Are you keen to find out how you can support the growth of a more sustainable economy and society?

Would you like your business to join the global community of certified B Corps?

University of Exeter’s One Planet MBA team have paired up with B Lab UK to host an evening of conversations on the role of business in creating a more sustainable and inclusive economy.

Where is it? University of Exeter Business School, Building One, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4PU

When is it? Thursday 29 June from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Georgie Morris from B Lab UK will introduce the B Corp certification, the growing community of B Corps in the UK and how you can get involved in this market-leading movement.

We’ll be hearing from Leap and Neighbourly, two certified B Corps from the UK community, on their experiences of becoming a B Corp and their vision for the role of purpose led businesses in the South West.

Our evening will round off with drinks and networking, giving you time to connect with amazing people from across the South West.

The evening will run as follows:

5:30 – 6:00 – Welcome and networking – Welcome toast from Adam Lusby, One Planet MBA

6:00 – 6:15 – Georgie Morris from B Lab UK: presentation on B Corp beginnings, the global movement, expansion to the South West and why businesses want to become B Corps

6:15 – 6:30 – B Corp profile: Matt Hocking from Leap

6:30 – 6:45 – B Corp profile: Martha Goudie from Neighbourly

6:45 – 7:00 – Recap on certification and Q&A

7:00 – 7:30 – Drinks and networking

Come along if you’re…

– A business interested in profit with purpose
– A local authority that wants to support businesses in the South West
– An academic or student interested in how to incorporate profit with purpose into your curriculum
– A consultant interested in how you can support purposeful businesses
– New to sustainable business and simply want to find out more


Where is it?
University of Exeter Business School, Building One, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4PU

When is it? Thursday 29 June from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

 

Reserve your place HERE

What is the B Corp movement?
The UK B Corp movement is a growing community of businesses who are using the power of entrepreneurship to tackle social and environmental issues. B Corps are certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.

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