In this episode we speak with Helle Bank Jørgensen about her 30-year journey in sustainable business, her current work as CEO of Competent Boards, and what personally drives her. We also discuss her new book ‘Stewards of the Future’ and current boardroom issues. At the end Helle shares a story about a particular leader that had a big impact on her, as well as her enduring connection to the legacy of that person.
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About Helle Bank Jørgensen:
Helle Bank Jorgensen is an internationally recognised expert on sustainable business practices, with a 30-year record of turning environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks into innovative and profitable business opportunities. She works with many global Fortune 500 board members and executives, as well as smaller companies and investors.
Helle is the founder and chief executive of Competent Boards, which offers online climate and ESG programs that draw on the experience of over 150 renowned board members, executives, and investors. Hundreds of directors and senior executives have enrolled in these programs to mitigate the risks and seize the opportunities presented by ESG and climate change.
About 'Leadership Conversations by TSBR'
Leadership Conversations is a podcast by The Sustainability Board Report (TSBR), an independent not-for-profit project. We aim to showcase different dimensions of sustainable business leadership and corporate governance.
In this podcast we interview global leaders who advocate for more positive societal impact and responsible business.