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Responsible Business – a better future

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University of Portsmouth
Richmond Building Portland Street
Portsmouth PO1 3AH

Join us in sharing ideas, creating solutions and learning about latest trends that will impact on the fairness, sustainability and wellbeing of business and society.

To coincide with Responsible Business Week 2016, the University of Portsmouth Business School and Business in the Community are working together to provide an opportunity to explore latest thinking, share best practice, and find solutions to some of the challenges currently facing business and society.

Join us at this event to:

  • Hear from our keynote speaker Tom Levitt, former Member of Parliament and Director / Founder of Sector 4 Focus, which works to promote cross-sector partnerships between business and charities. In his address, Tom will explore how the resources of business can best be used to deliver mutual benefit for business and society.  

  • Take part in breakout sessions on Fairness, Sustainability and Wellbeing; learn about current challenges facing business and society and how to address them. Confirmed guest speakers confirmed include:

 Juliet Silvester, Head of Responsible Business, Fujitsu

Gemma Lacey, Director of Sustainability & Communications, The Southern Co-operative

Ursula Ward, CEO, Portsmouth NHS Hospitals Trust

Cllr Donna Jones, Leader, Portsmouth City Council

Francis Davis, CEO, Cathedral Innovation Centre

Professor Matthew Weait, Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, University of Portsmouth

  • Share your ideas on how businesses can create a fairer society and more sustainable future, and identify opportunities for collaborative action to help develop your company as a responsible business.

  • See how students from the University of Portsmouth Business School are developing the responsible businesses of the future, and hear their views on the roles of young people in business, and of businesses in the community.

Places are limited, and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. To book your space visit our eventbrite registration page. For general enquiries regarding the event, please contact Diane Estevez.