Making Global Goals Local Business - Brighton

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University of Sussex

Fulton B-Fulton Building

Falmer, England BN1 9RJ

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The Global Goals are going to transform our world and that transformation will create opportunities for new business models to deliver new products and services into new markets.

After the largest public consultation ever undertaken, the Goals were adopted by the UK and the other 192 Member States of the United Nations in 2015. They call for economic growth, innovation, affordable energy, and upgraded infrastructure - and provide a path to end extreme poverty, fight inequality, and protect the planet.

Every company (and every citizen) needs to understand this important global mega-trend!

What are the Global Goals?

Why should business care about the Goals?

How can business contribute to achieving the Goals and benefit from doing so?

Join us at Making Global Goals Local Business - Brighton to find out.

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13.30 - 14.00 Registration

14.00-14.10 Welcome

Andrew Stirling, Professor of Science & Technology Policy Research Unit, Co-Director Steps (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability) Centre. Academy of Social Sciences (ACSS) Fellow.

Kate Thorpe,Business Liaison Manager (Business,Management & Economics School)

Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UNGC Network UK

14.10 - 14.40 What are the SDGs?

Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UNGC Network UK

14.40 - 14.50 The Global Goals in a period of uncertainty in the UK

Emily Lydgate, Academic Fellow, Environmental Law



14.50-15.00 Sustainable Business Practise-A local Perspective

Shelaine Siepel, Sustainable Business Partnership CIC

15.00-15.10 Business as Social Enterprise(rather than charities)
Mark Fisher, Senior Teaching Fellow, Chartered Accountant

15.10-15.15 Are corporations cutting carbon by demanding renewable power?

Andrea Smith. BMEc (SPRU) Ph.D. Student

15.15 - 15.30 Why should business be engaged?

Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UNGC Network UK

15.30-15.45 Refreshments Break

15.45 - 15.50 How can business get involved?

Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UNGC Network

Business Case Examples

15.50-16.00 INTCAS: Incorporating Global Goals in Business

Zakaria S. Mahmood. Managing Director.INTCAS

16.00-16.05 Ethical Fashion Group

Alex Wyatt

16.05-15 Bio Regional: Incorporating Global Goals in Business

Anthony Probert. Bio Regional

16.15-16.55 "How can your business can get involved?"

Panel (all speakers) + Q&A Facilitated by Kate Thorpe. Business Liaison Manager.

16.55 - 17.00 Final words & Call to Action

Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UNGC Network UK

Information on the Making Global Goals Local Business series can be found at:
www.sdg-roadshow.org.uk

This Making Global Goals Local Business Roadshow event is supported by:


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University of Sussex

Fulton B-Fulton Building

Falmer, England BN1 9RJ

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Organiser UNGC Network UK, PRME UKI & University of Sussex

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The UN Global Compact (UNGC) Network UK is the focal point for UK-based signatories of the UN's voluntary corporate citizenship initiative. The UK Network aims to further the Global Compact's 10 principles and the UN's broader development agenda, at the heart of which are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

The UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) is a Global Compact initiative, led by business schools and universities. The UK & Ireland PRME Regional Chapter facilitates learning, knowledge exchange and networking amongst its 60 members. 

The University of Sussex School of Business, Management and Economics (BMEc) incorporates principles of corporate social responsibility and sustainability into our administration, teaching, research and engagement activities. Our graduates leave us with the necessary skills to innovate and improve business practice throughout their careers. We also collaborate with and advise governments and organisations to improve policy and practice.

 


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