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2nd Annual B Corps Event

What makes a B Corp best setup to thrive in the 21st Century economy?

An University of Exeter Business School business event
Date21 May 2018
Time17:30 to 20:00
PlaceMBA Suite, 1st Floor

The Exeter One Planet MBA and B Lab UK host an evening on the role of business in creating a more sustainable and inclusive economy through a lively discussion with 3 innovative businesses from the South West, all part of the global movement of B Corporations - using business as a force for good

Come along to learn about 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 3 B Corps including the co-founder of one of Cornwall's most iconic design studios, LEAP, the co-founder of Bath-based purposeful business consultancy. The House and the co-founder of Finisterre - the first surf-clothing company in Europe to be certified a B Corp business.

They will share their experiences of becoming a B Corp and their vision for the role of purpose-led businesses in the South West and how it sets them up to thrive in the 21st century economy.

Please sign up via Eventbrite

Agenda

17:30 - 17:45 - Registration and networking 

17:45 - Welcome

18:00 - Main Panel and Q&A with Matt Hocking from LEAP, Graham Massey from The House, Tom Kay from Finisterre

19:30 - 20:00 - Drinks

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.


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


ProviderUniversity of Exeter Business School
Attachments
MBA_Series_BCorp_Flyer_A5_Final_Clickable_FINAL.pdf (2627K)

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