Martin Blake

Non-executive Director and Corporate Advisor


The 12th Annual Global CSR Summit and Awards and the Global Good Governance Awards: 2020

Martin is delighted that Blue Planet, the company he has guided and directed since 2017 has won awards in three categories at The Global CSR Awards and The Good Governance Awards: Product Excellence Award (Platinum); Best Environmental Excellence Award (Platinum); and Best Corporate & Communication and Investor Relations Award (Silver). ‍The awards recognise organisations for outstanding, innovative and world-class products that demonstrate the company’s leadership, sincerity and ongoing commitment to incorporating ethical values, respect for individuals, communities and the environment in the way they do business. Read More

The 11th Annual Global CSR Summit and Awards and the Global Good Governance Awards: 2019, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Martin was instrumental in introducing the Empowerment of Women as an award category at the 2019 Annual Global CSR and Good Governance Awards. Here we see Martin with the Malaysian Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development presenting the award to Stefan Fang, Sustainability Director of Diversity, the first winner of this ground-breaking award.

The 10th Annual Global CSR Summit and Awards Ceremony and the Global Good Governance Awards: 19-20 April 2018, Lombok, Indonesia

The Global CSR Summit & Awards will celebrate its 10th year in 2018 with The Good Governance AwardsTM at the beautiful island of Lombok, Indonesia. The event has become the Gold standard in the CSR community, supported by hundreds of corporations and professionals all over the world. The theme for this 10th golden year event, “Rethinking CSR for the Next Decade”, challenges us to reflect upon the journey that the CSR community has embarked over the past decade. To learn from the successes and mistakes in policy and decision making, to sift the good from the bad and to re-calibrate the strategies and for some, the need for a complete reset in order to advance on a stronger foundation through today’s complex world, besieged by constant change and turmoil. Read More

9th Annual Global CSR Summit & Awards and the Global Good Governance Awards: 30-31 March 2017, Langkawi, Malaysia

Martin is honoured to be chairing the annual ceremony and will also open the event with the Keynote address: Beyond Sustainability – Towards a New Paradigm For Business in the 21st Century: Adapting Versus Embracing Sustainability. SINGAPORE, December 23, 2016 – The world’s most prestigious and longest reigning event for corporate social responsibility and corporate governance, The Global CSR Summit & Awards and the Global Good Governance Awards 2017, will reach its ninth successive year and will be held for the first time in Malaysia. Read More

Making a Carbon Neutral Home‬ | Video Interview with Dr. Martin Blake

In this short video, sustainability expert, Dr. Martin Blake, explains how he and his wife, Yvonne Cuneo, have turned their 1901 Findhorn summer house into a cosy, warm home using renewable energy…. “There are not many people who can say that their electricity supplier owes them money on a regular basis, but that’s often the case for Martin Blake and his wife Yvonne Cuneo. “The couple own a Findhorn-based property originally built in 1901 and renovated since their ownership. “In spite of the property’s age and the fact that, before the renovation, water would often freeze in the living room during winter time, the couple have sympathetically restored the single-storey dwelling. The added, modern benefit being that by harnessing the use of renewable technologies, they are almost carbon-free and utility free.” Read More