Sustainability Strategy Talks with Ms Lorna Davis, Global Ambassador B Corp

ILA is pleased to hold a series of short "Sustainability Strategy Talks" with the key decision makers who have already walked or have concrete plans to walk the pass to a strategy that fully embeds sustainability. The objective of these talks will be allow these decision makers to very concretely explain their "sustainability strategy" and most of all provide feedback on what role their boards and the governance model in general has been or is playing in getting there.

This interview will be hosted by Andy Schmidt and Isabelle Delas, members of the ILA Sustainability Strategy for Boards committee, who will welcome Ms Lorna Davis, Global Ambassador B Corp.

Lorna Davis

Lorna Davis has served as President of multinational consumer goods companies for 20+ years, in Danone, Kraft and Mondelez.  In addition to being the former CEO of Danone North America, she has been instrumental in Danone’s purpose journey and is a Global Ambassador for the B Corp movement. 

Lorna transforms the way leaders operate so that they can incorporate social, environmental and financial priorities into their business performance.  Lorna inspires, coaches and provokes leaders to use business as a force for good and is a highly sought after keynote speaker.  She also serves on the board of a number of organizations that are committed to having meaningful purpose.

Previously as CEO and Chairwoman of Danone North America (a $6 Billion business unit) she led the organisation in achieving B Corp status in 2018, making it the largest B Corp in the world.

Lorna is a member of the Social Mission Board of Seventh Generation, the Advisory Board of Radicle Impact, the Integrity Board of Sir Kensington and the Board of B Lab Global.

She has lived and led businesses in 7 countries including the UK, France and the USA and served on the Global board of Electrolux for 6 years. Lorna was based in Shanghai, China for 6 years where she was the CEO of the merged Danone and Kraft business.

Lorna is now based in New York City where she runs Lorna Davis and Associates, working as a coach, speaker and facilitator. Lorna is passionate about wildlife conservation, particularly the plight of the African rhino.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Practical information

Please note the sessions will be recorded.  In principle, this affects mainly the presenters, however if you unmute and talk you could also be recorded.  If you do not want to be on the recording, then please take care not to unmute yourself and refrain from the discussion.   You can still send questions via the chat channel. 


• download zoom app to your phone or pc (nb.  you can also join via browser)

• join a few minutes before start

• familiarise yourself with the location of the chat function in order to ask questions or make comments

• if joining late, please do so quietly and stay on mute

• you will be automatically on mute and with your video turned off - please stay muted other that when the presenter open the session to questions

Please note that no CPD hours will be allocated to these interviews

Date and Time

From 25/09/2020 15:00
To 25/09/2020 16:00


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