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Sustainability First Steps for SME's (Part 3)

01 Oct 2020
Online webinar, Online

So you’ve decided to embrace sustainability, but where should you start?

Knowing the first steps to take once you’ve decided that sustainability is a key strategic priority for your organisation can be extremely challenging. Where are the low hanging fruit? How can you avoid common pitfalls and barriers to lasting change?

In this session we will be exploring the first steps that SME’s should consider taking as part of their sustainability journey. We will hear from expert speakers who will share their own insights into where SME’s are likely to find quick-wins to gain traction and begin making meaningful progress.

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Date & time: 01 Oct 2020 18:00 - 19:00
Location: Online webinar, Online
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Kate Sandle, Director of Programmes and Engagement, B Lab UK

Since the launch of the B Corp movement in the UK, Kate has been building a community of companies who are reinventing business, starting as a Community Manager in 2015 and now as their Director of Programmes and Engagement. Prior to B Lab UK, Kate worked for Sir Ronald Cohen (known as the ‘father of social investment’) at The Portland Trust and is a founding Director of Business Declares, a new volunteer-led network to encourage and enable business to declare a climate emergency and commit to meaningful action.

Jonathan Garrett, Group Health, Safety and Sustainability Director, Tyman PLC

Jonathan is a sustainability and safety leader with more than 25 years experience in financial services, manufacturing, construction, technology and consulting sectors. 

He joined Tyman PLC, a leading international supplier of engineered components to the door and window industry, in 2019 as their first Group Health, Safety and Sustainability Director.

James Streeter, Director, Viridian Advisory Ltd

James is one of the first generation to have an entire career in sustainability, having had over 25 years corporate experience in advising major businesses on their sustainability agenda.

He has worked with major global companies to bring about change in complex global matrix organisations, most recently as Director of Sustainability and Business Transformation with the global flavour company, Symrise. He now advises a range of companies as an independent sustainability consultant.



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