Talon has announced the appointment of its first Group Sustainability Manager, Alice Date. The appointment coincides with Talon joining Ad Net Zero, signifying their commitment to driving good sustainability practices throughout the business and the wider advertising ecosystem.
Alice Date joins the Talon team following four years at the transformation consultancy firm EY in Australia where she supported the implementation of sustainable practices through strategy development and reporting. Additionally, she has strong experience in ESG data interpretation and developing effective roadmaps toward net zero and wider bespoke sustainability strategies.
Alice joins Talon with this impressive skill set at a pivotal point in the organisation’s sustainability journey. Alice will be responsible for developing Talon’s global sustainability strategy and driving its ambition towards becoming a B Corp organisation.
As part of Talon’s commitment to Ad Net Zero, Alice will lead the efforts in reducing emissions from advertising business operations and production, media planning and buying, awards and events programmes and harnessing the power of advertising to supercharge behavioural change.
Alice will also lead the carbon reduction programme, developing a strategy to ensure Talon can reduce emissions and contribute to the collective goal of the industry to allow for more robust and transparent reporting.
Alice will be based in Talon’s London office and report into Group Chief Strategy Officer, Sophie Pemberton.