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Accelerating and Amplifying Impact: How Directors Can Enhance Their Climate Response


IoD Briefings Series: sponsored by Accenture

 Clare Nickson Havens

Clare Nickson Havens Sustainability Expert and Strategic Board Advisor

Booking for this webinar is now closed. 

For any queries in regards to this webinar, please contact Sharon Kirwan, Senior Events and Membership Executive, IoD Ireland.


As part of our ongoing work to share exclusive content and insights with members, we are delighted to invite you to join our upcoming webinar with Clare Nickson Havens, Sustainability Expert and Strategic Board Advisor, titled ‘Accelerating and Amplifying Impact: How Directors can Enhance their Climate Response’.

In the webinar, Clare will discuss the following key elements:

  • How directors can evaluate how they are thinking about sustainability.
  • How an active mindset is different to a growth mindset.
  • How an active mindset for sustainability can be a competitive advantage.
  • What directors can do right now to accelerate and amplify their climate response.

Please note, there will be a live Q&A facility for this webinar.

 Clare Nickson Havens

Clare Nickson Havens

Sustainability Expert and Strategic Board Advisor

Clare Nickson Havens is an experienced, highly ranked bank expert and strategic advisor to boards. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Clare has recently completed a Master's in Sustainability Leadership from The University of Cambridge, where her research focused on the active mindset of bank board directors regarding climate response. She is also a co-author of 'Understanding what board characteristics are driving the climate change response of firms in the finance sector'. Clare speaks at sustainability and governance events, including the Sustex 2021 conference and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments' 2020 governance webinar.

Clare is special advisor to the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Australia. She is a member of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative Working Group, the Finance and Investment Taskforce at NSW Circular, and the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education Working Group on Sustainability Mindset. 

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services - all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Accenture has been operating in Ireland for over 50 years and employs over 4,500 people.  

Visit the Accenture website for more information.


  • For any queries in regards to this webinar, please contact Sharon Kirwan, Senior Events and Membership Executive, IoD Ireland.

How to Join This Webinar

  • To join this webinar, please register to attend via the 'Book Now' button.
  • When you register to attend, you will receive a confirmation email to confirm your booking. In this confirmation email, you can choose to add this webinar to your calendar. In this calendar attachment, you will be able to access the webinar link. 
  • In addition, we will also send all registered attendees a joining instructions email on Wednesday, 29th September, with a link to where you can join the webinar.
  • On the morning of the event, please then click the webinar link in either your calendar invite or in the joining instructions email, and you will be able to view the webinar. Please note it will prompt you for your email address before you can join, this is required feature of the Zoom platform. For more information on this, please view: Zoom Video Communications GDPR Compliance.

Zoom Webinar Information

  • This webinar will take place via the online platform Zoom. Please download Zoom to your system before the webinar to ensure you can view the webinar.
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Please note, in advance of this webinar, we will be sending the attendee list to all registered attendees and our sponsor. This attendee sheet will include the name and company name of all registered attendees (as per their membership details). 

Should you wish to connect with a fellow member who registered for this event, please reach out to them via the IoD Members’ LinkedIn Group or email us directly and we will try to facilitate this on your behalf. For more information, please email Sharon Kirwan.

For GDPR reasons, we cannot provide contact details on the attendee list.