25th September 2024 @ 18:30 - 20:30

How to measure and manage your company’s impact on global biodiversity

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Are you eager to learn more about biodiversity loss and find ways to address biodiversity impacts in your company? We invite Chapter Zero members and non-executive directors to join us for an event in collaboration with Heidrick & Struggles Board Practice and The Natural History Museum.

Biodiversity loss is as great a threat to our planet as climate change. Yet while companies and investors have signed off sophisticated strategies for transitioning to net zero, the biodiversity challenge remains relatively overlooked.

However, change is underway. Companies are increasingly realising the importance of including nature and biodiversity in their climate strategies, and new legislation is driving biodiversity higher up the agenda - most notably via the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) framework.

The Natural History Museum is home to some of the world’s most extensive data on global biodiversity, namely the Biodiversity Intactness Index, a vital information resource available to finance and investment professionals via Bloomberg.

During the event, Doug Gurr, Director of The Natural History Museum, will discuss and answer questions on how the Museum’s data and analytics can support non-executive directors as they seek strategies for change in the boardroom.

Following this, there will be a drinks reception and an opportunity to network with fellow non-executive directors with shared interests and challenges on this topic.

This event is tailored for Chapter Zero Members and non-executive directors. Spaces are limited; RSVP at your earliest convenience to secure your place.
Speakers include

Doug Gurr

Director, The Natural History Museum

Dr Douglas Gurr was appointed Director of The Natural History Museum from December 2020. He is also the current chair of the British Heart Foundation, and a trustee of the Landmark Trust. Previously he was a non-executive director for the Land Registry and a trustee of the National Gallery.

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Orna NiChionna

Chapter Zero Fellow

Orna NiChionna is an experienced non-executive director, chair and Remco chair. Currently, she Chairs The Eden Project, is a Senior Independent Director for Burberry Group Plc and is a Senior Advisor for Eden McCallum. Previously, she has served as Deputy Chair and Interim Chair of the National Trust, as a Trustee of Sir John Soane’s Museum, and as Chair of environmental charity the Soil Association.

25th September 2024 @ 18:30 - 20:30

How to measure and manage your company’s impact on global biodiversity

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