Dr Kate Ringham
Kate is the Programme Lead for Applied Accounting. Kate is a Chartered Accountant with a consultancy and academic specialism in Corporate Social Responsibility in addition to financial and non-financial reporting. Kate is the academic lead for the Help to Grow programme.
Dr Karen Cripps
Karen's research interest in business sustainability dates back to her PhD in Sustainable Supply Chain management. She is a UK and Ireland Committee Member of the United Nations Global Compact initiative 'Principles of Responsible Management Education' (PRME) and co-leads the regional London and South East group. She mentors on the World Economic Forum Global Shapers 'Sustainability Leaders' programme and is committed to developing understanding of responsible management practices.
Sustainability for businesses
Understanding sustainability is increasingly important for organisations and their stakeholders. Gaining additional insights into issues relating to sustainability in your business, will strengthen how you spot opportunities and avoid risks.
This practically-focused workshop will enable you to:
Grasp what we mean by sustainability. Learn more about business models for sustainability and identify what they mean for your organisation
Map out environmental and social impacts as they relate to your organisation, i.e. who is interested and why is it important to communicate sustainability for enhanced reputation
Understand what businesses can do to rewire business approaches and to integrate sustainability. Develop priorities and an action plan for sustainability in your organisation
Through networking, and sharing expertise with other local organisations you will have an informed understanding of your current position and potential value-creating opportunities.