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Alan Knight

Sustainability Director at Business in the Community (BITC)

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Dr. Alan Knight, OBE is Sustainability Director at Business in the Community (BITC), one of The Prince's Charities, where he has responsibility for a variety of business and consumer facing campaigns aiming to drive the transformational change required for a sustainable future.

Alan has nearly 20 years’ experience of working with global and national companies, as well as with governments, on sustainability. For nine years he was a commissioner with the Sustainable Development Commission. Before joining BITC, Alan was an advisor to businesses and government with expertise in corporate sustainability, product centric sustainability and public policy. He has worked with companies as diverse as The Virgin Group, B&Q, Kingfisher, SABMiller, Body Shop, the Alberta Oil Sands Industry and has served on several Government advisory groups.

Alan chairs the UK Task Force on Sustainable Growing media, was a panelist on the UK Independent Panel on Forestry and is a founder of the Global Association of Corporate Sustainability Officers (GACSO). He teaches this stiff at Cambridge, Plymouth and Exeter Universities.

In 1998 he was awarded the OBE. Alan holds a PhD: impact of Mining Waste Dumping, which involved a great deal of mud and worms but at least they were in lovely Cornwall, which is, by the way where he now lives.

Energy

Sustainability

Environment

Ethics

English

Fees

UK : £2.5k to £7k

Europe : £2.5k to £7k

US : £7k to £15k

Asia/Middle East : £7k to £15k

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