Top Tips on How Your Company Can Save the World- an Interview with ESG Specialist Dr. Roberta Lepre

Make Things, Make Sense Podcast
Episode 25
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Introduction

Today’s guest is Dr. Roberta Lepre, a woman out to change the world one company at a time. Dr. Lepre is an ESG specialist with a mission to help forward thinking business leaders transform their companies in order to operate in a more sustainable and ethical manner, while increasing profitability.

Roberta graduated with her Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Malta in 2003, since then acquiring substantial experience in the social sector in Malta, having served on public bodies as well as in the non-profit sector.

Her skills and expertise include legal drafting, policy development, and project drafting and implementation. She has served as a director, chairperson or on the board of some incredible entities including Guardian for Future Generations, the Platform for Human Rights Organisations in Malta, the Commission on Domestic Violence, Victim Support Malta and the Malta Psychology Professions Board.

Dr. Lepre is currently the founder and managing director of Weave Consulting, the project director at Social Enterprise Association Malta, and a member of the advisory board for the Institute of Directors Malta.

Topics discussed

  • the meaning of ESG for the general public and businesses
  • ESG in relation to sustainability and CSR
  • the new 4 P’s: Purpose, People, Planet, Profit
  • legal framework surrounding ESG requirements
  • how ESG impacts risk management
  • cost-benefit analysis of an ESG strategy during a recession
  • awareness surrounding the topics of  the prosumer, Society 5.0, AI in business and UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
  • alignment of company’s purpose with ESG
  • examples of the most inspiring companies and what changes they are making to get it right
  • how purpose can be communicated by small companies
  • the relationship between purpose and trust

Conclusion

If you want to start transforming your business today, more about Dr. Roberta Lepre’s work can be found on her agency’s website or you can contact her directly on LinkedIn.

Listen in to learn how you can revolutionize your business to be better adapted for today’s world and most importantly, for the future!

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