Sustainability Cafe: The Circular Economy

15 September @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Come and meet up with other purpose driven businesses to share ideas, inspiration and learning around the theme of sustainability.This session at Flo’s will be an exploration of community shares, green investing and green funding.

The aim is to encourage an informal but supportive environment for businesses to:

be inspired and learn from others
share knowledge and examples of best practice
develop your own sustainability strategy and policies
encourage collaborations and partnership development
stimulate interest and thinking on what is desirable and possible
Themes and topics for the Sustainability Cafe sessions will include:

The food system – how to think about impacts and how to make change

Biodiversity – why it’s important now and how to save it through what you do as a business

Retrofitting your business

Waste and circular economy

Green finance, pensions and investments

Refreshments will be provided.

This month’s speaker
Josh Brewer from Ethex

Erinch Sahan and Rob Shorter from Doughnut Economics Action Lab

Erinch is the Business and Enterprise Lead at the Doughnut Economics Action Lab. Recently, he was the chief executive of the World Fair Trade Organization, a global network and verifier of social enterprises that practice Fair Trade. Erinch lectures and writes regularly on sustainable business.

Rob is the Communities and Arts Lead at Doughnut Economics Action Lab and leads DEAL’s work with neighbourhoods, networks and educators. Rob studied Economics for Transition at Schumacher College, and prior to this, worked for the Co-operative Group for 10 years in Strategy and Insight.

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15 September
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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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