Clare Melford, CEO of IBLF has been recognised as one of 2011’s ‘Top 100 Thought Leaders for Trustworthy Business Behaviour in Europe and the Middle East’ by Trust Across America
(TAA) and the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE).
The list acknowledges individuals from the private sector, academia and non-profit entities, who are making outstanding contributions in championing business, social and environmental change in a transparent and justifiable way.
The Top 100 Thought Leaders represents the culmination of research exploring personal efforts and accomplishments within the framework of social, environmental and economic sustainability. TAA and CSE sought nominations and counsel for this honour from professionals across the world. The list was narrowed through an extensive vetting process and the full list of honorees can be found here
Trust Across America, a programme of Next Decade Inc., has developed a trust index for public companies and showcases individuals and organizations that are exhibiting high levels of trust and integrity. Barbara Kimmel, Executive Director of TAA expressed:
"These individuals are inspiring organizations to look more closely at their higher purpose - to create greater value for, and trust from, all of their stakeholders. We congratulate all of the honorees whose work is shining a spotlight on the importance of trustworthy business behaviour and providing a model for others to emulate.
Nikos Avlonas, President of global advisory and coaching organization CSE said: “These people collectively represent a group that can genuinely transform and reverse the cycle of mistrust in business. I am honoured to be involved in an initiative that recognizes individuals who attempt to bring change in a constructive and sustainable way.”