Robert Bruce interviews — Karim Hajjar CFO, Solvay

Published on: 01 Jun 2018

In a wide-ranging video interview Karim Hajjar, CFO at chemical giant Solvay, talks to Robert Bruce about sustainable value, about the link between the financials and extra-financial influences, about the nature of sustainable value, how integrated thinking powers integrated management, how investors get to grips with the changes, the importance of assurance and verification, enthusing the CFO community, how far it is replicable in smaller companies, and how it all feeds through to the bottom line.

Click here to access the full video, (approx. 24 minutes), in a separate window. You can either watch the whole video or select the topics that interest you most by clicking on the ‘topics’ drop-down in the corner of the screen.

The chapters included in the video are:

  • Q1: What sustainability means.
  • Q2: Value creation through financial and extra-financial measures.
  • Q3: Linking financial and extra-financial measures.
  • Q4: The primacy of integrated thinking.
  • Q5: Encouraging investors to understand.
  • Q6: The importance of assurance.
  • Q7: The wider influence of the CFO.
  • Q8: Extending the model to SMEs.
  • Q9: The benefits to the bottom line.

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