Navigating Business Towards a Greener Future


Every change or aspiration for either a sustainable business growth or a sustainable business purpose starts with a great vision

The journey towards a more sustainable business framework often begins with a vision. Sustainable leadership paves the way for decisions that consider the broader implications on society and the environment. In this article, renowned technology leaders share their strategies and insights on fostering a sustainable leadership approach.

Understanding Sustainable Leadership

Starting a conversation on sustainable leadership is essential for businesses aiming to adopt responsible practices. Such leadership requires an in-depth understanding of the impact of business decisions on the environment and the wider community.


Voices from the Forefront of Sustainable Leadership

During a roundtable debate moderated by Sasha Qadri, distinguished tech leaders from various sectors delved into their strategies for sustainable leadership and their visions for the future. Participants included:

This roundtable was recorded at The Studio and made in partnership with Nutanix

How Leaders Steer Towards Sustainable Paths

Sasha Qadri prompted a discussion about how these technology leaders guide their businesses towards sustainability. Some key takeaways include:

  • Building the Bigger Picture: Danny Attias of London Business School emphasized the importance of comprehensive conversations ranging from carbon offset to domestic and procurement policies.
  • Embracing Change: Jacqui Lipinski believes that while sustainability isn’t new, articulating required changes is a challenge. She calls for a stronger emphasis on how technology can aid in sustainability transitions.
  • Setting a Strong Foundation: Adrian Samareanu stressed that initiating a sustainability culture begins with a clear vision. He remarked on the necessity of adapting to digital transformations and noted that cultural shifts don't happen overnight.


Scope 1, 2, and 3 Emissions: A Sustainable Leadership Concern

The debate shifted focus to the considerations of scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions in sustainable leadership strategies:

  • Measuring Emissions: Steen Dalgas, from Nutanix, highlighted the challenges most organizations face, especially with scope 3 emissions stemming from the supply chain.
  • Sustainability for All: Linda Rogers and Freddie Quek both emphasized that sustainability is everyone's responsibility, not just a single department's. They urged organizations to initiate conversations and act as a part of the solution.



Sustainable leadership is the cornerstone of modern, environmentally-conscious businesses. It's not just about greening operations; it's about steering entire organisations, through informed decisions and practices, towards a future where sustainability is at the heart of all actions.

This roundtable was recorded at The Studio and made in partnership with Nutanix

Mask group-2


We love getting input from our communities, please feel free to share your thoughts on this article. Simply leave a comment below and one of our moderators will review
Mask group

Join the community

To join the HotTopics Community and gain access to our exclusive content, events and networking opportunities simply fill in the form below.

Mask group