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Northumbria Public Lecture Series: Sir Mark Moody-Stuart

Northumbria University


Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Chairman, UN Global Compact Foundation and Former Chairman of Shell Group

Lecture Theatre 002, Business and Law Building, City Campus East, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Lecture Title: Making an Impact on a Global Scale: Sustainable Development Goals and what they mean for Business, Society, Government and Education? 

This lecture will form part of Northumbria University Go Green Week

About the Speaker

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart is Chairman of the Global Compact Foundation and of the Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC) and a Director of Saudi Aramco. He was Chairman of the Royal Dutch/Shell Group from 1998 to 2001, Anglo American plc from 2002 to 2009 and Hermes Equity Ownership Services (2009-16). He began his career at Shell as an exploration geologist, living in Holland, Spain, Oman, Brunei, Australia, Nigeria, Turkey and Malaysia, and UK.

Sir Mark was a Member of the International Council for Integrated Reporting: Chairman of the of the Global Business Coalition for HIV/AIDS 2002-2011; board member of Global Reporting Initiative 2002-7 and the International Institute for Sustainable Development 2002-2011. He is the Author of “Responsible Leadership – Lessons

About the lecture

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals, provide a global framework to address social and economic development issues. These include goals to eliminate poverty, end inequality and social injustice and tackle climate change by 2030.

Sir Mark will discuss development of the United Nations Global Compact and the role of the Sustainable Development Goals and highlight the opportunities that exist for business, higher education, government and society. He will express the need for organisations to develop an enhanced reputation and strategy focused on sustainability that not only meets the needs of consumers, but also has a lasting change on a global scale.

He will express a need for partnership working and discuss how organisations, including Universities can identify and focus their contribution to particular Sustainable Development Goals as well as the Goals at large through research and teaching and knowledge exchange.


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Event Details

Northumbria University
Lecture Theatre 002, Business and Law Building
City Campus East
Newcastle upon Tyne


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