Be part of history this summer when Cranfield opens its doors for its inaugural symposium on sustainability, social entrepreneurship & corporate social responsibility.
Thursday 26 July 2012, 8.15am - 18.30pm, CMRI Gallery, Cranfield School of Management.
Confirmed Speaker List Includes:
John Elkington, author of 18 books including the latest one: ‘The Zeronauts: Breaking the Sustainability Barrier’.
Kelly Grainger, is Sustainability Manager at Interface - a leader in the design and production of high-quality, innovative modular floor coverings and widely recognised as an environmental pioneer. In his role, Kelly provides direction and leadership for the UK & Ireland, supporting Interface’s ‘Mission Zero’ pledge to have eliminate it’s environmental impacts by 2020’.
Innovation and Sustainability: Hand-in-hand:
Professor Simon Bolton, International award winning designer and expert in design-led innovation and visual thinking, is the Director of the Centre for Creative Competitive Design at Cranfield University.
Belina Raffy, a Cranfield MBA and Director at Maffick Ltd, works globally in organisations including Nestle, London Business School and the Charity Finance Group to develop improvisation and thrivability skills.
Charles Perry, a Cranfield MBA and Founding Partner at SecondNature, has been following his passion and working to transform organisations including Tesco, GE, BP and the UK government to “make sustainability second nature”.
Steve Hope, General Manager-Environmental Affairs and Corporate Citizenship at Toyota Motor Europe, is responsible to provide co-ordination, strategic direction and support environmental activities in all Toyota Motor Europe operations and affiliated companies.
Build Your Social Enterprise:
Jan Matern is the Director of Emerge Venture Lab, a start-up accelerator for social ventures, which he co-founded with the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship at Oxford University. Jan is also an Associate at Chelwood Capital where he works with social enterprises seeking access to capital markets.
Tom Rippin is the CEO of On Purpose, an organisation that attracts and develops talent to work in social enterprise. Formerly a McKinsey consultant, he is also the Chair of Spice and an Non-Exec of the Shaftesbury Partnership.
Social Intrapreneurship and CSR:
Craig Bennett, a champion on Sustainability, is the Director of Policy and Campaigns at Friends of the Earth – an organisation focused on finding solutions to environmental problems.
Gib Bulloch is the Executive Director and the man behind Accenture Development Partnerships, the “not for loss” business unit of Accenture.
Sandy Rodger, Director at Lighthouse Leadership Ltd, is a consultant focusing on leadership and strategy dimensions of environmental sustainability, with a background in senior leadership roles with Unilever and Diageo.
Dominic Vergine, member of Senior Advisory Board of the U.N. Global Alliance for ICT and Development, is the Director of Sustainable Development at ARM Holdings - the world’s leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier.
Programme (Subject to Change)
08.15 - 09.00 Registration
09.00 - 09.15 Welcome - Professor Frank Horwitz, Director of School
09.15 - 10.30 Innovation & Sustainability: Hand-in-hand
10.30 - 10.45 Break - Sponsored by Career Development Service
10.45 - 12.00 Build your Social Enterprise: A hands-on workshop to break down and analyse existing social business models and innovate on your own
12.00 - 12.30 Keynote Speaker: John Elkington
12.30 - 13.45 Lunch & Networking
13.45 - 15.00 Social Intrapreneurship & Corporate Responsibility
15.00 - 15.15 Break - Sponsored by Career Development Service
15.15 - 15.45 Keynote Speaker: Kelly Grainger
15.50 - 16.10 Introduction to EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Industrial Sustainability
16.15 - 17.00 Career Workshop & Recruitment in CR by Oakdene Hollins
17.00 - 17.15 Close: Professor David Grayson, Director of Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility
17.30 - 18.30 Drinks Reception
Dress Code: Business Casual
Special Early Bird Price (till 19 July 2012)
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