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NextGen Talks – Season 2 Episode 1 | Sustainability and COP26 with Andrew Griffiths

Our NextGen Talks podcast explores key themes and issues, such as the future of work, next generation leadership, sustainability, well-being and more, with special guests from various industries and sectors.

In this first episode of Season 2, we were delighted to speak to Andrew Griffiths, whose work with Planet Mark and the Institute of Directors supports people and businesses towards reaching meaningful sustainability goals. In this podcast, Andrew breaks down what it means to be sustainable, explains exactly what is COP26 and what it is trying to achieve, as well as discussing growing trends such as the impact of greenwashing on our progress towards achieving sustainability.


About Andrew Griffiths
Andrew Griffiths is Director of Community & Partnerships at Planet Mark and Chair of the Institute of Director’s National Sustainability Taskforce. Andrew harnesses the power of community to mobilise people around social causes. Alongside his current roles with Planet Mark and the IOD, Andrew is a founder of Sustaineers – a community movement to support people to drive change within organisations – and is an advisory board member to the Global Sustainability Film Awards, alongside a number of other projects, each with community and mobilisation at their core. 

Podcast speakers: 
James Harrison, Associate, Mayer Brown
Andrew Griffiths, Director of Community & Partnerships, Planet Mark