Contributor Profile

Sören Stöber

Job TitleDirector of Business Development ESG & Sustainability

Company NameTrucost


Sören is Director of Business Development ESG & Sustainability for Trucost, part of S&P Dow Jones Indices. Trucost assesses and prices risks relating to climate change, natural resource constraints, and broader ESG factors, enabling companies and financial institutions to understand exposure to ESG factors, inform resilience and identify the transformative solutions of tomorrow. Sören is responsible for corporate business development in Northern Europe, Africa, and Japan. He began his career at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Energy, and Environment followed by Group Communications and Social Affairs positions in Germany’s retail/mail order group KarstadtQuelle AG. From there he moved into tourism and to the UK to join Thomas Cook Group PLC. His experience at Thomas Cook includes Group Sustainability & ESG Reporting Manager and Interim Head of Sustainability. Most recently he was Commercial Director for the ABTA-owned sustainability certification scheme Travelife. He served as an ISO principal expert for tourism services and Board Member of the Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism. Sören holds a BA in Philosophy & Economics from Bayreuth University in Germany and MSt in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge.

Conference Sessions

  • Plastic Waste: What Should the Industry Do?

    Tuesday15:45 - 17:005 Nov 2019
    Middle East & Africa Inspiration Zone

    Attenborough has raised the issue of single-use plastic and many, but by no means, all, have stopped using plastic straws. The challenge is a bit bigger than th...

    • Language: English