise of oil and gas companies and associations. Its unique position within the industry enables its members to respond effectively to key environmental and social issues.
Kingfisher plc is Europe’s largest home improvement retail group and the third largest in the world, with over 1,150 stores in ten countries in Europe and Asia. Its main retail brands are B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix. Kingfisher plc is included in two of the main socially responsible investment indexes – the FTSE4Good and Dow Jones Sustainability indexes.
KPMG in the UK is a leading provider of professional services including audit, tax, financial and risk advisory. KPMG in the UK has over 10,000 partners and staff working in 22 offices and is part of a strong global network of members firms. As part of KPMG Europe we have merged with our German and Swiss firms. This makes us the largest integrated accounting firm in Europe.
Legal & General
L&G is one of the UK’s leading financial services and major investor, with businesses in the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia. We have over £1 trillion in total assets under management at 31 December 2018 with £19 billion in direct investment, such as urban regeneration and clean energy.
Lekela is a renewable power generation company which delivers utility-scale projects that supply much-needed clean energy to communities across Africa. Lekela develops, owns and operates wind and solar assets, delivering competitively-priced power. Its current portfolio includes more than 1,300MW across projects in Egypt, Ghana, Senegal and South Africa.
Linklaters LLP is a leading global law firm, supporting clients in achieving their strategies wherever they do business. The firm uses its expertise and resources to help clients pursue opportunities and manage risk across emerging and developed markets around the world.
Lloyd’s is the world’s specialist insurance and reinsurance market. With expertise earned over centuries, Lloyd’s is the foundation of the insurance industry and the future of it. Led by expert underwriters and brokers in more than 200 territories, the Lloyd’s market develops the essential, complex and critical insurance needed to underwrite human progress.
Lloyds Banking Group
Lloyds Banking Group is a leading UK based financial services group providing a wide range of banking and financial services, focused on personal and commercial customers. The Group’s main business activities are retail, commercial and corporate banking, general insurance, and life, pensions and investment provision. The Group operates the UK’s largest retail bank and has a large and diversified customer base.
We started out in 1760 as a marine classification society. Today, we’re one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology – improving safety and increasing the performance of critical infrastructures for clients in over 75 countries worldwide. The profits we generate fund the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a charity which supports engineering-related research, education and public engagement around everything we do. All of this helps us to stand by the purpose that drives us every single day: Working together for a safer world.
Lonrho is a company solely focused on growth in Africa. The Company operates in seventeen countries across the Continent in five strategic business divisions, concentrating on servicing the oil, mineral and agricultural sectors.
Lyonsdown is a specialist marketing solutions company whose mission is to raise the profile of our clients. Principally in the IT services, cybersecurity and financial services sectors. We host events, produce videos and publish digital and print supplements through our award-winning publication ‘Business Reporter’ which is distributed with the Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph.
MannionDaniels is an international consultancy group with companies in the UK, Kenya and Nigeria. We provide specialist advice on policy, strategic planning, governance and programme management, with a particular focus on international health and social care sectors in fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAS).
Marshalls is the UK’s leading manufacturer of superior natural stone and innovative concrete hard landscaping products, supplying the construction, home improvement and landscape markets. We provide the product ranges, design services, technical expertise, ideas and inspiration to transform gardens, drives and public and commercial landscapes.
Maxwell Stamp is an economic and international development consultancy operating worldwide. Since our inception in the UK in 1959, we have expanded with offices in UK, Ethiopia, UAE, Bangladesh, Uganda, Kenya, Saudi Arabia and the USA, working for major bilateral and multilateral donors. We have operated in over 170 countries worldwide.
Middlesex University Business School
Middlesex University Business School is based in north London, but courses are also taught at the campus in Dubai and a number of partner institutions around the world. It has a faculty of over 150 academics working across six Departments: Accounting and Finance, Economics and Statistics, Business and Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Law. The Business School is launching an innovative and dynamic Masters in Business and Human Rights in Autumn 2010.
Montagu Private Equity arranges and invests in management buyouts of businesses headquartered in Northern Europe. We like to invest in companies with values ranging from €100 million to €1 billion which offer products or services that are differentiated and would otherwise be badly missed. We back strong incumbent management teams to create value and help businesses achieve their full potential.
Montrose are an international development consultancy company operating in some of the most challenging contexts in the world, delivering programmes in health, education, enterprise and environmental services for major development agencies and the private sector. We are headquartered in the UK, with regional offices in Africa (Uganda) and Asia-Pacific (Myanmar).
Mott MacDonald is a US$2bn engineering, management and development consultancy involved in: solving some of the world’s most urgent social, environmental and economic challenges, helping governments and businesses to plan, deliver and sustain their strategic goals, responding to humanitarian and natural emergencies, improving people’s lives.
For every project, we provide the blend of talent needed to create the right result – appropriate; cost, carbon and resource-efficient; safe, easy and swift to deliver and operate; reliable and resilient; delivering great outcomes.
Engineering. Management. Development.
Natural Capital Partners
Natural Capital Partners is a world-leading provider of innovative solutions for positive impact on the world’s natural capital. With more than 300 clients in 34 countries, Natural Capital Partners delivers high-quality solutions for carbon-emissions measurement and reductions, renewable energy, water stewardship, building supply chain resilience and protecting biodiversity.
Nationwide is the world’s largest building society as well as one of the largest saving providers and a top-three provider of mortgages in the UK. It is also a major provider of current accounts, credit cards, ISAs and personal loans. Nationwide has around 1.5 million customers. Customers can manage their finances in a branch, via the mobile app, on the telephone, internet and post. The Society has around 18,000 employees. Nationwide’s head office is in Swindon with administration centres based in Northampton, Bournemouth and Dunfermline. The Society also has a number of call centres across the UK.
N Brown Group
N Brown Group, and its principal subsidiary, JD Williams and Company Ltd, is a home shopping company with over 140 years of experience in the distance shopping market, providing an extensive range of value products to customers. N Brown Group is also the first medium size company to sign up to the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.
NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. NEC Europe Ltd is a subsidiary of NEC Corporation with regional headquarters in the UK.
Nestlé holds its headquarters in Switzerland, and has offices and factories spanning the globe. Nestlé UK & Ireland, a subsidiary of Nestlé SA, is a major player within the UK and Irish food industry employing over 7,000 employees across 19 areas of business. The company produces some well-known brands, such as KitKat, Nescafé, Smarties, Buxton, Go Cat and Shreddies. Additionally, Nestlé is one of the UK’s major exporters within the food industry, exporting products to over 50 countries around the world.
Established as a leader in explosive threat mitigation, Optima Group has grown steadily to provide world-renowned services – not only for governments and public bodies but also for any organisation that may encounter unexploded ordnance. Best known for its work to help stabilise and transform global conflict zones and for the safeguarding of domestic land and offshore construction projects, the group has expanded to provide live explosive threat intelligence and Rule of Law consultancy. The stand-alone expertise within each of the group’s four divisions combines to provide unparalleled specialist resources which are transforming lives in some of the most challenging locations worldwide.
Oxford Policy Management
Oxford Policy Management is committed to helping low- and middle-income countries achieve growth and reduce poverty and disadvantage through public policy reform. We seek to bring about lasting positive change using analytical and practical policy expertise. Through our global network of offices, we work in partnership with national decision makers to research, design, implement, and evaluate impactful public policy.
Palladium is a global impact firm, working to link social progress and commercial growth. For the past 50 years, we’ve been helping our clients to see the world as interconnected – by formulating strategies, building partnerships and implementing programs that have a lasting social and financial impact. We simply call this “Positive Impact”.
Pearson is the world’s learning company, with expertise in educational courseware and assessment, and a range of teaching and learning services powered by technology. Their mission is to help people make progress through access to better learning. Pearson believes that learning opens up opportunities, creating fulfilling careers and better lives. Pearson is proud to be a founder signatory to the Global Compact.
Based in the south of England, Pelorus Consulting is an organisational development and business psychology firm with a focus on embedding new business models, disruptive technology, globalisation, legacy systems, talent retention, integrated management, collaborative and agile working. Their projects include: senior team purpose coaching, developing future digital leaders and value-led culture change.
Pentland Group plc was founded in the early 1930s in Liverpool, England, as the Liverpool Shoe Company. Always displaying innovation and creativity, Pentland was one of the first companies to manufacture from Asia; forming a division in Hong Kong in the early 60s. In 1981 Pentland purchased the majority share of a small US company: Reebok. It was sold after 10 years of growth. In the 90s, Pentland bought further brands and now proudly has a portfolio of some of the greatest international sports, outdoor and fashion brands globally.
Plan is a global children’s charity that works with children in 50 of the world’s poorest countries to help them build a better future. They work across a range of sectors, including education, health, child protection, child participation, economic security and water and sanitation.
Premier Oil is a UK based leading independent oil and gas company with exploration and producing interests in the North Sea, West Africa, Asia and SE Asia. Working within the framework of the Global Compact has both practical and ethical dimensions for Premier. It is about doing the right thing as well as managing risks and protecting their reputation.
At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. PwC is a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance.
Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure, serving over 40,000 institutions in over 190 countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and open data and technology platforms that connect a thriving global financial markets community – driving performance in trading, investment, wealth management, regulatory compliance, market data management, enterprise risk and fighting financial crime.
RELX Group is a world leading publisher of information for professional users. Every year, their four operating divisions produce more than 15,000 different magazines, books, CD ROMS and internet-based data and information services. Their divisions are focused on four major market sectors: Science and Medical, Legal, Education and Business.
Renewi is a leading waste to product company that gives new life to used materials every day. With over 8,000 employees working at 200 sites across Europe and many years of knowledge and experience, combined with a broad range of services, we are able to offer sustainable, practical recycling solutions.
Rio Tinto is a leader in finding, mining and processing the earth’s mineral resources. The Group’s worldwide operations supply essential minerals and metals that help to meet global needs and contribute to improvement in living standards. They concentrate on the development of first class orebodies into large, long life and efficient operations, capable of sustaining competitive advantage through business cycles.
Risk Advisory provides intelligence, investigations, screening and security management to support organisations dealing with complex international threats. Our guidance, intelligence, and analysis help many of the world’s foremost businesses negotiate challenging and uncertain environments to choose the right opportunities, in the right markets, with the right partners.
Rotork is the market-leading solution provider for the actuation, flow control and industrial markets. We have over 3,800 talented employees who work across a global network of local offices and established manufacturing facilities to provide a world-class service to our customers. Our products and services are used extensively in the oil and gas, power, water and industrial markets around the world to improve efficiency, assure safety and protect the environment.
Royal Bank of Scotland
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group is one of the world’s leading financial services providers and one of the oldest banks in the UK. Following the takeover of National Westminster Bank in 2000, the Group has continued to grow its business around the globe and, in addition to its strong UK presence, it has offices in Europe, the USA and Asia.
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
The Royal Institute of British Architects champions better buildings, communities and the environment through architecture and our members. We provide the standards, training, support and recognition that put our members – in the UK and overseas – at the peak of their profession. With government, we work to improve the design quality of public buildings, new homes and new communities.
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is the leading member organisation in the world for professionals in property, land, real estate, construction and related environmental issues. It provides impartial, authoritative advice on key issues affecting the public to businesses, as well as governments and policy makers. Established in 1868 with headquarters in London, RICS serves more than 100,000 members in 146 countries.
Rubix is Europe’s largest supplier of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul products and services. From around 650+ locations across 23 countries, its 8,000-strong network of makers and doers come armed with the technical expertise and deep customer understanding to transform the delivery of industrial products and solutions across Europe, to keep its clients’ businesses moving forward.
Salterbaxter is the leading international sustainability strategy and communications consultancy. Recently listed in the Financial Times’ Best UK Sustainability Consultants 2018, they advise on all aspects of sustainability strategy development, stakeholder engagement and communications strategy.
Sandbar AP Ltd
Sandbar AP Ltd design market leading bar and glassware for the hospitality and drinks industry since 1980, and still work with many of our original customers. Our aim is to produce shapes that enhance the pleasure and enjoyment of the drinking experience. We offer machine and handmade glasses and a comprehensive range of our own barware and plastics. We believe that the effort put into producing or making a drink should be reflected in what it is served in.
Santa Fe Group
Santa Fe is a global leader in international mobility, handling 65,000 international and domestic relocations annually. Santa Fe makes it easy for companies and people to live and work freely and flexibly around the world. We provide a full range of services for multi-national organisations. Our capabilities cover the entire relocation journey, including: Assignment Management, Immigration, Destination and Moving services.
SAS International is a leading British manufacturer of quality metal ceilings and bespoke architectural metalwork. Installed in iconic, landmark buildings worldwide, SAS leads through innovation, cutting-edge design and technical acoustic expertise. Success is built on continued investment in manufacturing and achieving value for our clients through world-class engineered solutions.
ScottishPower is part of the Iberdrola Group, a global energy company and world leader in wind energy. We are committed to leading the development of clean and competitive electricity, modernising electricity networks to improve quality of service and increase customer choice through digital enhancements. We have embraced the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals as part of our business strategy and Sustainability Policy. We are therefore focusing efforts on supplying affordable and clean energy (Goal 7) and fighting against climate change (Goal 13).
Sedex is a global non-profit membership organisation making it simpler to do business that’s good for everyone. We’re home to one of the world’s largest collaborative platforms for sharing responsible sourcing data on supply chains, used by more than 47,000 members in over 150 countries. Tens of thousands of companies use Sedex to manage their performance around labour rights, health & safety, the environment, and business ethics. Our services enable members to bring together many kinds of different data, standards and certifications, to make informed business decisions, and to drive continuous improvement across their value chains.
Severn Trent is a FTSE 100 water company, serving 8.1 million people across the Midlands and into North and mid-Wales. We provide our customers with almost two billion litres of water every day and remove 2.6 billion litres of waste water through enough pipes to go round the world three-and-a-half times. Our network has the most water pipes of any company in the sector and the largest network of sewers outside of the capital.
Our customers are able to enjoy the lowest average combined bills in the country, paying less than £1 a day for all of their water and waste water needs. That means they can enjoy 30 glasses of fresh water for less than 1p.
We also generate the equivalent of a third of the energy we use from our own sources, helping to both make our sites more cost efficient and to help keep customer bills low.
Shaftesbury is a UK listed Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), which owns a unique real estate portfolio extending to 14 acres in the heart of London’s West End. Their holdings are concentrated in Carnaby, Covent Garden, Chinatown, Soho and Charlotte Street. Shaftesbury’s focus is on retail, restaurants and leisure in the liveliest parts of the West End. The portfolio now comprises 587 shops, restaurants, cafés and pubs, extending to 1 million sq. ft. The management strategy is to create and foster distinctive, attractive and prosperous locations through an innovative long term approach.
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. With 104,000 employees in more than 110 countries, they play a key role in helping to meet the world’s growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. They aim to work closely with customers, partners and policymakers to advance more efficient and sustainable use of energy and natural resources.
Shoosmiths LLP is a leading national law firm working together as one team at 12 locations in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, namely Basingstoke, Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Nottingham, Southampton and Thames Valley. We have been delivering legal services to businesses since 1845. Clients include blue chip companies, leading financial institutions, public and private sector organisations and foreign owned corporates. Access Legal provides legal services for individuals and their families.
Simmons & Simmons
We are a leading international law firm operating in 22 locations across Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The firm comprises around 1,800 people worldwide and approximately 1,000 legal staff including 276 partners. We primarily advise large international corporations in our key sectors. Our international practice groups are built around local lawyers who are familiar with their country’s culture, customs and nuances. Together with lawyers from a more international background, we’ve created a network of well-balanced teams that can help and advise clients on local and global matters through our sector focus.
SITU are vastly-accredited, global corporate accommodation specialists standing at the forefront of the serviced apartment industry since 2008, providing business and professional travellers with a home away from home. Based in Exeter, we source serviced apartment options and provide bespoke accommodation solutions for a diverse range of clients worldwide.
Slaughter and May
Slaughter and May is an international law firm that delivers top quality legal advice to corporate clients across a wide range of practice areas. Advising on high-profile and often landmark international transactions, their client list ranges from governments to entrepreneurs and from conglomerates to Premier League football clubs.
SSE plc is one of the UK and Ireland’s leading energy companies, involved in the generation, transportation and supply of electricity and in the extraction, storage, transportation and supply of gas. Its vision is to be a leading provider of energy and related services in a low-carbon world. Its strategy is to create value for shareholders and society in a sustainable way.
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce
The Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce are passionate in the desire to increase the prosperity of the people of Staffordshire by supporting businesses to start, grow and succeed. They represent the interest of commerce and industry, and act as a voice for business. They have also developed a wider role with the recognition of the contribution that the business community makes to economic, social and environmental success.
Standard Chartered has a history of over 150 years in banking and is in many of the world’s fastest-growing markets with an extensive global network of over 1,200 branches in over 50 countries. The company is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Standard Life Aberdeen
Standard Life Aberdeen plc is a leading global investment company headquartered in Scotland with offices in 50 countries. Our purpose is to invest for a better future. Our expertise and resources enable us to offer a wide range of investment solutions and services designed to meet our clients’ needs today, tomorrow, and for the longer term. Wherever we are in the world, we strive to make a long-term impact. This means delivering world-class investment solutions. It also means operating ethically, encouraging good practices among companies we invest in, and providing support and expertise for the benefit of the communities in which we operate.
Founded in 1987, SustainAbility’s mission is to accelerate sustainable development. SustainAbility is a think tank and consulting firm based in London with offices in New York and California that provides advisory services to companies interested in private sector sustainability leadership, which we believe is key to building a better economy for present and future generations.
Sustainable Criminal Justice Solutions
Sustainable Criminal Justice Solutions (SCJS) is a UK registered, not-for-profit organisation working for and on behalf of the UK Government and EU Commission to deliver international capacity and capability development programmes, primarily in the criminal justice (Rule of Law) and public health (CBRNe) arenas.
After 40 years of successful recruitment supporting global infrastructure development in the communications and technology sectors, Tangent has expanded its offering embracing the fourth industrial revolution, and now supplies the talent needed to build the smart, connected planet. The constant change wrought by a shift to a digital connected world has overturned conventional organisational structures and has driven our own evolution.
The One Brand
The One Brand is an ethical bottled water company that donates 100% of its profits to funding clean, sustainable, drinking water projects in some of the harshest regions of Africa. The One Brand is a like-for-like business model that uses its profit to effect positive change in less fortunate parts of the world.
Thomson Reuters Foundation
The Thomson Reuters Foundation is the charitable arm of the world’s largest news and information provider. It acts to promote the highest standards in journalism and spread the practice of legal pro bono worldwide. The organisation runs initiatives that inform, connect and empower people around the world: access to free legal assistance, editorial coverage of the world’s under-reported stories, media development and training, and Trust Conference, a world-leading human rights forum.
Torchlight is a global counter-threat company that provides integrated specialist intelligence, cyber, defence, security and justice capabilities. Torchlight delivers sustainable solutions that build national security, justice and risk management capabilities for UK and UK-endorsed governments and multinational corporates.
Turner & Townsend
Turner & Townsend is an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost and commercial management and advisory across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.
With 108 offices in 45 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximising value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients’ assets.
twentyfifty Ltd are management consultants working with major multinationals to address business challenges with social, environmental and economic dimensions. They have offices in the UK and Germany. With the German Global Compact Network, they provide human rights coaching and a peer learning network for businesses.
Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Beauty & Personal Care, Home Care, and Foods & Refreshment products with sales in over 190 countries and reaching 2.5 billion consumers a day. It has 161,000 employees and generated sales of €53.7 billion in 2017. Over half (57%) of the company’s footprint is in developing and emerging markets. Unilever has more than 400 brands found in homes all over the world, including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos, Hellmann’s, Lipton, Wall’s, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry’s, Magnum and Lynx.
Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan underpins the company’s strategy and commits to helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being by 2020, halving the environmental impact of our products by 2030 and enhancing the livelihoods of millions of people by 2020.
University of Essex
University of Essex is a higher level education institution which emphasises rigorous academic teaching and quality research. In 2008’s Research Assessment Exercise, they were ranked 9th nationally for research excellence. University of Essex offers both undergraduate and postgraduate study in numerous disciplines including social sciences, humanities and comprarative studies, science and engineering, and law and management.
University of Greenwich
The University of Greenwich’s mission is “transforming lives through inspired teaching and research”. It aims to achieve this through high-quality education, research and enterprise activities and measures its success by achieving cultural, economic, environmental and social contributions at local, national and international level.
University of South Wales
The University of South Wales is the largest Higher Education Institution in Wales and proud to be the first Welsh university to become a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact and Principles in Responsible Management Education. The institution has 30,000 students from over 120 countries studying on a range of programmes including the MSc Global Governance, which is directly underpinned by the principles of the United Nations Global Compact. The university is renowned for its applied relevant research which informs key decisions by business chiefs, ministers, public service leaders and entrepreneurs.
University of Winchester
The University of Winchester offers innovative and forward-thinking teaching with scholars at the forefront of their disciplines. Winchester is a values-driven institution; valuing freedom, justice, truth, human rights and a collective effort for the public good. Programmes of study span the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, education, health and social care. The Winchester Business School was the 13th Business School in the UK to join the UN initiative, the Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME).
Verisk Maplecroft is a respected source of quantitative and comprehensive “extra-financial” and global risks indices, maps and data. This includes human rights, political risk, government risk, climate change, resource security, health and other areas of macroeconomic and societal risk. Their work combines creative design and software engineering with meticulous analysis of the political, economic, social and environmental landscape, to communicate risk in visually compelling ways. They are trusted advisers to some of the world’s leading companies.
Vodafone Group is one of the world’s leading telecoms and technology service providers. We have extensive experience in connectivity, convergence, and the Internet of Things, as well as championing mobile financial services and digital transformation in emerging markets. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 25 countries, partners with mobile networks in 41 more, and fixed broadband operations in 19 markets. As of 31 March 2019, Vodafone Group had approximately 650 million mobile customers, 19 million fixed broadband customers and 14 million TV customers, including all of the customers in Vodafone’s joint ventures and associates.
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.
World Coal Association (WCA)
The WCA works worldwide on behalf of the coal industry, raising awareness of the role of coal to a range of international audiences, focusing on energy, sustainability and environmental issues, including climate change. Established in 1985, the WCA is widely acknowledged internationally as the most credible global voice of coal.
World Travel and Tourism Council
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is the only global body that brings together all major players in the travel and tourism sector, enabling them to speak collectively to governments and international bodies. WTTC works to raise awareness of travel and tourism as one of the world’s largest sectors, supporting jobs for one in eleven people and generating nearly ten per cent of global GDP.
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Inspired by their Christian values, they are dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people. They serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.
WPP is the world leader in marketing communications services. They are made up of leading companies in: Advertising; Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding & Identity; Healthcare Communications; Digital, eCommerce & Shopper Marketing; Specialist Communications.