Newcastle University Business School
, in partnership with tadea
, has organised a unique free event to help firms discuss and share practical ideas on how to embed sustainability opportunities and issues into their firms.
In recognition that businesses are under increasing pressure from customers to work in more sustainable ways Gareth Kane
, an internationally recognised environmental and sustainability expert, will headline the event and highlight how large and small companies demonstrate their sustainability and ethical credentials to grow their business and attract the best employees.
Forward-thinking companies like Marks & Spencer has introduced their ‘Plan A’ initiatives back in 2007, and some of the smaller North East businesses are already grasping sustainability opportunities and reaping the rewards.
Mark Stephenson, Policy Adviser from North East Chamber of Commerce (NECC) and Mick Brophy, Managing Director for Business, Innovation and Development at Gateshead College are also confirmed speakers for the event.
Workshops during the event will include:
• The Government’s flagship Green Deal for Business (due to launch in October)
• Smarter, Sustainable Transport
• Energy Management, Employee Engagement
• Skills Development for Sustainable Businesses
Monday 25th June 2012
8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, NE1 4SE
Lunch will be provided.
To book a place for this event please go to www.tadea.com/News/Events/The-value-of-sustainability – it’s free!
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