Balancing the Scales: Integrating Finance and IT in Key Industries

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Thursday, November 9th, 12:00 BST

Food & Agriculture, CPG, and Retail leaders in London are invited to join this roundtable luncheon on ‘Balancing the Scales: Integrating Finance and IT in Key Industries’.

An expert moderator will guide the knowledge-sharing event, stimulating discussion between participants in a closed, confidential environment. Attendance is complimentary and by invitation only.

Balancing the Scales: Integrating Finance and IT in Key Industries

In the fields of architecture, construction, and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), finance and IT leaders confront a series of unique challenges. These arise from market volatility, evolving regulations, and the rapid pace of technological advancement. In architecture and construction, for example, fluctuating material costs combined with intricate project timelines demand a strong integration of financial planning and IT solutions. Meanwhile, in the CPG sector, changing consumer preferences call for both agile financial forecasting and up-to-date IT infrastructures.

Regulations, such as those pushing for sustainability, are mandating the use of eco-friendly construction materials and biodegradable packaging. This not only adds financial considerations but also requires companies to leverage IT solutions to ensure compliance and optimize supply chain management. At the crossroads of finance and IT lies the topic of digital transformation. While its adoption promises improved operational efficiency, it also demands innovative IT strategies to safeguard against cybersecurity threats. Thus, thriving in this evolving landscape demands that organizations deftly integrate finance and IT.

  • What reduction strategies are companies exploring for their most significant sources of emissions?
  • How are companies crafting a comprehensive and effective decarbonisation strategy that aligns with business goals and multi-decade sustainability objectives? How can organisational buy-in be ensured?
  • How are companies evaluating ROI from decarbonisation initiatives? How can leaders ensure the efficient allocation of resources and drive tangible outcomes?

Galvin – Woolf Flower Room

1-8 Russell Square Corner of Guilford Street and, Russel Square, London WC1B 5BE, United Kingdom | Google Maps

The Ortus Club hosts knowledge-sharing discussions in the best private dining rooms in the world. These venues provide an elegant high-end atmosphere and impeccable table service.

Join leaders interested in pioneering the convergence of financial growth and sustainable innovations for a resilient future.

Job titles may include Chief Sustainability Officer, CFO, CEO, Head/VP/Director of Sustainability, and Finance, and other senior executives.

12:00 PM: Arrival of guests and reception
12:30 PM: Welcome by The Ortus Club
12:35 PM: Short address from Terrascope
12:45 PM: Discussion instigated by the moderator and continued by the group over lunch
1:45 PM: Discussion brought to a close
2:30 PM: Guests are encouraged to continue networking over tea and coffee

Hosted by Terrascope


Terrascope is an enterprise-grade, end-to-end decarbonisation SaaS platform. By combining AI-assisted carbon measurement and management with deep industry and sustainability expertise, Terrascope helps solve the data management, emissions reduction planning and implementation challenges that large enterprises face to decarbonise their operations and complex supply chains.

Publicly launched in June 2022, Terrascope works with customers in multiple industry verticals such as agriculture, food & beverage, and consumer packaged goods; as well as horizontals such as manufacturing, technology, transportation and real estate. Headquartered in Singapore, Terrascope is backed by Nupo Ventures (formally called Olam Ventures) and incubated with support from BCG X.