MT Sky Future Leaders: New judge announced

Jonathon Porritt, the eminent writer, broadcaster, and commentator on sustainable development, joins Martha Lane Fox, Barbara Stocking and the rest of the panel as an MT Sky Future Leaders Awards judge.

by Rebecca Burn-Callander
Last Updated: 19 Aug 2013

With just a week and a half to go till the deadline for entries to the inaugural MT Sky Future Leaders Awards, MT is proud to announce that Jonathon Porritt, co-founder of Forum for the Future, the UK’s leading sustainable development charity, will be among the judges sifting through your submissions.

MT Sky Future Leaders aims to celebrate and reward the individuals who are going the extra mile for sustainability. Whether that's within a giant corporate organisation, in a tiny start-up, or a charity. MBA students, there's even a category just for you: just how has sustainability affected your notions of good business practice? How do you intend to turn those ideas into action? You can find out all about the categories here.
 
A former director of Friends of the Earth, one-time chair of the UK Sustainable Development Commission, and current co-director of the Prince of Wales’s Business & Sustainability Programme, Porritt understands what it truly means to build an ethical, sustainable business, and foster those values in your team. He has a unique perspective on the relevance of sustainability in business, having worked across the corporate and third sectors. He’s even worked out a way to make the two sectors work together, co-founding charity Forum of the Future in 1996, which now works with over 100 partner companies, including a number of global corporations, to build a sustainable future for all.
 
So, what are you waiting for? If you are championing sustainability in your not-for profit, building your start-up with sustainability in mind, taking care of the environment from within a global firm, or if you’re just starting out on your sustainability journey, tell us about it.
 
The shortlist will be published in the September issue of the magazine, with profiles of the winners appearing in the November issue. Winners will also be invited to an exclusive lunch with some of the judges. 

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