Sustainable Entrepreneurship

  • Date 28 Oct 2010
  • Build social  values without compromising business value

  • Communicate the need for transformation (commercial, social and environmental)
  • Become catalysts for change and align incentives (environmental, societal and financial)

Dr. David Cleevely, Founding Director (University of Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy) who will be chairing the event says ‘There is a big opportunity for addressing societal challenges using the energy and insight of entrepreneurial approaches. New technologies – in particular networking – have significant potential. This promises to be a great event.’

Other guest speakers will include Cathy Taylor, Senior Partner (Ernst and Young); Simon Brown, Managing Director (2degrees solution); Stine Jensen, Senior Sustainability Consultant, (Radley Yedlar); Dr. Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley, Business Innovation Manager, (InCrops Enterprise Hub, University of Cambridge and UEA) and Dr. Nicola J. Dee (Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge).

Simon Brown Managing Director Solutions of 2degree network Solution who will be delivering the keynote says: ‘the event Sustainable Entrepreneurship is topical as we are entering the Fourth Economic Revolution; a period dominated by the economics of scarcity, but also full of opportunity, for those who seize first mover advantage today. ‘Only companies that make sustainability a goal will achieve competitive advantage’.

Founder and Director of These Young Minds, Alim Abubakre said this event is in line with the vision of this non partisan think thank which aims to bridge the gap between great ideas and innovative actions.

These Young Minds is a service based social enterprise that provides an inclusive platform for stakeholders to learn about corporate responsibility issues through research, seminars and conferences.

They create awareness of the research and conference deliberations among young people through links with various youth organisations.

This event is sponsored by Cambridge University Press, Ethical Affairs department of the Cambridge University Student Union and the InCrops Enterprise Hub. Media sponsors include CSRWire USA, EEDA and Lowcarbon.com.

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