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Making Global Goals Local Business - Liverpool

UNGC Network UK, PRME UKI & University of Liverpool

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 from 14:00 to 17:30 (BST)

Making Global Goals Local Business - Liverpool

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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 - Liverpool to find out.

 

Agenda:

14:00 – 14:45      Registration & Networking 

14:45 - 15:00       Welcome

                           Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UNGC Network UK

                           Prof Elizabeth Parsons, Professor of Marketing, University of Liverpool Management School

15:00 – 15:45      What are the SDGs and why should business be engaged?

                           Steve Kenzie, Executive Director, UNGC Network UK

15:45 – 16:15      Break - refreshments available

16:15 – 16:45      Keynote

                           Mike Brogan, Chief Executive, Procure Plus

16:45 – 17:25      How can business get involved? Panel + Q&A

                           Angela Gaskell, Head of Sourcing, N Brown Group, Manchester 

                           Matt Coppin, Executive at Castlefield Advisory Partners, Manchester

                           Mike Brogan, Chief Executive, Procure Plus

                           James Sloan, CEO, Imagine If Trust, Liverpool

                           Dr Alan Southern, Co-Director of the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy and Practice, University of Liverpool Management School

17:25 – 17:30      Final words

                           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:

     Liverpool logo        

Do you have questions about Making Global Goals Local Business - Liverpool? Contact UNGC Network UK, PRME UKI & University of Liverpool

When & Where


University of Liverpool Management School
University of Liverpool
Chatham Street
L69 7ZH Liverpool
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 from 14:00 to 17:30 (BST)


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UNGC Network UK, PRME UKI & University of Liverpool

The UN Global Compact 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 Liverpool Management School meets the standard of excellence which places us within the top 5% of business schools worldwide. We live by our mission “to be a globally connected Management School, whose transformative research and teaching places us at the forefront of influential knowledge leadership”. This brings us together with students, business and society in "learning to make a difference."

 


 


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