The Forum has had a distinguished track record for leadership in sustainable business since 1997. It has established a vibrant platform to profile exceptional business leadership and has created a network of excellence and innovation for sustainable development in business.
The Forum provides you with the opportunity to engage with leaders from business, government, science and academe about important emerging sustainability opportunities and how their companies can benefit from these innovative business practices.
The Forum has often been the first to breakthrough old paradigms by engaging with influential thinkers including Kishor Chaukar Tata Industries, India; Simon Upton OECD; HRH the Prince of Wales; former Vice President Al Gore (2003); Ray Anderson Interface (1998); Paul Hawken author The Ecology of Commerce (2000); Jerry Porris author Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies; Don Tapscott author Wikinomics; Georg Kell United National Global Compact; Janine Benyus Biomimicry; Reverend Tim Costello World Vision Australia; Dame Julia Cleverdon UK and international climate scientist and author, Professor Tim Flannery.
The 13th National Business Leaders Forum on Sustainable Development, 'Investing in Sustainable Security: business leadership in a world of strategic risk and opportunity' is to be held on Thursday 27 June 2013 in the Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra.
|The Hon Julia Gillard MP (invited)|
Prime Minister of Australia
Executive Director, Fairtrade Foundation
Presenter, ABC Radio National Breakfast
|Admiral Dennis C. Blair|
Former Director of National Intelligence
CEO, Lend Lease Asia
|Revd Tim Costello|
CEO, World Vision Australia
Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities and the Arts
|The Hon Tony Abbott MP (invited)|
Leader of the Opposition