Marcus Wilert focuses on engagements in Asia-ex Japan in the retail, consumer goods, technology, financial services and industrials sectors. He has 13 years of experience of corporate human rights and environmental sustainability whereof seven based in China. He has held strategy and operations management positions in corporate responsibility teams for H&M, Waitrose and Primark with responsibility for supply chains in Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Marcus holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business from the University of Cambridge and a MSc in Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Hannah Shoesmith focusses on engagements in Asia-ex Japan in the retail, consumer goods, technology, financial services and industrials sectors. Prior to joining EOS, Hannah spent 13 years working in corporate responsibility and sustainability roles, mainly for retail and consumer goods companies such as Tesco, Arcadia Group and Mothercare. Most recently Hannah led the global corporate responsibility team at Mothercare which covered the social and environmental impacts and opportunities of products, environmental impacts of operations and engagement with communities and other stakeholders. Hannah has lived and worked in Hong Kong, France and Spain and speaks French, Brazilian Portuguese and some Spanish. Hannah has a Bachelor’s degree from Durham University, a Master’s degree from King’s College London and the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and a post-graduate certificate in sustainable value chains from the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership.
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing governments around the globe to enact emergency legislation to contain the spread of COVID-19, with cities in lockdown, shops, theatres and restaurants closed, and office workers logging on at home. What can companies do to manage their way through this difficult period?
A public health crisis often leads to regulatory changes, as well as shifts in cultural expectations and human behaviour. What can companies do to mitigate the worst impacts of a major crisis? There are several areas for board members and company executives to consider.
We and long-term investors have focused our efforts on the suppliers of fossil fuels and the largest greenhouse gas emitters. However, for the energy transition to be as smooth as possible, investors also need to address the demand for energy.