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How can business create healthier communities?
Thu 13 October 2016, 11:00 – 12:00 BST
What's the role of business in creating healthier communities? How can business empower communities to take charge of their health and wellbeing?
This session will explore how businesses in Northern Ireland can contribute to developing healthy communities. Contributing organisations include:
The NOW Group support people with learning difficulties and autism into jobs with a future across Northern Ireland.
The Henderson Group's SPAR, EUROSPAR and VIVO, that have developed Northern Ireland’s largest network of external, publicly accessible defibrillator devices in 300 locations across the country.
The Beth Johnson Foundation and their work with the Barclay's Digital Eagles linking generations and widening digital inclusion across Northern Ireland.
About the Unusual Suspects Festival: After the success of two festivals in London and in Glasgow, we are hosting the Unusual Suspects Festival again this year in Northern Ireland on October 12- 14, 2016. 3 days, 2 cities, 15+ events, 40+ organisations all exploring what happens when social innovation meets collaboration and how together we can meet some of society's most pressing challenges. TheFestival brings together the 'unusual suspects' from across Northern Ireland and the world, people who wouldn't normally cross paths, to explore how we can work together in new and different ways to create real social change. To find out more and to sign up to more events